Terms and conditions for Wellington Aero Club Facebook giveaway, starting 7pm 15/03/2018, ending 12pm 30/03/2018. Prize will be drawn 5pm on the 30/03/2018. The winner will be notified via Facebook messenger and announced on the Wellington Aero Club Facebook page no lat...
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Club Newsletter - Jan 2018

January 27, 2018
January 2018 - WAC Newsletter Hello Members! Happy New Year to one and all! DEALS DEALS DEALS!!! Deal #1 - FREE use of the Sim in Feb!As many of you will already know WAC have a fully certified IFR simulator, operated under Part 141. During February you can use this simulat...
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Regional Comps in Hastings

December 6, 2017
Every year Flying NZ hold regional competitions around the country.  In recent years Wellington Aero Club hasn't had too much of a presence at these, but we are making a come-back.  This year, thanks to enthusiastic members we put together a team of 12 members and ...
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2017 President's Report

August 10, 2017

The Year in Summary

Unsurprisingly, weather and flying hours go hand in hand, and with the weather that we have experienced over the last 12 months it’s no wonder that the last year has been a challenging one.  We have consistently seen some pretty poor days and summer decided not to sho...
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Strip Flying

June 17, 2017
Flying into Port Gore Some of our members have been taking advantage of the great weather in Wellington over the last month, check out the footage of some circuits at Port Gore in the Marlborough Sounds! If you're keen to try this out talk to one of our instructors to arr...
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Update from your Exec

December 4, 2016
Summer is officially here and it's off to a great start! Unfortunately the spring weather was not kind to us, but that's all in the past, so here's hoping the summer weather we have been treated to over the last few days sticks around and gives us some beautiful flying days....
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Huge congratulations and thank you to all of our members who competed and attended the recent Cook Strait Regional Aero Club competitions. We had members entered in a number of events with some great results; Lawrence Field – 1 st, Wigram Challenge Cup (Senior Landing) ...
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Outsmarting the weather

October 1, 2016

Flying in Wellington requires a bit of local knowledge

Rochelle Fleming, instructor and forecaster joined us on Wednesday night to share some of her knowledge of weather and flying out of Wellington. Rochelle is moving to Taranaki with her family, after being involved with the Club for about 15 years. We wish you all the best R...
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Aero Club Competitions

September 18, 2016
Good afternoon members, I thought I would write a short spiel to help demystify what Aero Club competitions are all about, as well as educate myself as I have never been involved in them either. From the outside I know they seem a bit scary, lots of people all gathered...
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President's Patter

September 10, 2016
Spring is here, and while the daffodils have come to the party, it seems the weather hasn't! It's no surprise really as spring is notorious for its changeable weather. In saying that we can still be treated with some crackers so be sure to take advantage of these and get som...
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