Greg Casson Memorial - Jan Kemp Dorp (Memorial Weekend)
The venue has been moved to Jan Kemp Dorp, flying will take place on a military airdrome which is part of the largest ammunition depot in SA. The runway is approximately 3km long by 40m wide, there is a cross taxiway which will possibly serve as a parking area for trailers and vehicles as well as a cross runway (gravel) a call will be made on the day as to which will be used for parking depending on the sun. Toilet facilities plus hangars is approximately 1km from the flying site. We are in the process of negotiating the use of a tractor with a flat bed trailer to transport fully assembled aircraft to and from the hangar at night for storage.
The dates are 6th to 8th November. Hangar facilities will be arranged for storage of aircraft as well as trailers over night. For those who would like to kuier together around a fire, Friday night the club house will be available for a bring and braai, bring your own chair, crockery and cutlery etc. Alternatively there are two other eating establishments in town.
We are in the process of organising the Saturday evening braai, details will be made available later.
Entry fee for the event will be R150 per pilot this will include your Saturday evening supper, additional fee for helpers, supporters ect for the supper will be R50 pp. Payment can be made to the Jets-R-Us account please note there are two options to make payment below.
SA Bank of Athens
Ref: Your name
Deposit at Bank
Please fax deposit slip to us with your name on 0866097696.
Accommodation is available at various guest houses in town. All within very close proximity to the flying field. They have been made aware of the flying event please do your own bookings well ahead of time in order not to be disappointed. Most of these places can be viewed on google to get an overview of what is available.
The Nutshell (sleeps 10) 0823960108
Platteland Guest House (sleeps 4)
Frantelle Guest House (sleeps 8) 0827829221
Die Voordeur (sleeps 10) 0828491207/0534560220
O'Hannas Guest House (sleeps 12)
Skemerkelk (sleeps 19) 054 4502325/0827916621
Jan Kemp Hotel 0534561621
Ouma se Woonstel 0823715329
See you all there.
Boet - 0824494623