Welcome to the Matamata Aero Club ! We fly GA, light sport, and microlight aircraft from the Matamata Aerodrome and provide training, including trial flights, type ratings, and BFRs, in our Tecnam P92 Echo Super aeroplane or others .
The Club has about 45 member, half are GA pilots – the other half are microlight pilots. We own our small club rooms, a large hangar, and our Tecnam aeroplane. The club is affiliated with FlyingNZ and welcomes pilots from all other NZ flying clubs.
We are happy to take you for your first trial flight.
Or we can teach you the skills and knowledge required for a full, advanced microlight pilot’s certificate. To get the full certificate, a minimum flight experience of 45 hrs is required, but you can do this at your own pace and leisure. Our experienced instructor, will ensure that you are safe and that you have an enjoyable time.
Our current charges are listed here.
The Committee approved new fees which are here.
Our Starter Pack is available to new, first-time members. Cost of $975 includes: One year MAC membership; One year RAANZ membership; One CAA logbook; Five hours flying/ flying lessons**. **Flying means hire of the Club’s microlight, Tecnam P92E or equivalent, per engine time including an instructor. Funds are non-refundable, non-transferable; unused hours are valid for …
14 August 2021, 1000-1400. RAANZ are running a road show at Matamata on Saturday the 14th August 1000 -1400. This is especially for all part 103 aircraft operators but is open to all. It is highly recommended. There will be presentations by the Operations and Technical officers. Human Factors considerations when flying and engine on …