A number of Wellington Aero Club members and six light aircraft were recently involved in an initiative to increase vaccination rates around Tairāwhiti (the East Cape area) north of Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa—Gisborne The idea, conceived by aero club member Mahanga Muru and ...
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Simsy awarded Fédération Aéronautique Internationale Certificate of Gratitude

Andrew Sims, our fearless Chief Flight Instructor, needs no introduction. As many of you will know, Simsy is extremely passionate about getting youngsters into aviation. He has been a key part of the success of the annual Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School and the Young Eagl...
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The Flying NZ Cook Strait regional flying competitions took place, 5-7 November, at Wanganui Airport.  Despite some gnarly weather on the Friday afternoon, with a decent crosswind making practice flights a little interesting, we were lucky to have a much better day...
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WAC at Covid-19 Alert-Level 2

September 7, 2021

Alert Level change and what it means for WAC

It’s with some relief to find ourselves (and most of the country) back in the New Zealand Government’s Covid-19 Alert Level 2. Kia kaha to those in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland who remain in Alert Level 4!  As outlined by the CAA’s guidelines for operations duri...
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The view from PA-38 ZK-WAC as we passed just to the North of Masteron, en-route to Hastings, with PA-28 ZK-KAT in the distance. Photo: Ady Foot...
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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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