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, will ensure that you are safe and that you have an enjoyable time.
Our current charges are listed here.
The Committee has set new club fees which are available here.
The Club’s special general meeting on 14 December 2019 appointed a Committee for the year 2019/20 and approved new Club Rules.
This is to confirm that there will be a special general meeting on 14th Dec 2019, 11:30am at the club house for the following purpose: — To vote on revised club rules — To elect a club committee. MAC members make sure you attend this meeting ! We need to get a sufficient number of …