Flyinn-Girls Day Out

1. Girls Day OutHere’s a first for me (Jo)  – this week Lynne and I joined Sue, on a ‘Girls Day Out’ with a twist:  instead of hitting the shops, we went in style by inviting one more girl –  trusty TRS, a Cessna 172 – and then we headed out on a scenic circle flight, visiting back country Airstrips!


NZ AOPA Winter Fly-in

Just this past weekend AOPA members AOPA weekend Aircraftdescended upon Omarama, (just 20 nm from Flyinn’s base at Geordie Hill) for the Annual Winter Fly-in.   Despite our proximity, it was only the second time Matt and I had joined this weekend, and we were in for a treat.  As well as the chance to catch up on other kiwi aviators, we had two great days of flying to areas and strips we don’t generally visit.


Flyinn’s 15th Season

It’s been a fabulous ride and we find it hard to believe, but Flyinn is 15!

Thinking back to the time when Flyinn was but an idea, developing on pieces of paper and conversations around the kitchen table,  it is quite something to realize how it – and we – have matured.


Lynne’s a Flyinn Passenger

In addition to being a pilot, my husband is a photographer and a botanist.  I enjoy hiking, waking and reading.  Our Fly-Inn adventure gave us an opportunity to enjoy all of our favorite things.  If you’re thinking of taking a Fly-Inn vacation, I thought you might like to know WIIFM (what’s in it for me).  Late night talk show host David Letterman typically has ten reasons for doing things.  It’s obvious that for the pilot, there are a variety of reasons that Fly-Inn is the perfect vacation.


Sywell Success

Aero Expo Sywell Saturday Team

Aero Expo Sywell
Saturday Team

2014 Aero Expo UK was interesting, fun, busy, and a great success.

This Air Show is attracting an increasing number of exhibitors and aircraft displays, and coupled with great weather, it ensured an excellent day out for all.


High Country Life …

Guests and GHS staff woolshed morning tea

Guests and GHS staff woolshed morning tea

Living and working on a high country property in NZ is the life for us. 

It’s wholesome,  peaceful, spacious, challenging, rewarding, busy, requires team work, and a above all  is a true privilege.


Spring and the new season

The lamb.

Hello spring!

Spring brings new life – at Geordie Hill the grass starts to grow again as soil and air temperatures warm, days lengthen, and the cold of winter is forgotten.  It’s busy:  very soon sheep will be shorn, lambs and calves born, fields worked, irrigation begins, gardens are tended and cottages are freshened up in preparation for the arrival of Flyinn guests ….


Flyinn Newsletter 2013

 WELCOME to an update from the Flyinn Team.

In the past 12 months we’ve been toiling tirelessly to enhance guest enjoyment. And this season’s guests consistently agreed we got it right!

Homestead MakeoverNew Deck for Dinner

Geordie Hill Station homestead is well situated in a beautiful valley, and with our Flyinn guests in mind, it received a well-deserved upgrade.


Flyinn Newsletter 2012

Thank you for your continued interest in Flyinn New Zealand –
providing exceptional flying vacations for pilots and their
family or friends.  We are happy to inform you that Flyinn has completed another
successtul season.   Guests have enjoyed settled weather, superb
flying, specatular scenery, new friendships and excellent

Good things take time ….CarolAnn Garrat. Wanaka Airport.

With twelve years of operation, Flyinn has lived long enough to allow dreams to come true.  This season two seperate guest vacations were 9 years in the making.  And another was 7 years.
Read about one such guest – CarolAnn Garrett who travelled around the world in her Mooney, in order to fly with us.  (See article under ‘News’ on Flyinn Website).



Flyinn Newsletter 2011

Dear Friends and Aviators

There are still some things you can be certain about: Flyinn continues to provide unparalleled flying vacations – the holday of a lifetime – for pilots and their partners.

Visit us at the upcoming airshows:

  • AeroExpo Europe at Bitburg Germany. May 27 – 29th – that’s THIS WEEKEND! (Booth 39)
  • AeroExpo UK, at Sywell England. June 17 – 19
  • EAA Airventure, USA. July 25 – 31

Check out this season’s adventures and Join us for one of your own…