Navigation Night Classes

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
  • Navigating
  • GPS, computer

Special General Meeting, Dec 2019

There will be a Special General Meeting in December 2019, before Christmas with a date to be confirmed, to

  1. elect the Club Officers and up to six additional General Committee members;
  2. vote on a revision of the recently proposed changes to the Club Rules.

Membership fees

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

Starter pack (temporarily suspended)

The Starter Pack is currently not available.

Our Starter Pack is 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 months unless term is extended by committee approval prior to expiry.