14 Nov 19
Helderberg Radio Flyers
Helderberg Radio Flyers (Somerset West)
The club is situated on the outskirts of town just off the N2. The airfield is close to the facility of Boys plus Girls town (Kuilsrivier).
The airfield is stuck in the middle of a large instant lawn farm with horses and cows roaming the grass field. The club has 65 paid up members. Flying takes place all days of the week with mainly pensioners flying on weekdays and working people on weekends. The airfield has 150m x 8m concrete runway with a very nice run off on all sides which makes it totally suitable for all types of aircraft. The only obstruction is the power lines that is 120m from the edge of the runway.
The club has a very nice club house with an outside cupboard area, it is equipped with electricity, toilets and running water. The club hosts a very successful fly-in/airshow once per annum and is also the home of the Western Cape Aerobatic Association.
Day visitors are welcome at all times, please contact the chairman Michael Basson to arrange. Michael can be contacted on 0722667199. The co ordinance to the club is 18 44 26E 34 02 48S.