Rotorua Cadets take to the sky at Exercise “29 Above”

CDT Coveny of 29 (Rotorua) Squadron Air Training Corps

The weather got in the way on the original date, but Tom, Bill, Dave, and their loyal support crew at the Taupo Gliding Club hosted 29 Squadron’s budding soarers a few weeks later. Tow pilot Rod Milne was kept busy getting everyone into the air.

Nine people saw Taupo from a totally different angle. For six of them, this was their first time in a glider.

It was great to see the full range of emotions from pre-flight nerves to pure adrenalin having just touched down. The one emotion that was the same: they all wanted to come back and do it again.

Another day is planned for later this year.

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