A couple of months back local pilot Rich "Thommo" Thompson and Scott Rewi decided they'd had enough of roadies and decided it was time for an "airie"!!
They flew down to Karamea one morning for a surf session and flew back in the arvo.
Not to be out done and after hearing of this another local surfer/pilot Andy Harrington grabbed his nearest mate and flew down there the next day!!
Lucky bugger Thommo is now working and residng in Sumatra after scoring a job over there with "Dodge-E-Airlines""
This is Rewi's video account of the departure and Ive gotta say Thommo, the way you used that whole runway doesnt get me that excited about jumping in with you anytime soon!!!
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