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Fly a Stunt Plane

Listed under Flying Courses in South Island, New Zealand.

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I didn’t exactly believe them when the Flying Kiwi told me I would be piloting my own stunt plane in Abel Tasman, New Zealand. “You mean I am going to be a passenger and the pilot is going to fly right?”  “No, you are actually going to pilot your own plane turning yourself upside down and all around doing aerial acrobats 4000 feet above the ground.”

Holy $*%#

I won’t tell a lie, my nerves were running high as the pilot Vincent gave me my instructions on how to fly this classic Pitts Special aircraft. This was not only my first flying lesson; it was my first aerial acrobat-flying lesson. We always say “If you are going to try something, don’t try it half assed, go for it 100%.

Run by Vincent and Allison, Pilot A Stunt Plane with U-Fly Extreme is a one of a kind operation for a once in a lifetime opportunity.  They are a married couple that have years of experience of flight instruction and aerial acrobats and have yet to find anywhere offering the same service.  As you can imagine, it is quite difficult to franchise out a company that takes amateurs into the air to twirl around in the sky.

Read more on The Planet D Blog.

Written by  Dave and Deb.

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