Mercury Bay Aero Club - Learn to Fly

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Location

Address
Dakota Drive

Phone

Land Line
07 866 5128
Learn to Fly at the Mercury Bay Aero Club

What to Expect

You can take flying lessons right here in Whitianga at the Mercury Bay Aero Club which is supported by very enthusiastic and experienced club members and instructors.
The Mercury Bay Aero Club based in Whitianga welcomes new members and visitors to the area. The club operates the airfield at Whitianga and has a lot to offer the experienced or curious aviation enthusiast. Since 1965 the Mercury Bay Aero Club has been based in Dakota Drive in Whitianga.

Flight Lessons in Whitianga

Flight lessons in Whitianga at the MBAC. You can learn to fly at extremely reasonable rates in an RV12 with local instructors Wally Pendray , Alan Coubray, Thomas Everth. Book in for your BFR's ( microlight) and flying training now by contacting Wally Pendray directly on 021 907 782. You can also download the pilot training information and training appendix for more detailed information by copying and pasting the following link into your  website browser http://raanz.org.nz/wiki/pmwiki.php?n=TM.TM

Microlight Training
Microlight training has less medical restrictions than a PPL license and you can Fly FOR FUN! For a Trial Flight you can contact Wally Pendray 021 907 782.

Mercury Bay Aero Club Facilities
Mercury Bay Aero Club activities are based around the Van's RV12 microlight aircraft built by the Mercury Bay Area School Trust which has now built its 3rd aircraft with the 4th to commence 2018 and offers: 
  • Trial Flights
  • Flight Training (micro light)
  • Private Member hireage
  • Hangarage on site
  • Commercial Operators at the MBAC
  • Departure Lounge Cafe ( licensed)
  • The Flight Club Ballroom - wedding reception venue, fundraising events venue, local theatre productions, venue hire
Mercury Bay Aero Club Facilities
  • Avgas refuelling -  Z Swipe card
  • Toilets
  • Flight Training Room
  • Club rooms- Departure Lounge
  • Hangarage
  • Two runways - copy and paste the foll0wing link to NZAIP into your website browser for more information http://www.aip.net.nz/pdf/NZWT_51.1_52.1.pdf
Main runway 1400 metres (please see the link to the Mercury Bay Aero Club website for runway specifications).
Pilot Training Whitianga
Whitianga Aero Club Airfield Runway 04 Approach to NE
Whitianga Aero Club Airfield Runway 22 Approach to SW
Runway Specifications Whitianga
Whitianga airport Runway 22 Approach ro SW
Vans RV 12 Mercury Bay Aeroclub
Whitianga airport Runway 04 Approach  To NE.jpg

Contact Us

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Location

Address
Dakota Drive

Phone

Land Line
07 866 5128
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