Welcome to the Marlborough Aero Club

Strip Flying

The Marlborough Aero Club are specialists in airstrip flying training. We have over a dozen airstrips available within 30 minutes flying from Omaka.

Healthy Bastards

The Healthy Bastards Bush Pilot Champs is a Precision Landing, and STOL Takeoff and Landing competition held annually at Omaka Airfield, Blenheim.

Learn to fly

With eighty six years of training commercial and recreational pilots, Marlborough Aero Club has a long and proud history of fulfilling flying ambitions.

Club Members

With over 300 members, an active and motivated committee, and the luxury of owning our own airfield, our club is a vibrant and exciting place to be.

About Us

The Marlborough Aero Club

The thrill of flight and magic of soaring across the sky was the inspiration for the group of aviation enthusiasts who established the Marlborough Aero Club in 1928 at Omaka Aerodrome.

Since then we've trained hundreds of pilots many of which have ended up flying all manner of aircraft across New Zealand and the world.

We are ideally located on our own airfield in sunny Blenheim, Marlborough. If you've dreamed of gaining your private or commercial pilot's licence, experiencing life from the sky, or gaining ratings, new skills or hiring aircraft for current PPL/CPL holders - we're here to help.

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Upcoming Events

Healthy Bastards Bush Pilot Champs 2020 

The 2020 event will be held on Saturday 1st February 2020 (weekend before Waitangi weekend)



Latest Newsletter. MAC Flyer April 2019.pdf

What a busy month.  With a huge amount of work done on the Bristol and the Airshow to show it off at.  If you did not get to the Airshow here is a great brief about the lead up, the actual show and the debrief.
Enjoy our April 2019 issue of the MAC Flyer
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