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10 Jul 16 Inter Club Fun DAY
16 Jul 16 Pylon Winter Races
16 Jul 16 Proficiency Challenge
17 Jul 16 Aerobatics at Durban International
17 Jul 16 Warbirds Day - Peninsula Radio Flyers
17 Jul 16 Scale Glider Fly inn
24 Jul 16 Vintage Aircraft Fly-in (RMAC)
24 Jul 16 Gauteng Aerobatics League
24 Jul 16 Family Day Stellenbosch MAA
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7 Aug 16 Sleep over Fly-in Cape Radio Flyers
7 Aug 16 Glider Day
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3 Sep 16 Pylon Racing Spring Races
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11 Sep 16 Air Show RMAC
14 Sep 16 African Aerospace and Defence
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17 Sep 16 Air Show Peninsula RF
22 Sep 16 Oudtshoorn Scale 2016
25 Sep 16 Vintage Aircraft Fly-in (Benoni Radio Flyers)
25 Sep 16 Heli Fun Day
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8 Oct 16 2016 Fun Fly Masters
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9 Oct 16 KZN League Aerobatics
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19 Nov 16 Pylon Summer Races
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9 May 16TRMC - Secunda


T.R.M.C known as Teksa Radio Control Model Club under the chairmanship of Johan van Vuuren and vice Chairman Herman Barnard. Johan has been chairman for the last 3 years.

The club has 35 members of which 25 are active.

The club has flush toilets with hot water showers, shaded pavilion for spectators and part of the pit area is covered in shade.

The club is situated just off the N17 travelling from JHB on the right hand side at the Trichard Secunda turnoff. The club has been at these premises for plus minus 21 years.

The runway is 110M x 6M tar, recently resurfaced with very good grass runoffs either side as well as the ends. The club has hosted various small fly ins as well as small club competitions. The club is intending to host a yearly fly/airshow similar to which was held on the weekend of 9th April 2016 which was a huge success. The club members will also do some travelling to visit other clubs.

The club is mostly fun fly orientated flying all types of aircraft with some members taking part in serious competitions.

Day visitors are allowed with no landing fee charge as long as you are a fully paid up SAMAA member.

Person to contact is Johan van Vuuren 0845002063

3 May 16Limeacres


The fourth annual Limeacres flyin was held on the weekend of 30th a

April to 2nd may. Limeacres is a small but very pristine mining town in the northern Cape situated between Barclay East and Kuruman.

The event is organised in conjunction with Kimberley model aircraft club and the Finsch Diamond mine who is the main sponsor. Flying takes place on the mines private air strip which is approximately 1.2KM long by 20M wide. The main taxi way/apron gets used as parking area for aircraft and trailers as well as pit area. The runway is situated in a east - westerly direction which means the sun is behind your back for the biggest part of the day. Airfield has electricity water as well as clean toilet facilities. There is a large hangar which gets used as storage facility for aircraft at night.

The local community flocks to the field in large numbers to come and watch the model aircraft fly. An entry fee is charged at the gate for spectators as well as for pilots. This money gets donated to the local animal shelter which uses the money for caring for stray dogs and cats in the area.

All pilots, helpers and families stay at the local IMPI hotel. On Saturday evening a banquet is held and sponsored for all guest by the Finsch diamond mine. A prize giving is held prior to the serving of supper where each and every pilot receives some sort of gift. The prize giving and gift is all based on a fun type of thing which is cleverly thought out throughout the Saturday by Owen Smith who originally gave birth to this event. Owen  is a retired Finsch Diamond mine employee who now lives in Kleinmond in the Cape, but still travels up to mastermind the event. he comes up with the most strangest reasons for the prize that is given to each competitor.

The event was attended by 25 pilots family and friends, coming from JHB, Bloemfontein, Upington, Kimberly, Kuruman and even one recently converted Capetonian attended the weekend. Majority of pilots arrived on Friday afternoon parked their trailers and started assembling aircraft. Saturday morning an early pilots briefing was done and shortly thereafter the sky was filled with aircraft. A great variety of aircraft were in attendance ranging from props, jets as well as helicopters. The largest aircraft was that of Ian Mandy flying a half size Belanca Decathlon. The smallest was an Eflight Bind and Fly beast. After the good weather we had last week we were hit by a severe cold front that was sent up Gauteng way by the Capetonians, Saturday morning was bitterly old and overcast but by lunch time it started clearing up and as it usually goes with fly ins the Monday when all had to pack up and go back home turned out to be a perfect flying day.

Avery good camaraderie was had between all pilots with all displaying a very high level of flying skills and all flying was done in a very safe manner. Only one aircraft casualty was experienced throughout the weekend where the under cart was ripped out a jet on landing.

Commitment was made by the mine manager that they will fully support the 2017 Limeacres fly in which will possibly take place around the same time in May.

3 May 16Rand Model Aircraft Club


Chairman name plus contact details

Rodney Donaldson

Cell – 082 551 5899  Work – 011 948 8555

Time in chair

30 + Years

Vice chairman Name

Zane Mannell

Time on committee

10 Years

Number of members and amount of active members

+/- 100 and 88 Active

Club facilities (toilets, water,shade etc.)

Club house, Outside Kitchen, Flushing toilets, Generator power, Showers cold, Hot when generator runs, Hobby shop, Picnic areas for families to visit

Location of club

Cnr of Swartkoppies and Klipriver road, Liefde  nVrede

Runway description

3x Tared run way, Concrete square for Pylon racing, 4x Helicopter pads

Events organised in the pass

Combined Nationals, Monthly events, Helicopter nationals, Large scale, Jet flying, Pylon racing

Future of club

To grow from strength to strength, Attract new young pilots so as to make our hobby survive in the future

Types  of aircraft flown

Pylon, Helicopter, Large scale, Jets, Old times, Cover the whole fraternity for flying RC airplanes 

Competition orientation

Very much so, especially in the large scale

Day visitors allowed

Yes they are allowed at a nominal landing fees

Other Achievements

First club to fly turbine jet models in the country

22 Mar 16Ficksburg Model Aircraft Club


Ficksburg Airfield is situated 7km to the east side of town towards Fouriesburg adjacent to the R26. The field is owned by Anita Hughes.

The runway is 1200m long by 20m wide, tar with a very good surface. Flying takes place fright at the end of the runway where the turn off is to the terminal building and hangars. The approach from the east is rather tricky with the runway running up hill. The run off at the end of the field is nice grass. The view from the airfield is stunning with the Drakensburg Mountains surrounding it. In case of a crash landing choose it carefully so that you do not crash in the enclosure where the lions are kept, you will not see your plane again.

The pilots have an arrangement with the owner to operate from the airfield. There are currently 4 pilots operating models from the air field of which only one is currently a SAMAA member. The modellers are currently in the process of applying to SAMAA to have the airfield registered as a model air field. The pilots who fly there are very passionate about their hobby and love spending time with fellow modellers. The members will also be registering with SAMAA.

Over the last three years they have organised a yearly fly in event. Pilots from various parts of SA have attended and mad use of the hospitality that was laid on by the local community.

Contact person is Johan van Greunen 0835785321 johan.vangreunen@dcs.gov

23 Feb 16Flyzone Central

Flyzone central is situated on a farm land which is leased by the club. All facilities on the field was paid for by the club. The club was founded around 6 years ago.

The current chairman is Steven Baartman.

The vice charman is Theo Potgieter. It is both their first year in these positions.

The club at the moment has 14 paid up members and all are very active.

The club is situated 20km on the southern side of Bloem on the Reddersburg road. In the past the club has hosted various annual fly ins which were very popular wih pilots from various areas of the country.  The committee is planning on hosting another one of these fly ins in due course. Watch the press for details. The club boasts with two 180m tar runways, toilets with showers, braai facilities so all friends and families are welcome to come and enjoy a day with them. All types of RC planes are flown regularly at the field.

23 Feb 16Delmas Model Vlieg Klub

Delmas model vliegklub.

Ons het nie n klub nie, is net n gesellige Sondag middag van 16h00 tot donker se saam vlieg en kuier, daar kom inwoners van Delmas en omgewing saam en geniet die vlieg en kuier op die plaas .


Organiseerder s

Gerrie Lindeque


E-pos , gj.lindeque@yahoo.com


Andre Meyer


Andre Smit


Gerrie Lindeque jnr.



Ons bestaan al 10 jaar op Delmas, plaas

Totaal is 9 lede vaarvan 4 aktief is.


Ons het n afdakkie met n sement vloer met tafels en stoelle vir x15 gaste. Daar is krag en water. Die toilette is ongelukkig so 500m weg van die afdakkie af. Daar is drie toilette met n was bak.

Geen stort geriewwe.


Die plaas is net buite kant die dorp aan die suide kant gelee




Die aanloop baan is  1km lank by 8m wyd met n gladde oppervlak

Geen taxi way, moet vliegtuie dra na die baan en onder start.


Ons het die voorreg van n dam by die aanloop baan wat n geleentheid bied vir float fly. Dam is ongeveer 500m lank en 350m breed.


Ons het verskeie groepe pilots hier gehad om te kom vlieg n fly in met nabierige vliegvelde was gereel in 2010 en 2011, en n float fly in 2012.


Om rede ons op n geregistreede vliegveld vlieg is ons altyd op die uitkyk vir lugverkeer, Hulle kry ook voor keer as ook die eienaar van die plaas. Ons beoog om verskeie naweek kuier vlieg die jaar te reel.


Daar word n verskeie soorte vliegtuie hier gevlieg soos Skaal,Akrobaties, Sport,Helis, Water vlieg en met ons laaste kuier was daar selfs 3 jets wat gevlieg het.


Dag besoekers is baie welkom, moet net vooraf reel met ons. Kan vlieg vir n klein landings fooi.


Gerrie Lindeque

Cell: 0829077492

Email: gj.lindeque@yahoo.com

16 Feb 16Langenhoven Park Flyers

Club Name: Langenhoven Park Flyers

Lagenhoven Park Flyers operates from a public open entertainment area adjacent to Lagenhoven Park. It is suited for all types of aircraft and is not a “park flyer club”. The club has no chairman or committee but the caretaker come contact person is Piet Groenewald cell no 0826460818 or email futura100@gmail.com

Number of members and amount of active members: +- 18 People, +- 10 active

Club facilities: The club has no toilets, running water or shade. Pitt  area consists of large cable drums which serves as working tables

The club is situated on the western side of the M1 and southern side of  Lagenhoven Park – S29* 06’47 E26* 09’29

Runway consists of two Gravel runways, Main runway 230m  and 130m ninety degrees to each other.

The club is not active in any form of organised events and due to the man power and location of club it will stay the way it is.

All types of aircraft and helicopters are flown at the club during the week and weekends.

Day visitors are welcome and the club is open to all SAMAA members at all times.

Ontstaan van die klub:Facebook/Groups: Langenhoven Park Flyers

Toe elektriese helikopters vir die eerste keer hier in Bloemfontein aangekom het, het 'n paar vriende hier in Langehovenpark van die helikopters in die hande gekry en na 'n plek gesoek waar ons kon leer om met hulle te vlieg. Ons het aanvanklik op 'n stuk grond net langs Langenhovenpark gaan vlieg omdat dit na aan ons wonings was.

Ongelukkig was die plek waar ons gevlieg het baie stowwerig en het motorfietse en quadbikes baie gepla en ons het verskuif na 'n stuk grond binne Langenhovenpark wat net op Saterdae in die oggend vir parkeerplek vir die Boeremark gebruik word. Daar het ons 'n helipad van beton gegooi om die stof probleem met helikopters uit te skakel en het later ook 'n aanloopbaan geskraap sodat ons ook met die vliegtuie daar kon vlieg. Hierdie area was sowat ses rugbyvelde groot en was geoormerk vir 'n skool wat nooit gebou is nie. Tot 700 grootte helikopters en petrolvliegtuie is daar gevlieg. Ons het daar vir sewe jaar gevlieg totdat die munisipaliteit ons gevra het om eerder na 'n ander plek te verskuif aangesien hulle klagtes van geraas gekry het van mense in die woongebied. Tydens 'n vergadering met die munisipaliteit het hulle voorgestel dat ons moet skuif na die stuk grond waar ons tans ons aanloopbane het. Dit is 'n groot oop area na aan die plek waar ons aanvanklik elektriese helikopters leer vlieg het net buite Langenhovenpark. Dit is 'n openbare area sonder enige toegangsbeheer wat ook deur persone met quad bikes en scramblers gebruik word. Verder aan is ook 'n area waar met 4x4 voertuie gery word. Die gebied grens aan 'n Escom kraglyn waaroor normaalweg nie gevlieg word nie. Die kraglyn is weer sowat 260 meter vanaf die N1 hoofweg. Daar is dus 'n bufferstrook tussen die vliegveld en die N1 hoofweg. In die rigting waarin gevlieg word, is die naaste geboue so twee tot drie kilometer verder.

Ons is slegs 'n sosiale groep vriende wat graag elke dag na werk bymekaarkom om te vlieg en te gesels. Sommige manne vlieg nie eers nie en kom kuier en gesels net!

Ons is nie 'n klub nie, gevolglik is daar geen konstitusie, voorsitter, tesourier of sekretaris nie. Ons het wel 'n naam! Almal noem ons Langenhoven Park Flyers.

Daar word streng volgens SAMAA se voorskrifte en veiligheidsreëls gevlieg met die nodige aanduiding van "No Fly Zones" en "U besoek hierdie area op eie risiko" ens. Die uitleg is ook volgens SAMAA se riglyne om veiligheid eerste te stel! Dit is beslis die veiligste geleë vliegveld vir modelle in Bloemfontein.

