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Mountain Flying Training.

Course Overview

The scenic New Zealand landscape is made up of significant mountainous terrain, at some stage in your aviation career you will find yourself affected by the terrain. U-FLY Wanaka offers mountain flying training for trainee pilots. This training is split into three sections; terrain and weather awareness, basic mountain flying and advanced mountain flying. We will ensure that no matter what terrain you are operating in, you will have developed a special set of mountain flying skills, knowledge and techniques to tackle it.

We want to ensure you have these skills and above all know your own limitations and those of your aircraft when exploring mountainous terrain.

Course Options.

Wanaka is one of the best areas for mountain flying in New Zealand, also well-known globally for being an exceptional aviation destination. U-FLY offers world class flight training in an ever-changing environment. Offering world class flight training in an ever-changing environment filled with challenging terrain and weather all rolled into one beautiful little package.

U-FLY Wanaka provides professional mountain flying training course in a safe mind. At U-FLY we have a 100% safety record. We take safety seriously and take pride in maintaining a 100% safety record after decade of flying and flight training. Our pilots range from B Category to C Category instructors who have thousands of hour of flying in this breathtakingly beautiful region combined. We will help you expand and enhance your flying skills with premium mountain flying experience.

Recreational mountain flying adventure

Whether you are an airline pilot, a private aircraft owner or a visitor pilot, experience the thrill of recreational mountain flying over the beautiful Southern Alps with U-Fly Wanaka.
Our team of highly trained instructors will navigate and lead you through the southern valleys so you can enjoy the scenic Central Otago landscape from the sky.

Terrain and weather awareness training

This course of training is to expand on the syllabus requirements of low flying to incorporate an increased level of experience, and understanding of flying near terrain and, the effects of weather.

This training course meets the training requirements of CAA Aeroplane Terrain and Weather Awareness AC61-03 Syllabus.

Basic mountain flying training

This course of training is to expand on both PPL terrain awareness and CPL low flying training. It also introduces the principles of basic mountain flying to further develop your experience level and understanding of operating near terrain and the associated weather, especially wind that comes with it.

This course of training meets the training requirements of CAA Aeroplane Basic Mountain Flying Training AC61-05 Syllabus.

Advanced mountain flying for commercial operation

Advanced mountain flying training is for pilots looking for an opportunity involving flying or operating commercially in mountainous terrain region. This could involve a scenic flight in and out of Milford Sound, or Mt Cook.

In depth local flying knowledge included in order to deal with real operational issues.

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Please contact us as you don’t have to go through an application process if you want a Flight Instructor Rating. Just get in touch to make a booking!

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