05 Dec 19
Tygerberg Model Flying Club
This club is situated in the Paarl region and has been operating at this facility for the last 12 years, they moved from the previous facility in Durbanville. This is another one of those clubs in the Cape that can boast with a magnificent view of the surroundings.
The club has 55 paid up members of whom the majority only fly over weekends, with one or two retired gentlemen in the week. The current chairman is Tollie Vosloo and can be contacted on 0827148111 for anyone who would like to visit this club as all paid up SAMAA members are welcome. Visitors are allowed to fly free of charge for the first 3 times and thereafter will be charged a landing fee.
The club has two magnificent tar runways of 150m and 120m with beautiful run off on either end as well as the sides. The runway area is fenced off to prevent the cows from the farm walking on the field. There is a sheltered area for the pits as well as toilets and running water. There is a separate flying site for helicopters 50m away from the main flying area.
The co ordinance for the club is 18 43 54E 33 42 18S, please note you need to contact the chairman prior to arrival to gain access at the farm gate.