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    Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School

    Since 1967, SCOUTS New Zealand's Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School has provided the highest quality aviation training in the country for budding young pilots aged 16-19. 

    In 2016, 73 students attended the popular two-week long training camp at Matamata. The Walsh has many past students with successful careers in aviation. In 2008 we were pleased to welcome Pilot Officer Mary Woolston of 3 Squadron RNZAF, a past Walsh student, to present our young pilots with their Wings.

    Students must be New Zealand citizens and only have minimal previous flight experience (up to 2 hours).

    Cost:  Fees for the 2018 school will be about $1800 for first year Venturer and Ranger students or about $500 for returning students.

    Next School: Wednesday 10th - Wednesday 24th January 2018

    Click here for online application information

    Thanks to Jordan Young for creating this short video of his experience at the 2015 Walsh Memorial Scout Flying School: