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Mountain flying in Omarama

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Glide Omarama is a family run Soaring School, home to some of the worlds most experienced mountain flying instructors.

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22 hours ago

Glide Omarama

Brad and Dan decided to land at the Maitland. So we decided with Jeff that we are gonna be good buddies and landed next to them. The aerotow out (Mike Till with the Fatman) was super scenic, and I have finally flown low anough above thoose purple fllowers (Lupins) that colour the north end of Ohau purple. Thanks for the adventurous week Brad and Jeff. We would not have done this without you. :)who sad outlandings cant add to your day???:D (Order this print on Hahnemuehle' fine art pearl ; you won't be disappointed;) ... See MoreSee Less

Brad and Dan decided to land at the Maitland. So we decided with Jeff that we are gonna be good buddies and landed next to them. The aerotow out (Mike Till with the Fatman) was super scenic, and I have finally flown low anough above thoose purple fllowers (Lupins) that colour the north end of Ohau purple. Thanks for the adventurous week Brad and Jeff. We would not have done this without you. :)

 

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Great pic. Hope to visit you again soon

I really enjoy the pictures y’all post... Thanks for sharing... Hey Brad.., Hope all is well with you and the family....

There will be no sad land outs. :-)

3 weeks ago

Glide Omarama

Oh Westerly, please come back. We miss you. ... See MoreSee Less

Oh Westerly, please come back. We miss you.

 

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Thanks for the wonderful pictures... I look forward to seeing them...

something else that is!

Wow, fab shot

4 weeks ago

Glide Omarama

Wet wings reflects the rainbow pretty well. So its double. Taken at the Ahuriri valley - almost above the movie site of the new Mulan movie. ((If you like this picture buy it on canvas. $99 (61cm×33cm)) ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Spectacular!

Mal Turner

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.