Wings of Hope Raffle for Piper Cherokee Opens Tomorrow

Every year, Wings of Hope runs a raffle to win an aircraft. This year, the raffle will launch tomorrow, Friday, April 1, 2022 at 6am (CT). Only 5,000 tickets will be made available, 1 ticket for $100 and 3 tickets for $275.

Each ticket has a chance to win one of the following four prizes:

  1. Grand Prize: 1978 Piper Cherokee Archer II: PA-28-181 (N2135F)
  2. Second Prize: a PPL or Advanced Training Scholarship
  3. Third Prize: a Bose A20 aviation headset
  4. Fourth Prize: an 11-inch 512 GB iPad with Wi-Fi and cellular
    PLUS a one-year subscription to ForeFlight Pro-Plus

More about the grand prize:

Grand Prize: 1978 Piper Cherokee Archer II: PA-28-181 (N2135F)

The grand prize is a Piper Archer II, the perfect evolution of the Piper Cherokee into a comfortable, efficient 4-place personal plane. The Archer II incorporates a tapered wing, a 5″ fuselage extension (additional rear seat leg room), increased Gross Weight of 2,550 pounds and 180 horsepower. Our Archer II has only 3,010 hours Total Time and the engine has less than 100 hours since major overhaul. A state-of-the-art IFR avionics including dual G5 Attitude and Horizontal Situation indicators (does away with problematic vacuum system) integrated with both the touchscreen Garmin 650 GPS/NAV/COM and Garmin GFC-500 digital 2-axis auto-pilot, GTR-225 COM and ADS-B Transponder has been installed. In addition, this Archer II incorporates many upgrades; brand-new interior, single-piece windshield, electric trim, and vertical card compass. This is the perfect plane for trips with family and friends as well as to receive your training for your private or advanced ratings! Participants are welcome to check it out at Wings of Hope at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, MO.

In order to purchase tickets, go to their webpage on Friday, April 1, 2022 (6am CT) and a link will be provided there. Purchases can be made with any major credit card, no other forms of payment will be accepted, the group says.