‘Panorama’ is the final video showing our flight training out in New Zealand. The footage was taken over a period of four days on a ‘flyaway’ where we completed our IFR flying phase. In essence, we took three Cessnas to Napier (an airport on the east coast) and based ourselves there to complete the five IFR flights. Due to it’s location, it enabled us to fly to the South Island as well as visit some awesome places on the North Island too. I certainly feel very privileged to say that my first ever ILS approach was flying a 172 into Wellington International (which was full of A320s,  737s and lots of other interesting aircraft types). The video aims to capture some of the incredible sights that we saw whilst on the trip and show you just one of the reasons why pilots love going to work!!

We all had an absolutely incredible time in New Zealand, and we are now back in the UK to begin our upset recovery and multi-engine flying phase before moving onto the Airbus A320 simulator in a matter of weeks. A new blog post is coming very soon, but in the meantime I hope you enjoy the video.

Speak soon!

4 Replies to “Panorama”

  1. I had a great time there with you, chris (yes, you brought NZ closer…) and so soon, we gotta leave! tears and cheers + goodluck with the rest of your training. All I ask is to read so, continue writing!


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