News & Events

The Aero Club's 'Touch and Go Bar' is open every Friday night from 5pm to 7pm so come in to meet up with friends and share your latest flying adventure while watching the sun set over the aerodrome.  Drinks are at club prices.

For further information on the Aero Club's events, see our Facebook page!

DDAC Christmas Party and Balloon Bursting Comp - Saturday 2nd December 2017

Posted on December 2 2017

Help DDAC celebrate the year with a bang!

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October Club Comp - Forced Landings - Sunday 29th October

Posted on October 29 2017

The DDAC October Club comp is forced landings. Points are scored for both how accurately you fly and also the touchdown itself. All are welcome to attend.

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Annual Pilots' Dinner and Wings Night - Saturday 7th October 2017

Posted on October 7 2017

Trophies, wings and certificates will be presented, followed by a night of fun and frivolity! Watch this space for further details closer to the date.

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September Club Comp - Peter Lloyd Spot Landing Competition - 24th September 2017

Posted on September 24 2017

The Peter Lloyd Trophy is a prestigious award for short field landings. It is presented at the annual pilots' dinner. The competition will be held in September, so why not prepare by coming along to the August comp?

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Ladies Day Brunch Fly-in Sunday 17th September

Posted on September 17 2017

An inclusive event to celebrate women in aviation. Fly in between 0800 to 1300EST for brunch and aviation chats.

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Club Comp Day Sunday 27th August 2017 - Peter Lloyd Trophy practise

Posted on August 27 2017

The Peter Lloyd Trophy is a prestigious award for short field landings. It is presented at the annual pilots' dinner. The competition will be held in September, so why not prepare by coming along to the August comp?

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Night Flying Evening - 15th July 2017

Posted on July 15 2017

The Darling Downs Aero Club will be holding a night flying experience evening on Saturday 15th July 2017.

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Cirrus Australia Tour - Friday 14th - Saturday 15th July 2017

Posted on July 14 2017

Cirrus Aircraft Australia is touring across Australia, demonstrating the new Cirrus aircraft. The Darling Downs Aero Club will host the event from Friday 14th till Saturday 15th July 2017.

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Night Flying Extravaganza - Saturday 17th June 2017

Posted on June 17 2017

Looking for a fun way to spend your Saturday? Then look no further! The Darling Downs Aero Club has just the answer with our night flying experience evening on Saturday 17th June.

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Navaid decommissioning from 26 May 2016

Posted on May 17 2016

From 26 May 2016, about half of Australia's ground based navigation aids (NDB, VOR, DME) are being turned off. Please ensure you are using the latest charts and ERSA (including updating Ozrunways/Avplan) and check the NOTAMS.

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