Aviation Companies Profile Guide 2022

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INDEX: Aerocolour - Aircraft Refurbishment Aero Engineering & Powerplant - Engine Overhaul Aeronautical Aviation - Avionics / Electrical / Instrumentation / Autopilots Aeronav Academy - Pilot Training

Dennis Jankelow & Associates - Aviation Insurance Diepkloof AMO - AMO, aircraft maintenance DM Aviation Spares - Aircraft Parts and Consumables Dynamic Propellers - Propeller Specialists

Aerospace Electroplating - Material enhancement & restoration

East Coast Airways - Jet A1 Avgas

Aerotric P/L - Electrical, Ignition, Instruments

Executive Aircraft Refurbishment - Aircraft Refurbishment

AIFA - Flight Training

F Gomes - Aircraft Upholstery

Airbus - Aircraft Sales, MRO Completion, Support & Service and Training

Gemair - Aircraft Maintenance

Aircraft Assessing - Maintenance, Appraisals

Guardian Air (Pty) Ltd - Air Ambulance, Executive Charter

Aerios Global Aviation Adventure Air - Interior & Exterior refurbishment

Heli-Afrique - Helicopter Maintenance

Aero Engineering & Powerplant - Engine Overhaul

International Flight Clearances - Aircraft Handling & Clearance/Permit Specialists

Aircraft General Spares - Aircraft Maintenance

KZN Aviation - Executive Charters

Airlink - Airline

Leading Edge Aviation - Helicopter Firefighting and Heavy Lift Operations

Algoa Flight Club - Flight Training / Hire and Fly Alpi Aviation - Pilot Training APCO - Engine, components, overhaul. Ascend Aviation - Aircraft Sales

Litson & Associates (Pty) Limited - Aviation Safety Reviews/Aviation Classroom Training Litson & Associates Risk Management Services (Pty) Limited - Software / eSMS-S™

Aspire Aviation - Aircraft Maintenance

M and N Acoustic Services - Acoustics and Calibration

Atlas Aviation Lubricants - AeroShell Lubricant

Merchant West - Aircraft Finance

Avdex - Software Maintenance Tracking

Mistral Aviation - Wheels, Brakes and Landing Gears

Aves Technics - Aircraft Maintenance and Training

Nevergreen - Commercial Aircrafts Maintenance Facility and AMO

Aviation Direct - Airfield Information, Flight Planning & Navigation

Pambele - Air Charter

Aviation Rebuilders - AMO, Aircraft Maintenance

Property And Aviation Insurance Brokers - Insurance

AviSys - Aircraft Maintenance

Skyhawk Aviation - Flight Training

Avtech - Aircraft Maintenance

Skysource International - Aircraft Maintenance

Beegle Tracker - Tracking, Flight Following

Southern Mapping - Hangars and Maintainance

Benveroy - Fuel Protection and Enhancement

Starlite Aviation Aerosales - Aviation School, Medevac Contract

Blue Chip Flight School - Our Pilots become Captains! Border Aviaiton - Flight Training and Hire & Fly Cape Aircraft Interiors - Aircraft Maintenance, Refurbishment, Survival Equipment Cubby Aircraft - Plane sales CW Price & Co - Airport Support Equipment 2 AVIATION COMPANY PROFILES GUIDE 2022

Springbok Group of Companies - Charters, ATO, AMO. Titan Helicopter Group - Offshore Helicopter Operator Titanium Air - Aircraft Charter Velocity Aviation - Flight Clearances, Ground Handling, and Aircraft Parts

AEROCOLOUR Aircraft Refurbishment


Aerocolour cc. was founded in 2005 and has been based at Lanseria Airport, Hangar M5, South Africa ever since.

Based at hangar number four, at Wonderboom Airport, Aero Engineering’s services include the overhaul, maintenance, service, and repair of Lycoming and Continental aircraft piston engines and associated components.

We are a privately owned Aircraft Refurbishment facility in Southern Africa and have the confidence of a wide variety of Aviation Customers. Our hard-won reputation is built on excellent workmanship, after sales service and product support as well as personal customer relations, which have earned the confidence of manufacturers and customers alike. Our core business is made up of private and corporate general aviation aircraft owners as well as aviation service providers and sales companies to whom we provide aircraft refurbishment. We proudly provide the service that our clients have come to expect from Aerocolour cc. Aerocolour cc’s broad base of customers stretches throughout South Africa and Southern Africa, as well as UAE and certain Northern African countries. Aerocolour is a trusted service provider throughout the aviation industry for Respray of Complete Aircraft Exterior as well as panels / parts, touch up and repair of parts or specific areas on aircraft and various other refurbishment requirements. Please contact Alfred Maraun on 082 775 9720 for any queries and quotes.

Aero Engineering and Powerplant comprises of the following divisions: ENGINE DIVISION: Overhaul of Lycoming & Continental engines, Carrying out shockload inspections, Bench-testing of engines, Re-boring and honing of cylinders, Repair on starter clutch gears. COMPONENT DIVISION: The overhaul of all engine components, including: McCauley, Hartzell, PCU 5000 and Woodward Constant speed units(CSU), TCM & Bendix Fuel systems, TCM, Romec, Fuel pumps, Marvel Schebler carburettors, Garrett & HET turbocontrollers,Overhaul & servicing of magnetos. PROPELLER DIVISION: The supply of new & second hand Hartzell and McCauley variable pitch propellers, as fitted to piston & turbine engine aircraft, The supply of new McCauley & Sensenich fixed pitch propellers, Propeller dynamic Balancing. PARTS DIVISION: The parts division specialises in the sourcing of all piston engine, component, & propeller parts, either from local distributors or from overseas distributors & OEM. Their client base includes local & over-border operators, and owners, of piston & turbine engined aircraft, as well as local & overborder maintenance organizations. Tel: 012-543-0948 Email: aeroeng@iafrica.com Website: www.aeroengineering.co.za



AERONAUTICAL AVIATION Avionics / Electrical / Instrumentation / Autopilots Aeronautical Aviation, located at Lanseria International Airport, is an African Industry leader offering cost effective services from; Repairs, Installations, Aircraft Instrumentation Overhaul, Avionics, Electrical, Autopilots and Accessories. Our customers include Private Aircraft Owners, Charter Services, General, Commercial and Corporate Aviation, Medical Services, Helicopter Operations, and Government / Military Clients. Established in 2005, Clinton Carroll identified a gap in the market when it came to understanding Pilot’s needs, versus, realistic and economically viable options. As a pilot, aircraft owner and Charter outsourcer, and amongst other Dealerships, Garmin’s largest Accredited Distributor in Africa, Clinton fully understands the challenges in the cockpit, regulatory and certification requirements, and hidden costs associated with the operation of an aircraft. The Avionics Industry offers an array of technology, but what sets Aeronautical Aviation apart, is transparency, personal advice and reasonable costs without compromising on exceptional quality. Our clients success and safety is our priority. We pride ourselves on the fact that our Company Values are built on integrity, honesty, and service excellence. We offer our clients peace of mind, armed with the knowledge and all the relative information to enable them to make an informed decision. Contact us: Hangar 202, Gate 7 Lanseria International Airport Website: www.aeronautical.co.za Email: sales@aeronautical.co.za Tel: +27 11 659 1033 / +27 83 459 6279 4 AVIATION COMPANY PROFILES GUIDE 2022

AERONAV ACADEMY Pilot Training Aeronav Academy is committed to providing top-level flight training utilising the most modern equipment available. This not only gives our clients an enjoyable training experience but also provides Aeronav the ability to conduct flight training in a manner that ensures that student pilots will be ready and well equipped to enter the aviation industry of the future. Aeronav Academy is proud to offer a dynamic fleet of aircraft, including Diamond DA20s, Cessna 182s and the Diamond DA42 Twinstar Multi-engine trainer. The Academy’s latest acquisition is the impressive Alsim ALX-65 flight simulator. The amazingly realistic graphics feel of the controls and response make training in this flight simulator a truly first class experience. The school is based at Lanseria Airport. A controlled airspace provides students with an excellent grounding in procedures and gives them the experience needed to cope with operating in a busy airline orientated environment. Whether you choose to fly for pleasure or wish to make aviation your career, Aeronav can provide you with an approved course tailored to your needs. Tel No: + 27 11 701 3862 Email: info@aeronav.co.za Website: www.aeronav.co.za

For all your SACAA approved plating requirements

Hard Silver Plate Electroless Nickel Hard Copper Plate

Anodising in Grey, Red or Bl Black Phosphating Phosphating

We are situated at 30B, Building 98, Rand Airport. Next to Fields Airmotive. AEROSPACE ELECTROPLATING Call Des on 011 827 7535 or 063 150 1533 Material Enhancement & Restoration or Peter on 081 775 2434 or 083 208 7244 Aerospace Electroplating, SACAA AMO For all your Aircraft and Allied Electroplating and queries. 506, has been operating at Rand Airport, Germiston since 1965 and has served the aircraft industry with distinction and produce high quality surface finished products. The company is owned by Mistral Aviation Services and run by Oliver Trollope and a highly professional and qualified team of electroplaters. Our highly qualified team are available to advise you on the perfect solution to all your electroplating plating needs and solutions to perfectly re-finish your aircraft components to the manufacturer’s specifications. Our processes are approved by SACAA, Denel, Airbus Europe, Rolls Royce, Pratt & Whitney and Allison Doil. We offer a wide range of services for aircraft owners and general industry, and through our partnership with Mistral Aviation Services, we can offer engineering and NDT services. We look forward to the future with a range of innovative services to continue servicing the aircraft industry. Tel: 011 827 7535 Email: petasus@mweb.co.za

AEROTRIC Electrical, Ignition, Instruments

Aerotric (Pty) Ltd is based at Wonderboom Airport and has grown from strength to strength since opening their doors in May 2012. The Company prides itself on providing quality and reliable services such as overhauling, installing and repairing all electrical, ignition, instruments and avionics that is efficient and at an affordable rate. Aerotric is a small company with big heart that strives to maintain relationships with all customers. Consisting of seven staff members Aerotric maintains a policy of high standards and keeping up with the latest technology and trends in aircraft maintenance. Contact Aerotric on: Office Tel: +27 87 802 1347 Email: admin@aerotric.com or Richard@aerotric.com



AIFA Flight Training AIFA is the AVIC International Flight Training Academy (Pty) Ltd. AIFA is accredited with both the SACAA and the CAAC (China) as a Part 141 Air Training Organisation. The School provides world-class training from modern facilities on a modern fleet of aircraft, state-of-the-art aircraft simulators and operates from three training bases in South Africa, namely George Airport in the Garden Route, Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo and Beaufort West in the Great Karoo. AIFA was formed after the acquisition of the former Cape Flying Services during April 2011. AIFA is backed by AVIC-International, a large scale state-owned conglomerate with aviation products and technology import and export as its core business. Headquartered in Beijing. With its total assets of up to RMB 24 billion and accumulated import and export volume of US $24 billion thus far, AVIC-International ranks among the first 20 of China’s top 500 enterprises for import and export. Test Flying Academy of South Africa (TFASA) is our other shareholder, a company with long and successful business relationships with AVICInternational and COMAC in China. AIFA combines the experience of world-class instructors, the beauty of our surroundings, excellent South African weather and the passion for aviation of our personnel to afford our students a modern learning experience which will open doors to an exciting career in the aviation industry anywhere in the world. Our commitment to upholding a very high standard of aviation safety is one of the cornerstones of AIFA. Contact: Oudtshoorn Base: Tel: +27 (44) 272 5547 George Base: Tel: +27 (44) 876 9217 6 AVIATION COMPANY PROFILES GUIDE 2022

AIRCRAFT ASSESSING COMPANY Certified Fixed Wing & Rotor Wing Appraisals & Valuations Aircraft assessing Company (AAC) was registered in 2002 in response to a growing need for the regional and international aviation industry for unbiased and professional evaluations of fixed wing and rotor wing Aircraft. In satisfying the industry’s needs, AAC’s significant client base has further grown to include local, regional and international fleet owners, airlines, government agencies, corporations, Insurers, legal practioners, financial institutions, individual aircraft owners and other interested parties. All Appraisals are carried out to Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP) standards by AAC’s owner and Senior Certified Aircraft Appraiser, Paul Leaker NSCA PSCA who has carried out in excess of 4000 appraisals on Aircraft ranging from narrow body airliners, heavy lift helicopters and everything in between. In addition to certified appraisals AAC provides a broad range of technical and associated services to the industry which include pre, post and mid lease aircraft assessment, maintenance oversight , maintenance record and log book audits, post repair assessment, cost review, legal expert witness services and aircraft acquisition and disposal. Aircraft Assessing Company remains the only company in Africa specializing in its chosen field. Contact Paul leaker on: 083 310 8588 paull@aacglobal.co.za www.aacglobal.co.za

AIRBUS Southern Africa (PTY) Ltd Aircraft Sales, MRO Completion, Support & Service and Training Airbus Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd has maintained a presence in South Africa since 1994 and is headquartered at Grand Central Airport in Midrand, South Africa. The Grand Central base is home to the company’s regional Helicopters and Defence & Space businesses. As a world-leading aerospace company, Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners, military transport and special mission’s aircraft, helicopters, rocket launchers and satellites. It also provides a comprehensive array of aviation, space and geo-intelligence systems and solutions to government and civilian customers. Airbus Helicopters provides the most efficient civil and military helicopter solutions to Sub Sahara Africa customers who operate an in-service fleet of around 350 turbine helicopters,to serve, protect, save lives and safely transport passengers in highly demanding environments. Airbus Defence and Space is responsible for sales and support of military transport aircraft in service with the SA Air Force and other armed forces in the SADC region. It also supplies satellite images, geo-intelligence and space data solutions to government, research and commercial customers. Worldwide, including South Africa, Airbus employs a workforce of around 130,000 people. Contact: contact.marketing.ahza@airbus.com Telephone: +27 (0) 11 266 2600 Fax: +27 (0) 11 266 2628 Web: www.airbushelicopters.co.za www.airbus.com

AIRCRAFT GENERAL SPARES Aircraft Maintenance Eric Erasmus, the owner and founder of Aircraft General Spares, gained extensive experience in the industry as a parts sales manager at Placo. When the company closed in 2017 Eric bought the entire inventory and Aircraft General Spares (AGS) was born. We currently have quite a variety of spares including hardware, tyres, tubes, hoses, 4130 Chromoly tubing, rivets, filters, gaskets, and generally anything else needed in the light aircraft industry. We also specialise in assisting customers with hard-to-find items which will be sourced and imported according to the customers’ requirements. AGS has also opened another sector- AGS Bearings and Transmissions. Our qualified team in this division specialises in bearings, transmissions, seals, fasteners, belts, and gearboxes for any industry and any use. AGS is conveniently situated very close to the main entrance to Rand Airport (Next to Aviation Rebuilders) in Building B7: Rand Airport, Germiston. Call Eric or Hayley on Tel: 067 154 2147 or 084 587 6414 Email: eric@acgs.co.za or hayley@acgs.co.za For AGS Bearings and Transmissions Division call Dean on Tel: 067 154 2147 Email: dean@acgs.co.za



