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Red Cat Biplane Flights - Aviation Adventures

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Red Cat Biplane Flights and Aviation Adventures operate a Grumman Ag-Cat biplane that takes two passengers in addition to the pilot. For a fun open-cockpit experience where you get to dress up in leather jackets, flying helmet and goggles, we offer...more
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1 Harry Wigley Drive | Pukaki Airport, Twizel 7944, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went not once, but twice on the wonderful AgCat biplane! Chris knows his stuff. Plus his plane is unique in all of New Zealand, being the only passenger carrying Grumman AgCat. This 450bhp beast gets you smoothly across the Mackenzie Basin and the open top...More

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Redcat26, Owner at Red Cat Biplane Flights - Aviation Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent review Chuosheng! It was a real pleasure to meet you and share the beauty of the Mackenzie Basin. Wishing you all the best in Malaysia! Cheers. Chris.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First real flight of the season!! Great way to start a New Zealand adventure. Weather was spectacular - Chris recommended we do a duel Cessna/biplane experience since you're warmer over the mountains in the Cessna and get to hear his great commentary. The biplane flight...More

Thank Charles C
Redcat26, Owner at Red Cat Biplane Flights - Aviation Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the fantastic review Charles - we really appreciate the time you took to write it. Yes, a great choice to do the Combo option and experience the best of both aircraft - particularly with such fantastic weather! All the best. Cheers. Chris.

Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This was a spare of the moment thing. We were travelling from Tekapo to Queenstown when we a big red bi-plane sitting at Twizel aerodrome right beside the main road. My husband always wanted to ride in a bi-plane so we went in to check...More

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Redcat26, Owner at Red Cat Biplane Flights - Aviation Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2018

Thanks Jennie for the great review! It was so nice that we were able to fulfil Jim's dream of flying in a biplane! I hope you enjoyed the rest of your New Zealand holiday! Cheers, Chris.

Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Thank you Chris and Tania for making our anniversary flight so memorable. We loved it! So close to magnificent views. Fabulous to look down on our property. Would thoroughly recommend this to anyone . Chris and MaxMore

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Redcat26, Owner at Red Cat Biplane Flights - Aviation Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

I'm so glad we were able to make your anniversary flight that much more special! It was so nice to meet you both and share such a fantastic day. Thank you also for donating the leather flying helmet to the "museum" which will added to...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Our flight to Mount Cook and the Tasman, Fox and Franz Josef glaciers today was one of the absolute highlights of our trip to New Zealand. The scenery was spectacular, the service was top-notch and I couldn’t have trusted the pilot more. If you’re looking...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We took the combo trip in mid-February as a Valentine's day treat, flying first in the Cessna to L Pukaki / Mt Cook / the glaciers, followed by a short bi-plane ride around the Twizel area to top it off. As with all the recent...More

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Redcat26, Owner at Red Cat Biplane Flights - Aviation Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a comprehensive and positive review. I’m very pleased to read the combo experience in the Cessna and Grumman Ag-Cat biplane was the highlight of your South Island trip. It was a pleasure flying you....More

Reviewed 23 February 2018

We drove by Red Cat and decided when do you ever get the chance to fly in a 2 seat biplane over phenomenal scenery. He immediately got the plane going and had us up in the air in under 15min. We did the 3 lakes...More

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Redcat26, Owner at Red Cat Biplane Flights - Aviation Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi Meg, Thank you for the fantastic review! We're so glad you enjoyed your flight with us! Great advice for the ladies! :-) Cheers Chris

Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I would urge anyone to seriously consider taking the Cessna flight with Chris over and around Mount Cook and as far as the Fox Glacier. It was the experience of a lifetime and something we shall never forget. We called in and talked to Chris...More

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Redcat26, Owner at Red Cat Biplane Flights - Aviation Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Thank you for the fantastic review Mandi and David - it was a real pleasure flying you in both the Cessna over the glaciers and a local flight in our biplane. The "combo" deal is proving very popular. Great to hear your experience was worth...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I had a great time flying at Mount Cook! You get a stunning view up in the air. I loved it. Chris told me a lot about how the plain works and what to care about whilst flying. It was not only a fly with...More

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Redcat26, Owner at Red Cat Biplane Flights - Aviation Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Thank you so much for your excellent review! Yes, we strive to make our options more than just a "scenic flight". Our aircraft and mountains have many stories to tell and we enjoying sharing them with our clients. All the best! Cheers Chris

Reviewed 11 February 2018

We were lucky that Chris had no booking when we drove past Pukaki Airfield. We just got dressed and off we went! Chris made the flight along Mount Cook and the glaciers an unforgettable hour. His explanations and the flight itself were a great experience....More

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Redcat26, Owner at Red Cat Biplane Flights - Aviation Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you for your very positive review Ulrike - much appreciated! It was a pleasure to fly you and Behringer up to the Tasman Glacier and next to Mt Cook. We are very pleased to read it was the highlight of your New Zealand trip....More

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Our most spectacular flight is the Alpine Adventure as you fly over New Zealand's largest glacier and right next to Aoraki Mt Cook. The best flight for a bit of everything (mountains, glacier, lakes and forest) is the Wild... More
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