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

September Club Comp - Peter Lloyd Spot Landing Competition - 30th September 2018

The Peter Lloyd Trophy is a prestigious award for short field landings.

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Club Comp Day Sunday 26th August 2018 - Peter Lloyd Trophy practise

The Peter Lloyd Trophy is a prestigious award for short field landings.

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Night Flying Evening - 28th July 2018

The Darling Downs Aero Club will be holding a night flying experience…

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Night Flying Extravaganza - Saturday 30th June 2018

Looking for a fun way to spend your Saturday? Then look no further! The…

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Night Flying Extravaganza - Saturday 26th May 2018

Looking for a fun way to spend your Saturday? Then look no further! The…

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