05 Dec 19
Weskus Radio Flyers
The club is situated on the outskirts of Langebaan on the way to Langebaan Weg Airforce base. The property belongs to Armscor Mittle, the club has been operating there for the last 11 years. The chairman is Herman Wiehahn and can be contacted on 0834482148. They fall within the A.T.C of Langebaan Weg and is frequently visited by over flying Silver Falcon aircraft.
The club has 40 paid up members, flying takes place all days of the week. The club has two concrete runways, 100m and 110m. The area is fenced off to keep animals out. Day visitors are welcome as long as you are a paid up SAMAA member, they do have a country membership fee of R400pa.
The club has shaded pit area as well as two very large enclosed club house areas with electricity, toilets, running water and indoor braai. The club hosts a very successful air show once a year, they also have an indoor drifting track for radio control cars, a track for radio control crawlers and is in the process of building another on road off road track.
There is a section set aside for caravanning and camping with its own ablution facilities and electricity points. Anyone wanting to camp there while on holiday to Langebaan are welcome to make arrangements to make use of the facility. The club has access to a protected dune area on which they do slope soaring, access to this area needs to be obtained from Kinniebaas Truter on 0832655613.