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Learn to fly – Wheelies with Wings

Learn to fly


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WWW coordinates Flight Experiences for disabled persons as described below.

Guidance about learning to fly is just a phone call away.

An introduction to the Coldstream Airport Flying community including local flying with a member of that community. (Melbourne Victoria)

Coordinating the use of the modified Foxbat aircraft based at Coldsteam or Moruya NSW

Coordinating a TIF Trial Introductory Flight with a Flight Instructor. Your first  hands on the controls experience. 

Introduction to Yarra Valley Flying School and designing a flying program for you using the modified Foxbat.

A scholarship based Merit Aviation flight training program.  A two-week Introduction to flying course.

The Traditional course….Usually held in Temora, NSW. Usually has three participants. Includes RAAus fees, accommodation and meals.

Submit your Scholarship application →

Funding.

WwW will coordinate flying costs such as aircraft hire, flight instructor fees and other costs.

For those needing funding this may include a full or partial Scholarship.

If you are an NDIS participant, you may seek funding through your yearly NDIS plan to cover the cost of your flying training or scholarship. 

If you are self-funding WwW will guide you through your journey.

Find out more about flying and the NDIS on the NDIS Capacity Building web page.  

If you are self-funding talk to us for advice.

Each scholarship covers all Recreation Aviation Australia (RAA) membership, accommodation, meals, ground and flight training.


More INFO. 

You will receive ground instruction as required along with flying instruction up to a maximum of 15 hours. 

There are no exams and no licences required. We keep it safe, and as simple as possible! 

Throughout your flight experience with Wheelies you will not be allowed to fly alone. We will be right there with you from take-off to landing.   

You will gain useful knowledge, develop new skills and have a lot of fun. You will receive proper flying training which will be useful if you decide to continue flying or pursuing a full pilots license. 

The required Recreation Aviation Australia membership will be arranged prior to starting. Browse their site for heaps of info.

Go here for info from Yarra Valley Flight Training. Frequently asked questions about learning to fly.

Go here for info from Merit Aviation on the first 5 lessons and what flying costs look like. Browse their site for more of the same.

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Next Temora flight training

Our next traditional Temora flight training courses are planned for Monday17th October to Sat 29th October 2022
The first step is to get on board by applying for a Scholarship and once we have your details we can advise you further.   Submit your Scholarship application →
Melbourne based applicants may be invited to a Trial Instructional Flight any time.

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