For the European Union, which supports the project, #WindtunnelHandifly is a strong modern mediatic symbol of social inclusion.
The objective is a mass development of wind tunnel flight all around the world for people with disabilities.
The project has two parts:
Started on November 1st, 2020, the development program will end on October 31st, 2022.
More than 9.000 flights will be offered to people of all types of disabilities (physical, sensory, intellectual) on many European sites.
The goal is to enable people with physical disabilities to compete in complete autonomy.
This first wind tunnel world competition in history, called #HandiflyRace, will be organized in Aix-Marseille (France) from May 18th to 21st, 2022.
Since 2016, a HandiFly International Challenge is conducted every year: