NEWSLETTER

BRAKPAN AERO CLUB
COPYRIGHT BRAKPAN AERO CLUB © 2017
A ero c lub for enthusi asts
Ne w sl
etter
Sep t embe r
2 0 1 7
Good m
or ning   e ve r y on e
,  the
following  e x c e rpts f r om re c e nt a c ti vit ies e ve n ts and int e re st for   y our
e nter tainment.
You w il l
noti c e  a
s
li g ht ch a n g e  in
the f or mat
to re du c e  
c ont e nt
siz e  a nd e nc our a g e  
r e a de rship.
A tra dit ional B r a kkies
w a rm
we lcome  t
o the following  ne w me mber
s
re c o r de d thi s mon th t oda te.
Dona va n W a de le y
De on VD  W a tt
S torm S tuar t
Th y s B a sson
J ust   a   small   re mi nde r, on y our fir st
visi t to the b a r
,
a  
round   of  
dr ink
s for   the
c ur re nt
memb
e rs pr o pping   up the
ba r.
T h an k s an d  ge n e r al
:
A big thanks to   those or ga niz ing   a nd   those
su pporting  
the   fun c ti ons
a nd e ve nts l a id on fo r y our fun a nd  
e nter tainment.
S af e ty:
I t h a s be e n   obser v e d
the re   we re  
a c ti vit ies pe rta i ning   to dumpi ng of   r e fu se   on B ra kkies p rope rt y .  
(
I ll e g a l
b y  
c ur re nt
c lub rule s)
.
This   ha s the unfor tun a te re su lt   of   suppl y in g  
the c ri mi na ls”
with
potential
a mm unit ion to  
throw   a t a irc ra ft
a t
the th re shol d. This
dumpi ng  
must   de sis t
im media tel y
o r  
se ve re   a
c ti on will   be   ta ke n a g a inst  
those
g uil t y
. I t would be a pprop ria te if thos e  r e spo nsibl e  would r e trieve  thei r r ubble.
Also a   re mi nde r that th e   riding of   qua ds a nd bikes on the B ra kkies pr ope rt y   is
not a ll owe d
a s it   c ould  
c ompromi se  our o pe r a ti ng  li c e ns e .
Air m an sh ip :
A ge ntl e   re mi nde r
for   a ll  
pil ots
whe n on the a pr o n
or   re fu e li ng   to tak e   c a r e   of   pr op a nd
rotor   w a sh blowing   int o
ha nga rs
.
.
B r ak k ies We b site
C li c k on the li nk a nd h a ve   a   look.
Anton  
is loadi ng   m a n y   of   the   pictur e s   not re c o rde d   in the Ne w s
L e tt e r.   The  
hit   ra te a t pr e s e nt is low so plea s e   support t he   ve ntur e   a nd   c omm e nt on wha t y ou mi g ht   li ke   to se e .
ww w.br a kp a na e roc lub.c o.z a
Clu b  F ac il ities
&  
L
oc al
E
ve n ts:
A ve r y  suc c e ssful
S how   y our
Ae rie
Da y
took pl a c e   a t t he  C lub on
S a turda y  
16th;
it  wa s
ve r y  we ll
supporte d
for  a  f irst t im e  e v e nt wit h som e  80
pil ots,
c re w a nd  f a mi li e s pre se nt. M inni e  did a r oa rin g  tra d e  with ove r 80
br e a kf a sts  a nd 50 br a a i p a c ks. 
I t’s
so en c oura g in g that the suppor t i s g row i ng  f o r both
t
he  
c lub
fa c il it ies a nd the
F l y in g  G ra c e . Muc h
a ppr e c iate d
b y  those putt in g  in t he  e ff or ts
to or ga nise
.
F or thco m in g Events:
N ot  t o b e   m iss e d !
B r ak k ies Sp r i n g
D
ay
S at u r d ay
Oct ob e r  14th
.
An o
pportunit y  f o r e ve r y one  to brin
g   fa mi l y   a nd f rie nds t o
wa sh,
poli sh
a e rie s
a nd take  e v e r y one   for  f li ps. I t will  be  a  ve r y  soci a l eve n t wit h Mi nni
e  wor king  ha rd to f e e d
a nd c a te r f or   a ll  our n e e d s
. L o
ts of
de
li c ious
food
, br a a i
s
a nd r e fr e shments will  be  a va il a ble
.
