The NQAC operate a number of aircraft available for both training and private hire, including a Jabiru J160D, three Cessna 152s, two 172s, a 172XP (not currently available), a Cessna 182Q, Piper Cherokee 180 and a Mooney M20J. A table summarizing training and hire rates is shown below.

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JABIRU J160D

Jabiry J160D 24-8315

Private Hire ($AUD/hour)

$160.00
Training ($AUD/hour)
$269.00
Landing Fee – Mareeba
$0.00
Additional $25 per hour applies to Non Members

VH-INQ

CESSNA 152

Cessna 152 VH-INQ

Private Hire ($AUD/hour)

$216.00
Training ($AUD/hour)
$325.00
Landing Fee – Mareeba ($AUD)
$4.00
Additional $25 per hour applies to Non Members

VH-CRM

CESSNA 152

VH-CRM Cessna 152

Private Hire ($AUD/hour)

$216.00
Training ($AUD/hour)
$325.00
Landing Fee – Mareeba ($AUD)
$4.00
Additional $25 per hour applies to Non Members

VH-JNF

CESSNA 152

VH-JNF Cessna 152

Private Hire ($AUD/hour)

$216.00
Training ($AUD/hour)
$325.00
Landing Fee – Mareeba ($AUD)
$4.00
Additional $25 per hour applies to Non Members

VH-LHI

CESSNA 172N

VH-LHIPrivate Hire ($AUD/hour)

$252.00
Training ($AUD/hour)
$361.00
Landing Fee – Mareeba ($AUD)
$5.00
Additional $25 per hour applies to Non Members

VH-LIO

CESSNA 172N

VH-LIO Cessna 172Private Hire ($AUD/hour)

$262.00
Training ($AUD/hour)
$371.00
Landing Fee – Mareeba ($AUD)
$5.00
Additional $25 per hour applies to Non Members

VH-SPW

CESSNA 172XP

Private Hire ($AUD/hour)

NOT AVAILABLE

Training ($AUD/hour)
NOT AVAILABLE
Landing Fee – Mareeba ($AUD)
NOT AVAILABLE
Additional $25 per hour applies to Non Members

VH-SGJ

Mooney M20J

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Private Hire ($AUD/hour)

$360
Training ($AUD/hour)
$469
Landing Fee – Mareeba ($AUD)
$9.50
Additional $25 per hour applies to Non Members

VH-WMR

PIPER PA28 CHEROKEE 180

Private Hire ($AUD/hour)

$255.00
Training ($AUD/hour)
$350.00
Landing Fee – Mareeba ($AUD)
$5.00
Additional $25 per hour applies to Non Members

VH-BQG

CESSNA 182Q

Private Hire ($AUD/hour)

$370.00
Training ($AUD/hour)
$465.00
Landing Fee – Mareeba ($AUD)
$9.50
Additional $25 per hour applies to Non Members

Sim

(Single) Sim

Private Hire ($AUD/hour)

$70.00
Training ($AUD/hour)
$110.00
Landing Fee – Cairns ($AUD)
Kinetic Technology MK6

Sim

(Twin) Sim

Private Hire ($AUD/hour)

$90.00
Training ($AUD/hour)
$135.00
Landing Fee – Cairns ($AUD)
Kinetic Technology MK6

For Students
NO SHOW FEE – $100
CANCELLATION FEE (If less than 24 hours notice) – $50

Briefings
Briefings or ground tuition – $109.00 per hour.

Headset Hire
Headsets are available for hire and are charged at $5 per lesson

Instrument Training
An additional fee will apply to any instrument flying $ 25.00 per hour

 

Instructor Hire
Single Engine       $ 139.00 per hour
Multi Engine        $ 145.00 per hour

 

Examinations:
Flight Radio Operator                               –  $100.00
English Language Exam                          –  $100.00
All Cyberexams (CASA component $65) – $150.00
Logbook Endorsements                           –  $100.00

 

Flight Tests
Recreational Pilot Licence Flight Test       –  $350.00
Private Pilot Licence Flight Test                –  $650.00
Commercial Pilot Licence Flight Test        –  $875.00

 

Trial Introductory Flights and Adventure Flights

Jabiru J160D         – $195.00*
Cessna 152           – $250.00**
Cessna 172           – $270.00**

* $45 credit applied to your fourth lesson
** $70 credit applied to your fourth lesson

 

Minimum Hire Charge
Minimum charge will be equal to 2 flight hours per day, or the actual flight time, if higher.

Fuel and Oil
Fuel and oil will be reimbursed at retail cost ex Cairns. Fuel purchased at higher prices – balance to be borne by the hirer, receipts must be produced.

Landing Fees
All landing and parking fees will be charged to the hirer.

Cross Hire of Club Aircraft
Cross hire of club aircraft to other Commercial Operators shall be with club employed pilots only at the applicable hourly charter rate.

Terms of Trade
Payment made of full amount on conclusion of flight by cash or credit card. If the office is closed on the return of flight, payment should be made the next day at the very latest. Any overdue accounts will be charged a penalty of 2% per month.

NB. All charges are start-up to shutdown – clock or VDO not airswitch.