Flight Training with the Top End Flying Club
Flight Training at MKT
Please contact TEFC or for more information and booking after reading through our Flight Training Introductory Guide.
Training is currently carried out using a Jabiru 230
What would you typically learn? Click here
For students currently training or private hire customers, please use our goboko booking site. You will need us to add your email into the system so you can make bookings. Just contact TEFC to be added.
In addition to flight time in the aircraft, ground school components cover aspect of basic aeronautical knowledge, human factors, radio usage and navigation. Costs for some of these ground school components will vary and will depend on number of students and availability of suitable instructors.
It is really worth checking out the various resources available for you as an existing pilot or new student.
CASA Pilot Guides - https://www.casa.gov.au/standard-page/pilot-guides-and-information
The level of activity at EMKAYTEE(YMKT) ALA has increased over the years and is expected to continue into the future.
Reasons for this increased activity are many, not the least of which is the runway having been sealed.
YMKT is active 7 days a week with;
Flight training being conducted by multiple organisations,
A commercial helicopter organisation in residence,
Defence aviation utilise YMKT on a regular basis including US Marines,
These are just some of the organisations using YMKT.
The owners and users of YMKT have been concerned that aircraft are transiting the circuit area and the YMKT vicinity without making appropriate calls.
As with all other Non-Towered Aerodromes, please ensure that your pilots use the YMKT discrete frequency of 127.1MHz when “In the Vicinity” of YMKT per CAR 166C
Even though YMKT is adjacent to the Darwin CTA, radio calls per CAR 166C are still required regardless of ATC clearance entering or departing CTA.
Reference RAPAC NT October 2016 Minutes 7.1
When booking training slots, it is imperative that you confirm with the instructor as to their availability.
View online booking system - Goboko (you will need to login)
Flight Training for a RA-Aus Pilots Certificate is available through NT Flight Training.
Flight Training for PPL and RPL is available through Darwin Flight Training.
Aircraft Hire Rates
Phone Rene: 0437272645
Flight Training - $240 / hour
Private Hire (Wet) - $190 / hour
Trial Instructional Flights (TIF) available
Membership is from July 1 until June 31 the following year.
The fee is $120 per year or $60 for 6 months
The items above can be paid to the account below.
Top End Flying Club
Bank - Westpac
BSB - 035302
Account Number – 210679
RA-Aus Costs - Click Here