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Membership Requirements

Flying Members

  • Hold a CASA RPL or greater
  • Have a minimum of 70 hours of total aeronautical experience
  • <150 hours Total Time:
    • Complete a check flight with a UFC nominated instructor
    • Complete 5 hours instruction on RV9A (includes the check flight above). This can be reduced on a case by case basis if logbook evidence is provided showing existing time on RV9/A or a similar Vans aircraft*.
  • >150 hours Total Time:
    • Complete a check flight with a UFC nominated instructor.
  • Additional RPL Requirements:
    • Controlled aerodrome endorsement (RPCT)
    • Controlled airspace endorsement (RPCA)
    • Flight radio endorsement (RPFR)
    • Recreational navigation endorsement (RPNA)
  • If you don’t quite meet the requirements, have a chat with us first.

Social Members

Social membership is open to all.

Membership Rates

  • Flying Member (University Student) – $30 per annum
  • Flying Members – Full – $99 per annum (half-year available after January 1st – $50)
  • Social Membership – $20 per annum

The membership year runs from July to June. Membership renewals are full price and due on 1st June each year.

Membership Process

  1. Complete one of the Application Forms below
  2. Your application will be forwarded to the committee for review and the Membership Officer will get in touch with the outcome or requests for any additional information.
  3. Approved members will be scheduled for a club induction where you are shown how to access the club facilities and aircraft. You will also be asked to provide copies of your aviation documentation including:
    • Licence
    • Logbook (last 4 pages or 6 months whichever is greater) Plus pages showing time on RV aircraft if applicable.
    • Medical
  4. You will be connected with the Club’s preferred instructors to provide check flight / 5-hour transition training depending on your total hours/experience.
  5. Once your check flight and 5 hours total instruction (if applicable) is completed you will have full access to the aircraft booking system and be able to hire the club aircraft privately.

Membership Application Forms


Contact a committee member if you have any questions.

*RV12 is not considered a similar aircraft. Waivers are at the the discretion of the insurer.