P ull  those
a e ri e s
out and w a sh em a nd p a r k e m i f the y  
c a n ’t
star t. W e  wa nt t o see  a ll  the va rie t y  o f Bra kkies
a e rie s
a t l e a st
onc e
in our li fe ti me
!
B oe in g
S te ar m an  Day
S at u r d ay Nove m b e r   the 4
t h
.
W e  a re   g u e ssi ng
a  
fi rst
i n
S A
S ome g
irls
be hind
the
sc e ne ,s
doin g  e v e r y thi ng   to enc oura ge  
B o e in g  S tea rma n
owne rs a nd pil ots t o joi n the f ra y .
The y  t
a r g e ti n g  a t
lea st 6 S te
a
rma n
s
to fl y  
f or mation
fl y  p a sts
, pe rf or
m  
ra dica l
static g round   r un
-
ups
with
dr a matic
s y n c hr oniz e d
shut downs. 
I t’s
g oin g  to be  f a ntasti c
if w e  c a n g e t them a ll  he re .
I f  the
re  
a r e
a n y  
other  
R a di a ls out  ther e  that
wa nt t o joi n
,
fl y  a nd put on
displ a y
it  would be  f a ntasti c .   S ome a re  ha rd a t wor k tr y in g  to se c ur e   a   Da k or
sim il a r
.
Mi nnie w il l
pr ovide
a ll  the c a te ring   a nd e nsurin g   a ll  ha ve  e nou g h to e a t an d drink.
S
omet
hing
not t o mi ss, t he  
r ad ical r oar  of  
r ot at in g
r ad ial s
!
Han gar age :
Ava il a bil it y   of  h a n g a rs, I f
int e r e ste d, plea se  c onta c t Antoi ne tt e .
P lea se  
c onti nue  to
pa ss on t his
infor mation t o fr iends a n d c oll e a g ue s with in t he  a viation fr a ter nit y , the mo re  membe rs a nd more  o c c upied
ha nga r spa c e   c ontribut e s to a mor e  c ost ef fe c ti ve  a irf ield a nd c lub.
Also
a
T  Ha n g a r E 9 for  sal e  f or  
R 120,000.00.   P lea se  
c o ntac t J oha n Vog e l on 083
472 6232
.
Re c e n t
A w
ay Ev e n ts
:
Two a e ri e s
, a n Aloue tt e  
a nd a  bipl a ne  r e pr e se nted  B ra kki e s at the  F ASY /
B a r a g wa n
e
t h
F e sti va l on S a turda y  
23
r d
.  The  more  we  suppo rt the  other  c lubs t he  mor e  we  c a n e x pe c t re c iproc a ti on. I t w a s a sma ll  e ve n t but  pil ots
will  a lwa y s c ha t and sh a
r e  their  e x pe rie nc e s whil e   making   y ou w e lcome . Th x  g u y z   for  makin g  it  out t o F ASY.
S af e ty C am p aign  E ve n in g:
On 28 Sept 2017, B ra kp a n Ae roc lub ha d the pr ivi lege  of ho sti n g  the Saf e t y   C a mpaig n 2017 pr e se nte d b y  
membe rs f rom A e roc lub S A, SAC AA , MAY DA Y  S A, Com a ir L im it e d a nd  ATN S . Unf or tunate l y , t he  pre se nt e r
of  W e a ther  S A c ould not  a tt e nd. How e v e r, the  pr e se ntation
wa s none thele s s brill iantl y  d e li ve re d b y   Ka rl
J e nsen,  the c ha irman  of t he  EAA .
All t he  pre se ntations  we r e  c lea r, to the po int  a nd v e r y  r e l e va nt for   a viation sa fe t y  in re ga rds to S AR, wha t t o do
whe n lost , human be ha vi or , spot  g r a phs a nd wh e r e  to g o fo r h
e lp. I t w a s al so ve r y  satisf y in g  to hea r  how a ll  the
e nti ti e s abo ve  point e d to t he  saf e t y  of re c re a ti ona l pil ots, and not onl y   c omm e rc ial pil ots, whi c h bro ug ht m uc h
hope  to t he  f uture  of th e  r e c re a ti ona l avia ti on se c to r in S A.