AIRLINK Airline Airlink is Africa’s second largest airline measured by flight movements. This dynamic privately owned premium, full-service regional airline operates to more than 45 destinations in 13 African countries and St Helena Island. Airlink is ranked as South Africa’s most punctual airline, with its fleet of more than 50 modern jetliners achieving a 97% average on-time performance year to date, illustrating its laser-focus on providing customers with excellent and reliable service. Airlink is an International Air Transport Association (IATA) member and accredited under its safety audit IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) program. The airline’s Leadership and Management has steered a prudent course through Covid and is now expanding rapidly to service more regional African destinations. The Airlink Training Centre of Excellence situated in Bonaero Park includes two state-of-the-art full-flight simulator training devices, one of which is the Embraer 190 simulator owned by Embraer and operated by Airlink on Embraer’s ATO Operations Specification and Airlink’s state-of-the-art Embraer 145 simulator. The facility enables Airlink to provide the best in-class training for its airline pilots, maintenance engineers and flight attendants. Head Office Tel. +27 11 451 7300 Website: www.flyairlink.com


ALGOA FLYING CLUB Flight Training / Hire and Fly We provide all forms of flying training and self-fly hire with the specific goal of making flying accessible to as many people as possible, within a friendly environment where members, students and their guests can relax after their flights. The Algoa Flying Club is a not for profit organisation of flying enthusiasts with the aims and objects of promoting flying and flying training in all its facets and to the highest standards. It’s the shared experience that helps to make the Algoa Flying Club the right place to earn your wings. We boast a fleet of Cessna 152’s, Cessna 172’s, a Cessna 172Rg, a Sling 2, a Piper Comanche and a SACAA Accredited Elite Evolution S812 (FNPT 11) Simulator, which offers Multi Engine Piston based on the Beech Baron B58 and a Single Engine Piston based on the Cessna 172RG. Contact: Telephone +27 41 581 3274 Email info@algoafc.co.za

ALPI AVIATION Pilot Training Not ‘just another’ flying academy. A childhood dream and a great passion for all things aviation led to the founding of this company. Alpi Aviation is headed by avid aviation enthusiast, Dale de Klerk, who is an accomplished hangglider, microlight, glider and fixed-wing pilot. Dale has won several regional and national competitions, becoming world Rally Flying Champion in 2003. Dale also earned his Springbok Flying colours in Rally and Precision flying from 1995 through to 2004, and continues to challenge his considerable aviation capabilities in a wide range of aviation techniques, styles and aircraft. ALPI Aviation SA was established after the demand arose for an accredited training organisation to cater for those who don’t want to be, ‘just another pilot’. The intention was to build an accredited Flight School, certified to CAA standards, using experienced instructors with an ethos of respect toward all their students. At Alpi Aviation, we value the individuality of each student, and we will do our utmost to hone their capabilities and enhance their passion. No one is ‘just another student pilot’. It is with this credo in mind that we invite you to personally experience how our broad background of solid aviation experience and expertise can take your flying career to new heights. Contact Alpi Aviation on: Tel: +27 82 556 3592 Email: dale@alpiaviation.co.za Website: www.alpiaviation.co.za

AIRCRAFT POWERPLANT COMPANY Engine, Components, Overhaul Aircraft Powerplant Company (APCO) was born in 2001 as a result of the management buyout of the PLACO Engines Division. Under the guidance Tony Rodrigues and Henk Joubert, both equipped with a wealth of experience and knowledge, APCO has earned a reputation for excellence within the aviation community. APCO’s Team of highly qualified factory and locally trained technicians have developed full in-house capacity to perform all required maintenance and turn key repair services, including bench testing on both Lycoming and Continental Engines. In addition APCO have an in-house component division, engine hose shop, machine shop, aluminium welding shop and also offer cadmium engine plating. The newly introduced NTC engine shop specialise in the repair and overhaul of many brands of NTC engines including Gypsy, Lycoming and Superior Kit Engines to name but a few. As an optional extra they offer a balancing and porting service as well as many types of corrosion protective applications, ranging from polyurethane base paints to the more lavish and durable ceramic coatings. Hangar 5A, Wonderboom Airport, Pretoria North tonyrodrigues@mweb.co.za +27 82 558 9388 henkjoubert@mweb.co.za +27 83 258 5272



ASCEND AVIATION Aircraft Sales ‘Trustworthy Sales, Airworthy Excellence’ With 25 years of experience in aircraft sales Maartin Steenkamp established Ascend Aviation in early 2014. Aviation sales specialists must not only possess an exceptional understanding of their field and products, but also of the customers’ needs and experience in aviation. Acquiring an aircraft is an emoti ve as well as a practical decision. Maartin’s market knowledge and track record is greatly respected in the industry and Ascend Aviation’s customers can be assured that they are getting the most honest, independent, objective solutions to their present and future requirements. Ascend Aviation has assembled a team with the experience and abilities to streamline the entire process for buyers, from selection, budgeting and finance, through longterm performance and cost expectations, to ongoing advice and support, thereby making aircraft acquisition and ownership a rewarding and pleasing experience. Ascend Aviation believes personal attention, relationship building and integrity is key to service excellence, and provides a comprehensive range of services to the aviation industry: • Aircraft Sales • Acquisition mandates • Aircraft Valuations • Aircraft Management • Aircraft Finance • Aircraft Insurance • Aircraft Ferry including Importation and Exportation Contact Ascend Aviation on: Tel: +27 (0)11 064 5624 Email: sales@ascendaviation.co.za Website: www.ascendaviation.co.za 10 AVIATION COMPANY PROFILES GUIDE 2022

ASPIRE AVIATION Aircraft Maintenance Based at Lanseria International Airport, Aspire Aviation (Pty) Ltd is an innovative, progressive South African Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) organisation. Aspire Aviation is the only authorised service centre on the African continent for Embraer executive and commercial aircraft that is focused on delivering a personalised experience to aircraft owners and operators, ensuring the continued safe operation of customers aircraft assets with the aim of becoming the preferred MRO. Aspire Aviation holds approvals to maintain aircraft on the National Regulatory registers of South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Ethiopia and Bermuda with more certifications to follow as the company’s team of Aviation Maintenance Engineers (AME’s) are certified to carry out maintenance on aircraft airframes, engines and avionics for a range of aircraft, including Bombardier, Dassault, Cessna, Embraer, Beechcraft, Hawker, Raytheon Premier and MC Douglas DC 3 types. Contact Details: Office Hours (T) +27 (11) 659-2150 Maintenance After Hours: (M) +27 (0) 62 850 6059 E-mail: talktome@flyaspire.africa Website: www.flyaspire.africa SACAA AMO 1135 Hanger 201, Lanseria International Airport, Lanseria South Africa

Atlas Aviation Lubricants

ATLAS AVIATION LUBRICANTS AeroShell Lubricants Atlas Aviation Lubricants is the macro distributor for AeroShell Lubricants in sub-Saharan Africa. We distribute AeroShell lubricants, greases and fluids throughout South Africa, Namibia, Botswana Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, and more recently Mauritius, Reunion and Madagascar. We also supply approved aircraft cleaners and degreasers. Our team offers personalised face to face service and support locally as well as internationally. Shell Aviation, one of the biggest aviation lubricants manufacturers in the world are constantly investing in research and development to stay the market leaders in advanced Aviation Tribology, by offering world class AeroShell Lubricants to the market. Our offices are in Boksburg, Gauteng, 8 km from OR Tambo International Airport. Contact Tel: +27 11 917 4220 Email: sales.aviation@atlasoil.co.za Website: https://atlasoil.africa/aviation/

AVDEX Software Maintenance Tracking Avdex currently renders two leading services: the maintenance tracking of aircraft and management of the administrative functions of any AMO. Our products are user friendly and full training and support are provided. With more than 25 years of experience in the industry and staffed by committed aviation professionals, Avdex strives for nothing less than service excellence. AMP is an online aircraft maintenance tracking service. It has a central aircraft maintenance scheduling system, which means no schedule building required on the client’s side. AMP’s accurate usage tracking means less down time for the aircraft and more productivity for the AMO. AMP offers a variety of helpful features: • Full aircraft status reports based on live maintenance data • Work packs • Tracking of component movement • SBs, ADs and Manual Revisions tracked by Avdex and notified to client when the AMP Schedule is updated • Tracking usage of an aircraft • Online recording of maintenance compliance AMS is a feature rich AMO administration programme, which takes care of the administrative tasks, such as: • Purchase orders, Inventory control and traceability • Labour and time sheet control • CAA and statutory reporting • Tracking cost of sales Contact Avdex on: Tel: (011) 954-1536 Email: info@avdex.co.za Website www.avdex.co.za



