The Brand for Enthusiasts

This Side Up Aviation

This Side Up is an Aviation Inspired Brand created by a pilot, Lawrence Robinson, for pilots and enthusiasts.

This Side Up is the vision of bringing all things aviation into the everyday lives of the people around us.

Aviation is not just an industry, it is a lifestyle and we all want to celebrate and enjoy the fascination we have with flight.

Lawrence Robinson, the creator of This Side Up, is an Instructor Pilot on Aeroplanes and an aspiring commercial Helicopter pilot.

It is an amazing career with so many different kinds of flying and aircraft.

Lawrence Robinson has helped many student and advanced pilot progress to new heights through his practical and in-depth teaching style,
His focus on MindSet helps students rise above the challenge and succeed.

“It is a constantly changing environment which will challenge you and force you out of your comfort zone.”

We love this about aviation and that is what makes us,

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This Side Up Aviation created the Aviation Inspired brand, designed by pilots for pilots. This Side Up was created to express the passion and dedication required to be a pilot. The same attitude has been poured into creating this Aviation Inspired Brand. We are constantly creating and envisaging ways to bring the passion of Aviation into our everyday lives.

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VR Simulator Experience
Virtual Reality Aviation

Flight Simulation with computers is a ground breaking feat of technology and science. The bar has been continuously raised in terms of reality factor. Now the line between reality and simulation is blurred. Virtual Reality Flight Simulation is the future and you can try it out today with The Aviator . This Aviation Simulator Experience is unlike anything you have ever experienced and it is “the closest experience to real flight there is”

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Aviation Training

If you’ve ever dreamed of flying an airplane, This Side Up Aviation is ready to teach you at Aviation Training. We can teach you everything from a Private Pilots License, all the way through to the money earning Commercial Pilots License. We will give you the most hands-on Trial Flight available, getting you to control the aircraft right on the ground at the start and all the way through to the landing… Just in the first flight. The stunning scenery of Tauranga will give you an amazing experience while you learn to fly the beautiful Piper Warrior.

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Whether you are fetching your family from the airport,
eating food at your favorite restaurant,
attending an awesome car-show/airshow or even gaming on your console or PC…
Aviation made all of that possible and it connects the world.