Trial Introductory Flight (TIF)
If you would like to experience what it’s like to fly, you can do a 30 minute Trial Introductory Flight (TIF) in our Pipistrel Alpha Trainer which will help you to determine if becoming a pilot is for you. A free RA-Aus temporary membership is issued which covers you for 28 days membership or 3 hours flying training (whichever comes first) and insurance.
Student Pilot Certificate
The student pilot joining fee is $210.00 to RA-Aus; which includes the issue of the Student Pilot Certificate, third party insurance cover, Operations and Technical Manuals, first 12 months RA-Aus membership.
The student pilot certificate enables you to train for your pilot certificate.
You must meet the following criteria -
Be a minimum 14 years of age
Your medical health satisfies that of a drivers licence
It is possible to obtain a Pilot Certificate with a minimum of 20 hours flight training (including minimum 5 hours solo. This allows you to act as the pilot in command of an RA-Aus registered aircraft within a 25 nautical mile (NM) radius of the airport.
Cross Country Endorsement
With a further 10 hours (including minimum 2 hours solo) flight training you may go on to achieve your cross country endorsement. This allows you to fly almost anywhere within Australia.
Passenger Carrying Endorsement
After you achieve 10 hours as pilot in command, you can attempt the passenger carrying endorsement. This allows you to take one passenger.
Prior to each flying lesson, you will receive a pre-flight briefing with an instructor in our flying school.
You will have the oppurtunity to purchase a theory manual which covers the RA-Aus theoretical syllabus which will prepare you for the RA-Aus theory examinations. All RA-Aus theory examinations are hosted by us in our flying school located at the Deniliquin Airport.
Wettenhall Flight Training will tailor a training program to suit your individual needs and goals.