AVIATION DIRECT (PTY) LTD Airfield Information, Flight Planning & Navigation AVES TECHNICS Aircraft Maintenance and Training Aves Technics is an AMO company under the Nhlanhleni group of Companies. The AMO is managed and run by aviation expects who are passionate about aviation. We offer Aircraft Maintenance, Airworthiness Management, Project Management, Quality and Safety Management. We have full capabilities on B737 Classic/NG, A320 Family and Embraer 135/145/170/190. We have a team of that will tailor make the service to meet you require. Our current Customer include Operators, Owners and VIP Operators in the continent. We align our approvals to that of the client country regulations or use our approval as approved by local authority. We are based at Denel Facilities near O R Tambo Airport, with direct access to the OR Tambo flight line. We are also able to position our team at Customer’s facility or anywhere as preferred by the Operator/ Customer. We also integrate with Local engineers rated by Local Civil Aviation Authority once approved by Aves Technics quality system. Aircraft Maintenance is Our Passion. Aves Technics hold the SACAA approval AMO1541. Aves Technics, D3 Building, Denel Aviation Campus, 3-5 Atlas Road, Bonaero Park, 1619 Gauteng, South Africa. Tel: +27 11 568 7677 Email: info@avestechnics.com Mobile: +27 82 216 3980


The internet has opened the world, but for many of us it is still preferable to talk to someone who has the experience and knowledge of local conditions, right? Well, AviationDirect has been around for over 20 years, and we are in the forefront of providing airfield and aeronautical information for Southern Africa within our various products. We have the most comprehensive database of airfields for this part of the world, receiving first-hand information from active pilots and operators in the field. Our exciting range of products for pilots flying in Southern Africa are designed to make the pilot’s task easier, safer and more comfortable. Added to that, we provide excellent customer support. Products that we are particularly well known and respected for are: • The Airfields Directory for Southern Africa and • Africa, available in printed and electronic format • EasyPlan, the flight planning software for desktop/ laptop PC with Win OS, an easier way to do flight planning, print out flight logs and maps • EasyCockpit, Southern Africa’s most used in- flight navigation app for Apple or Android Mobile Devices, there to enhance situational awareness, and, together with Easy-Weather overlays of radar, satellite and winds, to provide additional safety and peace of mind • Logbooks (electronic and printed) which have been devised according to SACAA requirements. Contact Andrea Antel on: Tel: +27 11 465 2669 Mobile: (0)72 340 9943 Email: info@aviationdirect.co.za Website: www.aviationdirect.co.za

AVIATION REBUILDERS AMO, Aircraft Maintenance Aviation Rebuilders SACAA approved Category B and X5, AMO 188, based in the Showroom, Rand Airport, Germiston. Established in 1997, Aviation Rebuilders will be celebrating our 25th anniversary in 2022. Our team is a family that have worked together to build and establish the reputation of our AMO over many years, each one invaluable for their contribution to the organisation. We are proud to offer the services of our well established and equipped sheet metal workshop, approved aircraft welding facility, as well as our flight control cable section. We look forward to welcoming you and your beloved aircraft to our family. Contact Aviation Rebuilders on: Tel: +27 (0)11 827-2491 Cell: +27 (0)82 872-4117 Email: lyn@aviationrebuilders.com

AVISYS AVIATION SYSTEMS Aircraft Maintenance AviSys Aviation Systems is an established Maintenance Organisation (AMO 1089) with SA CAA, and other African CAA accreditation to perform component maintenance and overhaul capabilities under its Category B rating. Currently, AviSys is equipped to cater for our clients’ needs as per the SA CAA Approved Capability List and Operational Specifications on the following: • Aircraft Braking Systems repair and full overhaul capability with SA CAA Component • Release to Service (Authorised Release • Certificate) on the following OEM Makes; • ABSC, Honeywell / Bendix, Goodrich and Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems. • Aircraft main and nose wheel assemblies for the above makes, to repair and overhaul. • Landing Gear Repair and Overhaul • Helicopter Servo Actuator Repair and Overhaul • Flexible Hose Build-up • Engine Fire Bottles HPT, Service, Fill and Re- charge AviSys Aviation Systems is committed to deliver service excellence and quality workmanship at market related prices, carried out with years of cumulative aviation experience in our field by means of dedicated hand-picked staff members. AviSys looks forward to establishing long and just relationships with our client base, in order to meet our high standards of customer satisfaction. Hangar 17 Wonderboom Airport Email: dewald@avisys.co.za Phone: +27 (0) 83 442 5884 Fax: +27 (0) 86 618 6996 Website: www.avisys.co.za AVIATION COMPANY PROFILES GUIDE 2022


AVTECH AIRCRAFT SERVICES Aircraft Maintenance Avtech Aircraft Services based at Wonderboom National airport maintains Beechcraft, Piper, Cessna, Bellanca and Aerostar aircraft. With over 28 years of operation, the family-owned business has a vast experience in aircraft maintenance and meets the highest standards, still under the guidance of Riekert, Sr. Avtech Aircraft Services component shop specialises in the overhaul and repairs of Continental fuel systems, carburettors and constant speed units, which include Woodward, McCauley, Hartzell & PCU5000. This division is run by Andre Botha, AKA Proppie, who also has many years’ experience in his field. The Avtech team have collectively over 170 years of experience, between just four people. Avtech is therefore a wise first stop for all your general aircraft maintenance requirements. For more information contact PJR Stroh, Sr, on 082 555 2808 or PJR Stroh, Jr, on 082 749 9256. Visit them at Hangar 6 Wonderboom Airport. Email: avtech1208@gmail.com

BEEGLE TRACKER Tracking, Flight Following Designers and manufacturers of Iridiumbased satellite tracking solutions since 2002. Our devices are used for a wide range of applications, including aircraft, watercraft, vehicles, birds, animals, personnel and bespoke applications. Our customers include governments, conservation organizations, aircraft charter companies, aviation schools and private pilots. Beegle aviation trackers are battery powered and fully automatic. They are placed on the dashboard and require no pilot input to turn on or off. Position update frequency is done automatically depending on the phase of flight so that an accurate trace of your flightpath is recorded. The battery lasts for approximately 40 flight hours before recharging is required. Ground personnel are kept up to date with real- time flight progress using our online tracking portal, and optionally via text message for take-off, landing and emergency events. This assists customers in effective trip planning, whilst providing an important safety function by drastically reducing the time to locate an aircraft, especially in remote areas without cellphone reception. Furthermore, our trackers can easily be moved from one aircraft to another as needed. www.beegletracker.com info@beegletracker.com +27 (0)21 438 1888


FROM PPL TO ATPL ONE ON ONE TRAINING DEDICATED GROUND SCHOOLS STATE OF THE ART SIMULATOR 012 543 3050 marketing@bluechip-avia.co.za www.bluechipflightschool.co.za @bluechipflightschool.co.za WATO CAA 0056 PART 61 (A)ur d i t lit !

BENVEROY (Pty) Ltd – Johannesburg SA. Fuel Protection and Enhancement Official distributors for BIOBOR products for Africa and Indian Ocean Islands. BIOBOR products have been serving the entire aviation industry since 1965. Fighting microbial growth in all aviation fuels and ground support equipment, Biobor JF is the most recognized fuel biocide in the world. Biobor additives protect and improve the performance of all diesel and gasoline powered equipment used throughout the aviation industry. Biobor JF®.is the original aviation fuel biocide designed specifically for the aviation environment. There have only been two approved biocides in the history of aviation fuels. Now, only Biobor JF® is available, Biobor JF® is the only available fuel biocide around the world. Biobor JF® not only became the biocide of choice for aviation, but has dominated the marine, stand-by power, agricultural and construction equipment industry since its inception in 1965. After all these years, Biobor JF® remains the leader in protecting hydrocarbon fuels and lubricants. Biobor JF was the first and is still the best. BIOBOR EB, LUBRIBOR and TURBOLINE, are our other very popular AVIATION products.

