Welcome to the Tauranga Aeroclub

Here at the Tauranga Aero Club we can provide you with the flight experience of a life time, from your first introductory flight lesson through to a magical scenic flight that you will remember for a long time. Located at Tauranga in the spectacular Bay of Plenty we have it all, superb scenery, magical seascapes, steaming volcanoes, pristine beaches and a favorable climate and environment for flight training. For more information please phone 07 575 3210 or email tgaeroclub@gmail.com.

Latest Newsletter August 2014

Newsletter August 2014

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As well as the information on our website, there is more up to date information about our club and the activities of our members on our facebook page – Tauranga Aero Club.

Beautiful Day for a Scenic Flight

Some photographs taken recently during a scenic flight over Tauranga and White Island

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Tauranga Aero Club Takes Delivery of New Cessna 152

IMG_0238The Tauranga Aero Club announces the arrival of the latest addition to the aeroclub owned fleet – a Cessna 152. ZK-FMV is now on line and being used by club members and students. FMV has a long history of flight training in New Zealand, and has been used by many private and commercial pilots in the course of gaining their qualifications over the years. The purchase of this aircraft marks a significant milestone for the club, being the first aircraft bought by the club for over a decade.

2014 National Flying Competitions a Blazing Success

The 2014 RNZAC National Flying Competitions were hosted by the Tauranga Aero Club in February. Good weather, a great turnout from clubs all over New Zealand, excellent organisation by the RNZAC executive, and and army of volunteers made this a successful weekend. The club would like to thank everyone who volunteered in some way. Thanks go out also to the Airways team in the tower who coped with the high workload over the three days without breaking a sweat.

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Derek Williams Retires

After almost 60 years in the topdressing industry and 32,000 hours, Derek Williams retired from commercial flying today. According to Derek, he would have kept going for longer but Superair is sending his aircraft to the far North. Derek turned up to the bar on Sunday expecting to have a normal Sunday night quiet one, and was hijacked by a large group of friends and club members wishing him all the best.

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