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MAKING A DIFFERENCE – LONG TERMInspire – Enable - Support
OUR TEAM
PAtRons & SUPPORTERS
Lord Digby Jones, KT Rory Underwood MBE Jim French CBEVICEAdmiralDavid SteeL CBE RNMajor GeneralPhil Jones CBE ArmyAir Mar...
In PARTNERSHIP
InspireProvide a new challenges andfocus through flight training,expeditions and events.YOU CAN FUND A WOUNDEDPILOT THROUG...
EnableFund flight training in adaptedMicrolights in centres aroundacross the UK and beyondYOU CAN PROVIDE AN ENTIREMICROLI...
SupportAn introduction to the aerospaceindustry and routes toemploymentBY THE END OF THIS YEAR SOMEOF OUR PILOTS WILL BECO...
Why we fly
An expedition intended to stretchcapabilities to the extreme, to dowhat no one has ever done before.Even able bodied….FLYI...
• Extreme conditions• Physically demanding• Technically difficult– Batteries are vulnerable– Poor GPS coverage– Changeable...
THREE WORLD FIRSTSOur aircraft performance issimilar to that of the first aviationpioneers in Antarctica:• first to fly op...
Team challenges8 disabled service personnel will fly tothe South Pole with a support teamand:• Antarctic Prosthetics, that...
Safety challengesExpeditions must operate in a selfsupported manner, be risk assessedand receive a permit from the FCO.• F...
Puls-RMax take ofF weight: 450 kgRange:1288 km (800Miles)ATTEMPT ON THE SOUTH POLE: ENGINECOLDSTARTCUSTOM HANGAR TENTSOLAR...
A400Mtake ofF weight: 141,000kgRange: 4,540km (2,450Miles)DEPLOYMENT TO ANTARCTICA:Flying@10,000ft1800 miles(Equivalent TO...
WE WANTYOU !“This is a great opportunity to be the first to fly to the pole.Not only that, but a first by those who have a...
YOU CAN FUND A WOUNDEDPILOT THROUGH TRAINING FORLESS THAN THE COST OF ANAPPLE MACBOOK COMPUTERInspireYou can sponsor a pil...
EnableYou can buy a trainingaircraft for £25,000£30,000 would fund flighttraining for a yearYOU CAN PROVIDE AN ENTIREMICRO...
SupportOur Five Antarctic ModifiedMicrolights will cost£250,000 to buildWe need to fuel them and getthem to the pole…and b...
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Flying for Freedom (F4F) is a project supported by The Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. In partnership with Help for Heroes, Flying for Freedom provides post-recovery Microlight flight training for our wounded, injured and sick.

Next year Flying for Freedom will be mounting a daring expedition to the South Pole. Eight wounded and injured servicemen and women will fly Microlights across Antarctica to the South Pole, something that has never been attempted before by the able bodied.

