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2012/2013 ANNUAL REPORT Changing lives - one person at a time!

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"Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can't practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage." MAYA ANGELOU (APRIL 4, 1928), AN AMERICAN AUTHOR AND POET. PULITZER PRIZE WINNER AND ONE OF THE MOST RENOWNED AND INFLUENTIAL VOICES OF OUR TIME. HAILED AS A GLOBAL RENAISSANCE WOMAN, SHE IS A CELEBRATED POET, MEMOIRIST, NOVELIST, EDUCATOR, DRAMATIST, PRODUCER, ACTRESS, HISTORIAN, FILMMAKER, AND CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST. SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maya_Angelou

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THE GALAXY A galaxy is a massive, gravitationally bound system consisting of stars, stellar remnants, an interstellar medium of gas and dust, and dark matter, an important but poorly understood component. The word galaxy is derived from the Greek galaxias, literally "milky," a reference to the Milky Way. Examples of galaxies range from dwarfs with as few as ten million stars to giants with a hundred trillion stars, each orbiting their galaxy's own center of mass. Galaxies contain varying numbers of star systems, star clusters and types of interstellar clouds. In between these objects is a sparse interstellar medium of gas, dust, and cosmic rays. Supermassive black holes reside at the center of most galaxies. They are thought to be the primary driver of active galactic nuclei found at the core of some galaxies. The Milky Way galaxy is known to harbour at least one such object. Galaxies have been historically categorised according to their apparent shape, usually referred to as their visual morphology. A common form is the elliptical galaxy, which has an ellipse-shaped light profile. Spiral galaxies are disk-shaped with dusty, curving arms. Those with irregular or unusual shapes are known as irregular galaxies and typically originate from disruption by the gravitational pull of neighboring galaxies. Such interactions between nearby galaxies, which may ultimately result in a merger, sometimes induce significantly increased incidents of star formation leading to starburst galaxies. Smaller galaxies lacking a coherent structure are referred to as irregular galaxies. There are probably more than 170 billion galaxies in the observable universe. Most are 1,000 to 100,000 parsecs in diameter and usually separated by distances on the order of millions of parsecs (or megaparsecs). Intergalactic space (the space between galaxies) is filled with a tenuous gas of an average density less than one atom per cubic meter. The majority of galaxies are organised into a hierarchy of associations known as groups and clusters, which, in turn usually form larger superclusters. At the largest scale, these associations are generally arranged into sheets and filaments, which are surrounded by immense voids. ARTICLE SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galaxy

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ABOUT SAWIA A MESSAGE FROM THE FOUNDER FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE. LADYBIRD FUND CONGRATULATIONS. CEO SA'S MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS & GOVERNMENT: 2013 GENERAL CATEGORY WINNER: KATE ODENDAAL CONGRATULATIONS. FIRST WOMAN VICE-PRESIDENT OF ALPA-SA: CAPTAIN MARGARET VILJOEN NETWORKING & EVENTS 10 SAWIA COCKTAIL EVENING: CELEBRATING WOMEN IN AVIATION & AEROSPACE 13 SAWIA AND PAN AFRICAN WOMEN IN AVIATION BREAKFAST HOSTED BY EXECUJET 14 SAWIA KZN TEAM &19 SQUADRON DRAKENSBURG TRIP 15 SAWIA TEAM MEMBERS GO GLIDING @ BRITS AIRFIELD PROJECTS & OUTREACH 17 AUGUST 2012 WOMEN'S MONTH CAMPAIGN 18 KZN YOUTH AVIATION DAY 19 ADOPT-A-PILOT DAY 20 INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION DAY @ MAFIKENG AIRPORT 21 YOUTH CONNECT 22 CELL C "TAKE A GIRL CHILD TO WORK" DAY 23 KHULISANI & MABOPANE HIGH SCHOOL CAREER WORKSHOPS 24 CAMPAIGN FOR GIRLS & WIPHOLD CAREER WORKSHOPS EDUCATION INITIATIVES 26 GIRL FLY PROGRAMME IN AFRICA 27 AVIATION CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS 34 2013 WAI KEEP FLYING SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORS & PARTNERSHIPS 36 EXECUJET AFRICA 37 SA EXPRESS 38 SOUTH AFRICAN CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY 39 ACUMEN SOFTWARE 40 AUTOPAX 41 AEROCLUB OF SOUTH AFRICA 42 KHUMO BATHONG 43 WONDERBOOM AIRPORT 44 IMBIZO SHISANYAMA & EUROCOPTER 45 AIR TRAFFIC NAVIGATION SERVICES 46 DENEL DYNAMICS & THE NATIONAL AEROSPACE CENTRE 47 ENEEGMA & CAMPAIGN FOR GIRLS 48 JOINT AVIATION AWARENESS PROGRAMME 49 FLIGHT TRAINING SERVICES & THE KEEP FLYING SCHOLARSHIP INTERNATIONAL TEAM 50 ADAMS COLLEGE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AS AT 31 MAY 2013 52 STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES 53 STATEMENT OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES 54 STATEMENT OF INCOME 55 STATEMENT OF CASH FLOW

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If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together. AFRICAN PROVERB

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NASA FINDS A PINK PLANET THAT CHALLENGES CURRENT THEORIES About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, coloured a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose colour has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the planet itself challenges current theories of planetary formation. This planet, GJ 504b, is about the size of Jupiter, but has several times its mass. It’s actually so far the smallest planet that’s ever been directly imaged with a telescope, rather than being observed by eclipsing its parent star. Planets the size of Jupiter appear to be quite common throughout our galaxy – astronomers have discovered many outside of our solar system. But what’s unusual about this planet is that it’s located about 4.05 billion miles from its star – about 43.5 times the distance between the Earth and the Sun. If it were in our own solar system, it would be beyond the orbit of Neptune. That’s what poses a problem for astronomers. The current model for how Jupiter-sized planets form is called core accretion theory. In this model of planetary formation, after a star is formed, it’s surrounded by a massive field of debris. At some point, comets or asteroids in the field collide, producing a more massive body. That body then collides into other bodies and gets more massive. Eventually, as the body gets more massive, its gravity starts attracting dust and gasses in the debris field. Like a snowball, the planet gets bigger and bigger as it attracts more mass. Eventually, a gas giant is formed. But here’s the thing – the orbit of Neptune is about at the outer edge of distances from a star that such planets could form. When they’re out further, the debris is estimated to be too dispersed to form a planet as massive as Jupiter, because there’s just not enough stuff out there to accumulate. And yet, there’s GJ504b, sitting at a distance much further away from its star than Neptune does ours. “This is among the hardest planets to explain in a traditional planet-formation framework,” researcher Markus Janson said in a press release. “Its discovery implies that we need to seriously consider alternative formation theories, or perhaps to reassess some of the basic assumptions in the core-accretion theory.” Earlier this year, astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope found what they believe to be a planet around the star TW Hydrae. That planet, too, exists further out from its parents star and is much younger than current planetary formation theories would predict. Thanks to these observations, astronomers are learning a lot more about planets outside of our solar system. And in the process, they may end up having to re-think how those planets developed. ARTICLE SOURCE: http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2013/08/09/nasa-finds-a-pink-planet-that-challenges-current-theories/

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ABOUT SAWIA Our members have also been coming up with innovative ideas to give back. Of note is the ladybird scholarship fund that was started by Amanda Kandawire.We hope that the scholarship can change SAWIA was established in 2009 someone’s liveas a non-profit organisation (Reg # NPO 089-579) dedicated to the empowerment of women in the aviation and aerospace industry in the SADC (Southern African Development Community) region. The organisation seeks to be the primary resource point for both established and aspiring female aviation professionals in the SADC region.

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Research of the demographics of the SADC aviation sector region has shown the lack of equitable representation of women at every level in the To industry. gavethank rise toyou the need for ancontinued organisation such as to SAWIA provide bothYour aspiring and established the This board, for your support the to organisation. contribution is female aviators, technicians, professionals and executives with a representative body, a support structure and an easily accessible reference point. acknowledged and valued. To the donors and supporters. I would like to express my sincere e

gratitude for your continued financial support.

SAWIA created a forum that allows access to more experienced industry professionals, affording aspiring aviators the chance to exchange ideas, network and develop relationships crucial to career success.

Lastly I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the SAWIA team for giving their time and

SAWIA initiated the Girl Fly Programme (GFPA), an educational and information programme high school quote learners that outstanding delivery inofAfrica the programmes. To the team, I will leave you withforEmerson’s “To have an interest in the aviation and aerospace industry. GFPA is designed to expose girls and the general public to aviation and know even one life has breathed easier because you lived. to have succeeded.” ~ Ralph aersopace, while honouring and recognising the achievements of women in have aviation andThis spaceisexploration.

VISION

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founder To make aviation SAWIA a viable and accessible career choice for women.

