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 flying fees have gone up by $5 per hour. More detail is here.
Anna, Egmont, George, and Rainer had a nice trip to Feilding on Saturday (27/5/23) and back on Sunday with PFL and DKF.
Our Starter Pack is available to new, first-time members. Cost of $1150 (updated 21/11/23) includes: **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 12 months unless the term is extended by committee approval prior to expiry.