South Canterbury Aero Club operates two Alpha 160a's.
A kiwi built derivative of the proven French Robin R2160.
Alphas provide amazing unimpeded visibility for pilots with their large bubble canopy, are fitted with Dual stick controls and dual throttles for the instructor and student.
The Alphas are powered with 160 horsepower Lycomings, giving the Alphas impressive performance. They are also fully aerobatic and spinnable allowing us to train pilots to fully handle flying in all aspects.
Non Member Hire $260 Solo - $305 Dual per hour
Member Hire $230 Solo - $275 Dual per hour
Our Cessna C172N is a comfortable touring machine, well equipped with leather interior, 4 place intercom, dual radios and Garmin GPS. ERW is 160 Horsepower and is quite capable of most aerodromes and strips.
The Cessna 172 is used for general training, touring, and general hire by club members.
Non Member Hire $270 Solo - $315 Dual per hour
Member Hire $240 Solo - $285 Dual per hour
Piper Super Cub
Our legendary cub, BNM is equipped with a 160HP engine giving amazing performance, and is available for initial tailwheel type ratings with our experienced tailwheel instructors. BNM is equipped with a tow hook and also used for Glider and Banner towing.
Non Member Hire $250 Solo - $295 Dual per hour
Member Hire $220 Solo - $265 Dual per hour
The Cessna 172RG offers a great training platform for learning constant speed propellers and retractable gear.
The 172RG is fitted with a 180HP engine giving plenty of performance as well as being affordable to operate as a training and touring aircraft.
Non Member Hire $300 Solo - $335 Dual per hour
Member Hire $270 Solo - $295 Dual per hour
SCAC is proud to offer pilots the opportunity to fly a warbird as part of our fleet. The Nanchang is a great starting point for anyone wanting to enter the world of Warbird flying.
The Nanchang is powered by a supercharged 9 cylinder radial engine. It is known by pilots as a beautifully well balanced and harmonized machine to fly.
The Nanchang is available for ratings and hire through the club, pilots must hold a minimum of a PPL.
Non Member Hire $450 Dual per hour
Member Hire $420 Dual per hour