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Can I become a member?

RAFC is a non-public club that offers membership to Australian Defence Force members and Australian Public Service personnel at RAAF Amberley, as well as Air Force Cadets. The club exists to support the morale of members of the defence community by providing competitively priced flight training and aircraft hire. Each application for membership is assessed and must be approved by the committee, before applying please read the eligibility criteria below and follow the links below:


Full member (Yearly Membership)

  •  ADF members posted to RAAF Amberley (including dependents & including ADF reservists)
  • APS members permanently employed by the Department of Defence at RAAF Amberley (including dependants)
  • Current serving AAFC cadets 

Previous membership categories no longer being offered from September 2020:

Affiliate member (Yearly Membership)

  • Ex-RAAF personnel who reside in the immediate area\
  • Other RAAF personnel whose next of kin reside in the immediate area
  • RAN or ARA personnel posted to a Defence establishment in the immediate area (excluding RAN or ARA reservists)
  • Current serving AAFC civilian staff 

Honorary member (Yearly Membership)

  • Civilian contractors permanently employed at RAAF Amberley
  • Any person whose honorary membership would benefit the club
    Note: Justification needs to be provided for honorary memberships to inform a committee decision