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  1. 1. MAKING A DIFFERENCE – LONG TERMInspire – Enable - Support
  2. 2. OUR TEAM
  3. 3. PAtRons & SUPPORTERS
  4. 4. Lord Digby Jones, KT Rory Underwood MBE Jim French CBEVICEAdmiralDavid SteeL CBE RNMajor GeneralPhil Jones CBE ArmyAir Marshall GregBagwell CB CBE RAFPAtRons & SUPPORTERS
  5. 5. In PARTNERSHIP
  6. 6. InspireProvide a new challenges andfocus through flight training,expeditions and events.YOU CAN FUND A WOUNDEDPILOT THROUGH TRAINING FORLESS THAN THE COST OF ANAPPLE MACBOOK COMPUTERWhatRaise Awareness - Raise FundsINSPIRE
  7. 7. EnableFund flight training in adaptedMicrolights in centres aroundacross the UK and beyondYOU CAN PROVIDE AN ENTIREMICROLIGHT FOR LESS THAN THECOST OF A SECOND HAND CAR,PROVIDING TRAINING FORYEARS TO COME!WhatENABLE
  8. 8. SupportAn introduction to the aerospaceindustry and routes toemploymentBY THE END OF THIS YEAR SOMEOF OUR PILOTS WILL BECOMEFLYING INSTRUCTORSPROVIDING A SUSTAINABLELEGACY FOR FLIGHT TRAININGWhatSUPPORT
  9. 9. Why we fly
  10. 10. An expedition intended to stretchcapabilities to the extreme, to dowhat no one has ever done before.Even able bodied….FLYING IN THEFACE OFADVERSITY
  11. 11. • Extreme conditions• Physically demanding• Technically difficult– Batteries are vulnerable– Poor GPS coverage– Changeable terrain.• Logistically difficult– Everything you need youmust take with you– You can’t leave anythingthere.NO ONE HAS EVER FLOWN AFLEXWING IN ANTARCTICA
  12. 12. THREE WORLD FIRSTSOur aircraft performance issimilar to that of the first aviationpioneers in Antarctica:• first to fly open cockpitflex-wing Microlight aircraft inAntarctica• first to fly a Microlight over MtVinson• first to land a Microlight at theSouth Pole.3 WORLD RECORDS1st FLEXWING flightIN ANTARCTICA1st FLEXWING flightTO THE SOUTH POLE1stFLEXWING flightover the vinson massif16,067ft8 miles wide746milesfromthepole9,301 ft0, 90 S -O O
  13. 13. Team challenges8 disabled service personnel will fly tothe South Pole with a support teamand:• Antarctic Prosthetics, that canfunction at -30°C• Adapted Protective Clothing– To protect skin grafts / burns– To protect paralysed eyes– To protect against poor circulationin amputated limbs• Hi-tech foods• Heated flying suits and helmetsEverything that flies in a smallMicrolight has to be light weight.
  14. 14. Safety challengesExpeditions must operate in a selfsupported manner, be risk assessedand receive a permit from the FCO.• Fully Risk Assessed by FCO &MOD.• Rescue / Evacuation Plan andInsurance.• Experienced Leaders – AntarcticVeterans.• Doctors embedded in the team.• Team Training at -25°C in NorthernScandinavia (Jan 2013).• Team includes CAA Certifiedflying instructors and examiners.Richard over Everest Kirk – Halley 6Dr Matt Edwards - Sky Blu station James – BAAE 2002
  15. 15. Puls-RMax take ofF weight: 450 kgRange:1288 km (800Miles)ATTEMPT ON THE SOUTH POLE: ENGINECOLDSTARTCUSTOM HANGAR TENTSOLARPANELCONVERTEDSNOWMOBILEHELMETS72 HOURS RATIONS(2) STOVE fUEL GPS TRANSCEIVER(2) ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION SUIT,BOOTS,MITTS, LINERs& WINDPROOF OVER SUIT (x2)SLEEPING BAG (2)x
  16. 16. A400Mtake ofF weight: 141,000kgRange: 4,540km (2,450Miles)DEPLOYMENT TO ANTARCTICA:Flying@10,000ft1800 miles(Equivalent TO flying fromLondon to ISTANBULL)OF COLD&ICE3400 LITRESOF PETROL
  17. 17. WE WANTYOU !“This is a great opportunity to be the first to fly to the pole.Not only that, but a first by those who have alreadyovercome great adversity.But we can’t do it without YOUR support.We need to raise a lot of money - £1.2 Million....Which is where you come in.This is a great opportunity for British based businesses toshow the world what can be done. To show how together wecan overcome great adversity to achieve amazing things.”I bought these guy’s the ‘Flying Dig’ to get them going. Joinwith me and make this a Great Success for Great Britain.”
  18. 18. YOU CAN FUND A WOUNDEDPILOT THROUGH TRAINING FORLESS THAN THE COST OF ANAPPLE MACBOOK COMPUTERInspireYou can sponsor a pilotthrough training for£2500
  19. 19. EnableYou can buy a trainingaircraft for £25,000£30,000 would fund flighttraining for a yearYOU CAN PROVIDE AN ENTIREMICROLIGHT FOR LESS THAN THECOST OF A SECOND HAND CAR,PROVIDING TRAINING FORYEARS TO COME!
  20. 20. SupportOur Five Antarctic ModifiedMicrolights will cost£250,000 to buildWe need to fuel them and getthem to the pole…and back.Be a fundraiser !
  21. 21. You can make a donation of online at:www.bmycharity.com/flyingforfreedomInspire – Enable - Support

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