Imagine climbing into a plane and flying off for the weekend. Soaring above the clouds, travelling to new places and exploring the sights in a way you never have before. Turning a journey of hours into minutes, you open yourself up to a new world of leisure and all of the excitement, adventure and romance that comes with it.

This is what dreams are made of – and better yet, it’s within reach. Stick ‘n Rudder’s fully immersive short courses help aspiring pilots learn to fly and experienced pilots, fly with precision. With a highly-skilled team of instructors that have real-world aerobatics, formation and bush flying experience, we’ll make sure you’re living life from the cockpit in no time.

Don’t just be a pilot; be a great one

Stick ‘n Rudder is accredited and approved to provide flight training for both Recreational Aviation Australia (RA-Aus) and Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) certificates and licences. We’ve developed a range of courses to be completed in a short period of time, that will set you up to become the best pilot you can be. 

Fun-filled and thrilling, your training will ensure you are safe, competent and confident when taking to the skies on your aviation adventures.

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Ready for take off?

Don’t let this be a dream you keep putting it off – flying a plane is easier than you think! Call us today on 0413 650 387 to speak to one of our team members. Have a question? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.


Doug & the team we’re exceptional to work with. I did a Tailwheel conversion and some additional endorsements but will continue to return to work on Aerobatics. Great school!

Jonathan Webber

I had a fantastic time gaining my tail wheel undercarriage endorsement and spin flight activity approval. I could not have asked for a better training environment, the team at Archer falls provided wonderful hospitality and thanks to Doug’s instruction I am a more confident pilot. I highly recommend Stick ‘n Rudder to any pilot seeking tail wheel training and more.

Oscar Crosara

Beautiful Introductory Flight over Lake Somerset! A great experience and memorable flight with Stick ‘n Rudder. I’ll definitely be back!

Amy Teixeira

The best flying school. Huge focus on safety, very patient; and extremely knowledgeable and talented. Thank you so much for the training.

Thomaz De Campos Silva