Wing walkers keep their feet firmly on the ground

By Lori Reid

Published: 28/07/2008

SPECTATORS at the Arbroath Seafront Spectacular were left disappointed on Saturday when a wing walking team had to cancel their performance.

The annual event, now in its fifth year, was to have showcased the world’s only wing walking formation team, Team Guinot. But the performance had to be cancelled at the last minute due to poor visibility.

The daring wing walkers had planned to sit on the edge of the top wing, directly above the plane’s propeller, as they flew at 100mph.

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