Boeing, through its subsidiary Jeppesen, today announced that it will randomly select four winners to take to the skies with the AeroShell Aerobatic Team during the 2018 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisc. Two winners will be selected from social media posts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram that include #FlyWithJepp and #OSH18 tags. The other two winners will be drawn from in-person entries accepted at the Boeing booth at the show.
Contestants may enter now through noon, Central time on Thurs., July 26. Jeppesen will contact the winners on via the social media platform or in-person form used to enter the contest. Each winner will have 30 minutes to respond and provide an email address and cell phone contact number to confirm their participation.
The winners will ride along with the AeroShell aerobatics team in AT-6 aircraft during their flight either on Wed., July 25 or Fri., July 27 at 7:45 a.m. local time from Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. Contest winners will need to report to the airport by 7 a.m. to participate in the 7:45 a.m. flight.
The AeroShell Aerobatic Team has performed for more than 25 years for air show attendees in North America, with thrilling aerial maneuvers and flight formations. Contestants for the Jeppesen drawing must be at least 18 years of age, with a maximum weight of 250 lbs., and be able to enter and exit the aircraft without assistance.
For more information on the industry-leading navigation, operations, training and optimization solutions provided by Jeppesen, please visit www.jeppesen.com. To learn more about the AeroShell Aerobatic Team, please see www.naat.net.
For more than 80 years, Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. Today, this pioneering spirit continues as Jeppesen delivers transformative information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air and sea operations around the globe. Jeppesen is a Boeing subsidiary and part of the Digital Aviation and Analytics business unit within Boeing Global Services. Boeing offers the industry’s largest portfolio of services, support and solutions, providing customers a competitive advantage by solving real operational problems, enabling better decisions, maximizing efficiency and improving environmental performance – intelligent information solutions across the entire aviation ecosystem.