About Ballarat Aero Club

Ballarat Aero Club’s Mission

  • To provide the highest quality training for recreational and professional pilots.
  • To provide a range of excellently maintained RA and GA aircraft at reasonable cost.
  • To provide an inviting environment and appropriate social activities.
  • To foster interest and involvement in flying.
  • To form positive relationships with organisations having similar ideals.

Committee Members 2020/21

President – Sean Duffy

Vice President – Chris Hammond

Secretary – Warwick Kinscher

Treasurer – Keith Jeffs

Committee – Peter Dow, Louise Humble, Eddie Kuyper, Chris Williams


Chief Flying Instructor – Recreational Aviation Australia: Brendan Reidy

Head of Operations – General Aviation:  Melanie Dow

Grade 1 Instructor – General Aviation: Tim Baker

Grade 1 Instructor – General Aviation:  Rod Irvine

Grade 2 Instructor – General Aviation:  Tom McRobert

Grade 3 Instructor – General Aviation: Warren Azemothe

Membership Fees

Flying Membership    $110 per year (or pro-rata to 30th June)

This category is required for training and hire in club aircraft, and for all members who hold a GA licence or RA certificate, and gives voting rights at club meetings.

Social Membership    $77 per year