Recreational Aircraft Hire

Aus Air Services have four RA registered aircraft available for private hire. You must hold a current RA-Aus Pilot Certificate to be able to hire one of our modern, well maintained aircraft. You may also be required to undertake a check flight with Tooradin Flying School to meet the requirements for insurance.


Current Hire Rates  

Aircraft Make Model Year Registration Hourly Rate (Wet)
Jabiru J160C 2006 24-4586 $135.00*
Jabiru J170C 2006 24-4587 $135.00*
Aerostar Festival R-40S 2010 24-7760 $135.00*
Aerostar Festival R-40S  2011 24-8035 $135.00*


Jabiru - J160/J170


Our Jabirus are Australian designed and manufactured using fibre reinforced plastic technology by the Jabiru Aircraft company in Bundaberg Queensland. All aircraft offer a system that is lightweight, with high structural integrity and aerodynamic design requiring minimum maintenance. Our Jabiru aircraft are powered by a 4 cylinder 4 stroke 2200cc engine. The Jabiru J160 and J170 are designed to various Australian and International Standards and have Australian type certificates registered with Recreational Aviation Australia. These aircraft can be piloted by a certified RA Aus pilot to fly up to 5,000 AMSL and outside controlled airspace. An RA Aus pilot may operate from licensed airports, and by endorsement, carry a passenger.

Characteristics & Performance  
Capacity   1 Passenger
Cruise Speed   90 KTAS / 165 km/h 
Max Endurance   9.0 Hours
MTOW   540 / 600 KG


 24-4586 / 24-4587


Aerostar Festival - R40S


The Romanian made Festival is a full metal aircraft with robust construction, it is a low-wing aircraft and it provides students with a strong and sturdy aircraft to develop their skills as pilots. The Festival offers fantastic panoramic visibility and a well ventilated and heated cockpit, offering pilots a comfortable flight all year round. It is equipped with a Rotax engine allowing a cruise speed of 85 knots.

Characteristics & Performance  
Capacity   1 Passenger
Cruise Speed   85 KTAS / 155 km/h 
Max Endurance   4.0 Hours
MTOW   600 KG
Registration   24-7760 / 24-8035


* Prices Include GST. Prices do not include landing, airways charges, lighting or parking fees for landings and flight other than at Tooradin. These are the responsibility of the aircraft hirer. Fuel purchased away from Tooradin will be deducted from the hire fees at the current Tooradin rate. All pricing was considered correct at the time of publication and prices are subject to change without prior notice.

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