Harvard T6 doing flights from Cromwell Central Otago on a very hot and bone dry summers day.
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Wow!! snow in November, made for great flying today my Co Pilot comments :#1 on the Bucket List Blew away all expectations. A must in New Zealand.
Winter in Queenstown can be a very cold affair,getting the planes ready for flight can take a little longer as you can see making sure all ice and snow are off the wings we dont want to upset that laminer flow. The engine can be a liitle hard to start but always bursts into...
Flying the Harvard is always a rewarding experience, she is just a magnificent plane to come to grips with. Aerobatics are a graceful affair getting them right with two and a half tons of heavy metal takes some practice but once mastered and practiced regularly she is just the best.
Flying past Mount Earnslaw and over the Dart River by Glenorchy, get a clearance to enter the zone then down the lake to Mount Nicolas Station past Walter Peak and lining up to land on 05 or down wind for 23 from the tower. Got to be on your toes and doing things well...