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2 weeks ago

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I still can't believe we pulled it off! 3 gliders in formation ridge soaring Mt Cook. Soo much gold!
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My daughters brought me a photobox voucher for my birthday. Used it for my flight with Gavin from Omarama to Mt Cook www.photobox.co.uk/creation/5033208535

Just beautiful!!!!!

2 weeks ago

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Have to ask.. is one tug towing two gliders?

This is epic.

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It isn't often you see a glider towing a helicopter.

2 weeks ago

Glide Omarama

Today I had a beautiful spring thermal flight with Steve Curtis from Tocumwal. We flew up the Murchison valley at 7500' with Mt Cook towering above us on our left. We took a thermal to get above the ridge-line and crossed into the Jollie. Nearing Omarama, we decided to go west and flew to Lake Hawea via the Dingle range. The clouds upwind were building and becoming showery so we ran downwind to the Lindis, and finished by running a honking convergence on the St Bathans range. Our soaring season has well and truly started!

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Today I had a beautiful spring thermal flight with Steve Curtis from Tocumwal. We flew up the Murchison valley at 7500 with Mt Cook towering above us on our left. We took a thermal to get above the ridge-line and crossed into the Jollie. Nearing Omarama, we decided to go west and flew to Lake Hawea via the Dingle range. The clouds upwind were building and becoming showery so we ran downwind to the Lindis, and finished by running a honking convergence on the St Bathans range. Our soaring season has well and truly started!

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Wonderful Dan. I'll be there soon!

Good season!!!

I'll be heading there this February.

In Canterbury out of Springfield we also had thermals ridge and convergence. We also flew 20 youth from ATC. Bring on the soaring season

Gliding in New Zealand

The South Island of New Zealand, with Omarama approximately in the centre, produces some of the world’s best wave flying as well as astonishing ridge, thermal and convergence soaring amidst the spectacular and dramatic mountains of the Southern Alps.