OBJECTIVESRefilwe Ledwaba >> >> >> >>

Establish an industry-wide network platform to connect women in aviation and aerospace. Mentor and educate to provide support to women in aviation and aerospace. Annual report (comments) Facilitate access to funding for skills development. Establish partnerships strategicvalue stakeholders. Removewith SAWIA’s proposition. And add the following:-

STRATEGY

SAWIA Group structure

INFORM | MOTIVATE | CONNECT | INSPIRE

Although the primary objective of SAWIA is the advancement of women in aviation, we

acknowledge the importance of reaching and connecting women and men to ensure we work together SAWIA GROUP STRUCTURE toward a common a goal: a better aviation industry for all. There are five divisions of the SAWIA

Although the primary objective of SAWIA is the advancement of women in aviation, we acknowledge the importance of reaching and connecting women and men to ensure we work together toward a common a goal: a better aviation industryGroup:for all. There are five divisions of SAWIA:

SAWIA Outreach

SAWIA GFPA

SAWIA Scholarships

SAWIA Connect

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A MESSAGE FROM THE FOUNDER REFILWE LEDWABA

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed it’s the only thing that ever has." MARGARET MEAD (1902 –1978), CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGIST I take great pleasure in presenting the second annual report of Southern African Women in Aviation and Aerospace Industry (SAWIA), a registered non-profit organisation (NPO) and public benefit organisation (PBO) dedicated to the empowerment of women in aviation and aerospace. It is heartening to have witnessed the inconceivable growth of the organisation over the past four years, despite some challenges. During the past financial year, SAWIA experienced some changes and weathered a few storms. Amid these challenges, we continued to deliver on our promise to inform, connect, motivate and inspire the next generation. Even more remarkable was the emergence of a vibrant team of young resilient individuals who dedicated time and resources to ensure the successful running of our exciting programmes. I am particularly pleased with our allocation of resources in this financial year, with the majority of our funds being spent on scholarships and projects (see Figure 1 and 2) and our financial reports. 12%

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NETWORKING EVENTS

Our successes during the period under review includes the launch of our Smooth Landing newsletter and first fundraising initiative which were both a huge success. The theme of the event was Celebrating Women in Aviation and Aerospace, and attracted industry professionals and companies.

OUTREACH PROGRAMMES

Through partnering with different organisations we were able to reach more than 5000 learners.

SCHOLARSHIPS

One of our notable first-time achievements was sending two SAWIA scholarship winners (and members) to attend the Women in Aviation International Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. It was a great success.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Throughout the year SAWIA members continued to excel in their chosen profession with some obtaining dual rating (Helicopter and fixed wing commercial pilot licenses). I would like to congratulate Kate Odendaal for winning the CEO's Most Influential Woman in Government and Business General Award; and Captain Margaret Viljoen for her historical election as the first woman Vice President of ALPA-SA (read more about their achievements on pages 7 and 8).

WHAT TO LOOK FORWARD TO Figure 1. REVENUE & GAINS Public contributions and donations

Fundraising

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SAWIA members have been contributing innovative ideas on how to give back. One such idea is the Ladybird Scholarship Fund. It is my hope that this new scholarship will change someone’s life for the better.

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To the Board of Advisors, I thank you for your continued support of SAWIA. Your immense contribution is acknowledged and truly treasured. To the SAWIA donors and supporters, I express my heartfelt gratitude for your continued support and financial contribution.

General Admin

Lastly, thank you to team SAWIA for your selfless, immeasurable giving and efforts. Thank you for your passion for youth development. You are the heart, without which SAWIA cannot exist. I will leave you with Ralph Waldo Emerson’s sublime quote: “To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

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Figure 2. EXPENSES Scholarships

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FUNDRAISING INITIATIVE LADYBIRD FUND

The LadyBird Fierce and Flying Fund is a SAWIA fundraising intiative. Through the sale of the 2014 SAWIA Calendar, the funds raised provide a scholarship for an aspiring aviatrix to further their flying career. Contact Amanda at marketing@sawia.org to order a calendar.

2014 SAWIA LADYBIRD FUND CALENDAR ORDER FORM Date: PERSONAL DETAILS Name

Telephone #

Email Address (to confirm order) Postal Address

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Postal Code ORDER DETAILS Item

Quantity

Unit Price

2014 SAWIA Calendar

ZAR200.00 Sub Total Postage & Area TOTAL

Postage costs: Domestic (R10)

Africa (R30)

International (R50)

POSTAL ADDRESS # PO Box 6931, Greenstone, Johannesburg, 1616, South Africa WEBSITE www.sawia.org FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/SAWIA.org BLOG www.southernafricanwomeninaviation.blogspot.com GENERAL ENQUIRIES info@sawia.org NON-PROFIT ORGANISATION (Reg. # NPO 089-579) PUBLIC BENEFIT ORGANISATION (PBO 930038942)

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CONGRATULATIONS

CEO SA'S MOST INFLUENTIAL WOMEN IN BUSINESS & GOVERNMENT 2013 GENERAL CATEGORY WINNER: KATE ODENDAAL

KATE ODENDAAL: An influential aviatrix

ABOVE: Kate Odendaal, a member of the SAWIA Board of Advisors and Director of Training and Chief Flying Instructor at Starlite Aviation Group. LEFT: Klara Fouché, Sales Director of Starlite Aero Sales, Karl Kebert, Starlite's Executive Director and Kate Odendaal, Starlite's Director of Training and Chief Flying Instructor - winner of the 2013 MIWB Aviation, Aerospace and Defence award.

The ‘Most Influential Women in Business and Government’ Awards took place at the Gallagher Estate Conference Centre in Johannesburg on the 31st of July, and Starlite Aviation is extremely proud to announce the achievements of our illustrious ladies. Kate Odendaal, Director of Training, won the prestigious General Services category, with Starlite’s Laura Ilunga also nabbing the runner-up spot! Our management and staff would like to take this opportunity to express our congratulations to Kate and Laura, who deserve this outstanding recognition. Getting to the final stage of the awards is no mean feat, with an extensive judging process that takes no prisoners. After a call for nominations was sent out, more than 1,000 were received for the South African leg. These were then filtered to remove incorrect forms, and three judges each reviewed 201 CVs. The panel of judges then selected up to five semi-finalists in each sector, and of the 98 submitted, 60 finalists were chosen. Each finalist was invited to a face-to-face video conference with Chairperson Yvonne Finch (with all being asked the same set of questions) and the final judging panel reviewed the

footage from each one – every judging panel consisted of leaders from different industries in order to ensure fairness. Winners were then picked based on their nomination forms and interviews. Finalists from sectors as diverse as Health Care, Agriculture, Sport, Finance, Arts and Culture, Education and Government were featured, and highly esteemed women spoke at the awards ceremony. Annelize Wepner, the Chief Executive of CEO Holdings, emphasised an important milestone in the history of the programme – the inclusion of nominees from all over Africa. Dr. Nkosazana Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union Commission and ex-Minister of Health, was a keynote speaker, as was Tsietsi Mokhele, CEO of the SA Maritime Safety Authority. Master of Ceremonies for the evening was Derek Watts, well known to all South Africans for his 25 years of journalism. Major partners in the event were SAMSA, Mercedes Benz, SAA, Michel Herbelin, Air Mauritius, UNISA’s Graduate School of Business, SBL, and another 18 partners in excellence. ARTICLE SOURCE: http://helihub.com/2013/08/14/starlite-takes-1st-prize-in-influentialwomen-awards/ View Kate's profile at Starlite Aviation: www.starliteaviation.com/training/kate-odendaal

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CONGRATULATIONS

FIRST WOMAN VICE-PRESIDENT OF ALPA-SA CAPTAIN MARGARET VILJOEN

CAPTAIN MARGARET VILJOEN:

Serving the South African aviation industry with distinction Captain Margaret Parr Viljoen matriculated from Sandringham High School in 1984, and in 1987 started work as a charter coordinator for National Airways Corporation. It was during this time that she decided that she would rather be flying, and in January 1988 she started her PPL at the East Rand Flying Club in Springs. She passed her PPL test in June 1989, and passed the Commercial Licence theory exams in October 1989. In December 1989 South African Airways advertised for candidates for their very first Cadet Pilot Training scheme. Margaret applied, and was one of 10 successful candidates. She completed her CPL training with SAA in September 1990, and was then offered her first job flying King Air 200s for National Airlines on their scheduled services, eventually moving over to the charter section of National Airways to fly Barons and King Air 200s.

