Alpha 160a

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 - $300 Dual per hour 

Member Hire                 $230 Solo - $270 Dual per hour

Piper Archer

Our Piper Archer is a comfortable touring machine, well equipped with leather interior and fitted with  Garmin G5 digital flight instrumentation.
The Archer is used for training, touring, and general hire by club members.

Non Member Hire         $265 Solo - $295 Dual per hour 

Member Hire                 $235 Solo - $265 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 - $290 Dual per hour 

Member Hire                 $220 Solo - $260 Dual per hour

Cessna 172RG

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 - $330 Dual per hour 

Member Hire                 $270 Solo - $290 Dual per hour

Nanchang CJ6

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


South Canterbury Aero Club

Richard Pearse Airport Timaru

PO Box 2134 Washdyke Timaru

Phone: +64 03 688 2355

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