Young Eagles Enrollments Now Open

Young Eagles Enrollments Now Open

Open to young people from 10 to 16 years of age, this initiative enables youth participation in aviation, with the programme including awesome flight experiences such as:   • Introduction to RACWA aircraft & facilities • Basic flying principles lessons • ... Read More »


See an RFDS PC12 & hear Captain Terry Robinson speak, at our 4pm Friday, June 1 Industry Presentation.

See a Royal Flying Doctor Service PC12 out the front of the RACWA clubhouse from 3pm, for viewing, at our 4pm Friday, June 1 Industry Presentation. The Royal Flying Doctor Service is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world, providing extensive primary h ... Read More »


See us at the Perth Careers Expo, Stand 329, May 17-20 at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre for information regarding our Diploma of Aviation!

See us at the Perth Careers Expo, Stand 329, May 17-20 at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre for information regarding our Diploma of Aviation!

See us at the Perth Careers Expo, Stand 329, May 17-20 at the Perth Exhibition Centre for information regarding our Diploma of Aviation! 21 Mounts Bay Rd, Perth WA 6000 ... Read More »


International Women’s Day: Royal Aero Club of WA member Merlene Smith always knew she could fly

International Women’s Day: Royal Aero Club of WA member Merlene Smith always knew she could fly

The 81-year-old grandmother, who took up flying at 42, said she had been fascinated with the world of aviation since she could remember but never imagined she would one day become a pilot. “As a young child growing up in Broken Hill, I would often hear the stories of the wonderful Royal Flyin ... Read More »


Enrollments now open - Diploma of Aviation - Commences April 30

Enrollments now open - Diploma of Aviation - Commences April 30

Considering a career in aviation?   The journey from student to international airline pilot is one of perseverance and dedication.The Western Australian Aviation College has a reputation based on 80 years of experience in the aviation sector. The pilots that pass through our course ... Read More »


2018 Australian Light Aircraft Championships - Entries open until March 2nd

Entries are invited for the 2018 Australian Light Aircraft Championships and are open to amateur pilots holding a minimum of a current GFPT/RPL and to former professional pilots who have not engaged in commercial or military flying in any form for a period exceeding two (2) years prior to the comm ... Read More »


Cessna 206 now online

Cessna 206 now online

"For some time, students have been requesting the Club to have a Cessna 200 series on line, so that they can obtain an endorsement before they head up North to seek employment. I am very pleased to report that C206 SHZ is now on line." says a proud David Currey, RACWA CEO. "The 206 is available for ... Read More »


Club Flying Competitions

During the course of the year, the Royal Aero Club of Western Australia holds a series of monthly flying competitions, at both Jandakot and Murrayfield Airfields, where members can compete as a personal challenge. At the end of the year, the pilot with the highest overall score, receives a trophy at ... Read More »


Achievements & Reflections 2017

Achievements & Reflections 2017

The music has faded and the lights have dimmed at the 2017 Wings Dinner (well done and thank you Coril!), but the memories of all the accolades, trophies and wings that were presented and received with great honour and pride by our students and instructors will last a life time." - Andy Wood, WAAC C ... Read More »


Mitchell Plateau Airstrip

Mitchell Plateau Airstrip

In 2018, Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal people in the North Kimberley, Western Australia are implementing their Uunguu Visitor Pass (UVP) for independent visitors to Ngauwudu (Mitchell Plateau), which includes Punamii-Uunpuu (Mitchell Falls) and Mitchell Plateau Airstrip. Ngauwudu (Road) Zone Uunguu ... Read More »


First Diploma of Aviation Recipients

First Diploma of Aviation Recipients

The WA Aviation College (WAAC) was recently accredited to offer the prestigious Diploma of Aviation (Aeroplane) qualification. The Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification issued by Registered Training Organisations and incorporates the CASA commercial pilot licence (CPL). The Diploma replac ... Read More »


Graphical Area Forecast (GAF)

Graphical Area Forecast (GAF)

Graphical Area Forecast (GAF)Following requests from the aviation industry, the Bureau of Meteorology will be changing the format of Area Forecasts (ARFORs) from text based to graphical on 9 November 2017. The new format is known as a Graphical Area Forecast (GAF). The GAF will be a c ... Read More »


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