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16 Feb 2017
“GREAT experience”
30 Aug 2016
Ever wondered what the world looks like flying upside down? Why not let one of New Zealand's best aerobatic pilots teach you how. Ivan Krippner the 2 time national aerobatic champion and his instructors both competing at a national level will give...more
Hanger 8 Spitfire Lane RD 2 | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
+64 27 274 1908
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Did an acrobatic flight in 2014. Had an amazing time flying the plane myself (including rolls, loopings, flying upside down, etc.) and enjoying the show given by the NZ-acrobatic champion! Great, fun teacher!

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Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Had a fabulous time learning to fly, the pilots are fabulous. Views are amazing too! 10/10 recommend !

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Kate O
Reviewed 30 March 2016

My first time flying an airplane. I expected to be allowed to just hold the wheel for a little while in the air, but end up taking control most of time throughout the way. Dave provided such excellent instruction and supervision that the flight worked...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank chad9911
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Wow! I flew a plane for the first time ever and under Mandy's expert guidance, performed loops me barrel rolls. Yep, you read that right, had never flown before and took a plane upside down (on purpose). I highly recommend this group for the thrill...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank KatharineRoss711
Reviewed 26 June 2015

Fantastic experience, You learn so much from Ivan. Great Instructor, Great Scenery and money well spent. Definately an experience you'll never forget and leave you wanting to come back for more. A must do in Wanaka if you love adventure and new experiences.

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Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Adam G
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Had an amazing day and was welcomed with Ivans rule 'my home is your home' Couldn't have had a better instructor, felt safe and learnt lots...who can say they've flown a flight and did loops and flips! Can't recommend enough!

Thank Christian G
Reviewed 4 February 2015

The best thing I've done in Wanaka! Highly recommended!!! very professional operations and the flight itself is breath-taking. Not to mention the beautiful scenery over Wanaka. I think I will have to do this again some time :)

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Date of experience: January 2015
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Reviewed 28 January 2015 via mobile

I went here for the extreme flying lesson and I was so happy that I rented a car from Qtown two days later for the unlimited stunt plane flight. I would highly recommend the extreme lesson as it is excellent value for money at 199...More

Thank VilleNKPG
Reviewed 8 January 2015

This was by far the most fun I've ever had in NZ. Trevor is an incredible instructor (patient, fun, and stays calm). We came expecting to do a bit of aerobatics, but found an adrenaline packed morning of rolls, loops, stall turns, and general craziness....More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Craig B
Trevor_Cray, Public Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Learn to Fly, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2015

We did have a lot of fun! thanks for taking the time out to come and see the world from our perspective. As we told you flying can be highly addictive and I guess now you can see why. When you come back we will...More

Reviewed 5 January 2015

I was a little bit nervous when I stepped into the airplain, but it was so worth it! The pilot was very nice and I love the beautifull view you could see from the airplain. It is even possible to take someone with you for...More

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Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Marjolein E
Trevor_Cray, Public Relations Manager at Southern Lakes Learn to Fly, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2015

I'm glad that your experience was a good one and you enjoyed flying with our team. We are always looking for things to improve on, so thank you for your feed back reguearding the video. Many thanks, The Team

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