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1Canterbury Aero Club Tel: 03-359-2121

800 Pound Rd, Christchurch, New Zealand Map

NZ's largest aero club, based at Christchurch International Airport; provides flying lessons for private pilot
licence; has air transport division (Air Canterbury), & professional flight training division (International Aviation
Academy of NZ)
Flying Etc Aviation Services

2Flying New Zealand

Umbrella organisation for most aero clubs in New Zealand; has 45 member clubs at present; offers flight
training for both private and professional licences, recreational flying, sport flying, scenic and pleasure flying
etc; based in Hamilton
Flying Etc

3Kapiti Aero Club

Club in Paraparaumu; activities: aero club flying, charter flights, recreational flying, commercial helicopter
operations, professional pilot training (fixed wing & helicopter) etc
Flying Etc Aviation Services

4Southern Wings
One of the best-equipped aviation schools in New Zealand, at Invercargill Airport; offers flight training &
tourism charters; has a fleet of Piper Tomahawks, Cessnas, Robinson R22 helicopters, Cherokees,
Partenavia etc
Aviation Services Flying Etc

5Taupo Tandem Skydiving

Tandem skydiving operations located on the shores of Lake Taupo; has the capacity to take up to 200
tandem skydiving students a day
Flying Etc

6Actionflite Ltd
Queenstown-based company; activities: performing aerobatics at airshows, competitions & other events; also
offers passenger flights and aerial sky dancing
Flying Etc

7Air Milford
Offers charter flights & sightseeing tours of Queenstown, Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound, Mt Cook etc; has
three Cessna aircraft that can seat between five & 16 people
Aviation Services Flying Etc

8Air Safaris and Services (NZ) Ltd

Tekapo-based firm offering scenic flights to Mount Cook & Westland World Heritage Parks
Flying Etc

9Air Wakatipu
Based at Queenstown Airport; incorporates Wakatipu Aero Club; activities include scenic flights (to the
Remarkables, Queenstown, Lake Hayes, Fiordland National Park etc), mountain flying, pilots training (private
& commercial) etc
Aviation Services Flying Etc Tour Operators

10Auckland Aero Club

Oldest flying establishment in New Zealand; conducts personalised instructional techniques; trains for private
flying licence & commercial flying licence, multi engine instrument rating etc
Flying Etc

11Backcountry Helicopters (BCH)

Heliskiing & snowboarding operators based in Lake Wanaka; holds exclusive concessions to Mt Aspring
National Park; has terrains to suit all abilities; also offers scenic flights, heli-hiking, heli-mountain biking,
trophy hunting, fishing, jetboating
Snow Sports Flying Etc Walking Etc Hunting Fishing

12Central Hawkes Bay Aeroclub Tel: 06-857-5139

Aero club at Waipukurau, approximately 30 minutes driving south of Hastings; activities include the annual
"Dawn Raid" usually held in May, flying lessons etc; fleet comprises a Cessna 152 Aerobat, a Cessna 172, a
DH82 Tiger Moth, & a microlight
Aviation Services Flying Etc

13Central Otago Flying Club

Small flying and gliding club in Alexandra; owns a Cessna 172 for flight training and aerotowing, a 2-seat
Twin Astir glider, and a single seat PW5 glider for solo flying
Flying Etc

14Coronet Peak Tandems Ltd

Experienced tandem paragliding operator based at the Coronet Peak Ski field in Queenstown, Otago;
licensed tandem pilots offer paragliding and hang gliding experiences, & a combination of both; owner:
Angus Tapper
Flying Etc Tour Operators

15Cumulus Paragliding Nelson Tel: 03-929-5515

7 Tuffnell Street, Richmond, Nelson New Zealand Map
Organisers of paragliding, hang gliding, & tandem flights for individuals & groups; also arranges guided trips
with licensed NZHGPA instructor tandem pilots; based in Richmond, Nelson
Tour Operators Flying Etc

16Elevation Paragliding School Tel: 0800-359-444

Paragliding school based out of the Flight Park, Queenstown; has one of the highest take-offs in New
Zealand for student pilots; offers student pilot & full pilot training courses
Flying Etc

17Extreme Air
Firm offering tandem hang gliding & paragliding tours, & flight equipment for sale; has school in Queenstown
offering both practical & theory lessons, Full Pilot License (PG2) course, cross country paragliding clinic,
S.I.V manoeuvres course etc
Tour Operators Flying Etc

18Fly Dakota -- The DC-3 Tel: 09-479-1378

9 Apollo Drive, Mairangi Bay, North Shore, New Zealand Map
NZ Warbird's web site on its Dakota/DC-3 aircraft offering corporate charter services & Auckland scenic
flights for 30 passengers; takes part in air-shows & flight-handling displays; based in Ardmore airfield, south
Aviation Services Flying Etc

19Garden City Helicopters Ltd

Helicopter operator in Christchurch; services: scenic heliflights, flight training, rescue operations &
commercial operations (charters, powerline inspection & surveys, firefighting, construction work, search &
rescue, heliskiing etc)
Aviation Services Flying Etc
School that offers personalised gliding (aircraft) courses and mountain soaring adventures in the Southern
Alps; the school is based in the Omarama airfield; offers introductory and advanced courses; also rents


