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

Navaid decommissioning from 26 May 2016

From 26 May 2016, about half of Australia's ground based navigation aids…

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Ozrunways course and night flying evening Saturday 21 May 2016

On Saturday 21 May, the Darling Downs Aero Club will host an afternoon…

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CASA is changing the medical system

From 21 March 2016, you will no longer be able to make a booking with…

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Amberley airspace presentation - Saturday 13 February 2016

All pilots are welcome to attend a briefing by the Amberley ATC team on…

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You could win a $7,700 learn to fly scholarship!

As a member of The Royal Federation of Aero Clubs of Australia (RFACA)…

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