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by Athol Terence
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Military Pilot
Topic: Civilian passenger unexpectedly ejected from Rafale B jet
Replies: 0
Views: 60

Civilian passenger unexpectedly ejected from Rafale B jet

On 20 March, as a twin-seat Rafale B fighter jet was taking off from Saint-Dizier 113 air base for a training mission a civilian passenger was accidentally ejected from the aircraft. The pilot managed to land shortly after the incident and his hands were slightly injured by broken glass from the can...
by Athol Terence
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Aero Club of South Africa AGM
Replies: 0
Views: 71

Aero Club of South Africa AGM

This is to advise you of the upcoming 78th Annual General Meeting of the members of The Aero Club of South Africa. The details of this meeting are as follows: Date : 23 April 2019 Time : 18h00 for 18h30 Place : EAA auditorium, Hurricane Ave, Rand Airport, Germiston Available on the Aero Club website...
by Athol Terence
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Events
Topic: The Coves Flying Carnival takes off
Replies: 0
Views: 53

The Coves Flying Carnival takes off

The annual ‘Coves Fly In’ has been a popular event on the aviation calendar since 2011. The Coves is a beautiful lifestyle estate on the Western shores of Hartbeespoort dam. This year promises to be particularly exciting. To reflect many enhancements to the event, The Coves community has renamed the...
by Athol Terence
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Entries for the 2019 PTAR are open
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Entries for the 2019 PTAR are open

SAPFA has given the President’s Trophy Air Race a ‘face lift’. The format has been changed to the new and exciting Speed Rally format that has proven to be liked by many Air Racers. Reserve Thursday 2 to Saturday 4 May 2019 at Saldanha Bay. Click on the link below to enter: http://sapfa.co.za/index....
by Athol Terence
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Events
Topic: AERO South Africa at Wonderboom Airport
Replies: 0
Views: 36

AERO South Africa at Wonderboom Airport

AERO South Africa scheduled for 4 to 6 July Wonderboom National Airport AERO SA is already more than 65% sold out and set to be Africa’s largest General Aviation trade show. This event will cover the full spectrum of services and products for the General Aviation industry. Great news, because last y...
by Athol Terence
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Aero Clubs and Flying Clubs
Topic: FASHKOSH airshow at Stellenbosch
Replies: 0
Views: 67

FASHKOSH airshow at Stellenbosch

By Charlie Hugo The Stellenbosch 2019 airshow known as FASHKOSH sold out the 5 000 tickets for a capacity crowd by Wednesday last week. The show was a mix of vintage and modern General Aviation aircraft, as well as the highly acclaimed Absolute Aviation aerobatic Team Extreme. The SAAF participated ...
by Athol Terence
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: Aviation Accidents and Incidents
Topic: Tragedy at Matsieng, Botswana
Replies: 0
Views: 65

Tragedy at Matsieng, Botswana

18 Charl Viljoen killer pilot.PNG The Matsieng Flying Club regrets to make the following announcement: At approximately 18h20 GMT on 23 March 2019 a 2016 Beechcraft Kingair B200 aircraft A2-MBM was involved in an ground impact incident resulting in the death of the pilot Charl Viljoen and the destr...
by Athol Terence
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Sport Pilot
Topic: RAASA into the SACAA
Replies: 0
Views: 57

RAASA into the SACAA

Update on the integration of the Recreational Aviation Administration of South Africa (RAASA) functions into the SACAA In 2008 the South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) designated the oversight of recreational aviation to the Recreation Aviation Administration of South Africa (RAASA) in res...
by Athol Terence
Sun Feb 10, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Accidents and Incidents
Topic: Cessna 414 crashes into a house
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Cessna 414 crashes into a house

Antonio Pastini, 75, of Gardnerville, Nevada, was flying home after visiting his daughter and granddaughter on Sunday when his Cessna began coming apart and debris slammed into a Yorba Linda home, which caught fire. Four people inside the house died. About 1.50 pm US west coast time on Sunday aftern...
by Athol Terence
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Airline Pilot
Topic: SACAA grounds CemAir
Replies: 8
Views: 519

Re: SACAA grounds CemAir

Official SACAA media release CemAir’s urgent court application to overturn the South African Civil Aviation Authority’s suspension and grounding notice has been dismissed, with costs. The ruling was made yesterday, i.e. 23 January 2019, at the Johannesburg High Court. This means that CemAir’s Part ...