The Australian Tribe of the International Comanche Society is an
active group within the US based International Comanche Society
whose objectives are the safe and continued operation of the Piper
Comanche and Twin Comanche aircraft.
As a member you have access to a range of benefits which include:
Access to a wealth of experience within the
Tribe in operation and maintenance of Comanches, with some
members owning more than one Comanche and one member having
owned 23 over the years.
An active Pilot Proficiency Program which is
supported & recognised by leading aviation insurers. The
objective of the Program is to facilitate the safe and economic
operation of the Comanche aircraft by supplying a sustainable
support and knowledge base in a cooperative training
environment. Repeating courses is used by members as refresher
training. All training is conducted by experienced Comanche
Issue of the International edition of the
“Comanche Flyer” and a local version of the “Comanche Flyer”
magazine which deals with local matters and upcoming events.
Technical support and assistance in locating
those “hard to find” parts.
Access to the Australian Tribe Website
Members Only section which includes
- A member Pathfinder database with all member details
- A Discussion Forum allowing open access of all members who
have questions which will be answered by other members.
- News and Events details such as Meeting minutes, past and
planned Flyin and Safari events, Comanche Flyer Newsletter and
Members other flying trips.
- Technical and Maintenance area where technical & maintenance
articles, manuals etc, are available as well as advice and
- A Member Advertising section for the purpose of members who
wish to Sell or Buy Comanche related equipment, parts or
- Extensive Aviation Links which are useful, informative and
Access to the International US website which
provides many areas of information.
Flying Safaris of up to two weeks duration
are offered most years, and usually fill rapidly, with up to
fourteen aircraft participating.
Regular Fly-ins, attracting typically 10 to
The Tribe represents 128 members and 117 of the
167 Comanche’s in Australia and New Zealand, comprising 62 PA24
Singles and 55 Twin Comanches as at 1/5/12. The membership
continues to grow as does the number of Comanches in Australia with
the continuing imports of this popular type from around the world.
Membership of the Australian Tribe is
open to all persons, not only Comanche owners, but also operators,
pilots who hire Comanches, LAMEs, etc with an interest in the
operation and maintenance of Comanche aircraft - both single and
Membership is a low cost annual fee and includes
membership of the US International Comanche Society.
If you have any queries please
To obtain Membership see
How to Join Us.