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Trial Instructional Flight
Thinking of learning to fly, but not sure? Why not book a Trial Instruction Flight. Our instructor will spend about half an hour explaining how aeroplanes work and how to operate the controls. Then you will be taken on a half hour training flight where you will learn how to operate all the basic controls and fly the aeroplane yourself. Why not give us a call on (03)5339 1742 and book in for a Trial Instruction Flight for just $99. A Trial Instruction Flight (TIF) voucher makes a great present Birthday or Christmas present for someone special....
Recreational Flying (RAA Training)
RAA (Recreational Aircraft Australia) training is the most affordable way to fly. The Club has a Skyfox Gazelle, a Tecnam Sierra and a new Tecnam Bravo - perfect for RAA training. We have RAA Certified Flying Instructors including Graham (our CFI). Come out to the Club, have a talk to our instructors, look at the aircraft and find out just how affordable learning to fly can be....
General Aviation Training
Whether for business, pleasure or eventually for a career, flying is a fascinating and rewarding pastime. A Private Pilot Licence will allow you to fly aeroplanes anywhere in Australia and, if you wish, your passengers can share the cost of the flight with you. Learning to fly may be one of the most rewarding experiences you could undertake in your life. Yes, it does involve a lot more than learning to drive, but it does not require any special abilities or education standards....
Secondary School Program
The Ballarat Aero Club is offering a new opportunity for secondary school students to undertake flying training as a part of their school studies. The program offers the opportunity to complete the GFPT within school time and also is an excellent pathway for those interested in an aviation career. For more details, click “more” below....
RH circuits on RWY 18
NIL wind use RWY 18
- Bird hazards exist over lake to south of RWY 18
- Two radio mast 1675 ft AMSL South of AD just south of Western Highway
- Blasting takes place 1000 N of RWY 18, debris to 100 ft AGL
CTAF is 127.75
AWIS available on 134.05
Be sure to check the ERSA for up to date details.
NOTE: There are Special Procedures at Ballarat Airport during the Fire Season. When these are in force, a summary will be put on the newsletter. Full details will be available at the Aero Club.
The Ballarat Aero Club welcomes visitors to our clubrooms so if you fly in to Ballarat please come in and meet us.
Monday – Friday 10 am to 4 pm. Clubrooms are open outside these hours when Instructors or Duty Pilots are present.
FOOD & DRINK
Are available from our canteen
Toilet and Shower facilities are available in the Club. If Clubrooms are locked, public toilets are outside the fence on the Western apron or in the brick terminal building 200m East.
FUEL & OIL
AVGAS is available using your AIRBP card. If you don’t have one, the Club can supply fuel (Surcharge applies). Payment by Visa or Mastercard is available (American Express and Diners cards are not accepted)
If the office is unattended, a call-out fee will apply.
Len 0412 186 462
Keith 5334 2965
Barry 0418 331 626
AV-TUR: See Field Air or call Glen 0437 348 124
OIL We stock Shell W-100 and W-100 Plus in quart bottles