W e ll  done  to all B ra kpa n  memb
e rs w ho we re  invo lved in host ing  thi s eve nt ! T he  f ood, booz e , ve nu e  a nd
c ompan y  made   B r a kkies pr oud
!
R e porte d b y  our Ca rolin e  
on the sc e ne
thx !
Adm in istr at ion :
Ac c ounts  a nd p a y m e nts
the c lub i s pre se ntl y  e x pe rie nc in g   g r e a t di ff ic ult y   in colle c ti ng  outst a ndin g  f e e s and  
we  r e it e ra te la st
mont h’ s
Ne ws L e tt e rs
c omm e nts re g a rdin g  p a y m e nts and c omm it ments
owing
to t he  c lub.
W he n making  pa y ments
,
plea se  f or   e a s y   a ll oc a
ti on
,
use n a me, ha n ga r numb e r or  invoi c e  numb e r
. N
o t airc ra ft
re g ist ra ti on number .
Adver ts:
C a r o l i ne Z a l ew sk i
0 7 9   9 7 7   0 7 0 7
K in d  
r e gar d s
you r
c o m m it te e
Com m i tte e n am es  an d c on t ac t d et ai l s :
( A l s o l i s te d o n  th e   w eb s i te
www.br ak pa na eroc l u b.c o. z a
)
CONTACTS Position Contact Person Contact Number Email Address Chairman Kevin Cloete 083 272 1549 kcvm@iafrica.com Treasurer Trevor Conway 083 701 9823 TConway@fnb.co.za  Member         Apie Kotzee 083 600 0569 admin@productiveplant.com Vice Chairman Rob Osner 082 553 4726 rob@hire-rite.co.za Member        Clemens Maly        073 893 8921        clemens@skyafrica.com Member        Sam Berriman 082 902 1780 sam@3dcharters.co.za Administration Antoinette Kruger 071 542 2993 bac@lantic.net

NEWSLETTER

COPYRIGHT BRAKPAN AERO CLUB © 2017
BRAKPAN AERO CLUB
A ero c lub for enthusi asts
Ne w sl
etter
Sep t embe r
2 0 1 7
Good m
or ning   e ve r y on e
,  the
following  e x c e rpts f r om re c e nt a c ti vit ies e ve n ts and int e re st for   y our
e nter tainment.
You w il l
noti c e  a
s
li g ht ch a n g e  in
the f or mat
to re du c e  
c ont e nt
siz e  a nd e nc our a g e  
r e a de rship.
A tra dit ional B r a kkies
w a rm
we lcome  t
o the following  ne w me mber
s
re c o r de d thi s mon th t oda te.
Dona va n W a de le y
De on VD  W a tt
S torm S tuar t
Th y s B a sson
J ust   a   small   re mi nde r, on y our fir st
visi t to the b a r
,
a  
round   of  
dr ink
s for   the
c ur re nt
memb
e rs pr o pping   up the
ba r.
T h an k s an d  ge n e r al
:
A big thanks to   those or ga niz ing   a nd   those
su pporting  
the   fun c ti ons
a nd e ve nts l a id on fo r y our fun a nd  
e nter tainment.
S af e ty:
I t h a s be e n   obser v e d
the re   we re  
a c ti vit ies pe rta i ning   to dumpi ng of   r e fu se   on B ra kkies p rope rt y .  
(
I ll e g a l
b y  
c ur re nt
c lub rule s)
.
This   ha s the unfor tun a te re su lt   of   suppl y in g  
the c ri mi na ls”
with
potential
a mm unit ion to  
throw   a t a irc ra ft
a t
the th re shol d. This
dumpi ng  
must   de sis t
im media tel y
o r  
se ve re   a
c ti on will   be   ta ke n a g a inst  
those
g uil t y
. I t would be a pprop ria te if thos e  r e spo nsibl e  would r e trieve  thei r r ubble.
Also a   re mi nde r that th e   riding of   qua ds a nd bikes on the B ra kkies pr ope rt y   is
not a ll owe d
a s it   c ould  
c ompromi se  our o pe r a ti ng  li c e ns e .
