Thank you to everyone who participated in the Great Aviation Adventure raffle for 2018. By purchasing a raffle ticket, not only did you enter for a chance to win one of many amazing aviation experiences, you have also contributed to supporting Youth Glide New Zealand. The funds raised from this raffle will be applied to providing persons under 20 years of age with education, tuition and training in all relevant skills necessary for gliding in New Zealand.

Congratulations the winners of this year’s YGNZ Great Aviation Adventure raffle:

Prize Ticket No: Name
1st PrizeWarbird Flying Adventure 0151 Phil Collings
2nd PrizeYes a Second Chance to fly the Mustang 5681 Alister Cole
3rd PrizeThe Ultimate Gliding Adventure 0121 Mitchell Parks
4th PrizeHot Air Balloon Flight 4721 Grant Hope-Cross
5th PrizeVintage Tigermoth Flight 5707 Brent Gregory
6th PrizeFly a Glider 0199 Alice Watson

Prizes explained:

Prizes:
1st Prize: Warbird Flying Adventure 

You win the ultimate flight in a classic W/WII fighter. You will fly the North American P51D Mustang Warbird. Prize includes $500 travel costs to Auckland. (Valued at: $3,250)

2nd Prize: Yes a Second Chance to fly the Mustang 

Same flight in a P51 Mustang Warbird, excluding travel costs. (Valued at: $2,750)

3rd Prize: The Ultimate Gliding Adventure 

Meet up with your expert glider pilot for the day and enjoy a spectacular alpine soaring adventure. Fly for as long as you like (3-5hrs) then debrief at the local Kahu Cafe. Prices includes $500 travel costs to Omarama. (Valued at: $1,700)

4th Prize: Hot Air Balloon Flight 

Fly in a hot air balloon with your partner or friend with Ballooning Canterbury. (Valued at: $450)

5th Prize: Vintage Tigermoth Flight 

Relive the past when you fly with your partner or friend with Classic Flights of Wanaka. (Valued at: $299)

6th Prize: Fly a Glider 

Take to the air in a glider and go soaring at your local gliding club. (Valued at: $150)

YGNZ would like to thank the following sponsors for their support: