This video is part of our ‘Flight School’ series on our flight training platform at GoFly Online. Visit the site for more episodes of Flight School, GoFly Outbound, Test FlightsGoFly Fix, plus flying lessons and quizzes. 

Caloundra Aerodrome at 20 Pathfinder Drive, Caloundra (60 mins north of Brisbane), provides ideal training conditions in a non-controlled environment. Both runways are sealed.

Gold Coast Sport Flying Training at Heck Field Aerodrome (50 mins south of Brisbane) is a non-controlled airport with two loose bitumen runways. Gold Coast Sport Flying Training operates out of the GCSF Club hangar, at 1638 Stapylton-Jacobs Well Road, Norwell with all training provided by GoFly instructors.

Here is a list of reasons why you might consider training with
GoFly for your recreational or commercial pilot training:

RPC, RPL, PPL, RAA Instructor and aerobatic courses

GoFly offers RPC, RPL/PPL, RAA Instructor Rating and Aerobatic training.

no waiting, no LANDING FEES

Caloundra and Heck Field are non-controlled aerodromes with no clearances required, no restrictions, landing fees or long waits while commercial aircraft are landing.

Two landing strips

At Caloundra and Heck Field we have two landing strips, so you will rarely have to land in a cross-wind.


You are also in the safe hands of our highly experienced Instructors. We only employ instructors who are passionate about teaching people to fly.

Customised learning

We will create a 'learn to fly' schedule designed to suit your life and finances.

Flight SCHOOL TV show

You can see our students learning and our instructors at work in our 'Flight school 'series on GoFly.Online


You will receive a 12 month subscription to our exclusive online flight training lessons, interviews and tips, to watch anywhere, any time, on any device.

FREE briefings

You will not have to decipher scribbles on a whiteboard. You will watch video pre-flight briefings in the comfort of your own home or in our air-conditioned office.


We do not charge for marking RAA exams or providing feedback.

MODERN training aircraft

Learn to fly in our safe glass-cockpit Sling aircraft for recreational training (maintained to the highest standards).

Our values

GoFly Aviation's values are Innovation, Integrity, Customer Service and Empathy.

Carbon Neutral

GoFly Aviation is the first flight school in Australia to pay a tree planting company, to offset the projected 150 tonnes of carbon emissions from our flight training each year.

What our students say...

What the judges say...

2019 finalist Sunshine Coast Business Awards
2019 Fisher Community award

Gofly Aviation has an unblemished safety record and is compliant with the newly introduced Recreational Aviation Australia (RAA) Safety Management System.  GoFly Aviation is part of GoFly Group Pty Ltd  ABN: 79630630027 

Offsetting carbon emissions
We donate over $3,000 per year to offset the carbon emissions produced from our flight training.

RAAus is our regulatory body for all recreational flight training.