Kestrel 19 above Lake Pukaki, NZ, 2003

 


 

Gliding Gallery

An assortment of gliding images, mostly from New Zealand.

More images will be added over the next few months
including some United Kingdom.

Most images taken from (or of) Kestrel 19 GHU, hangared at Omarama, NZ
and owned by Jenny Wilkinson and Phil Swallow


 


UK Glider pilots! Before you fly, view the sky over Ross-on-Wye.
Check Wye Valley Webcam for hourly sky photos during British Summer Time.

 Please send feedbackUK gliding weather pages | Clean Language

 


Cloud caps on clouds - Western Alps, NZ, 2003

 

 

 

Ventus C in Ben Ohaus wave, NZ, 2003

 
 

Kestrel 19 HU nr Mount Cook, NZ, 2003

 
 

Australian bush-fire smoke marks the Ohau wave system near Omarama, NZ
Taken from Wardells strip, 2003

 
 

The same system a few minutes later

 
 

This image and the next two are from a different day
and show the wave and bush-fire smoke from above.
Notice how defined and coherent the bands of smoke are -
this smoke is from fires around 2000km away
and has crossed the Tasman Sea.
Images taken above Omarama basin, NZ, 2003

 
   
 

Ventus C crosses overhead.
I'd like to say the curving canopy distorted my face
and made me so ugly. I'd like to say that...

 
 

Ventus C TM, Omarama, NZ

   
 
 

Because it was there...
and so was I...
and someone had a camera!

Mount Cook, NZ, 2003

   
 

UK Glider pilots! Before you fly, view the sky over Ross-on-Wye.
Check Wye Valley Webcam for hourly sky photos during British Summer Time.

 UK gliding weather pages | Clean Language

Phil Swallow Last update 27/08/03