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A350 – a new era in flying, also for people with reduced mobility

A350 – a new era in flying, also for people with reduced mobility

If I had the opportunity to design an airplane, I would make extensive use of existing features, but I would also make one major change. My airplane could be boarded while remaining in one’s own wheelchair. Inconspicuously and conveniently with no fuss, just like other passengers. The standard airplane seat would be removed and my

My powered wheelchair and I — ready for a round-the-world trip

My powered wheelchair and I — ready for a round-the-world trip

My powered wheelchair broke on my first flight some 15 years ago. It was immobile when it arrived at my destination. Lower lip trembling, I found myself in a strange country, in a situation in which you need to know what happens when your mobility is taken from you. After that flight, I’ve been on