Why Choose Us?

With a proud history tracing back over a century ago to the courageous aviators of the Australian Flying Corps, the Royal Aero Club of New South Wales stands as a legacy aviation organisation and one of the country’s oldest flying schools.

Located at Camden Airport in Sydney’s South-West, the Royal Aero Club has been the training ground for generations of pilots, leaders, and aviators. Whether you’re a student pilot taking your first steps into the world of aviation or an experienced pilot looking to enhance your skills, we have courses backed by experience to put wings on your dreams.

Today we cherish our rich aviation heritage while embracing the future with great enthusiasm. From our unique position as the Southern Hemisphere’s largest volunteer-run and not-for-profit Part 141 Flight Training Organisation, we invite you to join us.

What are you waiting for? Let’s go flying!


Our team of flight instructors has over 100,000 hours of collective flight experience and come from a variety of backgrounds including long-haul airline pilots, ex-RAAF air crew, charter operations, general aviation, as well as professional backgrounds as academics, business professionals, public servants, etc.

Our instructors are passionate about sharing their love of aviation with you and will always work hard to help you achieve the best possible outcome.



Our extensive fleet offers a diverse selection of aircraft for private hire and flight training services. From traditional two-seat trainers to next generation cutting-edge aircraft, we cater to all levels of experience and aspirations.

Whether you’re embarking on your aviation journey or seeking an unforgettable flying experience, our range of aircraft is tailored to meet your needs.

Club Atmosphere

At the heart of RACNSW is our club, with over 100 years of history and comprised of individuals who share your passion for aviation. Learning within a community of aviators allows you to build on your training with club events such as workshops and presentations from industry experts, competition days, and fun flying outings.

Our emphasis is fostering a sense of enjoyment and adventure while offering new challenges and diverse experiences for students, licence holders, and aviation enthusiasts alike.

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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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