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Mov­ing slowly down the run­way driven by the push­ing pro­pel­ler the air gets forced into the spin­ning disc, the lift in­creases, the nose lifts and sec­onds later we are air­borne. Wow this is a real mo­tor­bike in the sky, noth­ing much around me but as we climb the vista starts and goes on for­ever. Skip­ping over the golf course we are head­ing for the beach, tides up and the surf is run­ning. Look right down miles of sand to Maketu, look left, ah there’s the Mount and we are turn­ing that way. There is a voice in my ear, con­cen­trate, look ahead check the hori­zon, take con­trol and keep the wings level. Now this is dif­fer­ent, it re­sponds more eas­ily than I ex­pected, small squeezes cre­ate big re­sponses but wow its sat­is­fy­ing when it works out right. I am aware of speed, the air

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