Price list as at MAY 1st 2024

  • Bay of Islands Aero Club

Membership microlight members  $120 per year (1st April to 31st March)

Membership General Aviation members (PPl; CPL)  $155  per year (1st April to 31st March)

Clubroom hire $200/day (08:00 to 16:00)

Aeroprakt A32 $150/engine hour members. $185 non members

P2008iS $250/engine hour

“B cat” Instructor  $60/contact hour

Microlight Instructor – expenses by negotiation

Basic costs for Advanced Local Certificate

Club membership $120

RAANZ membership $120

41 hours in Aeroprakt $6150

80 “B cat” instructor hours $4800

80 microlight instructor hours  Attendance charge by negotiation

Medical $100

Log book  $40

Estimated cost using a B cat instructor $11,320

(It will be cheaper using a microlight instructor)

Most people will achieve this certificate for close to this price

Basic costs for a Private Licence

Club membership $155

51 hours in P2008 $12,750

120 instructor hours $7,200

Medical class 2 $400

(Private pilots may use a DVL medical when flying within NZ which will be cheaper)

Text books, charts $420

Airways/landing charges $1,000

Exams $800

Flight test $725

Licence issue $230

Estimated basic cost for PPL $23,680

Very few people will achieve a licence for this price.  A budget of $35000 is suggested.

From January 1st 2024 landing fees are chargeable at cost plus 15%.  Expect about $15 per flight/circuit detail – if the radio is handled correctly!