In March 1996 Margaret joined Comair as a First Officer on ATR42s, moving over to the right hand seat of the Boeing 727-200 in September 1997. In March 2000, Margaret was offered her Command on Boeing 727s. The B727s were retired from service in 2003, and she moved over to the Boeing 737 fleet. At much the same time, Margaret was appointed as a Check Captain for Comair. During this time Margaret served on the Committee of the Comair Pilots’ Association (CPA), becoming Chairman of the association in August 2004. Margaret was also awarded the first FEDUSA Woman of the Year award in 2003. In early 2006, a seat on the National Executive Committee of Airline Pilots’ Association South Africa (ALPA-SA) became vacant, and Margaret was elected to the position, ending her term as Chairman of the CPA. Margaret has been involved with the Critical Incident Response Programme with ALPA for some years, and recently represented ALPA during the Civil Aviation Authority’s publicity programme, to raise awareness amongst the general public about the use and misuse of laser pointers. Margaret has worked closely with the Civil Aviation Authority on other projects, namely assisting on the sub-committee tasked with rewriting the regulations, and serving as a panel member of the Aeromedical Committee from 2010 to 2012. In October 2013, Margaret was elected as Vice-President of ALPA-SA, the first woman in its history. ALPA-SA: www.alpa.co.za

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PHOTOGRAPHER: Christo Crous

"When I climb into that plane, I just focus on the leader and the task at hand." MAJOR HEYBRECH VAN NIEKERK, A DECORATED OFFICER OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE, MADE HISTORY AS THE FIRST FEMALE TO FLY AS A MEMBER OF THE SILVER FALCONS, IN AUGUST 2010, AND VALIDATED AS FALCON 2 OF TEAM 71 IN MARCH 2011. SHE FLEW AS FALCON 2 IN TEAM 71 AND 72 AND AS FALCON 4 IN TEAM 73. SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Falcons

SILVER FALCONS The Silver Falcons is the aerobatic display team of the South African Air Force. Based at Air Force Base Langebaanweg near Cape Town, the Silver Falcons fly the Pilatus PC-7 Mk II Astra, the basic trainer of the SA Air Force in a 5-ship routine. The main purpose of the Silver Falcons is to enhance the image of the South African Air Force, encourage recruitment and instill national pride through public display. Originally formed in 1946 as the Bumbling Bees and flying the T-6 Harvard and then the de Havilland Vampire. The Bumbling Bees flew a 4 ship formation and made a name for themselves by regularly taking part in South African airshows. The team disbanded in the late 1950s leaving a gap in South African aviation. During 1966 the Aermacchi MB-326 "Impala" arrived and the Bumbling Bees were reinstated under the command of Colonel Chris Prins. The Silver Falcons were based at Air Force Base Langebaanweg on the West Coast of South Africa, near Cape Town. The team went from strength to strength and the idea to change the name to a more bilingual sounding name came about. The Silver Falcons ("Die Silwer Valke" in Afrikaans) team was founded and gave their first display in November 1967 at the opening of the Atlas Aircraft Corporation. During 1986, under the command of Commandant Dave Knoesen, the team was expanded to a 5 ship to bring about more exciting display postures and to include a solo display. The aircraft were also painted in orange, white and blue to represent the then current South African flag. The Silver Falcons operated from Langebaanweg until the early 1990s, when all the Impala training was moved to Air Force Base Hoedspruit, in the Lowveld region of South Africa, and formed part of 85 Combat Flying School. During 1994 with a new national flag, the aircraft were repainted to represent the colours of the SA Air Force: blue, light blue and white. The Silver Falcons continued to operate from Hoedspruit until in 1998, the Silver Falcons moved to AFB Langebaanweg and commenced training in the Pilatus Astra. The decision was partly made due to the shortage of flying instructors at 85 CFS and also to display the new turbo-prop trainer to the nation. During this move, the team was once again reduced to a 4 ship. For nine years, the team flew in the standard red and white paint scheme of the Astra fleet. In 2008, 6 of the Astras were repainted in a unique blue and white livery and the team was expanded to a 5-ship again. Paint for the respray was donated by a local paint supplier, First African Paints. The first display in the new livery was flown at the Africa Aerospace and Defense Expo at AFB Ysterplaat in September 2008. ARTICLE SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silver_Falcons

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NETWORKING & EVENTS SAWIA COCKTAIL EVENING & NEWSLETTER LAUNCH CELEBRATING WOMEN IN AVIATION & AEROSPACE

SAWIA hosted a fun networking evening where we launched our Smooth Landing eNewsletter. The cocktail event brought together industry professionals, organisations and companies to share ideas, connect with like-minded people and network. All proceeds from the ticket sales went towards funding SAWIA community outreach programmes. SAWIA WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES FOR

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THE SAWIA FAMILY has done it P01. SL LAUNCH PARTY ROCKS IN JOZI again! After several months of P02. LETTER FROM THE EDITOR hard work and sleepless nights, LATEST SAWIA NEWS: on the 31ST of August 2012, we P03. US TRADE & DEVELOPMENT AGENCY SMOOTH launched our eNewsletter: AVIATION INITIATIVE: A NEW DAWN LANDING at the Buddha Ta Tapas , Fourways in FOR SAWIA Bistro & Cocktail Lounge Johannesburg with style and class! FEATURE Q&A: What a memorable and spectacuP04. SILVER FALCON: lar evening! All the more exciting as MAJOR HEYBRECH VAN NIEKERK it was SAWIA’s first fundraising/ WITH: Q&A networking event. The evening had FLYER: LUMKA MSIBI HIGH P05. launch the the dual purpose of being P06. ATC: SIPHOKAZI MBATHA of our eNewsletter and a fundraising drive for our Girl Fly Programme in P07. ATC: MOKGADI LESHALABE BUDDHA TA TAPAS BISTRO & COCKTAIL LOUNGE Africa (GFPA) - all proceeds of the INSPIRATION & MOTIVATION: PHOTOGRAPH: Amanda Kandawire ticket sales went to the GFPA coffers. P08. IDENTIFYING TALENTS & PURPOSE. to support us, including Over 80 SAWIA members, fans and friends turned out in their finest threads MAX MOYO CEO OF IGNITE YOUR and Malawi. members of the SADC region represented by Botswana, Swaziland, Namibia POTENTIAL of Advisors and MD of SRS Distinguished guests included: Sibongile Sambo (a member of SAWIA’s Board ED OPINION: INFORM opening the Africa) who gave Aviation, the only 100% black-female-owned aviation company in South an and Africa CORNER. ERIN GROMLEY, Southern SAFETY r P09. Eurocopte at presentation; Felie Mkandawire (Customer Relationship Manager Captain Aloma legend); Falcon Silver CE ENGINEER Force Air AEROSPA African South (a Tsebe Buti Major ex-pilot at Air Malawi); first female pilots to fly both (WASHINGTON DC USA) Stevens (SA Express pilots Aloma Stevens and Karen Croucamp were the Lara Boardman (Specialist turbo-prop and jet passenger aircraft with an all-female crew in June 1995); P10. WHEN NIGHTMARES BECOME REALITY! Dumbu (a pioneering pilot Florentina Airways); of International Remuneration & Benefits at South African RENISHA NAIDOO (the South African Air Force’s with the Namibian Police Force Air Wing); Major Annabel Vundla/Macauley CRITICAL INCIDENT RESPONSE P6. P6. P11. supand sponsor SAWIA major (a Mogapi first black female pilot and flight instructor); Dr Kgomotso February CONFERENCE FEEDBACK 2012. ent of Health from porter; medical doctor; Senior Medical Officer for the Gauteng Departm at Officer Medical Sessional team; football P6. WENDY SANTILHANO 2008 – September 2009; Team Doctor for Banyana Banyana Centre) Wellness Women A’Dare at er Practition Health men’s nder/Wo 2012 AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS: CEO/Fou Jubilee Hospital; and the P12. THE CEO GROUP’s AEROSPACE and Max Moyo (CEO of Ignite Your Potential) to name a few. the evening by Fundi Sithebe There were loads of prize giveaways awarded to individuals throughout P6. CATEGORY FOR SA’S MOST INFLUENTIAL spirit and festivities: Eurocopter (SAWIA’s Business Development Executive) which added to the generous WOMEN IN BUSINESS & GOVERNMENT a d sponsore Senior Consultant) donated baseball caps; Annique Skincare (represented by Jane O’Brien, & THE NATIONAL YOUTH DEVELOPMENT 10 complimentary tickets; hamper worth R1500 and free facials; the 2012 Soweto Wine Festival donated for it doing part of their Sisters P6. AGENCY SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP wine.co.za donated six bottles of wine made by women winemakers as Biyela Ntsiki er, winemak inning award-w their P6. AWARDS: REFILWE LEDWABA themselves August Women’s Month campaign; Stellakaya and Ta donated Buddha and wine of bottles six donated Africa), South in er winemak P12. WORLD ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM (the first black woman y and support. ntary tickets to their funky club. We thank all our sponsors for their generosit complime P6. AMBASSADOR: SIBONGILE SAMBO 11 9 having fun, networking and It was inspirational to see aviators from all walks of life, men and women, RSHIPS: SCHOLA & ION EDUCAT the night. 2012/2013 ANN UAL REuntil PORT HE RN AF RICAN WOME N INION AVIAT & AE ROSPAC E IN D U S TRY late|intoSOUT sharing a few cocktails, laughs, talking shop and nibbling on fine snacks SCHOLARSHIP SA FLYING EEP SAWIA/K P13. to -far from near-and The SAWIA team would like to thank everyone who bought a ticket and journeyed RSHIP WINNERS SCHOLA Manyika PAST & Nyasha & 2013 Miles P6. Laurian By us. celebrate and honour women in aviation and aerospace with


NETWORKING & EVENTS SAWIA COCKTAIL EVENING & NEWSLETTER LAUNCH CELEBRATING WOMEN IN AVIATION & AEROSPACE

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SAWIA AND PAN AFRICAN WOMEN IN AVIATION (PAWA) NETWORKING BREAKFAST HOSTED BY EXECUJET

SAWIA and PAWA Networking Breakfast. Our heartfelt thanks to ExecuJet for hosting our networking breakfast at Lanseria International Airport. Present was our guest speaker, Vice President of Boeing Business Operations for Commercial Airplanes, Kris Fellrath, who flew in from the USA; PAWA Board Member, Chloe Grant; the Managing Director of ExecuJet, Ettore Poggi; the CEO of RAASA, Neil de Lange; the Chairman of Transformation and Development of The Aero Club of South Africa, Daniel Ralefeta; Starlite Aviation Africa's Director of Training and Chief Flying Instructor, Kate Odendaal; the editor of African Pilot magazine, Mr Athol Franz, and SAWIA team members and a few of our Facebook friends.