• Kaitaia Aero Club

• Bay of Islands Aero Club
• Dargaville Aero Club
• Northland Aero Club
• Otamatea Aero Club
• Rodney Aero Club
• Coromandel Aero Club
• Mercury Bay Aero Club
• North Shore Aero Club
• Hauraki Aero Club
• Whenuapai Aviation Sports Club
• Auckland Aero Club

• Tauranga Aero Club

• Waikato Aero Club
• Matamata Aero Club
• Tokoroa Aero Club
• Waitomo Aero Club
• Taumarunui Aero Club
• New Plymouth Aero Club
• Hawera Aero Club

• Gisborne Aero Club

• Hawkes Bay & East Coast districts Aero Club
• Wanganui Aero Club
• Dannevirke Flying Club
• Manawatu Aero Club
• Wairarapa & Ruahini Aero Club
• Kapiti Aero Club
• Wellington Aero Club

• Motueka Aero Club

• Nelson Aero Club
• Marlborough Aero Club
• Kaikoura Aero Club
• Canterbury Aero Club Rangiora branch
• Canterbury Aero Club
• Mid Canterbury Aero Club

• South Canterbury Aero Club

• Omarama Aero Club
• North Otago Aero Club
• Central Otago Aero Club
• Wakatipu Aero Club
• Otago Aero Club
• South Otago Aero Club
• Southern Districts Aero Club
• Southland Aero Club

Bay Of Islands AERO CLUB

Welcome to the Bay of Islands Aero Club:

The Club is situated at Kerikeri Airport, 2 km West of the
S.H.10 / Kerikeri Rd. roundabout.
Aircraft are a Cessna 172 and a Tecnam GOLF Microlight.
Instruction by G.A. and RAANZ instructors is by
arrangement. The Coastguard Air Patrol is flown by club
members using the Coastguard Cessna 182 which is
hired to club pilots for local area flying who are also NCAP
Members meet every first and third Sunday of each
month for a Sunday evening Dinner and visitors are
welcome to share a very moderately priced buffet. On the
last Sunday of every month there is a "Fly-in Lunch". An
aircraft is not essential to attend, " kiwi's " i.e. the
flightless, are just as welcome and this is a very popular
The clubroom is available for hire for private functions by
prior arrangement.
Ph: 09 407 3000. Leave a message if not attended.
Club President: Mesa Land - 09 405 9715

Auckland AERO CLUB

Welcome to Auckland Aero Club

The Auckland Aero Club is based at Ardmore Airport. It is

New Zealand's most established and successful aviation
institution, with a history of operation dating back to

Offering complete and comprehensive individualised

instruction for all levels of commercial and recreational
flying, the Club
has an unsurpassable record as a training organisation.
The Auckland Aero Club is located in spacious,
comfortable clubrooms, with cafe, bar and recreational
facilities available.

Friendly instructors and staff and a

great social environment and atmosphere provide the
Complete Aviation Experience for members and visitors

Phone: +6492998590

South Canterbury AERO CLUB

Welcome to the South Canterbury Aero Club

We are located on the East coast in the centre of the
South Island, close to Timaru City.
We are surrounded by farmland and only a short flight to
Christchurch, Dunedin or Mt Cook. A great place to do
your flying.

We are an active club with training, teams attending the

Flying New Zealand Rallies and National Championships
and we have been selected as the host Club for the 2008
Flying New Zealand National Championships and Trans
Tasman Wings Competition.
Our Club has a great group of Young Eagles.

Call in for a chat and have a tasty coffee & snack.

Na'ama Gueta
Ph:03 688 2355

Gisborne AERO CLUB

First established in 1930, the Club is based at Gisborne
Airport on the historical Darton Field.
While not owning any aircraft, the club has a close
relationship with Air Gisborne Ltd.
Air Gisborne aircraft, are mainly Grumman types plus a
Cessna 172 which are used regularly by club members.
Other privately owned aircraft owners are very active
participants in club activities. A 1940 DH82A Tiger Moth is
operated by an enthusiastic syndicate who compete in
competitions and generally have a great time.
The club is a social organisation with a membership of
around sixty and is an active participant in the Flying NZ
competitions with many notable success’s over the years
including the hosting of successful Regional and National
competitions. The Aero club owns well-appointed
clubrooms. Visitors are always welcome and aviators are
encouraged to contact the club should they be in the
Shani Eccles-Smith


The Club was established in 1929 and is based at Kaitaia

Airport just 7 km from Kaitaia township in the sunny Far
North, giving us the distinction of being the most northern
Aero Club in the nation.
Two sealed runways, PAL night-land facilities, free
airspace and great scenery make Kaitaia a special place to
Flight training from first flight to PPL. C-Cat Instructor
available most days.

The training aircraft is currently a Tecnam Golf 100..

Modern well appointed premises, office, briefing-room,
self-service kitchen and social lounge. Bar facilities open
Wed and Sun evenings.
Family oriented, friendly atmosphere and active social
scene. Prospective members and visitors most welcome.
For more info contact; Jim Summerfield
0274 430138
or The Club
09 406 7320