U Fly Extreme, Motueka, Nelson where you pilot the stunt plane with a senior aerobatic flight instructor whether you are an absolute beginner or a seasoned professional. Your chance to actually fly a stunt plane
At "U FLY EXTREME" in Motueka we take the best part of flight training... Aerobatics, put it in the best aerobatic aircraft for the job... The fabulous Pitts Special S2A, a purpose built aerobatic flight trainer, and teach you how to do it. Its as simple as that...
Whether you are an absolute beginner or have thousands of hours flight time in your log book, this is your chance to fly the Pitts Special. As a beginner we take you through two flights, the first being the basics of flying and during the second, you can roll, loop it, fly figure 8s and even inverted if you wish. For the more experienced pilot, challenge yourself further with some dedicated spin recovery training. The intensity of your flight is entirely up to you. So zip on a flight suit.. pull down your goggles .. tighten your harness .. It's time to get some air time.
I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things . . .
— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
I ask people who don't fly, "How can you not fly when you live in a time in history when you can fly?"
— William Langewische, 2001
As soon as we left the ground I knew I myself had to fly!
— Amelia Earhart after her first flight in an airplane, a ten minute sight-seeing trip over Los Angeles, 1920.
What freedom lies in flying, what Godlike power it gives to men . . . I lose all consciousness in this strong unmortal space crowded with beauty, pierced with danger.
— Charles A. Lindbergh
The airplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth.
— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand, and Stars, 1939