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Local Heroes take part in Wing Walk Event

Publication: In Your Area

Date: September 2021

Local heroes will be flying at 135 MPH during a wing walk for Essex charity The Dream Factory

Seven brave people are set to do a wing walk to help grant the dreams of children and young adults with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions

On Sunday, September 26, seven brave people from Essex and one from Bolton will be flying high to help grant the dreams of children and young adults aged from three to 25 with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions or severe disabilities, by doing an exhilarating Charity Skymax Wing Walk at Damyns Hall Aerodrome in Upminster, in London, for charity, The Dream Factory, based in Essex. They will be flying 135 MPH at a height varying between 100 and 700 feet, experiencing the thrilling steep turns, dives, and zoom climbs and going from a positive-G force to weightlessness. The eight people taking part are: Avril Mills BEM, Founder, and Trustee of The Dream Factory said: “We are very grateful to all of our Wing Walkers offering to fundraise for us. We asked them why they have volunteered to do this and they have all said it is because they would like to give something back – they are very brave and inspiring.