Air m an sh ip :
A ge ntl e   re mi nde r
for   a ll  
pil ots
whe n on the a pr o n
or   re fu e li ng   to tak e   c a r e   of   pr op a nd
rotor   w a sh blowing   int o
ha nga rs
.
.
B r ak k ies We b site
C li c k on the li nk a nd h a ve   a   look.
Anton  
is loadi ng   m a n y   of   the   pictur e s   not re c o rde d   in the Ne w s
L e tt e r.   The  
hit   ra te a t pr e s e nt is low so plea s e   support t he   ve ntur e   a nd   c omm e nt on wha t y ou mi g ht   li ke   to se e .
ww w.br a kp a na e roc lub.c o.z a
Clu b  F ac il ities
&  
L
oc al
E
ve n ts:
A ve r y  suc c e ssful
S how   y our
Ae rie
Da y
took pl a c e   a t t he  C lub on
S a turda y  
16th;
it  wa s
ve r y  we ll
supporte d
for  a  f irst t im e  e v e nt wit h som e  80
pil ots,
c re w a nd  f a mi li e s pre se nt. M inni e  did a r oa rin g  tra d e  with ove r 80
br e a kf a sts  a nd 50 br a a i p a c ks. 
I t’s
so en c oura g in g that the suppor t i s g row i ng  f o r both
t
he  
c lub
fa c il it ies a nd the
F l y in g  G ra c e . Muc h
a ppr e c iate d
b y  those putt in g  in t he  e ff or ts
to or ga nise
.
F or thco m in g Events:
N ot  t o b e   m iss e d !
B r ak k ies Sp r i n g
D
ay
S at u r d ay
Oct ob e r  14th
.
An o
pportunit y  f o r e ve r y one  to brin
g   fa mi l y   a nd f rie nds t o
wa sh,
poli sh
a e rie s
a nd take  e v e r y one   for  f li ps. I t will  be  a  ve r y  soci a l eve n t wit h Mi nni
e  wor king  ha rd to f e e d
a nd c a te r f or   a ll  our n e e d s
. L o
ts of
de
li c ious
food
, br a a i
s
a nd r e fr e shments will  be  a va il a ble
.
P ull  those
a e ri e s
out and w a sh em a nd p a r k e m i f the y  
c a n ’t
star t. W e  wa nt t o see  a ll  the va rie t y  o f Bra kkies
a e rie s
a t l e a st
onc e
in our li fe ti me
!
B oe in g
S te ar m an  Day
S at u r d ay Nove m b e r   the 4
t h
.
W e  a re   g u e ssi ng
a  
fi rst
i n
S A
S ome g
irls
be hind
the
sc e ne ,s
doin g  e v e r y thi ng   to enc oura ge  
B o e in g  S tea rma n
owne rs a nd pil ots t o joi n the f ra y .
The y  t
a r g e ti n g  a t
lea st 6 S te
a
rma n
s
to fl y  
f or mation
fl y  p a sts
, pe rf or
m  
ra dica l
static g round   r un
-
ups
with
dr a matic
s y n c hr oniz e d
shut downs. 
I t’s
g oin g  to be  f a ntasti c
if w e  c a n g e t them a ll  he re .
I f  the
re  
a r e
a n y  
other  
R a di a ls out  ther e  that
wa nt t o joi n
,
fl y  a nd put on
displ a y
it  would be  f a ntasti c .   S ome a re  ha rd a t wor k tr y in g  to se c ur e   a   Da k or
sim il a r
.
Mi nnie w il l
pr ovide
a ll  the c a te ring   a nd e nsurin g   a ll  ha ve  e nou g h to e a t an d drink.
S
omet
hing
not t o mi ss, t he  
r ad ical r oar  of  
r ot at in g
r ad ial s
!
Han gar age :
Ava il a bil it y   of  h a n g a rs, I f
int e r e ste d, plea se  c onta c t Antoi ne tt e .