Ons kry gereeld lede van ander klubs wat by ons kom kuier en vlieg. Almal by die Tempe lughawe, wat nie 'n lugbeheerde lughawe is nie, ken die area en van hulle vlieg ook saam met ons. Mikroligte vliegtuie en girokopters besoek dikwels die omgewing en van hulle het moontlik al 'n "touch and go" daar gedoen!

Enige persoon wat die omgewing besoek, is welkom om daar te vlieg solank SAMAA se veiligheidsreëls nagekom word! Die area word gebruik op aanbeveling van die Mangaung Munisipaliteit.

16 Feb 16Central Radio Flyers

Central Radio Flyers

Current Chairman in Hansie Peens who is in this position for the last two months as he has taken over from Wynand Swart who has served on this committee for many years. Vice chairman is Johan Els.

Central Radio Flyers CRF co-ordinates is 29 11’ 25.65”S and 26 11’ 47.62”E. The club is situated on the eastern side of the M1 between Currie Ave and the Kerk str turnoff.

We are 40 paid up members and only around 20 which are active members.

Our club consist of a clubhouse made from containers joined together, which consists of a large open area, a storage area as well as male and female toilets. We have running water as well as temporary lights which are operated from a battery and inverter unit.

Our clubhouse is not the best but our runways are the best in the Free State. Two High quality tar runways 162m x 8m 90 degrees to each other with a 35 x 35 square in the middle. The club can be viewed on google earth.

We have organized pylon competitions, Free State Aerobatic champs, ops Winter Eagle, Fun fly’s, as well as Large scale competitions in the past.

Bloemfontein is located very central to all other parts of the country so we want to organize more events in the coming year to attract modellers from all over the country.

We fly all types of aircraft ranging from  .4cc up to 150cc planes, pattern planes, gliders, jets, turbine helicopters, aerobatic ,large scale, Warbirds as well as old-timers.

We are a competition orientated club, many of our members have attended various SAMAA organised competitions throughout the country and some achieving very high placing. We do have a full range of instructors as well as judges and perform proficiency ratings on a monthly basis.

Day visitors are allowed.



082 448 4800

16 Feb 16Kellys View

Kellys View Aeromodellers.

1.       Chairman:  Andries du Plooy.  Contact no:  084580 1497

2.       Time in chair: 5 years from 2010 until present.

3.       Vice chairman:  Andre Geyer  Contact no:  082 773 9287

4.       Time in chair: 5 years from 2010 until present.

5.       Members.  The club is about 20 members strong with about 12 members flying actively every Sunday.

6.       Club facilities:  The Clubhouse and facilities has the following:

a.       Municipal water.

b.      Toilet facility.

c.       Solar panel power with inverter for 220V lights and sound system.

d.      12v Fridge.

e.      Gas stove.

f.        The pit area consists of five 2.5m x 2.5m tables with integrated 3m x 3m zinc roof.

g.       Elevated under roof spectator and entertainment area on top the clubhouse.

h.      Four starting and repair tables.

i.         Pit area, clubhouse and entertainment area is protected by wrap around wooden fence.

j.        Ten 1.5m x 1.5m cement ground slabs interlaced in the pit area.

7.       Location of the club.  The club is situated in the Bloemfontein Kellys View municipal area just of the N8 going to Kimberley.  The route to the club is as follows:  Take the Walter Sisulu road turnoff from the N1.  Then drive 5.1km’s on the N8 towards Kimberley and turn left at the Kellys View board.  Turn right immediately and follow the road for 1.7km’s until the railway crossing. Just cross the railway intersection turn left and then follows the Kellys View Aeromodellers signs.

8.       Runway.Grass runways. Main runway is in the east west direction and120m x 5m long. The secondary runway on the right hand side of the club is in the south westerly direction and 100m x 5m long.  Chopper and glider runway on the left side of the club 80m x 20m.

9.       Events organized. Events that were organized at this club in the past were pylon racing competitions as well as interclub fun fly competitions.

10.   Future of the club.  This club is still a relative young club that has grown quite a lot in the past few years.  A lot was established in the past 5 years that I am in the chair and you will find a club that has grown quite a bit in terms of what was achieved with the upgrading of club facilities, pit area and runways.  This was all done with the help of club members which are very dedicated and passionate modellers.Two years back the club took the trophy for the club with the best “gees” at one of the local fly in events showing the character of our club members.

