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 Zenith CH601XL 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 Zenith 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, who has more than 1900 hrs time in the air and is a professional teacher, will ensure that you are safe and that you have an enjoyable time.
Our current charges are listed here.
Our Starter Pack is still available to new, first-time members. Cost of $800 includes: One year MAC membership; One year RAANZ membership; One CAA logbook; Six hours flying/ flying lessons**. **Flying means hire of Club microlight, Zenith CH601 or equivalent, per Hobbs meter. Funds are non refundable, non transferable; unused hours are valid for 12 …