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NETWORKING & EVENTS SAWIA KZN TEAM & 19 SQUADRON DRAKENSBURG TRIP

SAWIA KZN team and 19 Squadron (Hoedspruit). Our heartfelt thanks to 19 Squadron and Colonel Lowne for the SAWIA KZN team invitation to fly in the Drakensburg with SAWIA's Limpopo/Mpumalanga Coordinator, Lt Motshekga at the controls. How awesome is that?

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SAWIA TEAM MEMBERS GO GLIDING @ BRITS AIRFIELD WITH KRANSKOP GLIDING CLUB AND THE BRITS FLYING CLUB

SAWIA team members go gliding. Our heartfelt thanks to the Kranskop Gliding Club and the Brits Flying Club for an incredible experience and an awesome day! Watch the wonderful clip - click on www.facebook.com/ photo.php?v=10201036570452958&set=vb.317037287819&type=3&theater

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PHOTOGRAPHER: Christo Crous

It doesn't matter who you are, where you come from, the ability to triumph begins with you. Always. OPRAH WINFREY (JANUARY 29, 1954), IS AN AMERICAN MEDIA MOGUL, TALK SHOW HOST, ACTRESS, PRODUCER, AND PHILANTHROPIST.SHE IS BEST KNOWN FOR HER MULTI-AWARDWINNING TALK SHOW 'THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW' WHICH WAS THE HIGHEST-RATED PROGRAM OF ITS KIND IN HISTORY AND WAS NATIONALLY SYNDICATED FROM 1986 TO 2011. SHE IS RANKED AS THE RICHEST AFRICANAMERICAN OF THE 20TH CENTURY AND IS CURRENTLY NORTH AMERICA'S ONLY BLACK BILLIONAIRE. SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oprah_Winfrey

UNITED NATIONS HUMANITARIAN AIR SERVICE The United Nations Humanitarian Air Services (UNHAS) is a UN common service managed by the World Food Programme (WFP). UNHAS provides safe and reliable passenger and cargo air services to the entire humanitarian community, especially to remote locations where, due to lack of infrastructure and insecurity, there are no commercial alternatives. UNHAS air facilities are deployed in support of aid delivery and development programmes of the humanitarian community during and after emergencies. UNHAS equally provides one-time dedicated flights/strategic airlifts and performs medical and security evacuations at the request of the humanitarian community. ARTICLE SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Nations_Humanitarian_Air_Service

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PROJECTS & OUTREACH AUGUST 2012 WOMEN'S MONTH CAMPAIGN

In August 2012, South Africa celebrated Women's Month, and SAWIA celebrated inspirational pioneers and contemporary women in aviation and aerospace. The 20 profiles included: the Women's Auxilliary in World War 2, an historical timeline highlighting Amelia Earhart and Bessie Coleman (among many others), inspirational past and contemporary commercial and military pilots, aviation technicians and instructors, aviatrix in the South African Air Force and Police Service, Air Traffic Controllers and organisations that are changing the landscape for aviatrix.

Spitfire Girls - WW2 Women's Auxilliary

Bessie Coleman

Amelia Earhart

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SOUT H AFRIC AN WORL D WAR II WOM EN’S AUXI LIARY AIR FORC E and enterprise There can be few service institutions which owe so much to the tenacity WAAF. When one initially within a hostile environment - of a handful of individuals as the Civil Air Guard) considers that the South African Women’s Aviation Association (or Women’s Rand Flying Club, held its inaugural meeting on 5 December 1938, and its first flight at the of the WAAF size and role the considers then one when and 1939, Germiston, on 6 March of the Royal Air during World War II, its development compares most favourably with that 21 years some by SAWAA the pre-dated Force (which, as an independent organisation, its development, and which, moreover, had extremely influential personalities guiding in the origins its from including General Smuts). Throughout the WAAF’s development dominating forces, SAWAA to demobilization in 1945 - certain personalities recur as Dunning S O U T H E R N A F R I C A N W O M E N I N AV I AT I O N & A E R O S PA C E I N D U S T R Y Doreen moulding and directing its purpose; Maj Marjorie Egerton Bird, Lt Col this powerful I N F O R M . C O N N E C T . M O T I VAT E . I N S P I R E (Hooper), Capt Sybil Starfield, Maj Elaine Percival-Hart, and others. Indeed, died in the theme of continuity had its distinctly tragic overtones; in so far as Capt Starfield duties which service of women’s aviation. It bears emphasis that the WAAF’s role included pilot a jet aircraft were far from sedentary; Rosamund Steenkamp was the first woman to and, indeed, was killed whilst on flying operations. In a major respect, the efforts of Maj Egerton Bird and her founder-colleagues of the WAAF (as it ultimately became) anticipate by some 11 AUGUST 2012 three decades the struggle THE SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE for women’s equality which has been such a MAJOR HEYBRECH VAN NIEKERK prominent feature of contemporary social history.

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PROJECTS & OUTREACH KZN YOUTH AVIATION DAY

Honouring Youth Day, 16 June 2013. In celebration of Youth Day, SAWIA, in partnership with Adams College, hosted an Aviation Awareness day. The objectives of the day were: To create awareness of aviation and aerospace and the various career paths that exist in the aviation and aerospace industries. To create awareness of the importance of Maths and Science in the high school curriculum. To ensure opportunities for students by providing a platform for speakers working in the aviation sector to share their experiences. To provide an awareness opportunity for stakeholders.

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PROJECTS & OUTREACH ADOPT-A-PILOT DAY

Adopt-a-Pilot Day. SAWIA, in partnership with the South African Flight Training Academy hosted 20 learners for our Adopt-a-Pilot Day. The programme included: An introduction to aerodynamics. A brief Careers in Aviation presentation. An introduction to simulators. Introductory flights.

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INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION DAY @ MAFIKENG AIRPORT

International Civil Aviation Day, 7 December 2012. North West Premier, Thandi Modise, speaks at the event of the International Civil Aviation Day (ICAD). This day is observed annually to raise awareness of the importance of International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in the transport industry. SAWIA was an exhibitor and team members got to meet the Silver Falcons. Inspirational!

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PROJECTS & OUTREACH YOUTH CONNECT

Youth Connect. SAWIA career building for youth of inspiration, motivation delegates and learners Johannesburg.

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PROJECTS & OUTREACH CELL C: 'TAKE A GIRL CHILD TO WORK' DAY

Cell C 'Take a Girl Child to Work'. SAWIA partnered with FTS Flight School and SACAA for Cell C's 'Take a Girl Child to Work' day in May 2013 for community outreach and career guidance.

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PROJECTS & OUTREACH CAREER WORKSHOPS

KHULISANI & MABOPANE HIGH SCHOOL

SAWIA joined Khulisani and the Mabopane High School Career Worshops for community outreach and career guidance.

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PROJECTS & OUTREACH CAREER WORKSHOPS

'CAMPAIGN FOR GIRLS' & WIPHOLD CAREER WORKSHOPS

SAWIA attended 'Campaign for Girls' and WIPHOLD Career Workshops around South Africa for community outreach and career guidance. The keynote address in Thaba Nchu, Free State was by Former Deputy President of South Africa Ms Phumzile MlamboNgcuka. Motivation!