All of our club money is ploughed back into the club to upgrade the facilitiesso that we can give our club members the best flying experience to fly at.Another idea behind this is to get the club to a high standard so that it will be able host any major events like glider, fpv racing, helicopter, pylon racing, pattern, large scale aerobatics or fun fly events.  This club has excellent potential to have such an event because we are close to the N1 highway, local businesses and overnight facilities.

The club has an excellent wide open flat field area making it great for any type of rcflying. It is also an excellent area for those for those glider guiders.  You will find awesome thermal activities during the warm summer days at the field and therefore most of the club members will always have an electric glider in their cars bootfor thesetype of days.

Pattern or aerobatic pilots will also enjoy our unbroken horizon line to practice their flying skills to prepare them for competitions.

The future of this club is looking bright and with the help of SAMAA and our club members we will strive to become one of the best model flying clubs in South Africa.

11.   Types of aircraft flying.  We fly the following aircraft at the club.

a.       Electric aircraft.

b.      Gliders electric, non-electric and dlg.

c.       Scale aircraft.

d.      IC all types.

e.      Combat aircraft.

f.        Pylon racers.

g.       Drones.

h.      Large scale aerobatic aircraft.

i.         Slope soarers ( Botshabelo).

12.   Competitions.  At this stage our club members are not active  competitive pilots as we are still a young club but this will hopefully change in the nearby future.

13.   Day visitors.  All visitors and SAMAA registered pilots are welcome to come and fly or visit with us at any time. Just remember to bring your own meat with for that late afternoon braai and socialising with a great group of guys and ladies at our club.

16 Feb 16Bloemfontein Model Aircraft Club




Herman Groenewald

Contact Details:

Cell         -              0766002589         (All Hours)

0845840110         (After Hours)

Email     -              bhg@absamail.co.za

Time on Committee:

I am chairman for BMAC the past 3 years

Vice Chairman:

Ben Vermeulen

Number of Members:

We have 10 active members. Ranging from 12 years old up to pensioners

Club Facilities:

We have a club house equipped with wash facilities and two toilets and running water. In the front of the club house we have a big under roof area that we use for braai and socializing.

We have big tables for our planes that is covered with shade ports.

Location of Club:

Our club is situated on the Jagersfontein road 12 kilometers from the robot at the Windmill Casino on the left hand side.

Runway Description:

We have two runways crossing each other. The runways are 200 meters long each and 5 meters wide.

Event Organized in the Past:

We had cross country events that consist of taking off from Jagersfontein and flying back to BMAC over a distance around 80 kilometers.

We also organized weekend events where we start flying on the Saturdays and then stay overnight by camping and then do some night flying. Early the Sunday morning we start flying and then have a nice breakfast together. For lunch time we have a family braai.

Future of the Club:

We would like to attract more members to our club.

We also would like to get more interaction with the other clubs and get togethers.

Types of Aircraft flown:

All kinds of aircrafts are flown at our club from small electric to large scale gas planes.

Competition Orientation:

We are not competition orientated. We are a social club

Day Visitors Allowed:

Day visitors are very welcome and there is no access fees.


Herman Groenewald




15 Feb 16Cors-Air

Cors-Air was established in 2011 by Corrie Coetzee owner of the farm.  I have built this field on my farm because there is no proper place with decent facilities where I could take my family.  We have proper tar runways 300m long and 15m wide with mowed grass surrounding the field. The pitt area is concreted and under shade net equipped with electricity points and concrete assembly tables. Flying normally takes place on weekends but we do have various groups flying during the week. Various SAMAA sigs have made use of our facilities for hosting monthly competitions.

 There is camping facilities around our dam which we use for float flying, boating or fishing. Our restrooms facilities for men and women are very neat with showers in each restroom, with hot and cold running water as well as lights.  We had a couple of successful camping weekends but would like to make it bigger and get more of our RC friends to visit us. A small fee is charged for camping.

There is a very big lapa where the planes can be stored during the evening. In front of the lapa are concrete tables and chairs as well as a large braai area. This area is mainly used for the families to sit and relax in the shade.

Cors-Air is a privately owned club with no committee or politics. We are a SAMAA registered club and adhere strictly to SAMAA safety rules like any other club. Club membership is open for applicants to apply. Day visitors are also welcome and a landing fee will be charged. At Cors-Air we want you to come and enjoy safe flying and make good friends.  It looks like an air show on busy weekends at Cors -Air because the variety of planes that normally fly here you will see at big air shows and fly ins. 

Cors-Air is situated on the R51 Bapsfontein road where the Lynwood Road meets it. Its on the eastern side of Pretoria

 S25°55.81’   E28°29.53’

 Website: www.cors-air.co.za

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