Training & Education Solution - Port Macquarie, NSW
The Hastings District Flying Club is the leader in Recreational Flying Training specialising in professional pilot development. Our goal as a flying school is to produce GREAT and RESPECTED Pilots.
The Hastings District Flying Club (HDFC) prides itself in promoting and developing the interest in aviation and air-mindedness in the Hastings district.
There is an obvious air of camaraderie in HDFC. This is due to the range of social and flying activities in which pilots, their families, friends and visiting pilots participate.
HDFC is where people who believe in your flying dreams come together since 1958.
Whether you're starting out in flying as a new student pilot or you are an experienced pilot wanting to add an endorsement or need a BFR, the Hastings District Flying Club (HDFC) can help.
Our enthusiastic team of highly professional and experienced flying instructors draws on experience from many facets of aviation and will ensure that your flying training is conducted thoroughly, professionally and to the highest standards.
Flying training is conducted at Port Macquarie Airport (YPMQ) in a friendly atmosphere.
Types of flying training:
TRIAL INSTRUCTIONAL FLIGHT (TIF)
A 30 to 40-minute "hands-on" flight, designed to allow you to experience being a pilot to decide if you would like to start flying training. Start by purchasing a Discovery Flight (TIF) voucher.
Pilot training course conducted in accordance with the RA-AUS Operations Manual. Please refer to our flying lesson sequences - ab initio training. All ab initio training is done in the Sling 2.
Six-week full time or part time instructor rating courses are available.
GA PILOT CONVERSION
If you are an existing GA pilot, why not think about gaining your Recreational Pilot Certificate. (minimum 5 hours including 1 hour solo)
RIGHT-HAND SEAT SAFETY COURSE
An excellent course for partners of pilots who fly regularly in the right-hand seat. We will teach you aeroplane handling skills, how to land and emergency procedures.
Cross Country endorsement
Controlled Airspace (available when approved by RA-Aus and CASA)
BIENNIAL FLIGHT REVIEW
BFRs are available for existing RA-Aus Pilot Certificate holders.
Basic Aeronautical Knowledge (BAK)
Navigation and Meteorology
* Ground courses are subject to minimum number requirements. Please contact our CFI for course details.
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