BLUE CHIP FLIGHT SCHOOL Flight Training Our Pilots Become Captains! Blue Chip Flight School has 25 years of experience, training professional and recreational pilots from over 30 countries. Situated at Wonderboom National Airport, we provide flight training from PPL to ATPL. Blue Chip has an accredited in-house examination centre, a modern fleet of aircraft as well as a SACAA approved FNPT II simulator. We offer a web based, paperless electronic booking, authosheet and student file system. Hour building is with a difference; we host fly-aways and cross country trips that provide unique opportunities to be exposed to unfamiliar environments, and our instructors are always close at hand for guidance. There is no substitute for a personal visit. Every day is open day at Blue Chip. Better still, talk to people in the aviation industry, former Blue Chip students are in sought after positions worldwide. Contact Blue Chip Flight School on: Tel: 012 543 3050 Email: admin@bluechip-avia.co.za Website: www.bluechipflightschool.co.za

Contact Benveroy, a division of KHUBENKER ENERGY (Pty) Ltd Tel: +27 11 726 7162 ben@benveroy.com +27 71 453 1517 vernon@benveroy.com +27 79 524 1461 www.benveroy,com www.khubenker.co.za



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BORDER AVIATION CLUB & FLIGHT SCHOOL Flight Training and Hire & Fly of Aircraft Border Aviation has been training pilots since 1940. We cater for both career and general aviation recreational pilots in microlights, fixed wing, helicopters, multi engine, warbirds and other historical aircraft. Join our vibrant East London aviation community and achieve your PPL or NPL for those seeking an adventurous recreational license or launch your career and join our commercial pilot training program. We also offer conversion to type training, hour building, renewals, short field landings & take offs, instrument flight (IF) training and hire & fly. Our dedicated team of instructors work with each student on a one-on-one basis, offering them tailored training specific to their needs. We offer our training out of three facilities; Our East London Airport base allows for Instrument flight training (IF Training). Our Wings Park base is situated just outside East London and allows for short field training on grass runways. Our third base is at Queenstown Airfield which provides our students an opportunity to experience high altitude and mountain flying. We welcome any aviation enthusiast from teenaged ab-initio students to the casual weekend flyer to pursue their aviation passion. Border Aviation’s fleet consists of a Cessna 150, a modern glass-cockpit Sling 2, a Piper Archer 181, a Mooney M20, a Beechcraft Baron (BE58), a Savannah XL and Helicopter. We also offer flight simulator training as an add on or alternative to further your instrument rating. Aviation is a career or hobby that brings a new adventure over every horizon. If you are interested or would like to find out more and book for an introductory flight, please feel free to contact us on: Tel: +27 43 736 6181 Email: admin@borderaviation.co.za Website: www.borderaviation.co.za


CAPE AIRCRAFT INTERIORS Aircraft Maintenance, Refurbishment, Survival Equipment SJ Aviation offers expertise and specialized fixed wing and helicopter maintenance and repairs, spares, refurbishing and rebuilds. We offer R22 and R44 rebuilds and overhauls as well as wide range of Robinson spares. With 29 years of qualified experience we offer professional maintenance on a wide range of aircraft. Our CAA certified workshop includes Cape Aircraft Interiors with interior refurbishment, interiors and exterior spray paint, custom maid aircraft covers, including intake covers. Our services include the refurbishment, testing and sales of safety belt harnesses. We also provide rental and refurbishment of safety equipment including life rafts, escape slides, floatation gear, life vests, helicopter floats, hydro and filling of cylinders. Contact Information: Travis Roland/ Lindsay Cupido Tel: +27 (21) 934 Fax: +27 (21) 934 2022 Email: travis@zs-cai.co.za Michael@wcaeromarine.co.za Cape Aircraft Interiors General Aviation Area Cape Town International Airport

C W Price & Co C.W. PRICE AND COMPANY Airport Support Equipment CUBBY AIRCRAFT Plane Sales Based in the picturesque village of Barrydale near Swellendam in the Western Cape, Cubby Aircraft manufacture an 80% scale copy of the Piper Super Cub, with a variety of engine choices. The latest development is the Cubby Renegade which may be flown solo from the front seat and is substantially larger than the basic Cubby. With modern materials and technology, the performance has been vastly improved. The purchase price is remarkably low and operational costs are kept to a minimum due to the use of automotive fuel as opposed to expensive and sometimes hard to find Avgas. The price is dependent on the choice of engine. The Cubby can be registered as a Light Sport aircraft or a non-type certified light aircraft. Undercarriage can be either tri-gear or a tail dragger configuration. The Cubby is available in kit form, fast built and basic kit. It is also available as ready to fly or fully built, but without engine, radio and instruments

C.W. Price and Company has been involved in aviation and meteorological instruments for over 71 years. They also import aircraft ground power units and aircraft towing and push-back equipment. Based in Midrand, C.W Price are the appointed agents for airport support equipment from aircraft ground power to man portable rugged Redbox power packs for aircraft starting. They are also agents for Eagle All Wheel Drive aircraft tow tugs for regional, corporate and military applications. They are also importers of Precision Airmotive fuel injector parts and overhaul kits along with some starter generator spares. Weather stations stand alone for regional airports or their well established online VitalWeather system for remote or sms monitoring of small airports is a specialty of theirs. Contact Kelvin on: Tel: 011-805-4720 Email: cwp@cwprice.co.za Website: www.cwprice.co.za

Jean Crous welcomes visitors at his factory on Route 62 and can be contacted on 072 671 6240.





DJA Aviation was formed over 40 years ago by Dennis Jankelow and to this day remains South Africa’s foremost specialist aviation insurance brokerage, offering the greatest concentration of aviation insurance experience and expertise on the African continent and continuing to lead the market in the areas of product innovation and technical development.

With 70 years of experience, Diepkloof Aircraft Maintenance (AMO SACAA 1398) are one of the leaders in aircraft maintenance as well as the preferred choice for many clients. Now based at Cape Winelands Airport, Hanger E1, Diepkloof Aircraft Maintenance is a South African Civil Aviation Authority approved AMO.

DJA Aviation creates aviation insurance programmes for its clients that are perfectly balanced in the critical areas of cost, coverage, service and security. In addition, DJA Aviation’s long- standing and close relationships with the insurers who underwrite its products – locally, regionally and internationally – ensure that a DJA Aviation client is in the best possible hands when losses occur. DJA Aviation is an authorised Lloyd’s correspondent and has conducted aviation insurance business at Lloyd’s for more than 40 years, a relationship that is strengthened by regular visits to the Lloyd’s market by DJA Aviation’s key personnel. DJA Aviation is an Authorised Financial Service Provider (FSP No 15808) and a proud member of the iCapital Group. DJA Aviation’s social responsibility programme includes on-going support for the South African Guide Dogs Association for the Blind. Contact DJA Aviation on: Tel: 0800FLYING (0800 359-464) Email: mail@dja-aviation.co.za Website: www.dja-aviation.co.za


It is your one-stop AMO facility that offers a wide range of services that include general aviation aircraft maintenance, Non-Type Certified maintenance as well as specialized services. General Aircraft Maintenance: • All single engine Piper & Cessna & Beechcraft series • All Air Tractor, Thrush, Dromader, AG Cat, Piper Brave & Piper Pawnee • All Lycoming, Teledyne Continental engines • All Pratt & Whitney -Turbine & Radial engines. • Non-Type Certified (NTCA): • All NTCA Aircraft work - Homebuilt, Ultralights etc… • Specialist Services: • Hartzell & Mc Cauley Propellers • Licenced for complete rebuilds • Specialised Sheetmetal work • Fabric covering and interiors • Aircraft weighing • Welding • Propeller balance Contact details: E-Mail: diepkloofamo@gmail.com Nick Kleinhans: +27 83 454 6366 Pieter v Aswegen: +27 82 784 7133 Cape Winelands Airport, Hanger E1

D.M. AVIATION SPARES Aircraft Parts and Consumables

DYNAMIC PROPELLERS Propeller Specialists

D.M. Aviation Spares is situated on the north side of Lanseria, Unit 2, next to Century Avionics, Gate 5. The company stocks aircraft parts, aircraft consumables and general consumables.