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"Girls face major challenges in school, at home and in the wider society that adversely affect their experience of schooling. The rise in gender-based violence in and around schools; threats of sexual exploitation and bullying; social norms that have a negative impact on girls; harmful sociocultural practices; gender-restrictive regulations and other forms of gender discrimination – all these add to the many factors that are already known to impede the enrolment and completion of quality basic education by girls..." UNICEF: BASIC EDUCATION & GENDER EQUALITY REPORT, 2012

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AURORA BOREALIS An aurora (from the Latin word aurora, "sunrise" or the Roman Goddess of Dawn) is a natural light display in the sky particularly in the high latitude (Arctic and Antarctic) regions, caused by the collision of energetic charged particles with atoms in the high altitude atmosphere (thermosphere). The charged particles originate in the magnetosphere and solar wind and, on Earth, are directed by the Earth's magnetic field into the atmosphere. Most aurorae occur in a band known as the auroral zone, which is typically 3° to 6° in latitudinal extent and at all local times or longitudes. The auroral zone is typically 10° to 20° from the magnetic pole defined by the axis of the Earth's magnetic dipole. During a geomagnetic storm, the auroral zone expands to lower latitudes. In northern latitudes, the effect is known as the aurora borealis (or the northern lights), named after the Roman Goddess of Dawn, Aurora, and the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas, by Pierre Gassendi in 1621. Auroras seen near the magnetic pole may be high overhead, but from farther away, they illuminate the northern horizon as a greenish glow or sometimes a faint red, as if the Sun were rising from an unusual direction. Discrete aurorae often display magnetic field lines or curtain-like structures, and can change within seconds or glow unchanging for hours, most often in fluorescent green. The aurora borealis most often occurs near the equinoctes. The northern lights have had a number of names throughout history. The Cree call this phenomenon the "Dance of the Spirits". In Medieval Europe, the auroras were commonly believed to be a sign from God. Its southern counterpart, the aurora australis (or the southern lights), has features that are almost identical to the aurora borealis and changes simultaneously with changes in the northern auroral zone. It is visible from high southern latitudes in Antarctica, South America, New Zealand, and Australia. Aurorae occur on other planets. Similar to the Earth's aurora, they are visible close to the planet's magnetic poles. ARTICLE SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora_Borealis

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EDUCATION INITIATIVES GIRL FLY PROGRAMME IN AFRICA

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GIRL FLY PROGRAMME IN AFRICA GIRL FLY PROGRAMME IN AFRICA (GFPA) is an educational programme for high school students, particularly girls, with an interest in the aviation and aerospace industry, and any other maths, science and technology-related careers. The annual programme conducts various exciting, stimulating, engaging and challenging educational initiatives aimed at: Creating an awareness of aviation and aerospace careers. Shaping and developing aspirant aviators and future leaders in the maths, science and technology sphere. Encouraging excellence among high school learners. Cultivating a culture of community-building and volunteerism among the youth of South Africa. Existing projects include: Aviation Camp. Adopt-a-Pilot Day. Soweto Aviation Day. KZN Aviation Day. Limpopo Aviation Day. Airshows: Rand and Virginia

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EDUCATION INITIATIVES GIRL FLY PROGRAMME IN AFRICA AVIATION CAMP

AVIATION THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE GIRL FLY PROGRAMME (GFPA) CAMP AND FOR TAKING THE TIME TO COMPLETE THIS FORM. programme open to female learners The 2013 GFPA Aviation Camp is a four-day aviation and life skills and inspirational programme currently in Grade 9 and 10. The Aviation Camp is an exciting, fun, informative development guidance and outdoor career training, which covers introductory aviation courses, life skills activities. teambuilding

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GFPA Aviation Camp 2013 was an exciting aviation and life skills 4-day camp, hosted by SAWIA, for 50 Grade 9-12 learners. The main objectives of the camp were to: Create an environment where learners from diverse backgrounds, with a common interest in aviation and aerospace, could meet and engage. Provide a fun, yet educational programme, giving the learners an opportunity to learn more about aviation and aerospace opportunities. Encourage learners to pursue maths, science and technology-related careers. Although the camp was aviation and aerospace-specific, we also emphasised life skills and social development. We didn't only want to inspire the learners to become pilots, aerospace engineers and aircraft technicians (among many career options), but also to have an impact on their social lives, in the hopes of uplifting girls to contribute positively to the aviation and aersopace sector, and South African society. Selection Process 50 spaces were made available. 40 advertised online and 10 reserved for learners from previously disadvantaged communities. 45 allocated to Grade 9-11 learners and to Grade 12 learners (who would also act as camp group guides). 5 SAWIA volunteers with a Private Pilot's License (PPL) or flying hours were selected to be camp group leaders. Marketing and Selection Process The camp was marketed through various platforms including: Career Days and events hosted by JAAP. CAA also recommended students who had participated in some of their programmes. SAWIA website, and SAWIA and GFPA Facebook pages. A visit to schools in Diepsloot. Word-of-mouth.

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AVIATION CAMP - DAY 1: SETTLING IN AT SERITI ADVENTURE CAMP

ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION

Learners were divided into groups and assigned a camp guide and SAWIA team leader. The group names chosen were: Spitfire, Harvard, B52, Seafury and Dakota. Group allocation was arranged prior to the arrival at camp, to eliminate administration glitches, to assist with coordination, and encourage communication between learners and their allocated SAWIA team leader.

BONFIRE

A bonfire was held on the first evening as an icebreaker, to formally introduce the learners to each other, as well as to the SAWIA team, team leaders and group guides. The learners were briefed on the team tasks for the week, house rules were discussed, and the tone for the camp was set, by outlining the objectives of the camp, our expectations of the learners and what they could expect to gain from the camp.

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Presentation on careers in aviation and aerospace. Personal stories by SAWIA team members, and how they started their careers.

COMPANY EXHIBITION Exhibitions by various aviation and aerospace companies including: ATNS Aeroclub of South Africa JAAP EXECUJET RAASA DENEL DYNAMICS National Aerospace Centre (Wits University and the Department of Trade and Industry) Campaign for Girls

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AVIATION CAMP - DAY 3: MOTIVATION, LIFE SKILLS AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

LIFE SKILLS AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME MOTIVATIONAL SPEECH: CAPTAIN MARGARET VILJOEN

An interactive life skills, personal development and self-awareness session presented by ENEEGMA, a company specialising in designing and implementing life skills programmes and team building events for schools, the corporate sector and non-profit organisations. A motivational and informative session with airline pilot, Captain Margaret Viljoen, who shared her story and journey in the industry.

MODEL AIRCRAFTS

A demonstration of aerodynamics using a model aircraft session where the girls built and flew model aircrafts using the buddy box system.

GROUP PRESENTATIONS

Educational and informative group presentations exploring aviation history and interesting facts about aircrafts. The learners were provided with access to the Internet to research, after which they creatively re-enacted scenes involving various aircraft, and presented the information they had gathered.

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AVIATION CAMP - DAY 4: WONDERBOOM AIRPORT

The girls departed at 7am for a full-day at Wonderboom Airport that included an aerodynamic lecture, simulator sessions and a visit to the air traffic control towers. Loutzavia Flight Training Academy provided the instruction. The girls first attended a 30-minute aerodynamic lecture, followed by a 30-minute pre-flight training session, and were then paired up for a 15-minute simulator session. The last activity of the day was a visit to the air traffic control tower, where the girls were taught about air traffic control.

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AVIATION CAMP - DAY 4: AWARD CEREMONY

EVENING SESSION: AWARDS CEREMONY AND FAREWELL DINNER The 2013 GFPA aviation camp concluded with an awards ceremony and farewell dinner, where the learners were recognised for their hard work and effort during the camp. All 50 learners received a certificate of attendance. The following awards were also presented: Best Group Award: based on team task execution and team spirit throughout the camp. Individual Leadership Awards: for those individuals in the group who took initiative, displayed leadership qualities, and were also team players. Sunshine of the Camp Award: to the one learner who was enthusiastic, positive and engaged everyone at the camp. Upcoming Aviator Awards: two were awarded to learners who demonstrated the most potential to succeed in the industry. 3 Execujet Sponsored flights were also awarded.

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PHOTOGRAPHER: Christo Crous

"When I began to talk about flying, she already had confidence in me. My mother never warned me not to do this or that for fear of being hurt, of course I got hurt, but I was never afraid." KATHERINE STINSON (FEBRUARY 14, 1891 – JULY 8, 1977), AN AVIATION PIONEER, SHE WAS THE FOURTH WOMAN IN THE UNITED STATES TO OBTAIN A PILOT'S CERTIFICATE, WHICH SHE EARNED ON 24 JULY 1912, AT THE AGE OF 21. SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Katherine_Stinson

SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE The South African Air Force (SAAF), headquartered in Pretoria, was established on 1 February 1920. The SAAF has seen service in World War II and the Korean War. From 1966 the SAAF was involved in providing infantry support in a low intensity war ("The Border War") in Angola, South West Africa (now Namibia) and Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Upon the end of the Border War in 1990, aircraft numbers were severely reduced due to economic pressures as well as the cessation of hostilities with neighboring states. Today the SAAF has a limited air combat capability and has been structured towards regional peace-keeping, disaster relief and maritime patrol operations. ARTICLE SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_African_Air_Force

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SCHOLARSHIPS

In line with SAWIA’s objectives to facilitate access to funding for skills development, SAWIA partners as a collective with various players to offer scholarships and further education opportunities in flight training, type ratings, instructor ratings, cabin crew scholarships and sponsorship for aviation academic pursuits. SAWIA CONGRATULATES THE 2013 RECIPIENTS: NYASHA MANYIKA AND PAMELA STATT (WAI 2013 CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP)

On 12 May 2013, Faye and Nyasha departed on a SWISS Air flight to Nashville, Tennessee via Zurich. SWISS Air thankfully sponsored both their return flights (www.swiss.com). The ladies were great at representing SAWIA at the conference, where they met many aviators from around the globe. Faye is currently training towards her Airplane Instructor Rating in George, Western Cape, and Nyasha is building hours towards her Airplane Commercial Pilot Licence in Johannesburg, Gauteng. You can read about their many adventures on our blog http://southernafricanwomeninaviation.blogspot. com/2013_03_01_archive.html

