This was not to be, with the weather a little less favourable than expected, the plan changed during out stop in Whanganui, to return to Wellington via Foxpine [NZFP] and Paraparaumu [NZPP], with a bit of sightseeing on the way.
The flight was a lot of fun, and we fit in a bit under 3 hours in total, with me doing 2 hours, and Rhys just under an hour. Our aircraft was the club's Cessna 172N, ZK-EKE.
Here are a few of the photos from the flight. Some are mine, with a couple from Matt, our passenger. I hope to have some video up from the Whanganui to Foxpine and Paraparaumu sectors in the next week or two.
|Wellington airport and surrounding suburbs|
|Cessna 172N, ZK-EKE, operated by Wellington Aero Club|
|NZFP - Foxpine aerodrome|
|NZPP - Paraparaumu aerodrome|
|The sun is getting lower after departure from Paraparaumu|
|The southern end of Kapiti Island, looking south|