Established in 2008, Dynamic Propellers specialises in the overhauling, repair and maintenance of propellers for commercial and privately owned aircraft.

D.M. Aviation Spares was started in 2011 by Daniella Mawson who has been in aviation since 1980 and in the aircraft parts industry since 1990. She therefore has extensive knowledge of parts and their sourcing. D.M. Aviation Spares’ aim is to make life easier for the smaller AMOs at the airport by holding fast moving stock. Daniella goes out of her way to source parts that others say are not available. D.M. Aviation imports parts as well as sourcing hard to find aircraft components. They provide clients with the best prices and service possible. Furthermore, they are agents for Aircraft Spruce and others. For more information, contact Daniella Mawson on: Tel: 082 576 8853 Email: dmaviationspares@gmail.com

With a staff compliment with a total of around 130 years propeller overhaul experience, Dynamic Propellers overhaul and maintain all Hartzell, McCauley, MT, Hoffmann, Sensenich and Hamilton propellers and is the only enterprise in South Africa that provides comprehensive repair and maintenance services on Dowty and Whirlwind propellers. All of which is done to the highest standards as stipulated by the various propeller manufacturers. Dynamic Propellers’ repair services are performed both in-house in a state of the art aviation engineering workshop, or in the field. Highly skilled engineers will travel domestically or to neighbouring countries and abroad to cater for customers’ propeller requirements. Dynamic Propellers is an SACAA Authorised Service Centre, AMO 1150, and is the sole McCauley Authorised Service Centre for the African continent. Contact Details: Pero Visser Tel: +27 79 492 0592 Email: pero@dynamicpropeller.co.za Andries Visser Tel: +27 82 445 4496 Email: andries@dynamicpropeller.co.za



EAST COAST AIRWAYS Jet A1 Avgas East Coast Airways has proudly been in operation at Virginia Airport since 1977, and in recent years has expanded to provide bulk fuel services to the general aviation industry nationally from our main distribution depots in Durban and Port Elizabeth. East Coast Airways prides itself in being one of the largest suppliers of Jet-A 1 and Avgas, providing cost effective pricing structures to the most remote locations. With our wide-ranging fleet our delivery capacity allows for flexibility and our sales team will endeavour to accommodate diverse delivery needs, making us one of the most competitive suppliers in the market. Our team of skilled employees have up to 35 years’ experience within the general aviation industry with special focus on quality and safety. With our dedicated team of employees, we strive to meet the demands of our customers and understand how important turnaround times are, with local delivery being 24 hours and 48 hours for remote locations. Contact: Virginia Office: 031 564 9344 Email: wanita@eastcoastsa.net Port Elizabeth Office: 041 581 4194 Email: rowin@eastcoastsa.net Website: https://eastcoastairways.co.za/ 20 AVIATION COMPANY PROFILES GUIDE 2022

EXECUTIVE AIRCRAFT REFURBISHMENT Interior and Exterior Refurbishment “Quality is our Passion”, this is the mantra that we live by at Executive Aircraft Refurbishment. We are an Aircraft Interior and Exterior refurbishment facility, based at Lanseria International Airport, quality workmanship and service excellence, combined with knowledgeable staff has earned us the reputation of No.1 Aircraft Interior and Exterior refurbishment facility. Complete aircraft exterior paint strip and resprays are done all under one roof, designing paint scheme lines, logo’s to customer specifications. We also offer a mobile touchup service to our customers ensuring their aircraft stays in mint condition. Our interior shop also specializes in complete interior refurbishments such as the refurbishment of overhead stowage bins and seating, Roof-liners, cockpit glare-shields, cabinets and galleys, wool carpets, textile and non-textile floor covering, refurbishment of seats and foam building in varying modern styles. We manufacture interior window sun- shields and aircraft exterior ground covers, EAR also re-web and re-certify aircraft safety belts. Executive Aircraft Refurbishment are the right choice for interior and exterior refurbishments of your aircraft from interior refurbishment to exterior spray painting, we do it all. Entrust your fleet to Executive Aircraft Refurbishment for a new fresh look and we promise to have your aircraft ready and serviceable when you need it.

Tel: +27 (0)10 900 4149 Mobile: +27 (0)82 547 8379 Info@earefurbishment.com Francois@ earefurbishment.com Hangar 11 (interior shop) and 31(paint shop) Lanseria International Airport South Africa, Gate 5, North Side

F. GOMES UPHOLSTERS Aircraft Upholstery F. Gomes Upholsters is a family based upholstery company. Established in 1979, the company specialises in aircraft, as well as motor vehicle, boat and furniture upholstery. F. Gomes Upholsters will refurbish your aircraft interior to look like new, giving it the class it deserves. They use only the best quality materials, and their craftsmanship is outstanding. Mr Gomes, the founder of F. Gomes Upholsters, has been in the upholstery business for close on 40 years and as such brings many years of experience and professionalism to the company. F. Gomes Upholsters provides an expert re- upholstery and upholstery service that caters to any upholstery need. No job is ever too small or too large. F. Gomes Upholsters is based in Johannesburg. For exceptional craftsmanship at the best prices, contact F.Gomes Upholsters on: Tel: (011) 614 2471 Fax: (011) 614 9806 Email: gomesuph@netactive.co.za

GEMAIR Aircraft Maintenance Gemair was started in 2007 by Andries Venter, a South African Air Force trained engineer with over twelve years of aviation maintenance experience. Since relocating to Lanseria International’s south side in 2009, the company has continued to grow and now looks after the maintenance needs of a full range of privately owned, training and charter operated aircraft. These range from Non-Type Certified Aircraft through light singles and twins and on to turboprops and light jets. Gemair is a recognised CAA Approved Maintenance Organisation, AMO number 1003, and has a team of nine full time engineers who together have a combined total of over 50 years of aviation experience. Backed up by the full time administrative staff, Gemair is able to perform all your aviation maintenance requirements. The company has expanded into aircraft interiors through the acquisition of Lanseria Aircraft Interiors and aircraft charter through the acquisition of Out of the Blue Air Safaris. Contact Andries Venter: Cell: 082 905 5760 Email: Andries@gemair.co.za



GUARDIAN AIR (PTY) LTD Air Ambulance, Executive Charter

HELI-AFRIQUE Helicopter Maintenance

For your private air charter, Guardian Air provides the assurance of absolute quality, utmost privacy, and highly personalised service. We understand the intricacies of the air charter environment and promise a seamless experience for our discerning passengers. We have a proud reputation for our professional and empathetic management of the diversity of cultures we encounter. Business travellers, leisure travellers and other high-profile people choose us for our uncompromising commitment to customer service, exceptional onboard amenities, comfort, and safety.

Heli Afrique specializes in general helicopter maintenance, upgrades, repairs, interior and exterior refurbishment and modifications, specialising in the Airbus Helicopter SA341, H125 (AS350/355 series), H120 (EC 120), H130 (EC 130), H135 (EC 135 series), BO105 and BK117 helicopters. We provide first and second line maintenance of TURBOMECA, Allison and Lycoming Engines and hold a service centre for Robinson R22 & R44 helicopters.

