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. Whether you'd like to learn to fly for business, pleasure or as a career, we can help you achieve your aviation goals. Training towards a Commercial Pilot's Licence is exempt from GST. 

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Trial Introductory Flight

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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 from the pilot's seat!

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Latest News & Events

Sunday Funday | 24 Feb 2019 | Right Seat Circuits

Test your skills in the right seat.

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Movie Night | Sunday 20 Jan 2019

Private screening of 'Spitfire' at The Strand Cinema.

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