Go­ing solo is tak­ing off

Matamata Chronicle - - News -

Seventy en­thu­si­as­tic teenagers from around the coun­try had the ad­ven­ture of a life­time at the Walsh Fly­ing School held at Wa­haroa Aero Club over the past two weeks.

The an­nual camp was a hit with the stu­dents who were taught how to fly and many even com­pleted a solo flight, much to their de­light.

Or­gan­iser Gor­don Ragg said the team loves host­ing the event in Mata­mata be­cause there is such ex­cel­lent com­mu­nity sup­port and he be­lieved Wa­haroa had one of the best grass air­fields in the coun­try.

and went to catch the ac­tion.

Fly­ing high: A break in the thick cloud meant this flight looked pic­ture per­fect.

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