Peninsula Aero Club
Tyabb. Victoria. Australia

Peninsula Aero Club is a state of the art flying training school & club located at Tyabb on the Mornington Peninsula. We provide flight training for all licence levels from Recreational Pilot Certificates to Commercial Pilot Licence. Our instructors are professional in every way and this will be reflected in your training. We consider our students as individuals where we get to know you, and tailor your training to your budget and capability. We give our full dedication to each student while you are flying or studying.

our core values

Why fly with PAC

Safe Flight Training

Safety is our highest priority at Peninsula Aero Club. It is front of mind for all flight operations, with full compliance and unwavering standards.

Inclusion for all pilots

At PAC our goal is to support and provide an opportunity for everyone determined to pursue their dreams in aviation.

Integrity of our training

We uphold a foundation of integrity, transparency, resilience and respect in every engagement.

Highest Quality

To lead the standard to give you the very best training possible and to allow you to realise your dreams to fly.

Our mission at Peninsula Aero Club is to provide the highest quality flight training and foster all facets of aviation. We promote safe, enjoyable flying in all aviation related activities.

Club President

Our story

The history of PAC

1961

Cr Doug Thompson purchased 66.8Ha land 14/11/1961.

1962

Over summer 1962-3 the East West runway was prepared.

1964

Land was then purchased to create a 600m North South strip, and completed by the end.

May – Peninsula Aero Club officially formed.

October – First ‘Club House” at lock-up stage in October.

December – First solo student was at Tyabb was Jan Thompson.

1965

April – Minister Rupert Hamer grants a permit for an Aircraft Landing Ground operate to 4500lbs.

1966

September – A permit for a hangar was approved, and built during December.

November – Power lines on Mornington-Tyabb Rd went underground.

1975

January – Bill Vowell established Angel of Mercy Helicopter ambulance service. It was taken over by Victorian Ambulance Service and was emulated around the world.

1982

September – Special Use Zoning for the airport was granted.

1995

The current Clubhouse was completed.

2002

August – The main North South Runway sealed.

2015

PAC was Awarded Aero Club of Year in 2015 by the Royal Aeronautical Society.

2016

May – The first of 7 new New Club Hangars was built.

PAC was Awarded Aero Club of Year in 2016 by the Royal Aeronautical Society.

2017

October – New Helipad and Fuel facility became operational.

2019

April – 2019 PAC hosted Tyabb's Inaugural Australian STOL Championship

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