Jandakot Airport

41 Eagle Drive, Jandakot, Western Australia9417 0000

Murrayfield Airport

Murray Field, Nambeelup, Western Australia9581 6222

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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Glen Caple – RACWA Chief Engineer. Celebrating 50 Years!

As a boy, Glen Caple had a passion for model aeroplanes and pulling things apart to find out how they worked, before putting them back together again. He also wanted to fly. So when the Royal Aero Club of WA advertised in 1968 for an apprentice engineer, Glen couldn’t believe his luck. 50 years on, […]

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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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Lindsay Evans FOKKER 100 Naming

On Wednesday November 15 John & Libby Douglas were guests in Hangar 42 at Perth Airport to witness the naming of aFokker 100 of the Network Qantas Link Group in memory of a good friend, Lindsay Evans, who founded Network Aviation in 1998. It was a great evening with about 150 guests officiated by Network […]

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Rottnest Island Landing Fees

“It’s vital we maximise accessibility and affordability for families and tourists who wish to enjoy a holiday on the island.” Hon. Paul Papilia CSC MLA Minister of Tourism , 4 November 2017. Article by David Currey. RACWA Chief Executive Officer. Rottnest Island is an ideal destination for pilots wanting to find an excuse for a […]

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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)

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 […]

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Winner – Australian Division of the Royal Aeronautical Society and Australian Flying Magazine ‘2017 Australian Flying Instructor of the Year’

Mike Thomas is a Grade One instructor and Manager for Member Services at the Royal Aero Club of Western Australia (RACWA), who has been training pilots for nearly 25 years, teaching in commercial, aerobatics, formation and NVFR operations. His dedication to the flying careers of others has made him a very popular and deserving winner […]

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Qantas Approved Maths Course Now Available

The Western Australian Aviation College is excited to announce a Qantas Approved Year 12 Maths Bridging Course will commence at RACWA Monday September 11th to Friday September 22nd, Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 5pm. Accredited certificate is issued on completion and satisfies minimum entry criteria for Qantas roles. Cost $850pp. Applications available from info@royalaeroclubwa.com.au […]

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Improve your knowledge! Dates have just been released for new RPL and PPL Theory Night Classes.

From new beginners to seasoned professionals – there’s always something new to learn. Theory classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday during September and October, so pick your subjects and come along. Aerodynamics – 5/9, 7/9, 12/9. Systems – 14/9, 19/9, 21/9. Meteorology – 26/9, 28/9, 3/10. Performance – 5/10, 10/10, 12/10. Air Law – 17/10, 19/10. Navigation – 24/10, […]

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