Trial Introductory Flights

Do you have an interest in flying, then why not take the controls of a real aeroplane with a TIF?

If you’ve ever thought about becoming a pilot, this is your chance to get started with a Trial Introductory Flight! A TIF gives you a genuine introduction to the joys of flying and is the first step in your aviation journey.

Choose from a range of flight training experiences that take you over some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery, these flights provide a taste of all aspects of flying meaning there’s an experience suitable for everybody.

These flights also make perfect gifts for special occasions or for someone who may be interested in pursuing flying as a career or hobby and with gift vouchers available, you can give someone an experience they will never forget!

What to expect

Our friendly staff will you in at a time and date convenient to you. On the day of your Trial Introductory Flight you can expect the following:

  • Enjoy a thorough briefing from experienced instructors on arrival
  • Take a look around the aeroplane and get strapped in ready to fly
  • Take off and take the controls under the guidance of an instructor by your side
  • Have a chat with our team about your flying goals and allow us to tailor a plan for you

Enjoy Sydney from the Air

Be warned flying is very addictive and will leave you wanting more!

Taster Trial Flight

From Camden you will head towards Warragamba Dam to learn the basics of flight with spectacular views of Lake Burragorang as your classroom.

Prices vary depending on aircraft type and start at $210 for this experience

Blue Mountains Trial Flight

From Camden you will head north-west and experience fantastic views of Katoomba and the Three Sisters while learning to fly the aircraft.

Prices vary depending on aircraft type and start at $300 for this experience.

Sydney Harbour Trial Flight

Our most scenic trial flight takes you to Cronulla, Bondi, Sydney Harbour, Northern Beaches, and Ku-Ring-Gai all while teaching you to fly.

Prices vary depending on aircraft type and start at $465 for this experience.

Once you’ve completed your TIF, you can continue your flying with self-paced training helping you achieve the following qualifications

The RPL is the first step in your flying journey and allows you to carry passengers within 25 nautical miles from your departure airport.

The PPL takes your skills to the next level, allowing your to fly anywhere within Australia and represents complete freedom to fly.

The CPL allows you to take on paid flying work as a professional pilot and opens the door to countless possibilities for employment.

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Acknowledgement of Country

The Royal Aero Club of New South Wales acknowledges the original custodians of Camden Airport. Recognising peoples of the Gundungurra, Tharawal, and Dharug Nations have accessed the land beneath us and skies above us for thousands of years. We pay respect to their elders and communities past, present, and emerging.

ARN: 1223948

Granted under the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) 1998

Approval Number: CASA.141 FTO.0433

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