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

Wellcamp fly-in

Members of the Darling Downs Aero Club have been invited to a private…

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Oakey Army Flying Museum fly-in and exhibition weekend POSTPONED until 18-19 April

Due to the poor weather forecast with the pending arrival of cyclone Marcia…

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February Sunday Funday - practice forced landings 22 February 2015

All are welcome to come along for our second funday of the year, with…

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January Sunday Funday - streamer cutting 25 January 2015

The 'Sunday Funday' flying competition schedule has been set for 2015…

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Would you like to fly to Tasmania?

Recently some of the Club aircraft flew to Tasmania as part of an international…

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