Guardian Air is a trusted provider of qualified, quick response, 24-Hour Air Ambulance services throughout Africa. Our dedicated fleet of ICU Air Ambulance Jets can transport multiple patients in comfort, with the highest standard of care. The vast distances, varying geographies, and remoteness of locations on the African continent make for a challenging environment. Together with our medical partners, Guardian Air has the operational expertise and resources to manage the unique challenges of medical emergencies in Africa. Contact Details: Tel: +27 11 701 3011 24 Hrs Emergency No: +27 82 521 2394/+27 72 849 1342 Email: ops@guardianair.co.za Web: www.guardianair.co.za


Heli Afrique assist with inspections, C of Registration, Airworthiness formalities and have assistance from SACAA Inspectors to issue Certificates of Airworthiness and Certificates of Registration from abroad in foreign countries. Heli-Afrique facilitates the sale of used helicopters, carry out export/import, customs and shipping formalities. We provide pre-purchase inspections of helicopters worldwide. Based at Rand Airport, Heli-Afrique holds a large range of spares inventory for the above mentioned helicopters and engines. Heli-Afrique holds the following CAA approvals: SACAA # 830, Republic of Zambia, Zimbabwe, Angola and Lesotho. We are the proven alternate ‘AMO’ to Airbus Helicopters and TURBOMECA in Southern Africa. Contact: Tel: 011 021 3866 Email: accounts@heli-afrique.co.za www.heli-afrique.co.za

INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT CLEARANCES Aircraft Handling & Clearance/ Permit Specialists International Flight Clearances are Lanseria based aviation consultants whose aim is to add value and ensure safety to international flights anywhere in the world, while reducing the stress factor for both operators and passengers. They have immense experience in dealing with all types of flights, both regionally and internationally. They assist in cost efficient and safe route planning, whilst adding a personal touch. By being intimately acquainted with Africa in all her moods, and being familiar with the vagaries of every country, they have the expertise to plan with the detail necessary to bypass avoidable inconveniences, ensuring a trouble free trip for passengers. Contact International Flight Clearances on: Tel: +27 11 701 2330 or +27 76 983 1089 (24hours) Email: flightops@flyifc.co.za Website: www.flyifc.co.za

KZN AVIATION Executive Charters KZN Aviation is an established BEE compliant multi-taskedaviation company, based at Virginia Airport in Durban North. We are licensed in terms of the South African Civil Aviation Authority and the Air Service Regulations. KZN Aviation own and operate both fixedwing aircraft and helicopters, offering a range of services that include helicopter and fixed-wing VIP charter work, contract work, tourism flights, powerline and pipeline inspections, aerial photography, vehicle searches, traffic surveillance and patrols to name a few applications. KZN Aviation has a hand-picked team of professional and dedicated staff who are available 24/7 to offer assistance, advice and provide cost effective quotations. We have vast experience in the charter and contract market and have been actively involved in aviation for decades. KZN Aviation pride themselves on ensuring that high quality services, tailormade to meet customer requirements are provided efficiently and effectively without compromising safety. Our rigorous safety standards are maintained by highly experienced flight crews and are constantly reinforced through the highest levels of professionalism and integrity displayed. Our crew receive recurrent training to ensure performance remains consistently exemplary. Contact KZN Aviation on: Tel: 031 564 6215 Melanie Simon: 082 655 7811 Email: mel@kznaviation.co.za Website: www.kznaviation.co.za



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“Sharing the passion” LEADING EDGE AVIATION Helicopter Firefighting and Heavy Lift Operations Leading Edge Aviation is an SACAA approved Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO 261) based at Nelspruit Airfield in Mpumalanga. Leading Edge Aviation (LEA) caters to numerous fields including firefighting, external lift operations, wildlife conservation and refurbishing and restoring of aircraft interiors and exteriors, including fitment of SACAA approved windows. Utilizing their UH-1H and UH-60 helicopters, LEA are perfectly positioned to meet your utility helicopter requirements. Whether you need supplies moved, wildlife relocated, natural disaster support, construction equipment lifted or fire suppression carried out, LEA are available to assist. With lifting capabilities up to 3000kg’s, we use the latest equipment and vast experience to meet our clients needs. In addition, LEA has the only SACAA approved painting booth in the Lowveld and carries out all painting using Boeing and Airbus approved products across the Cessna, Piper and Embraer and Beechcraft range. Our interior refurbishment division carries out the finest leather and upholstery work. All painting and leather work includes CRMAs for the applicable aircraft. Peter, Zeph, Sipho, Alfred and Lucas, along with the team, will ensure all your refurbishment expectations are met and exceeded. Feel free to contact Leading Edge Aviation with any queries: Tel: +27 13 7413654 Email: office@leaviation.co.za Website: www.leadingedgeaviation.co.za 24 AVIATION COMPANY PROFILES GUIDE 2022

M AND N ACOUSTIC SERVICES Acoustics and Calibration M and N Acoustic Services (Pty) Ltd is a SANAS accredited laboratory and specialises in calibrations on Acoustic, Human vibration, Vibration and DC/LF measuring equipment. The laboratory also operates according to the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Specification for the competence of calibration laboratories. • SANAS accredited laboratory • Cost effective without compromise of quality • High quality traceable standards • Trained experienced technicians performing calibrations Our Calibration capabilities include: • Acoustics » Noise Exposure Meter/ Noise Dosimeters/ Dose Badges » Sound Level Meters TYPE 1 AND TYPE 2 » Calibrators • Vibration » Human Vibration Meters ( Hand,Seat and Arm triaxial accelerometers) » Vibration Meters DC Low Frequency - Multimeters/ Clamp meter/ Insulation testers/Voltmeters With a dedicated team, we will ensure excellent turn-around times and affordable prices, while never compromising on delivering an outstanding service. Your Calibration is our concern!

Contact: Amanda Naudé email: admin@mnacoustics.co.za Tel: 012 689 2007 (076 920 3070)


LITSON & ASSOCIATES (PTY) LIMITED Aviation Safety Reviews/ Aviation Classroom Training FROM PLANNING TO LANDING: Litson & Associates conducts its worldwide turn-key Aviation Safety service from its offices situated in Somerset West, Cape Town, South Africa. L&A can be of assistance from the first concept of an aviation service in a country and the identification of suitable aircraft operators, pre-contract audits or pre-start-up safety reviews to on-going Operator operational reviews which include aircraft, airfield, on-shore heli-pad and off-shore heli-deck inspections, including providing the client with a comprehensive, professional report. L&A are accredited members of the Flight Safety Foundation Basic Aviation Risk Standard (BARS) Association. CLASSROOM TRAINING: L&A is an official SACAA accredited training organization, undertaking classroom raining in Cape Town, Johannesburg and around the world with in-house training being our specialty. Currently with the ongoing pandemic, all our courses are being held virtually with a real-time instructor, following the identical schedule we would normally use in the classroom. Our highly experienced facilitators train delegates in courses including Safety Management System, Quality Management Systems & Auditing, DG, SEPT, CRM and Occurrence Investigation. Contact: M05 building, Bakers Square, Paardevlei, Somerset West 7130, Cape Province Telephone: +27 (0)21 8517187 Email: enquiries@litson.co.za www.litsonandassociates.com

LITSON & ASSOCIATES RISK MANAGEMENT SERVICES (PTY) LIMITED Software / eSMS-S™ L&A RMS operates globally through its offices situated in Somerset West, Cape Town, South Africa. The company specialises in software tools for primarily the aviation and corporate industries. Software management systems include: • eSMS-S™ - Simplified electronic Safety and Quality Management system designed and used globally for all size operations - affordable, easy to use and available in English and Spanish. Helpdesk for ongoing assistance and training. • eSMS-S™LITE – A simpler starter option of the above system for small operators, with the option to add more tools at any time. The cost of the programme includes ongoing training. • eREP™ - An Audit report creating, hosting and tracking system. • eTEND™ - An L&A RMS Tender and Bid evaluation tool. • eFLITE-S - An L&A RMS Aircraft Operations Management system. • eVENTS - This is an Aircraft Accident database for use by RMS clients and operators for research. Contact: M05 building, Bakers Square, Paardevlei, Somerset West 7130, Cape Province Telephone: +27 (0)21 8517187 Email: enquiries@litson.co.za www.esms-s.com/about-us www.litsonandassociates.com



MERCHANT WEST Aircraft Finance

MISTRAL AVIATION SERVICES Wheels, Brakes and Landing Gears

The Merchant West group of companies provides asset finance, fleet finance and working capital solutions to corporates, SME’s and high net worth individuals.

