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 Radio procedures Basic principles of aircraft navigation Model planes and drones Visit the Control Tower & facilities at […]

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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 […]

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RPL Weekend Theory Course

6 days spread over 3 weekends March 11/12 March 18/19 March 25/26 Only $625 The RPL weekend course will run over three consecutive weekends in March, with more focus being given to the common challenging subjects/ topics of performance and loading charts, meteorological chart and report interpretation, navigation techniques, threat and error management and air […]

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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 the Annual Wings Presentation […]

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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 Chief […]

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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 Visitor Passes for private aircraft are available for purchase online (www.wunambalgaambera.org.au) and provide Traditional Owner welcome […]

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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 replaces the Certificate IV in Aviation which was previously offered by the College. College graduates can […]

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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 combination of graphical and textual information. The graphic will be divided […]

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