NYASHA MANYIKA & PAMELA STATT

SAWIA CONGRATULATES THE 2012 RECIPIENT: MONIQUE NTOZAKHE (FLIGHT SPONSORSHIP) Monique matriculated from Jeppe High School for Girls in Johannesburg in 2011. She attended our meet and greet networking event when NASA Astronaut Ellen Baker visited us in September 2011, as well as our inaugural Adopt-A-Pilot Day programme last year. Monique applied to and was accepted at the University of Glamorgan in Wales in the United Kingdom to study towards a degree in Aerospace Engineering. Her mother was able to work very hard to pay for her tuition fees, accommodation, a laptop and other smaller necessities. The only outstanding expense was for a one-way ticket from Johannesburg to London. She wrote to us requesting assistance, and we were able to award her ticket. Monique started her studies in September. 2012/2013 KFS INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP: TAFADZWA CHARLES NYAKUDYA

Tafadzwa was awarded the funds he needed for his Instrument Rating. Read his blog post here: http://southernafricanwomeninaviation.blogspot.com/2013/05/ keep-flying-scholarship-international.html

2013 SAWIA FOUNDER'S SCHOLARSHIP WINNER: NICOLE INNES

NICOLE INNES

TAFADZWA CHARLES NYAKUDYA

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Nicole was awarded the funds she needed for her instrument rating. Read her blog post here: http://southernafricanwomeninaviation.blogspot.com/2013_ 05_01_archive.html

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SWISS INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES JOINS WAI MEMBERS TO SPONSOR A SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE FIRST TIME


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"Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations. If you adopt their attitudes, then the possibility won't exist because you'll have already shut it out...you can hear other people's wisdom, but you've got to re-evaluate the world for yourself." MAE JEMISON (OCTOBER 17, 1956), AN AMERICAN PHYSICIAN AND NASA ASTRONAUT. SHE BECAME THE FIRST BLACK WOMAN TO TRAVEL IN SPACE WHEN SHE WENT INTO ORBIT ABOARD THE SPACE SHUTTLE ENDEAVOUR ON SEPTEMBER 12, 1992. AFTER HER MEDICAL EDUCATION AND A BRIEF GENERAL PRACTICE, JEMISON SERVED IN THE PEACE CORPS FROM 1985 TO 1987, WHEN SHE WAS SELECTED BY NASA TO JOIN THE ASTRONAUT CORPS. SHE RESIGNED FROM NASA IN 1993 TO FORM A TECHNOLOGY COMPANY. SHE HAS APPEARED ON TELEVISION SEVERAL TIMES, INCLUDING AS AN ACTRESS IN AN EPISODE OF STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION. SHE IS A DANCER, AND HOLDS NINE HONORARY DOCTORATES IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, LETTERS, AND THE HUMANITIES. SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mae_Jemison

STAR FORMATION AND CREATION Star formation is the process by which dense regions within molecular clouds in interstellar space, sometimes referred to as "stellar nurseries" or "star-forming regions", collapse to form stars. As a branch of astronomy, star formation includes the study of the interstellar medium and giant molecular clouds (GMC) as precursors to the star formation process, and the study of protostars and young stellar objects as its immediate products. It is closely related to planet formation, another branch of astronomy. Star formation theory, as well as accounting for the formation of a single star, must also account for the statistics of binary stars and the initial mass function. ARTICLE SOURCE: hhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_formation

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SPONSORS & PARTNERSHIPS EXECUJET AFRICA/ www.execujet.net/en/region/africa.aspx

IMAGE SOURCE: Execujet

ExecuJet Africa ExecuJet Africa is based in South Africa at Lanseria International Airport near Johannesburg and at Cape Town International Airport, as well as Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria. Both South African locations offer a comprehensive range of services encompassing corporate aircraft charter (fixed and rotary wing), new and pre-owned aircraft sales, aircraft maintenance, aircraft management, fixed base operations and full concierge services. The newly built Nigerian facility offers fixed base operations and aircraft maintenance services. ExecuJet South Africa is an approved service facility for Bombardier Aerospace and Honeywell Engine & Avionics Service Centre. In addition, ExecuJet is also an Authorised Gulfstream Warranty Repair Facility, Authorised Hawker Beechcraft Service Centre and Dassault Approved Service Centre and hold an EASA Part 145 approval. ExecuJet Aviation Nigeria is an approved service facility for Bombardier and Hawker Beechcraft. ExecuJet is qualified to work on a large number of business jets and turboprop aircraft, and

operates the only authorised Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney test cell facility in Africa. The ExecuJet Aviation Group is headquartered in Zßrich, Switzerland, ExecuJet and has operations in six regions – Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East, embracing a workforce of over 830 experienced staff. The Group manages 150 business jets worldwide under the most stringent safety standards. Its commercial fleet is operated under the regulatory umbrella of seven regional civil aviation issued air operating certificates (AOCs). ExecuJet has many authorised maintenance facilities throughout four regions, certified to work on most business jets. The ExecuJet Aviation Group operates 18 worldclass FBO facilities worldwide. The ExecuJet Aviation Group offers considerable experience in new and pre-owned aircraft sales worldwide and has a large inventory of business aircraft to suit all budgets with an international team of sales directors offering local knowledge and expertise.

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SPONSORS & PARTNERSHIPS SA EXPRESS/ www.flyexpress.aero IMAGE SOURCE: SA Express

about sa express SA Express is a domestic and regional, passenger and cargo carrier established on 24 April 1994. SA Express has since become one of the fastest growing regional airlines in Africa. As a regional airline with route networks covering major local and regional cities, SA Express plays a significant role in the country’s hospitality, travel and tourism industry and is vital contributor to the country’s socio-economic development. The airline’s head office is based at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. SA Express has a growing fleet of aircraft and implements self-technical maintenance for all its fleet types at OR Tambo International Airport.

we fly for you SA Express Airways prides itself on aiming to offer incomparable service standards. In addition to building on our motto to express excellence and consistently striving to provide the best service, we know that“you” is the most important word in our airline. The new proposition “We fly for you” is set to position SA Express as a premier intra-regional African brand. The main objective of the re-brand is to ensure that SA Express is distinctive yet still aligned to the country’s mainline carrier. With our consistent and seamless service, our customers can be assured of stellar customer service that will exceed their expectations. The airline’s onboard service is unique and offers passengers a variety of meals or snacks on all flights. The airline pioneered its unique meal box concept and meal choices are frequently updated and designed using balanced food criteria – appearance, taste and nutritional value. Passengers can also enjoy a wine and malt service on specified flights as well as refreshments on all flights. Our customers can expect a comfortable, quality air travel experience, with the added benefits of frequency, reliability, on-time departures and unmatched value for money.

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SOUTH AFRICAN CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY/ www.caa.co.za

The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA or CAA) is the South African national aviation authority, overseeing civil aviation and governing investigations of aviation accidents and incidents. Establishment of the Civil Aviation Authority The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) was established on 1 October 1998 following the enactment of the South African Civil Aviation Act, No.40, in September of the same year. The Act provided for the establishment of a stand-alone authority charged with promoting, regulating and enforcing civil aviation safety and security. Prior to that, these functions were performed by the Directorate of Civil Aviation in the Department of Transport. This Act was repealed and replaced by the new Civil Aviation Act, 2009 (Act No. 13 of 2009) (“the Act”). SACAA is governed and controlled by the Civil Aviation Authority Board (“the Board”). In terms of mandate, the SACAA is tasked with promoting and maintaining a safe, secure and sustainable civil aviation environment, by regulating and overseeing the functioning and development of the industry in an efficient, cost-effective, and customer-friendly manner according to international standards. The creation of the SACAA reflected the government’s then priorities of policy development, economic restructuring, addressing social inequalities and reducing the burden on the general taxpayer by expanding the application of the “user-pays” system. A further motivation for setting up a stand-alone civil aviation regulatory authority was to be in line with international trends in the aviation world, where an increasing number of states implemented this option. The government was indeed convinced that in operating at arms’s length from the state, the SACAA would be more ready to meet its international obligations in relation to the International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) standards and recommended practices in order to ensure aviation safety in South Africa.

Areas of Oversight Aircraft Safety. The Aircraft Safety Division is concerned with ensuring that all aircraft that fly in our airspace are airworthy. Included in the Divisions mandate is the upkeep of the civilian aircraft register, ensuring that civilian aircraft are maintained in accordance with requirements, oversight of Aircraft Maintenance Organisations, the approval of aircraft modifications and Supplementary Type Certificates and to ascertain that maintenance engineers adhere to the applicable regulations.

Aviation Security. The mandate of the Aviation Security Division relates to the security of airports, air operators, cargo, the safe transportation of dangerous goods as well as the oversight of aviation security training organizations.

Air Safety Infrastructure. The Air Safety Infrastructure Division is responsible for ensuring that South African airports, helistops, heliports and airspace are safe. In addition this division also ensures that off-airport structures that may affect the safety of air navigation comply with all safety standards as required by the Regulations. The division is also responsible for the approval of flight procedures and the licensing of Air Traffic Controllers. Furthermore, the division is responsible for the provision of aeronautical safety information to the industry in accordance with ICAO requirements.

