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During the lock-down period (27 March - 16 April 2020 the SAMAA office will still be operational.
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:00


For urgent inquiries contact Linda Dold 083-612-7047
or Bob Skinner 083-283-1681 between Mon-Fri 08:00-17:00.

The South African Model Aircraft Association is the governing body for model aircraft activities
(also known as aeromodelling, or model aviation).


The SAMAA is delegated by the South African Civil Aviation Authority and the Aero Club of South Africa, to provide a membership service to those interested in the building and flying of all forms of model aircraft.

What does SAMAA do?

In short, the SAMAA provides a service to its members
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When was SAMAA started?

In August of 1937, the South African Model 'Aeronautic' Association was formed on initiation of Viv Gracie of Cape Town, Phil Dalgety of Durban, and Alf Yardley of Johannesburg.
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Where does SAMAA operate from?

Currently, the SAMAA has an office in Bonaero Park (Kempton Park), where the day-to-day administration functions are processed.
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Where do SAMAA members practice their activities?

There are nearly 200 clubs and flying sites in South Africa, where members of the SAMAA may practice their hobby and sport.
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What activities are most popular with SAMAA members?

By far the majority of SAMAA members, are recreation fliers (or Sunday fliers).
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Why should I join the SAMAA?

SAMAA, with nearly 4 000 members, has a collectively strong voice with the Aero Club of South Africa, and the CAA. SAMAA members enjoy direct and indirect affiliation to these entities, which offer protection.
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How do I join the SAMAA?

You can simply follow the steps of doing an on-line application.
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EVENTS TO LOOK OUT FOR

SAMAA MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE

DANIE POTGIETER – Chairman
Tel: 082 875 8228
flyf3a@gmail.com
BURT BOTHA – Vice chairman
Tel: 082 771 3485
burtbotha2@gmail.com
JOHAN BLOM – Development
Tel: 083 269 3603
johan@sxt.co.za
DANIE POTGIETER – Special Interest Groups Chair
Tel: 082 875 8228
flyf3a@gmail.com
BOB SKINNER - General Manager
Tel: 011 973 3679
admin@samaa.org.za
LINDA DOLD – Assistant GM/Secretary SAMAA
Tel: 011 973 3679
admin@samaa.org.za
JUANITA SMITH – Treasurer
Tel: 083 630 8975
info@alshobbies.co.za
ALEC GROENEWALD – Compliance

The South African Model Aircraft Association

Tel 011 973 3679
fax 086 607 8733
admin@samaa.org.za


Office 24, Building R4, Denel Technical Academy, 131 Atlas Road, Bonaero Park (Denel North entrance)
PO Box 7116, Bonaero Park 1622

Location by GPS: 26 08 41 E028 16 01

 

SAMAA INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS


 

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEES

Regular/Adult Membership - R450
Junior Membership - 18 & younger - R250
Senior Citizen/Retired - 60 + - R295