people who wish to enjoy the challenge of learning to fly but who cannot
meet the cost may apply for the:
Step One Read this page to see what we offer, then fill out the simple application form (see link below). . Good luck!
Step Two A Wheelies with Wings Letter awarding you the Scholarship and allocating a position on a course.
Step Four Go Fly!
This is an Introduction to Flying course. The only other paperwork comes with the scholarship and is The Recreational Aviation Australia RA (AUS) Membership form, which will be supplied.
(The RA (AUS) form will be sent to you with the above letter.)
Each scholarship covers all RA (AUS) membership, accommodation, meals, ground and flight
training. If you do not have a drivers licence your only cost will be a visit
to your local doctor.
It is a two
week course usually in Temora NSW in May and November.
You get ground instruction as required and flying instruction up to a maximum of
There are no exams and no licences required as we keep it
as simple as possible.
You will not normally fly "solo". You
will gain some knowledge and have a lot of fun whilst been given proper
Download an Application Form click here
Suzi Duncan Scholarship course in detail below
All courses are usually planned to
include a Temora Aviation
Musuem "Flying Weekend"
The Foxbat is our perferred aircraft or alternatively the Piper Cherokee.
The Foxbat is a Light Sports Aircraft and must be flown with a RA (AUS) student membership.
The Piper is a General Aviation aircraft and needs no licence for introduction to flying activities until you are going solo.
be required to check in to the motel on the Sunday prior to
the course proper starting on Monday. You must tell us of any changes
to your plans asap to enable us to book or cancel rooms.
ceremony and departure
The presentation of certificates takes place on Saturdaylunch time
during the excellent flying programme at the Museum. After that the
course finishes and we say our goodbyes. Students travelling long
distances are welcome to spend the Saturday night at the motel. You
must let us know if you need the motel on the Saturday night.
You are usually booked into the Goldtera Motor Inn.
80 Loftus St,
Temora NSW 2666 ph.no 6977 2433
Temora Aero Club
Your flying days will be spent here at Temora Flying Club . The guys
are very friendly. The toilet really isn’t very disabled friendly
but if you need a proper disabled toilet there is one at the museum
which you can use.
Pre Study for Wheelies with Wings course.
is no need to get too carried away but anticipation is everything!
Also in aviation you can never be too prepared.
In the past WwW has provided a BAK “Basic Aeronautical knowledge”
book to our students which they can keep for the cost price.
So either I can order this book and send it to
you or you can source it yourself from any book shop or flying school
or from the source! http://www.bobtait.com.au/
If you have internet access there is however a HUGE amount of this
sort of information on the web.
For a good guide of the basics. BAK. Go http://www.raa.asn.au/groundschool/contents.html
The RAA page has all sorts of basic info.
Go to the civil aviation safety authority site. CASA has heaps of
info on there. http://www.casa.gov.au
has an instructors manual that is excellent. http://www.casa.gov.au/scripts/nc.dll?WCMS:STANDARD::pc=PC_90306
schools will supply a photocopy of Pilots Owners Handbook . there
is a dodgy one here http://peter.vojnisek.com/uploads/9/5/0/7/95075/piper_pa-28-140_-_owners_manual.pdf
Temora is a very
friendly town and the locals will make you most welcome.
to get there
Yes, once you get to Temora most of your costs are covered including
the flying and Recreational Aviation (AUS) membership.
with Wings pays for your room. All other expenses, such as laundry,
phone calls and breakfast in excess of the allowance below are your
responsibility and must be settled on departure.
meal and travel
We will pay you a daily evening meal allowance of $20 x 14 nights.
We will also pay you $50 for use of your own car to and from the airport
to your motel.
total will be will be $330.00. Let us know if you need the cash in
Breakfast- the motel room includes an allowance up
to $10 for breakfast. Any extra will be on your account.
Lunch -Temora Deli provide lunches delivered to the Aero Club consisting
of plates of sandwiches and fruit - the bill for these are charged
directly to WwW.
restaurants are the RSL (close to the motel), the Terminus, the Grand
Hotel and Chinese amongst others.
Any additional cost incurred by you must be paid by you. NO credits
or accounts back to the Goldtera are available.
The Motel and RSL are owned by the same people and they have discount
voucher arrangements that will be explained to you.
Should you have any dietary requirements which are not met by the
various eating places food can of course be purchased from any deli/supermarket.
Adjacent to the Aero club and well worth a visit during non flying
Temora ‘enjoys’ both very cold and very hot weather
so please bring clothing appropriate for the time of year.
General Photos here