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4 day Advanced Mountain Flying – $3,575

If you are visiting us for a longer period then this is a perfect opportunity to do some extended mountain flying training. This advanced course will benefit pilots of all abilities and experience levels and further enhance your flying skills including weather and terrain awareness.

Over the 4 days you will cover a combination of skills including:

  • Route Planning
  • Weather Analysis inc updrafts, downdrafts & mountain wave
  • Performance
  • Go-No-Go decision making process
  • Terrain Flying
  • Crossing ridges
  • Short Field Techniques
  • Crosswind Techniques
  • Decision Making
  • Engine Management & Cooling
  • Slow flight in multiple configurations & stalling in a turn
  • Valley turns
  • Flight Emergencies and Survival Equipment

The 4 day course includes

  • 10 hours of flying
  • 4 hours of ground training & briefings
  • 5 off field landings
  • Beach landing (tide dependent)
  • Milford Sound landing
  • Stewart Island landing
  • All landing fees
  • Lunch

You will see Milford and Doubtful Sounds, the majestic Mt Aspiring, Aoraki Mt Cook, the ruggedly beautiful West Coast and Stewart Island. While you are here you may also wish to obtain a New Zealand licence or a short-term validation; This course will cover all of the requirements for the NZ Private Pilots License and Commercial Pilots License, we can also complete your NZ BFR.

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