Air Safety Operations. This division ensures regulatory compliance and safety oversight of all Air Operators, Aviation Training Organisations, Designated Flight Examiners, Designated Aviation Medical Examiners and Aircraft Maintenance Engineers. In addition, the Air Safety Operations Division is also responsible for Flight Inspections, Maintenance of Examinations, Testing Standards and Aviation Medical Standards in the South African aviation context. The division also certifies the safety technical compliance of Aviation Navigation Aids.

Aircraft Accidents and Incidents. The Aircraft Accident Division's (AIID) primary focus is on enhancing safety with respect to all aviation occurrences from parachute to fare paying passengers, and in particular, those occurrences that may present a significant threat to public safety and are the subject of widespread public interest.

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SPONSORS & PARTNERSHIPS ACUMEN SOFTWARE/ www.acumensoft.net

Acumen Software, shedding light to complex problems with smart business and technological solutions. Overview

What we do

We are management consultants and software solution providers across several major industries. Our focus is primarily to optimise the business and operations of organisations with dispersed and distributed assets, resources and activities. We take on complex problems and provide smart and effective business and technical solutions to resolve these.

Work & Asset Management experts CMMS implementations. Work management implementations . Outage management implementations. Network modelling. Asset data audits.

Acumen Software was established in 2006, and is made-up of Industry professionals with extensive experience in consulting, delivery of IT solutions, and developing software for various industries. Acumen Software members have delivered key projects at Department of Energy, City Power, Eskom in South Africa and other large utilities around the world. Acumen Software is a level 2 BEE (Black Economic Empowered) company. Acumen has extensive experience implementing systems such as Mobile Work Management Systems, OMS (Outage Management Systems), CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management Systems), GIS (Geographical Information Systems), ERP (Enterprise Resource Management), CRM (Customer Relationship Management), EAI (Enterprise Application Integration), and BI (Business Intelligence).

About us Consultants & Software developers. Established in 2006. Key partners & shareholders – owner managed company. BEE level 2. Complex projects experience. Developers of the Forcelink Mobile Work and Asset Management SaaS Solution. Delivering value to our clients with unique technology solutions. A strong professional consulting team with an average of 15 years’ experience.

Technology enablers Electronic communication with field workforce. Customer interaction with web/sms/email solutions. Proactive reporting and notifications. SLA and workflow escalation enablers. Network modelling and fault analysis Telemetry integration. Project information consolidation and analysis. Regulatory and financial reporting. Software developers Databases: Oracle MySQL , Java J2EE (Enterprise Web applications), J2ME (Java mobile phone applications). Reporting Tools: Jasper reports and Open reports. Products developed: Forcelink (Mobile Workforce Management), PPMI (Project Portfolio Management), Fault Reporting (Electrical fault management), Web Fault Logging (Customer fault reporting portal) and Visio Electrical Schematic Builder. System implementers & Integrators Programme and Project management. Change management. Business analysis. System configuration and Customisation Interfaces: batch and real-time. Data take-on. Training and documentation. Business Consulting & Advisory Services Strategy development Business case development Benchmarking & best practices Financial projections Field data capture Asset maintenance policy & strategy development Maintenance, Repair & Operations(MRO).

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SPONSORS & PARTNERSHIPS AUTOPAX/ www.autopax.co.za

City-to-City provides a no-frills regional bus transport service to various destinations across South Africa and Mozambique in its all new modern fleet designed and built to world standards. No frills means that our bus fares are a little more economical, but certainly without a compromise on the levels of comfort and safety.

ABOUT US Autopax is PRASA’s wholly-onwed subsidiary whose main objective and business is the long distance road transportation of passengers. Autopax’s mandate is to consolidate its market share and operate on a fully commercial basis, support rail operations through effective feeder and distribution services and also offer services to cities and municipalities in rural areas. The company operates a fleet of 570 commuter, semi-luxury, luxury and ultra luxury buses. Autopax employs 1345 staff and operates out of three depots situated in Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town.

VISION We’re dedicated to achieving the PRASA goal of being South Africa’s Number One Public Transport Operator by 2015.

VALUES 1. Fairness and Integrity Treating our customers and our colleagues the same as we would like to be treated is how we define integrity. 2. Service Excellence We aim to provide the kind of service that ensures that our customers leave gratified and have us top of mind every time they want to embark on bus journey. 3. Performance Driven We’re always seeking to achieve high levels of service and a world-

class travelling experience. This means that we’re constantly pushing barriers and seeking to better our offering, thus creating a solid platform for breakthroughs and customers who sing our praise. 4. Safety Safety is paramount in our business. It speaks to our commitment to our passengers and the drive we have to ensure a strong sense of comfort for them. To feel secure and assured of great safety equates to a peaceful and restful journey for every passenger. 5. Communication The role of communication in our company is pivotal. We have learnt over the years that the essence of achieving a favourable balance with our customers and staff members lies in the ability for us to communicate with each other openly and honestly, even about the little things. 6. Teamwork Working together with our customers to achieve a common goal and recognising each other’s worth is what drives us at Autopax. Each staff member has the responsibility to help the other out in to create a seamless service offering that benefits all our passengers.

HISTORY Autopax Passenger Services (SOC) Ltd has its origins in the passenger services provided by the former South African Road Transport Services, under the names of Transtate and Translux. During the period after 1990, these two businesses were consolidated into the Passenger Services Division of Autonet, a division of Transnet. Autonet was corporatized into the legal entity, Autopax Passenger Services (SOC) Ltd.

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SPONSORS & PARTNERSHIPS THE AERO CLUB OF SOUTH AFRICA/ www.aeroclub.org.za

IMAGE SOURCE: http://www.stcharlesflyingservice.com/flight-training/light-sport-aircraft-flying/

ABOUT THE AERO CLUB OF SOUTH AFRICA The Aero Club of South Africa is the national federation for sport and recreational aviation. The ethos of the Club is to promote Sport Aviation by: * * * * * * *

Encouraging the hosting of events, and by coordinating single and multi-disciplinary activities. Creating awareness of aviation safety through mutual care. Designing initiatives to focus on the development and transformation of Sport Aviation. Acknowledging the efforts of those members who contribute to the promotion of Sport Aviation. Maintaining and upholding the rights and privileges of its members through the various disciplines of flight. Preserving all forms of free flight and safeguarding our right to share the South African Skies. Monitoring and developing legislation through partnerships and in consultation with the authorities regarding the use of airspace, legislative requirements, aircraft registration and medical regulation to name a few. * Protecting the rights of all members and sections from oppressive requirements or restrictions from aviation authorities and other bodies.

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SPONSORS & PARTNERSHIPS KHUMO BATHONG HOLDINGS/ www.khumo-bathong.co.za

KHUMO BATHONG HOLDINGS Khumo Bathong means “Wealth to the People” – a dream shared by all the Directors of this relatively new company, established in 1999, with interest mainly in the gold mining sector. The new era brought with it new business opportunities for black business people. KBH found itself a new player in the mining industry, an industry previously controlled by well-known magnates, some spanning a history of at least a century. Having entered this exciting and difficult industry, it is our wish to translate challenges met in the different spheres of our operations into successes that will influence and change the lives of ordinary South Africans. To provide our people with the necessary tools that will afford them an improved and sustainable standard of living, enabling them to reclaim their pride and dignity by becoming meaningful contributors to the economy at large. This truly realising the meaning of our name, which would be to return the “wealth to the people”.

BACKGROUND The company was established as a (Pty) Ltd. under the name of Skyprops in 1998. It was later acquired and converted by Khumo Bathong Holdings (Pty) Ltd, on the premise of creating a Black Economic Empowerment company, a process that would not only ensure, but sustain black economic development and create wealth for the people.

VISION Khumo Bathong’s vision is to create and nurture a calibre of young black professionals in business with ethics founded on the same principles as our new value system of human dignity, equality and freedom. We also believe in the empowerment of previously marginalised communities and are committed to the translation of the political gains by the majority black population in South Africa into meaningful economic opportunities.

MISSION We are therefore development, growth and profit orientated to ensure continuity of our business through pro-active management, expansion and diversification. To realise our Vision, our Mission is therefore informed by strategic alliances with mature partners in our field to ensure skills transfer, training, and daring in empowerment.

VALUES We are socially and politically responsible and strive for a better life for our society and care for the environment in which we live. As already

stated, our value system is consonant with that which founded the new South Africa and these values are a living testimony to the way we conduct our business and throughout the relations we have build so far.

