Armchair Airshow 2021 to be live streamed from Biggin Hill Airport
The 2021 edition of the Armchair Airshow will be live streamed from Biggin Hill Airport, UK, on May 29th.
Names familiar to the show such as George ‘Smokey’ Bacon and Mike Ling will be joined by reporter, pilot and TV presenter Arthur Williams, along with aviators and display teams from all over the world.
Mike Miller-Smith, CEO at disabled charity Aerobility, said: “Thanks to support from London Biggin Hill Airport, we will be able to deliver more of this support, to more people. Access to aviation provides a magical experience, a focus on capabilities and a relief from the restrictions of disability, that can change lives.”
Colin Hitchins, head of Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability at the airport said: “After seeing the Armchair Airshow last year and the great work it makes possible at Aerobilty, we knew we had to be involved. Not only did the 2020 show bring us flights in the Space Shuttle and exclusive display footage from the Red Arrows but it raised significant funds in support of disabled flying. The benchmark is definitely high, but we can’t wait to support Aerobility with achieving even more this year.”
Aerobility and trade association The Civic Air Transport Association (CIVATAglobal) recently released a White Paper calling for the inclusion of disabled groups in the early planning stages of urban and advanced air mobility operations (UAM/AAM).