x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Breitling Wingwalkers to perform death-defying aerial stunts at Al Ain air show

The all-female team will demonstrate skills including acrobatic manoeuvres and handstands while strapped to the top wings of the team’s Boeing Stearman biplanes.

The Breitling Wingwalkers will be performing aerial stunts at the 10th Al Ain Aerobatic Show. Courtesy Matt Pearson
The Breitling Wingwalkers will be performing aerial stunts at the 10th Al Ain Aerobatic Show. Courtesy Matt Pearson

Breitling Wingwalkers, the world’s only aerobatic formation wingwalking team, will be demonstrating their daredevil stunts at the Al Ain Aerobatic Show.

With more than 27 years of speciality display flying, the all-woman team will demonstrate its skills, including acrobatic manoeuvres and handstands while strapped to the top wings of the team’s Boeing Stearman biplanes.

“We are going full throttle for our 10th anniversary event,” said Sultan Al Muhairi, general co-ordinator for the show.

“With a fantastic line-up already of four elite military teams and seven daredevil pilots from three continents, we are pushing hard to ensure that we bring the adventure of flying to the everyday person.”

The biplane manoeuvres include loops, rolls, stall turns and inverted flight while the aircraft is moving up to 240kph with a G force of up to 4.

The show runs November 30 to December 2. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.ae

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