Wakatipu Aero Club

After well over 30 years in aviation — either paragliding, flying turboprops or pilot training — Rog Banks is back on terra firma. He talks to PHILIP CHANDLER about why he’s swapped planes for trucks, representing New Zealand in paragliding and...
In a milestone that flew under the radar, Queenstown’s NZONE Skydive — currently in a tailspin due to border closures — recently turned 30. Original co-owner and general manager Robynne Williams and current gm Clark ‘Scotty’ Scott reflect on...

Kingston’s new flyer

A pilot-training organisation banished from Queenstown Airport is set to fly again – in Kingston. The long-established Wakatipu Aero Club has been fighting for its survival since Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) unexpectedly cancelled its lease in 2015 on the grounds...
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