IVAO-VFR-WT2005

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Leg1-1
Leg1-1

Getting ready for the first leg, Timaru-Nelson
Leg1-2
Leg1-2

Right turn immediately after take-off
Leg1-3
Leg1-3

Over the New-Zealand landscape
Leg1-4
Leg1-4

Taxiing to parking at Nelson
Leg2-1
Leg2-1

Preparing for the 2nd leg, Nelson-Taupo
Leg2-2
Leg2-2

Away we go
Leg2-3
Leg2-3

Passing Mt. Ruapehu
Leg2-4
Leg2-4

On approach for Taupo cockpitview
Leg2-5
Leg2-5

On approach for Taupo outside view
Leg2-6
Leg2-6

We're not the only ones at Taupo
Leg3-1
Leg3-1

Departure for leg 3 Taupo-Kaitaia
Leg4-1
Leg4-1

We start the follwing day with leg 4 Kaitaia-Norfolk Island with a faster aircraft
Leg4-2
Leg4-2

Departure from Kaitaia in the early morning sun. Weather is looking good.
Leg4-3
Leg4-3

Bye bye New Zealand.
Leg4-4
Leg4-4

We're getting company
Leg4-5
Leg4-5

Descending for Norfolk Island
Leg4-6
Leg4-6

Now that's an interesting airport. Flying downwind leg
Leg4-7
Leg4-7

Turning for base and final
Leg4-8
Leg4-8

Now where's the beach?
Leg5-1
Leg5-1

Cruising at 6500 feet on leg 5 Norfolk Island-Moue Island
Leg6-1
Leg6-1

Preparing the aircraft for leg 6 Moue Island-White Grass, Vanuatu
Leg6-2
Leg6-2

Take-off from Mouse Island
Leg6-3
Leg6-3

White Grass in sight
Leg6-4
Leg6-4

Downwind.
Leg6-5
Leg6-5

Touchdown next to the big mountain
Leg7-1
Leg7-1

We take a Cessna 310 for leg 7 White Grass-Sangafa, Vanuatu
Leg7-2
Leg7-2

Sorry, no time to visit the mountain. We have to get on
Leg7-3
Leg7-3

Looks like a grass runway this time
Leg7-4
Leg7-4

Hopefully not too many holes in the grass
Leg8-1
Leg8-1

Starting with Leg 8 Sangafa-Santa Cruz, Solomon Islands
Leg8-2
Leg8-2

We'll have some company on the way to Santa Cruz
Leg8-3
Leg8-3

Again, more water
Leg8-4
Leg8-4

Turning for the downwind leg. Some of the company have already landed
Leg8-5
Leg8-5

On final for another grass runway
Leg9-1
Leg9-1

Taking a short break before starting leg 9 Santa Cruz-Santa Anna, Solomon Islands
Leg9-2
Leg9-2

Departure for the last leg of the day
Leg9-3
Leg9-3

We didn't refuel, but we should be okay for the next 197nm
Leg9-4
Leg9-4

There's our stay for the night. Not much facilities. We'll sleep under the wing
Leg9-5
Leg9-5

Short runway
Leg9-6
Leg9-6

We'll put up our camp here and stay for the night

Photo album generated by album from Dave's MarginalHacks on Sun Feb 13 12:53:04 2005