Mistral Aviation was founded in 2002 with the aim of addressing the high cost of operating aircraft thousands of miles from the original equipment manufacturers. (OEM).

In the South African aviation industry, we finance: • New and used fixed wing and rotor aircraft • Avionics Upgrades • Engine Overhauls and Aircraft Rebuilds Merchant West offers its clients: • Tailor-made solutions which address each client’s unique needs. • Fast turnaround in the credit decision. • Sustainable pricing for the full term of a contract. For more information contact your broker or Andrew Eaton at Merchant West. Contact: andrewe@merchantwest.co.za +27(11)-305-9515 +27(82)-075-6709 www.merchantwest.co.za


Mistral continues to add to its capability and has just added Machining and NDT. Our experience has grown and we are about to embark on training of our staff to take up the challenge of new equipment. Contact Details: Telephone: (27) 81-755-2534 Fax: (27) 11- 395 1291 E-Mail: Peter@mistral.co.za Website: www. mistral.co.za Address: Safair Campus Northern Perimeter Road, OR Tambo International Bonaero Park Kempton Park Gauteng South Africa

NEVERGREEN Commercial Aircrafts Maintenance Facility and AMO Nevergreen is SACAA AMO1165 based at OR Tambo Interantional airport in Kempton Park Johannesburg SAAMO specializing in Light & Heavy Maintenance on Boeing B737 classic fleet as well as aircraft scrapping and recycling. Located at the busiest aviation hub in Africa giving us exposure to the main operators and airlines in Africa.We are midsize AMO trying to be efficient, cost effective and offering our services to all major and minor operators in the region. Company personnel consist of experienced management and very motivated young technicians happy to perform every given task. For more details pls consult our website: www.nevergreenaircraft.co.za or contact us: manager@nevergreenaircraft.co.za Our contact number is +27 10 003 3747

PAMBELE AVIATION Air Charter Pambele Aviation has its primary base of operations located at Grand Central Airport (Midrand). Pambele Aviation is a dependable air charter company operating throughout Southern Africa providing light aircraft transport services. We have been operating in the South African air charter market since 2006 and have fourteen years’ experience providing charter flights for the private and business sectors, transporting business leaders, tourists and VIP’s. The primary aircraft being operated are a Beechcraft King Air B200 and a Cessna Grand Caravan 208B. A number of light piston engine aircraft are available for smaller group sizes, or for those who are budget conscious. The passenger charter services are ideally suited for customers requiring access to remote, or poorly serviced destinations. A satellite base of operation is located at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport serving the Lowveld region of the country. Pambele Aviation holds license N892D and a Part 135 AOC. Email: fjoubert@pambele.aero OR lowveld@pambele.aero



COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL-RESIDENTIAL AIRCRAFT HULL ALL RISKS THIRD PARTY PASSENGER LIABILITY PILOT EXCESS INSURANCE Est 1997 Insurance We have 23 years of insurance experience specialising in all Immovable Property, Business and Aviation risk. AVIATION • We are pilots and understand your aviation requirements. PROPERTY • All Sectional title, Free Hold and Property Management experience. Are you adequately insured and paying a market related premium ? We offer obligation free policy reviews. Email:


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Licensed financial service provider FSP13367

SKYHAWK AVIATION Flight Training Skyhawk Aviation was established by Mike Gough (Airbus Training Captain and SA Flyer columnist) in 2008. Well established as the dominant operation in the flight training environment at Lanseria International Airport, Skyhawk Aviation offers the resources required for the successful completion of all CAA licences and ratings. We are approved to conduct the full type rating for the Airbus 320 and Airbus A340, as well as proficiency checks and ATP revalidations. Aimed specifically at developing the professional pilot, we specialise in both the full turn-key contract clients as well as individuals starting out on the road to flying for a living. Part of our services include accommodation, transport and visa services. Skyhawk is associated with the Sakhikamva Foundation, and offers programs to high school learners to expose the kids to aviation. Come and see our Boeing 737 nose section kitted out as a classroom! If you need a reality check about the sometimes hard truth about becoming a career pilot, then you can’t go far wrong by dropping in at Hanger 30, Gate 5 at Lanseria. Contact: Tel: 011 701 2622 Email: mike@skyhawk.co.za or info@skyhawk.co.za Website: www.skyhawk.co.za


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SOUTHERN MAPPING Hangars and Maintainance

Skysource International South Africa, a Aircraft Maintenance Organisation, situated at Lanseria International Airport, strives to provide its clients with only the best quality service, ensuring a relationship with trust, confidence, integrity and peace of mind in a job well done.

Operating out of our newly renovated Hangar H at Grand Central Airport, Southern Mapping, a Woolpert Company, has resources to hangar and maintain several different aircraft. The Responsible Person Maintenance, Andrew Watson, has over 40 years’ experience in aircraft maintenance.

Specialising in turbo prop aircraft we deliver aircraft refurbishments with an excellent lead time and quality maintenance including, but not limited to phase 1-6 inspections, annual inspections, airframe and sheet metal repairs. With highly skilled and experienced technicians, we strive to only deliver the best quality service beyond our client’s expectations. As we have the knowledge of the time constraints involved in aviation, we work hard to ensure we keep to a reasonable timeframe to have your aircraft ready and serviceable when you need it.ent. Contact: Telephone: +27 10 900 4300 E-Mail: info@skysourcesa.com http://skysourceinternational.com Kempton Park Gauteng South Africa

In addition to the normal SACAA audits, Southern Mapping’s AMO is audited by independent industry advisors such as SSGS Hart Aviation, Litson and Associates and Air Safety Navigators. The AMO currently offers maintenance services on the following: • Pratt and Whitney PT6 (small and large) engines and the full range of Lycoming and Continental engines. Insofar as airframes are concerned, we cover the following: • Cessna 100, 200 and 400 series (incl. Reims 406) • Piper 28, 31, 32, 34, 36 and 46 • Partenavia P68 Series Soon to be offered: • DA42 and DA42NG For more information on our maintenance and hangarage offerings, contact: Andre Wehmeyer, Responsible Person Flight Operations and Aircraft, at andre.wehmeyer@woolpert.com or +27 (0)82 652 3505.



Durban: +27 31 571 6600 Mossel Bay: +27 44 692 0006 train@starliteaviation.com

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SPRINGBOK GROUP OF COMPANIES Charters, ATO, AMO Springbok Group of Companies is a family run business with over 76 years of flying experience in South African Airways. Springbok Classic Air operates a rare fleet of Aircraft that have slowly over time become some of the last of their kind in Africa and around the world, which makes it our duty to ensure we can share these rare and historically significant machines with fellow Aviators who have a fine taste for the romance of vintage air travel. We specialise in custom Flying Safaris on our vintage fleet to destinations across Southern Africa. Springbok Air Academy provide pilot training from Private Pilots Licenses all the way up to B737 and A320 Type ratings, and Springbok Aviation Services offer the highest standard of aircraft Maintenance. Preservation, Conservation, and Education is our passion, contact us today and see what it means to be a part of our Springbok Family. Email: info@springbokclassicair.co.za Telephone: 011 824 2142 Web Page: www.springbokclassicair.co.za Instagram: @springbokgroup Facebook: Springbok Group Of Companies LinkedIn: Springbok Group of Companies YouTube: Springbok Group of Companies Link to profile video: https://youtu.be/SZVlftI-KgM

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