Membership Types

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2024 Membership Information


Persons over 18 years who are qualified pilots. All have voting, bar, social and flying rights (including flight discounts).

An additional $99.00 joining fee applies for this membership type. 


Persons over 18 years who are not yet qualified pilots. You receive flying and bar rights (including flight discounts) and social privileges. No voting rights included.

An additional $99.00 joining fee applies for this membership type.


Qualified pilots who permanently reside over 80 kilometres from Moorabbin Airport. Bar, social and flying rights are applicable, but not the flight discounts or voting rights.

An additional $99.00 joining fee applies for this membership type.


Student pilots aged between 15 and 18 years. You are entitled to flying rights, discount rights and social rights. You are not entitled to bar rights or voting rights


Persons who have been Flying Members for fifteen years, have paid the appropriate fee and have been approved by the Board. The current fee is six times the annual subscription, which equals $1,440 inc. GST. All rights are applicable.


Persons who have rendered distinguished service to the Club and who have been approved by the Board. All rights are applicable. Any member may recommend an appropriate person for this honour.


Persons over 18 years. All have bar and social rights, but no flying or voting rights.


Full time domestic student studying a Diploma of Aviation at RVAC over 18 years who are qualified pilots. All have voting, bar, social rights.


Full time domestic student studying a Diploma of Aviation at RVAC over 18 years who are not yet qualified pilots. They receive bar & social rights.

Important Note:

  1. Full time domestic Diploma Students at RVAC over 18 years who are not yet qualified pilots, receive NO FLIGHT DISCOUNT and NO VOTING RIGHTS and DO receive BAR AND SOCIAL RIGHTS. The joining fee is waived for those undertaking RVAC approved flying syllabus. 
  2. Flying, Life and Honorary Life membership are the only types of membership giving the right to vote in Club affairs.
  3. Any member whose spouse is a flying member, provisional flying member or an observer member may renew his/her membership at 50% of the equal or lower subscription rate under which he/she is registered.
  4. A joining fee of $99.00 will apply for new members from 1 June 2023 - for all Flying Members, Provisional Flying Members and Country Members 
  5. The joining fee is waived for observer members. 
  6. The joining fee includes 30min instructional time (to facilitate a flight check) - The joining fee includes a $30 voucher to the Flight Deck Bar & Grill (to be used in the first 12 months and no other discounts apply) 
  7. The conditions under which pilot members obtain the discounted hiring rates are as follows:

a. Commence from the date that the subscription is paid;
b. Apply to all Club owned aircraft, on-line and selected cross-hired aircraft;
c. Applies to all flying where the member is listed as pilot in command, including competitions; and
d. Applies only to Moorabbin-based aircraft.

(Other terms and conditions may be applied as and when appropriate.)

Please note: Temporary Membership is not available online. Temporary Membership requires;

1 - Two members of the Board may elect a person who is

a: A member of any Aero Club; or 

b: A qualified pilot;

as a temporary member.

The period of Temporary Membership cannot be more than two months and cannot be extended for further periods. 

Request for Temporary Membership must be emailed to: members@rvac.com.au