Here, you’ll find a comprehensive collection of valuable information and tools designed to support your aviation journey. From flight training materials and safety procedures to maintenance tips, weather updates, and regulatory information, we’ve got you covered.

ARFC member resources

Additionally, explore useful links to enhance your flying experience and connect with the aviation community. Safe skies and happy flying!

Flight Training and Education

  • Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge: Essential reading for aspiring pilots, covering the fundamentals of flight, navigation, and weather. Link
  • Raanz Flight School Training Manual: Comprehensive guide provided by Raanz, detailing the curriculum and required proficiency levels for various certifications. You can find it at this link.
  • Raanz Medical form: link.
  • Raanz New Member Application form: link.
  • Raanz Fit & Proper Person Declaration: link.
  • AeroToolbox

Safety and Emergency Procedures

Aircraft Maintenance

  • Maintenance Schedule: Regular maintenance intervals and checklists for club aircraft.
  • Troubleshooting Guide: Common issues and solutions for aircraft maintenance.
  • CAA Aircraft Maintenance Resources: CAA Aircraft Maintenance

Weather Information

  • MetService: Local Weather Forecast
  • PreFlight is a web-based aviation weather briefing system intended primarily for general aviation pilots in New Zealand. It is a collaboration between MetService and Aeropath (a subsidiary of Airways International) that provides weather information and aeronautical information in one platform. Here the link: PreFlight NZ
  • Ifis, the Internet Flight Information Service (IFIS) is provided by Airways NZ: Ifis link.
  • Windy: link

Regulatory Updates

  • CAA Regulations: Latest updates from the Civil Aviation Authority on rules and compliance. Link
  • RAANZ Information: Important updates and guidelines from the Recreational Aircraft Association of New Zealand (RAANZ).
  • Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs): Critical information for pilots regarding airspace and route changes.

Community and Forums

  • ARFC Member Meetings: Attend our regular meetings to discuss flight experiences, share tips, and ask questions. We meet every second Tuesday of each month!
  • Social Media Groups: Connect with fellow pilots on our Facebook Group.

Feel free to explore these links and resources to find the information you need. If you have any questions or need further assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us.