Gail Schipper, New Zealand Travel Blog “Flying on our own”

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Bücker Jungmann owners and pilots, Gail & Doedo Schipper from Longmont, Colorado are on a flying adventure in the planning for months. They are in New Zealand flying a Cessna 172 on a charted Air Safari tour. Gail is blogging about it daily so please follow her at  Flying on our own – Masterton, New Zealand Travel Blog.

Here’s a few tidbits from their trip.

Most of today's flight was over water.

Most of today’s flight was over water.

We started the New Zealand Air Safari today. We’ve been in NZ almost a week and have done our license conversions. Our first cross country experience was flying across the Scott Channel between the two islands to Masterton staging for the start of the Safari.

This link shows the expected route:  http://www.flyingnz.co.nz/safari_2013/route.html#
Masterton Aerodrome

Masterton Aerodrome

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Leaving the south island.

Leaving the south island.

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It would be an epic swim.

It would be an epic swim.

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Cook Strait

Cook Strait

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Clear of clouds!

Looks like a happy Gail, clear of the clouds!

Follow along with Gail at  Flying on our own – Masterton, New Zealand Travel Blog.

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