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  • Freedoms Wings International - Soaring For People With Disabilities

  • About Freedoms Wings International Soaring For People With Disabilities

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    Freedom's Wings International (FWI) is a non-profit organization run by and for people with physical disabilities. We provide the opportunity for those who are physically challenged to fly in specially adapted sailplanes, either as a passenger or as a member of the flight training program.  

    The purpose of Freedom's Wings International is to bring the world of soaring to disabled persons by:

    • Introducing persons with disabilities to the soaring experience
    • Teaching qualified persons with disabilities to soar
    • Providing facilities for soaring to those persons with disabilities able to soar
    • Providing training for instructors, ground crew, and flying students
    • Providing a non-profit educational and fraternal organization
    • Serving as a resource and model for other organizations with similar intent

    FWI works closely with local and national organizations for people with physical disabilities and encourages organizations to learn more about our programs.

  • Freedoms Wings Disable Soaring Intro Video

  • 1-(848) 227-1957
    Freedom's Wings International Inc.
    51 Tulip St.
    Summit, NJ 07901
  • Freedoms Wings International (FWI) Is A Non-Profit Run By And For People With Physical Disabilities

    We provide the opportunity for those who are physically challenged to fly in specially adapted sailplanes, either as a passanger, or as part of our flight training team. Download our brochure.

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  • Experiences Flying With Freedoms Wings

    Bob Reuter

    Now what??


    NOW WHAT??? Bob Reuter, student pilot Ok so you've taken your introductory ride and you are wondering, now what??? You really want tolearn to fly that glider yourself... so NOW WHAT?? well first thing is get in touch with one of the fine folks at Freedoms Wings, your pilot or one of theother members, all of them weather last week or 50 years ago were in the same position you are.Since I am just a bit in front of you I hope I can help you can get an idea of what is in store for youbefore...

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    Kris Lapinski

    Recovering what was almost lost


    I started flying long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. It was in Poland in 1980. Before my 16 birthday I had my mandatory 3 parachute jumps and my first solo flight in 2 seats polish glider-Bocian. I continued my training and earned my silver badge but situation in my local club after government established military law in Poland to squash democratic movement, forced me to quit flying. In that time in my country training was free because flying clubs were financed by the military....

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  • Upcoming Events

    region 2 north soaring competition contest day 3

    region 2 north soaring competition contest day 3


    Sunday Jun 3 2018, 6:29 AM
    @ Wurstsboro-sulliven airport wurtsboro NY
    We will be competing again in the region 2 north soaring competition Race day 3 Our cross country and competition expert will be flying with students and pilots during the...
     
    Region 2 north soaring competition contest day 4

    Region 2 north soaring competition contest day 4


    Monday Jun 4 2018, 10:00 AM
    @ Wurtsboro-sulliven airport Wurtsboro NY
    We will be competing again in the region 2 north soaring competition Race day 4 Our cross country and competition expert will be flying with students and pilots during the...
     
     
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    With Freedom's Wings you can take a ride in one of our sailplanes or Learn to Fly with one of our flight instructors certified by the FAA.

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    FWI depends entirely upon the generosity of our members and the organizations and friends who support our activities

    There are many ways that you can help.

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