Wing Walk for PAPYRUS 2024

Wing Walk for PAPYRUS 2024

Take to the skies and enjoy a 10 minute exhilarating flight whilst strapped on to the wing of an vintage plane to raise money for PAPYRUS in 2024!

  Event Date: Saturday 17th August 2024

Location: Wickenby Airfield, Langworth, Lincoln LN3 5AX

Age restriction: Must be 18-80 years old

Maximum height: 6ft 2

 Minimum fundraising target: £599

Deposit amount: £100 (non-refundable)

Entry deadline: 1st July 2024, places available on a first come first served basis

Wing walking is  a unique experience that you do not want to miss, fly through the air at up to 110mph and at a height of 700ft! Bring your family and friends for an unforgettable day and help save young lives!

How long will the flight last?

The flight lasts approximately 10 minutes from take off to landing.

Can I communicate with the pilot during the Wing walk? 

Wing walkers may communicate with the pilot via hand signals during the flight, this will be explained during the safety briefing before your Wing Walk.

Weight Restrictions

Weight restrictions will be in place for your safety.

There is an upper weight limit of 85kg (13 stone 4 lbs). This is an absolute limit that cannot be exceeded.

You will be weighed on the day so please check your weight before your walk. This weight limit will include your clothes & footwear.

You will be unable to walk on the day if you are found to be over the weight restrictions and if you choose to rebook your walk this will be at your own expense (£200 fee).

Please note: You must carefully read and understand all medical requirements and forms included in the sign up form opposite. Your £100 registration fee is non-refundable and you are responsible for reading all terms and conditions before registering.  

You can also find more information, terms and conditions and FAQs here: 2024 Fundraisers Frequently Asked Questions


Fundraising for PAPYRUS is rewarding and makes a huge difference to young people living with thoughts of suicide – we receive hundreds of contacts to our helpline each week; the money you raise helps to pay for our advisors to answer a life-saving call, text or email to HOPELINE247.

What Happens Next?

Fill out the form opposite to register for Wing Walk for PAPYRUS! You must pay your £100  deposit at time of registration to secure your place, please note this is non-refundable.

Once you have paid your registration fee, keep an eye out for an email from us with further information.  Please remember to check your junk folder!

You’ll also get:

A fundraising toolkit from our fundraising team
 A Wing Walk certificate and trophy
Support from our dedicated fundraising team to help you reach your target

Filming Options

Filming options are available and are a great way to document your Wing Walk. The Wing Walking company provides a HD recorded video for the competitive price of £40.

Event Address: Wickenby Aerodrome

Event Date: 17/08/2024

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