October 22, 2018

Not only was Rand Airshow a spectacular event for all the participants and spectators, it was also a day for the aviation history books. That sunny Sunday on the 19th August, an aviation family made history, as did the Harvard aircraft and the De Havillands.

the family...

October 22, 2018

Mark Jackson is the proud owner of the first civilian registered Black Hawk helicopter in Africa. Bought primarily for firefighting operations, the mighty Black Hawk proved ideal for a particularly challenging task, one that its makers could never have imagined.

Two rhi...

October 22, 2018

The PC-24 could be considered the world’s first ‘Super Versatile Jet’ as it has been engineered to be ‘off-road’ compatible from inception. Its outstanding short-field performance, even on unpaved runways, opens up a remarkable level of mobility, since PC-24 users will...

October 22, 2018

It’s an aviation Gem!

Hard work, commitment and dedication, are the success recipe for Andries Venter, owner of GemAir International. A recipe that has made a dream come true.

in Venter’s own words, “At the time of setting up the company in 2007, I lived near Hartebeespo...

October 22, 2018

Drones & Africa’s Colonial Heritage

Rwanda is proving to be the exception to the rule that African governments cannot transcend their colonial histories, genocidal post-colonial records and generally destructive government.

It is in the fertile soil of the Rwanda re-birt...

October 22, 2018

General Aviation, and in particular, the recreational aviation of the ‘weekend warriors’, has been under intense pressure in South Africa for the past ten years. The combination of a battered and apprehensive business environment, and unhelpful and often excessive regu...

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