Learn to fly today

So you want to learn to fly? What is the first step? A Trial Introductory Flight is your first step to adventure.

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Trial introductory flights

We offer Trial Introductory Flights (TIFs) under the guidance of an experienced instructor.

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Obtaining a pilot licence

Study full-time or at your own pace any day of the year and start your career today.

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Our history

By 1928, the Toowoomba Airport was established, allowing the Toowoomba Aero Club to be formed.

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Professional Aviation Training

At the Darling Downs Aero Club, our friendly instructors are committed to providing professional and personalised aviation training. We are open 7 days a week and provide flight training on either a full time or part time basis. There are no fixed course dates, allowing our students to fly at the times most convenient for them.

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Trial Introductory Flight

Trial Introductory Flight is the perfect way to decide whether flying is for you.  For only $156 you will receive a pre-flight briefing and a 30 minute flying lesson with one of our experienced flight instructors.  You will actually fly the aircraft!

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Latest News & Events

August Club Comp - Peter Lloyd Trophy (spot landings) Sunday 30 August 2015

The prestigious Peter Lloyd Trophy will be awarded to the winner of the…

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July Club Comp - Peter Lloyd Trophy practise (spot landings) - Postponed to Sunday 9 August 2015

So you think you can land? This club comp is an opportunity to practise…

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CASA AvSafety Seminar - Thursday 6 August - City Golf Club Toowoomba

CASA is hosting one of its popular AvSafety Seminars on the evening of…

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RFACA Conference and Australian Light Aircraft Championships - 11-17 April 2016

The Royal Federation of Aero Clubs of Australia will hold its national…

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Annual pilots' dinner and wings night - Saturday 12 September 2015

Trophies, wings and certificates will be presented, followed by a night…

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