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27 Lucas Place, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 3148
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lots of fun

Wasn't sure if I could handle the g's but the flight went well and was a lot of fun. Alex the pilot... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2012
Clovis, New Mexico
If you can fit in the plane then get in the plane.

Very helpful and accomodating crew. Clearly all seasoned and professional pilots. Kazul my... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2011
Nathan K
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The Wakatipu Aero Club Pitts special provides one of the fastest adventure rides in New Zealand. Not only you will fly at speeds in excess of 300km per hour, you will experience G-Forces of up to +6 and -3G.Combine this with panoramic views of the spectacular mountains and lakes, making this a genuine once in a life time experience.The Wakatipu Aero Club also provides the Pilot a Plane experience: Take control of an aeroplane and experience the thrill of flight in one of the most awe-inspiring environments in the world.You will depart Queenstown airport, and under the guidance of one of our highly experienced flight instructors, take control of the aeroplane. You will be led through the basics of flying the aircraft, whilst also taking in some of the most stunning scenery in the world.A trial flight is a one on one experience with your instructor that is flexible and personalised to suit your needs. The flight is normally in a four seat aircraft so if you wish you can bring along two friends or relatives to share the experience with you.
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24 Jan 2012
“lots of fun”
5 Nov 2011
“If you can fit in the plane then get in the plane.”
27 Lucas Place, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 3148

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Reviewed 25 January 2012

Wasn't sure if I could handle the g's but the flight went well and was a lot of fun. Alex the pilot started the stunts off gradually and ended up spinning the plane in some crazy directions.

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Reviewed 6 November 2011

Very helpful and accomodating crew. Clearly all seasoned and professional pilots. Kazul my Japanese pilot spoke perfect English and made sure I got my sizable frame in the plane safely. The flight itself can be as violent or gentle as you prefer there is a...More

Thank Nathan K
Reviewed 18 September 2011

This flight should be on everyones "to do list" when you visit Queenstown. Most people go skydiving and bungy jumping but this awesome flight is the best experience you can have. Not only do you experience the high adrenalin flight, feeling the G force on...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 31 August 2011

Think of a rollercoaster ride high up in the sky surrounded by Queenstown's majestic mountains, the Frankton Arm of lake Wakatipu glistening below. There are no rails though, instead you're strapped into the the cockpit of an electric blue Pitts Special aerobatics plane piloted by...More

Thank A W
Reviewed 20 June 2011

One of the best attractions to do in Queenstown. Such an amazing feeling.There are no words to describe what an amazing experience these flights are. If you ever have wanted to Aerobatic there is no better place to make it happen. You cannot beat the...More

Thank moto3010
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