ADVANCED FLIGHT TRAINING OVERVIEW

Stick ‘n’ Rudder is focused on superior service, superior standards and superior safety.

We believe tailwheel aircraft are a superior training platforms/devices as they make the pilot more aware of the following:

TAILWHEEL ENDORSEMENT​

The Tailwheel Endorsement is a great way to improve your general aircraft handling skills, in particular during take-off, landing and ground operations. As a pilot you will be better at recognizing undesired aircraft states and ultimately increase flight safety.

NAVIGATION ENDORSEMENT

Are you ready to explore Australia? Our Navigation and Certificate Cross Country Endorsement program is programmed to equip you with the navigation and flight planning skills required to confidently go where others can’t.

CONTROLLED AIRSPACE ENDORSEMENT​

Are you ready to explore further and go through main areas of airspace around the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane (or even further if you are adventurous!) Completion of the course will give you a Controlled Airspace Endorsement to enjoy the freedoms of flying anywhere around Australia.

AEROBATICS ENDORSEMENT

This course is designed to teach pilots with no previous aerobatics experience the skills, knowledge and techniques to safely conduct aerobatic manoeuvres. You will learn individual and combination manoeuvres, but most importantly the ability to recognize undesired aircraft states and the appropriate recovery techniques.

FORMATION RATING

Learn the art of formation flying and hone your skills with the formation experts who teach what they do! Our pilots are regularly seen over Sydney performing aerobatic formation displays or flying in formation at major events.

SPINNING ENDORSEMENT

This is the ultimate defensive flying course! Not only will you learn how to recognise and recover from a fully developed spin, you will have greater confidence in your piloting skills throughout the aircraft's full flight envelope.

UPSET PREVENTION & RECOVERY

The Upset Prevention & Recovery Training Course (also known as UPRT) is designed to expose you, the pilot, to the most common mishandling situations so you know where your personal limits lie and how to go beyond those limits in an emergency