P lea se  
c onti nue  to
pa ss on t his
infor mation t o fr iends a n d c oll e a g ue s with in t he  a viation fr a ter nit y , the mo re  membe rs a nd more  o c c upied
ha nga r spa c e   c ontribut e s to a mor e  c ost ef fe c ti ve  a irf ield a nd c lub.
Also
a
T  Ha n g a r E 9 for  sal e  f or  
R 120,000.00.   P lea se  
c o ntac t J oha n Vog e l on 083
472 6232
.
Re c e n t
A w
ay Ev e n ts
:
Two a e ri e s
, a n Aloue tt e  
a nd a  bipl a ne  r e pr e se nted  B ra kki e s at the  F ASY /
B a r a g wa n
e
t h
F e sti va l on S a turda y  
23
r d
.  The  more  we  suppo rt the  other  c lubs t he  mor e  we  c a n e x pe c t re c iproc a ti on. I t w a s a sma ll  e ve n t but  pil ots
will  a lwa y s c ha t and sh a
r e  their  e x pe rie nc e s whil e   making   y ou w e lcome . Th x  g u y z   for  makin g  it  out t o F ASY.
S af e ty C am p aign  E ve n in g:
On 28 Sept 2017, B ra kp a n Ae roc lub ha d the pr ivi lege  of ho sti n g  the Saf e t y   C a mpaig n 2017 pr e se nte d b y  
membe rs f rom A e roc lub S A, SAC AA , MAY DA Y  S A, Com a ir L im it e d a nd  ATN S . Unf or tunate l y , t he  pre se nt e r
of  W e a ther  S A c ould not  a tt e nd. How e v e r, the  pr e se ntation
wa s none thele s s brill iantl y  d e li ve re d b y   Ka rl
J e nsen,  the c ha irman  of t he  EAA .
All t he  pre se ntations  we r e  c lea r, to the po int  a nd v e r y  r e l e va nt for   a viation sa fe t y  in re ga rds to S AR, wha t t o do
whe n lost , human be ha vi or , spot  g r a phs a nd wh e r e  to g o fo r h
e lp. I t w a s al so ve r y  satisf y in g  to hea r  how a ll  the
e nti ti e s abo ve  point e d to t he  saf e t y  of re c re a ti ona l pil ots, and not onl y   c omm e rc ial pil ots, whi c h bro ug ht m uc h
hope  to t he  f uture  of th e  r e c re a ti ona l avia ti on se c to r in S A.
W e ll  done  to all B ra kpa n  memb
e rs w ho we re  invo lved in host ing  thi s eve nt ! T he  f ood, booz e , ve nu e  a nd
c ompan y  made   B r a kkies pr oud
!
R e porte d b y  our Ca rolin e  
on the sc e ne
thx !
Adm in istr at ion :
Ac c ounts  a nd p a y m e nts
the c lub i s pre se ntl y  e x pe rie nc in g   g r e a t di ff ic ult y   in colle c ti ng  outst a ndin g  f e e s and  
we  r e it e ra te la st
mont h’ s
Ne ws L e tt e rs
c omm e nts re g a rdin g  p a y m e nts and c omm it ments
owing
to t he  c lub.
W he n making  pa y ments
,
plea se  f or   e a s y   a ll oc a
ti on
,
use n a me, ha n ga r numb e r or  invoi c e  numb e r
. N
o t airc ra ft
re g ist ra ti on number .
Adver ts:
C a r o l i ne Z a l ew sk i
0 7 9   9 7 7   0 7 0 7
K in d  
r e gar d s
you r
c o m m it te e
Com m i tte e n am es  an d c on t ac t d et ai l s :
( A l s o l i s te d o n  th e   w eb s i te
www.br ak pa na eroc l u b.c o. z a
)
CONTACTS Position Contact Person Contact Number Email Address Chairman Kevin Cloete 083 272 1549 kcvm@iafrica.com Treasurer Trevor Conway 083 701 9823 TConway@fnb.co.za  Member Apie Kotzee                         083 600 0569 admin@productiveplant.com Vice Chairman Rob Osner 082 553 4726 rob@hire-rite.co.za Member Clemens Maly                         073 893 8921   clemens@skyafrica.com Member Sam Berriman 082 902 1780 sam@3dcharters.co.za Administration Antoinette Kruger 071 542 2993 bac@lantic.net