After catching the flying bug, Trish Mahlberg gave up her career as an industrial chemist in 1988 to become a flying instructor, then in 1994 Trish founded Horizon Airways in Mackay with one Piper Warrior.


As the Chief Instructor, Trish, assisted by the Chief Pilot, Peter Ware, an ex RAAF pilot and Civil Aviation Safety Authority representitive for 8 years lead a select group of instructors who also share the passion for flight.


Together, we've been training new pilots ever since.


We hope to soon enjoy sharing our love of flying with you.


Feel free to call in, have a look around or have a chat. We're at the office almost every day, but a phone call beforehand is advisable, as sometimes we are all out flying.


You can find us on Casey Avenue in the "Old Airport" side, right behind the refueling depot.


what we offer


  • SCENICS SCENICS See the world like only birds can!!
  • CHARTERS CHARTERS Choose between one of our aircraft.
  • TRAINING TRAINING Private and Professional Courses.


Contact us and book a flight today!

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