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

March Club Comp - 25th March 2018 - Flour Bombing

The ever popular flour bombing comp involves performing a pass over the…

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January Club Comp -28th January 2018 - Streamer Cutting

January's club comp is streamer cutting. It's great fun for both new student…

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October Club Comp - Forced Landings - Sunday 29th October

The DDAC October Club comp is forced landings. Points are scored for both…

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