Mosi-oa-Tuny (Victoria Falls)

Mosi-oa-Tuny (Victoria Falls)

We have been invited to fly from Vic Falls International airport (FVFA) to a small gravel airstrip situated near the Victoria Falls, named Kazungula (ZZZZ). An aviation event is organised there and many pilots and aviation enthusiasts from Zimbabwe are expected to participate in this uncommon vintage aircraft gathering near the Falls. Drinks and food are awaiting the vintage pilots and anybody joining the event. Once again we have been heartfully welcomed like heroes, it is absolutely amazing how happy and proud the people here were to see us flying all the way from Europe and all over the world to their beautiful country.



We have received a clearance to overfly the Falls between 9 am and 3 pm. The dirt strip is nice and long enough to accommodate all the planes, although the takeoff from there should be executed as light as possible due to the heat and the elevation (3.500 ft above sea level).


We get to fly at 4.500 feet over the Falls, i.e. 1.000 feet above ground. Magnificent view on the site, lots of emotions. The camera crew is busy like never before, trying to catch as many nice pictures as possible on the ground and in the air. Many short flights over the falls are organised, locals are taken up for a ride in the biplanes, like Warwick in the pictures below, who smiled like a child…






After a pretty busy day, all the teams return to the hotel. A gala dinner is organised. Great speech from the Master of Ceremony Warwick, who is our own friend, excellent food and wine… the Victoria Falls will remain in our memories forever.

Frog is ready for the gala dinner 😉



Cedric and our dear new friend Warwick (center) honouring the antique outfit of the local people…


Cedric and Julia, the lovely wife of one of the pilots of the Antonov 2!


Tomorrow we fly to Bulawayo (FVBU), our last stop in Zimbabwe before we enter Botswana…

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