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Wingly to celebrate one-year anniversary with Goodwood fly-in

PUBLISHED: 13:02 28 September 2017 | UPDATED: 13:12 28 September 2017

(c) Wingly, Facebook

(c) Wingly, Facebook

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Flight sharing platform Wingly is celebrating their first year of business in the UK by hosting a fly-in at the Goodwood aerodrome, Chichester, on September 30

Wingly have been described by media outlets as the ‘Airbnb of aviation’ and after a successful first year in the UK, the company are hosting a fly-in featuring a BBQ, one free landing and the chance to meet other members of the growing Wingly community.

The online platform allows passengers to directly contact pilots and arrange either a scenic tour or an A to B destination flight. It not only provides a personal alternative to commercial flying but also allows pilots to share the costs of plane ownership.

The CAA has also recently come out with guidance on cost-shared flights, indicating that they expect more and more people to start using the service.

A full programme detailing what signed-up pilots can expect is listed below.

1:30 pm - Wingly: “Fireside Chat with Wingly”

Join us as we celebrate the passionate pilots from across the country. How they are flying more and bringing more people into flying with every flight shared.

1:50 pm - Civil Aviation Authority (CAA)

Short Introductory talk by the CAA presented by Jacky Hanafin.

2:00 pm - GAIN: “Saving the GA airfields in the UK”

Join Pauline Vahey, Chairwoman of The General Aviation Infrastructure Network (GAIN) - the national organisation dedicated to supporting and securing the UK’s General Aviation airfields.

2:15 pm - Blackshape

Introducing the Blackshape Bandit experience.

2:30 pm - Jeppesen: “Introduction to the Mobile FliteDeck VFR”

Join Markus Marth, as he demonstrates the entire Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeckVFR, making your flying easier.

For more about the event visit Wingly’s events page.

If you wish to join Wingly, visit their site.

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