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Win a flight alongside a Spitfire

TURNING Ordinary Days into Extraordinary Adventures is the strapline of the charity fly2help.

Last week the charity announced the RV8tors Display Team will be have fly2help logos emblazoned upon their aircraft to help spread the word about its work. Pilots Alister Kay (also famous for thrilling the crowds with P-51 Mustang ‘Ferocious Frankie’) and Andy Hill are both looking forward to this new partnership.  Alister says,

This new venture with fly2help is an exciting progression for the RV8tors and we are delighted to know that our display goes some way to helping those in need. To use the sky for our work is a privilege and this is our way of sharing it with others.

To enter the competition simply text the word FLY to 70099 for the chance for two winners to fly in formation alongside a Spitfire.You will be charged £1 plus one message at your standard network message rate. fly2help will receive up to 96p from each text message with a minimum of 76p from each message sent depending on your network operator.

The winners will fly in a high-performance aerobatic aircraft from Kemble on the weekend of 24/25 September 2011 and after the formation flight the two guest aircraft will split off for a simulated WWII type dogfight. The winners will also enjoy a private display by the RV8tors and have to the opportunity to meet the pilots too.

Competition Terms and Conditions can be found on www.fly2help.org

The RV8tors will be displaying at the following air shows in 2011.

28-29/5/11    Southend

26/06/11      Rougham

02/7/11        London City Fun Day

23/7/11        East Fortune

23-24/7/11    Windermere

23-24/7/11    Southport

14/8/11        Rougham


About the author: Dan Tye

Dan came up with the idea for Adventure 52 after meeting so many like-minded people who love all kinds of adventure activities. He started out as pilot in the RAF, has worked as a ski instructor and has spent the past 12 years as an editor and journalist for motorcycling, aviation and adventure magazines.

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