Meet Our Team…

Sue Telford – B Category Instructor2L5A0864

Sue has been flying for 30 years with extensive mountain flying experience, accumulated right here in the Mt Aspiring, Mt Cook and Fiordland National Parks. She has flown for Aspiring Air, Mt Cook Airlines and Queenstown Flightseeing (now Real Journeys) to Milford Sound, Mt Aspiring and Mt Cook and is also rated in the Cessna 207, Cessna 206, Britten Norman Islander, Twin Otter and the Nomad. Sue has lived in Wanaka since 1989, is married with 2 teenage daughters and when not out flying enjoys hiking, biking and skiing in the local area.

Lucy Newell – B Category Instructor

Originally from North Canterbury with a farming background, Lucy offers a practical approach to all teaching and flight training.  She also holds her Canadian Pilots License having gained valuable experience flying in British Columbia during a previous winter season.  As one of our experienced Mountain flying and Aerobatic pilots you will find Lucy at her happiest in the 1940’s Tigermoth or upside down doing aeros in our Champion Citabria aircraft.


100% Safety Record

We take safety seriously and take pride in maintaining a 100% safety record after 3 decades of flying and flight training.