Team Pulling Plane

About Plane Pull for Sight

What started in Toronto 10 years ago, is now Orbis Canada’s signature fundraising event taking place across Canada. We have welcomed over 10,000 people onto the tarmac, all pulling together to end avoidable blindness.

This year, we are calling on you to gather your team of 20 people and raise $2,000 to support the sight saving work of Orbis Canada. In your teams, you will be pulling a FedEx 757 Cargo Plane, weighing 65 tons, along a 20ft course. There will be a number of prizes available on the day including fastest team, top fundraisers and best team spirit.

As well as the pull itself, there will be a whole host of fun activities both for the participants and their families, not to mention the highlight of the day – the Kids Pull!

Why Pull a Plane?

Orbis is a non-profit with its roots firmly embedded within the aviation industry. The Plane Pull is a symbol of our Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, a fully equipped teaching hospital on board an MD-10 aircraft. On the outside, the plane is like most other planes, but inside, it's like no other. Take a 3D Tour of the Flying Eye Hospital »
Flying Eye Hospital (Plane)

About Orbis and our Canadian Volunteer Faculty

Orbis is an international non-profit non-governmental organization dedicated to saving sight worldwide. Orbis programs focus on the prevention of blindness and the treatment of blinding eye diseases in developing countries. 80% of visual impairment can be avoided or cured. Help Orbis now to bring vision to millions of people in need! Read more about our Canadian doctors, nurses and biomedical engineers volunteering their time to save sight all over the world. Learn more about our Canadian VFs »Doctor and patient eye exam