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.
We have a navigation course for microlight pilots planned, starting Wed, 27/11/2019, 1900. Email info (at) mac (dot) org( dot) nz if you are interested. There will be four 2-hour lessons covering the topics: Earth, maps, compass VNCs, approach/terminal charts Measuring direction, wind triangle Flight log Fuel weight UTC, ECT Course corrections Flying the plan …
There will be a Special General Meeting in December 2019, before Christmas with a date to be confirmed, to elect the Club Officers and up to six additional General Committee members; vote on a revision of the recently proposed changes to the Club Rules.
Following this year’s AGM, Matamata Aero Club membership fees are now due by 28/10/2019. Member privileges will cease if your subscription is not received by that date. The Committee