About us

Welcome to Wheelies with Wings!  

Wheelies with Wings is a registered charity, non-profit and public company offering training programs for wheelchair users to learn to fly airplanes.  

Our purpose is to provide opportunities for people living with physical disability to participate in flying experiences.  

Our service aims to enable greater independence, freedom and goal achievement as well as capacity building skills development, and greater participation in recreation, leisure and travel.   

Our Mission


Wheelies with Wings aims to promote the rehabilitation of people living with physical disability, by creating a new horizon of achievement in life.


Wheelies With Wings offers the Suzi Duncan Scholarships for flying training courses based on a competitive selection process.

Our Board

Wheelies With Wings operates under the generosity of donated time, skills and dedication of a volunteer Board.  

The Board of Directors carry out all organisational and administrative tasks at no cost, and bear their own administration, travel and accommodation costs as required.

Our Board Members:

Rob Rickards

Geoff Morton

Brian Wilson


Next flight training

Our next flight training is which was Friday 19 February to Thursday 4 March 2021 has been postponed
Apply to join the applicants list for the next course. 
When a course date is decided you will be contacted and asked if you are available if you were to be selected. There is no point in selecting someone not available for the course.  Submit your application →

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