Every pilot starts in a light aircraft
Aviation is diverse.
Whether you want to join an airline, or fly warbirds, or fly yourself, whānau and friends around in the hydrogen or electric future, you need to start somewhere.
The former-RNZAF Strikemaster and its pilot (pictured above) is a member of Wellington Aero Club and an honoured visitor to Wellington Airport. Before you can fly aircraft types like this one — and many others! — you need to start a little smaller.
Wellington Aero Club has what you need to start your recreational or professional career…
↑ Pictured in the Club’s hangar during her final post-purchase checks, ZK-EQX is the newest addition to our Tomahawk training fleet. Her two colour striped-flourish adds flare to our flight line. Especially while rounding out a short final on Runway One Six. See more photos of EQX’s debut in the Wairarapa when she joined us in January 2022.
Our other Tomahawks used for training include…
Make the first flight of your flying career in one of our Tomahawks. Fly now, start here…
After you master a Tomahawk, the sky’s the limit…
Piper Warrior PA28
A great training and cross-country aircraft with 4 seats (so room to take your friends!), dual controls for training, a 160hp engine, and a cruise speed of 105 knots (195 km/hr)
As the world's most produced aircraft, it makes a great training and cross-country aircraft with 4 seats (so room to take your friends!), dual controls for training, a 180hp engine, and a cruise speed of 115 knots (213 km/hr)
A great cross-country aircraft with 4 seats (so room to take your friends & family!), dual controls, K90 GPS and auto-pilot, a 180hp engine, and a cruise speed of 115 knots (213 km/hr)