CONFERENCE 2018Keeping you in the loop!

The RNZAC Annual General Meeting, the RNZAC Instructor Association AGM, the FAI annual meeting and the Flying NZ Conference and Presentation Dinner, will be held at the Brentwood Hotel in Kilbirnie Wellington on Friday the 20th and Saturday 21st of July 2018.

At the Friday evening Presentation Dinner, the Flying NZ Safety Award, the Flying NZ Service Awards and the prestigious FAI Sport Medal presentations will be made. The Guest Speaker for the Presentation Dinner will be advised shortly. Check this page again later.

The theme of this year's conference is "Keeping you in the loop", and will cover a wide range of topics including.

  • Flying NZ's Part 149, particularly as it relates to Microlight licences and the soon to be available Flying NZ microlight examinations.
  • Young Eagles and proposed enhancements to the scheme.
  • Consultancy, and making use of the Instructor Council and other Flying NZ resources.
  •  PPL/RPL Medicals.
  • New Southern Skies requirements – transponder changes.
  • Pilot Proficiency and enhanced benifits
  • How your club can obtain more benifit from your (and Flying NZ's) Website Facebook and other social media.

All of the activities will be held at the hotel's conference centre.

The RNZAC (Flying NZ) AGM will commence at 3pm on Friday.

If you are Flying into Wellington Airport, the hotel has a complimentary Shuttle Service Phone 0508 273 689.

Registration for the conference is $50.00 which includes Saturday lunch and afternoon tea.

Registration for the FAI annual meeting is $15.00
The Presentation Dinner is $55.00 per person.

Registrations close Sunday 8th July.

Conference Programme.

Friday 20th
1000 FAI Annual Gathering
1300 Instructor Association AGM
1500 RNZAC (Flying NZ) AGM
1800 Pre Dinner Drinks
1900 Presentation Dinner

Saturday 21st
1000 Conference Opening - Rob George
1010 FAI Update - Liz King
1020 Part 149 update - Rex Kenny
1050 Part 149 Instructors
Shaun Sutherland and Daryl Gillett
1100 Pilot Proficiency - Aiden Campbell
1120 Get the best out of Facebook
David Saunders and Aaron Pearce
1200 Lunch Break
1300 CAA - Graeme Harris
1330 New Southern Skys - Airways
1400 Competition and Wings Rules
Tony Page & Paul Drake
1420 Website tips to get the best results
Ian Kirkpatrick & Rodney Maas
1440 Marlborough's sucesses
1500 Young Eagles overview
David Saunders
1510 North Shore's Young Eagles
David Saunders
1600 Review of the day. - Rob George
1610 Next steps - The Presidents
1620 Conference closes - New President