OBJECTIVES As a result, we strive to create partnerships between ourselves, government and workers in all our operations to ensure success in a stable environment. Our main objective is to create a company that practises what it preaches, i.e. in positioning ourselves to advance growth, comply with government’s policies and build strategic partnerships and alliances and empower our workforce.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY As pointed out earlier in the profile, Khumo Bathong Holdings is still an infant in business and this opens it to many possibilities of doing things differently because it does not suffer from the handicap of legacy. Social responsibility is a subject that all politically correct businesses want to be associated with, or at least pay lip-service to. However, since the advent of social responsibility in South Africa in the late seventies and early eighties, it has eluded many businesses who have always touted themselves as exemplary in their commitment to uplift the communities where they operated. Therefore there is a wide variety of interventions from different players all entitled social responsibility. Khumo Bathong Holdings, on the other hand, has opted to focus on the people directly involved in its business particularly at operational level. That means, Khumo Bathong Holdings’ social responsibility is also founded on the same constitutional normative values of freedom, equality and human dignity of their social upliftment in the areas they call home. Thus, for those whose homes have become informal settlements on mining land, there has been direct interest and involvement in finding alternative safe land, but also co-ordinating the proper resettlement of those communities. On the rural front, which have always been the labour sending areas, Khumo Bathong Holdings has taken up the challenge posed by the Minister at one of the Mining Summits to transform and engage the Teba structures in the development of infrastructure in rural areas. A meeting has been held on how Khumo Bathong Holdings and Teba may partner in this process. Social upliftment is a continuous process that will require commitment from all stake holders as well as role-players. Khumo Bathong Holdings is hoping to make its contribution in this front, so that for the first time in the history of mining in this country, labour sending areas also benefit as much from sustainable development as cities where the mining is conducted.

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SPONSORS & PARTNERSHIPS WONDERBOOM AIRPORT/ www.wonderboomairport.co.za

IMAGE SOURCE: http://www.flickr.com/photos/danetteb/5660875088/

HISTORY OF WONDERBOOM AIRPORT During the 1930's, the City Council of Pretoria (CCP) decided to build a landing strip on the farm Wonderboom, approximately 15km north of Pretoria. This was the beginning of Wonderboom Airport and the landing strip was open for air traffic in 1937. Wonderboom Airport became the base for the Pretoria Light Aircraft Company (PLACO) and the Pretoria Flying Club. Although the property belonged to the CCP, PLACO managed the airport. Between 1937 and 1940, PLACO was responsible for training student pilots for the government and also undertook chartered flights. When the Second World War started in September 1939, the Department of Defense took over the airport and aircraft for military purposes and the PLACO personnel joined the South African Air Force. By 1940, practically all civil aviation training was ceased and military flight training activities were moved from Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and East London to Wonderboom Airport. During the years of war, pilots for both the Royal Air Force and SA Air Force was trained at Wonderboom Airport because it was far away from the war zone and the pilots could experience ideal weather patterns. This training ended on 8 March 1946. The Defense Force handed the airport back to the CCP in 1945. After the war, extensive extensions of the airport took place. Except for training, the airport was also used for chartered flights and maintenance of aircraft. Most of these services were managed by PLACO. Mr. Cayasas Modisa, South Africa's first black pilot, received his training at Wonderboom Airport. The CCP took control of Wonderboom Airport during 1960. In 1965 they extended the runway, built a new terminal building, hangars and

workshops and installed landing lights. The first Boeing 737, the Pongola, landed at Wonderboom Airport in 1982. During the 1980's, the airport became the base for one of the biggest parachute clubs in South Africa. The airport became popular with business men due to its excellent restaurant and conference facilities. During 1993, the airport was once again upgraded to be able to handle bigger aircraft and cargo, which led to the extension of the runway to a length of 1 828m. In December 1994, with the establishment of the Greater Pretoria Metropolitan Council (GPMC), legislation determined that airport operations should be managed by metropolitan councils. As a result, the former GPMC entered into a contractual agreement with the former CCP to manage the Airport's operations on the GPMC's behalf. A concession agreement was reached with the Pretoria International Airport Corporation (PIAC) in 2000 to manage the airport. This concessionaire was responsible for the activities at the Airport, with the Airport remaining the asset of the former CCP. However, in the late 1990s the Wonderboom Airport's international designation, as an entry point to South Africa was withdrawn, effective as from 1 January 2000. Towards the end of 2000, the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality (CTMM) was established, which resulted in the ownership of the Airport and the concession agreement was officially cancelled on 30 June 2003. The CTMM then implemented a Contingency Plan for the Wonderboom Airport with the aim of retaking possession of the CTMM's asset.

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SPONSORS & PARTNERSHIPS IMBIZO SHISANYAMA / www.imbizoshisanyama.co.za &

EUROCOPTER/ www.eurocopter.co.za

An Authentic African Braai Experience Since its establishment in 1997 Imbizo Shisanyama aka ‘Busy Corner’ prides itself in the history of Africa and draws inspiration from the great African identity and traditions. Historically for South African families it has always been culture to braai meat on an open fire while celebrating important occasions and performing traditional ceremonies uniting family and friends. This tradition steeped in the African culture has been practiced across all racial lines and class. At Imbizo Shisanyama you will have the chance to enjoy Africa’s Ultimate Braai Experience, at a restaurant that has earned an enviable reputation over the past 15 years for its Original BraaiMix, quality service and a culture steeped in the great African lifestyle, culture and heritage.

ABOUT EUROCOPTER Eurocopter Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd (ESAL) was formed in 1994 and has its headquarters at Grand Central Airport (Gauteng). It is a wholly owned subsidiary of its parent company, Eurocopter S.A.S. Established in 1992, the Franco-German-Spanish Eurocopter Group is a division of EADS, a world leader in aerospace and defense-related services. The Eurocopter Group employs approximately 22,000 people. In 2012, Eurocopter confirmed its position as the world's No. 1 helicopter manufacturer with a turnover of 6.3 billion Euros, orders for 469 new helicopters and a 44 percent market share in the civil and parapublic sectors. Overall, the Group's helicopters account for 33 percent of the worldwide civil and parapublic fleet. Eurocopter's strong international presence is ensured by its subsidiaries and participations in 21 countries. Eurocopter's worldwide network of service centers, training facilities, distributors and certified agents supports more than 2,900 customers. There are currently more than 11,780 Eurocopter helicopters in service in 148 countries. Eurocopter offers the most comprehensive civil and military helicopter range in the world and is fully committed to safety as the most important aspect of its business. ESAL, which currently has a staff complement of 80 employees mainly based at Grand Central Airport but also at its Cape Town branch, generated a turnover of 383 million in 2012. In Southern Africa the Eurocopter fleet consists of some 150 turbine helicopters, and in the past few years, the company has successfully introduced the latest Eurocopter products to the South African market. Among these are the smooth and quiet EC120, the AS350 B3 "workhorse", the spacious EC 130 B4, the twin engine EC145, the world's reference in EMS and Police missions. ESAL is also a supplier to the South African Air Force and the South African Police Services which operates Eurocopter helicopters in significant quantities, and more recently the Botswana, Namibian and Kenyan Police who have all acquired AS350 B3's for their air-based police operations.

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AIR TRAFFIC & NAVIGATION SERVICES (ATNS)/ www.atns.co.za

ABOUT ATNS

$LU7UDIÂżF 1DYLJDWLRQ6HUYLFHV &RPSDQ\/LPLWHG ATNS is responsible for air traffic control in  approximately 10% of the world’s airspace.  Our services extend further than the familiar air traffic control service, into the provision of vitally important aeronautical information used for all flight planning purposes as well as search and rescue coordination activities and the maintenance of a reliable navigation infrastructure.

OUR OPERATIONS INCLUDE: - The supply of aeronautical information services, technical maintenance and aerodrome services; - Alert, search and rescue co-ordination services; - Management of the flexible use of airspace through the Central Airspace Unit (CAMU); - Support for special events and special requirements such as test flights, demonstration flights, etc; - The implementation and maintenance of a terrestrialbased navigational structure; - The training of licensed air traffic controllers and technical staff through the Aviation Training Academy (ATA). IMAGE SOURCE: www.airport-technology.com

VISION To be the preferred supplier of Air Traffic Management solutions and associated services to the African Continent and selected international markets.

MISSION To provide safe, expeditious and efficient Air Traffic Management solutions and associated services.

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SPONSORS & PARTNERSHIPS DENEL DYNAMICS/ www.deneldynamics.co.za ABOUT DENEL DYNAMICS Denel Dynamics is a division within the Denel Group and is a leader in systems technology. The core business covers tactical missiles, precision-guided weapons and unmanned aerial vehicles. The business is situated in Irene; near Pretoria and employs approximately 800 people (70% of its employees are technically highly qualified). Denel Dynamics has successfully developed, produced, integrated and supported electronic and mechanical engineering systems since 1963, establishing a sound technology base and infrastructure along the way. As a leader in systems technology, the business has extensive experience in developing tactical missiles and precision-guided weapon systems for South Africa and the international market. A major milestone achieved in 2009 was the successful flight trial of the 5th generation short-range A-Darter air-to-air missile; a joint development programme with Brazil. The genuinely inclusive nature between the teams of these two countries to develop this missile is highly commended by the leadership of both countries. Denel Dynamics is also dedicated to the domain of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). In revealing its more advanced Seeker 400 in 2008, the company reinforced its position as a leader in the area of tactical UAVs. A wide range of products along with world-class facilities, excellent customer support record and a formalized quality control system (e.g. ISO 9001 and 14000), add up to an impressive capability in the design, development, manufacture, supply and provision of services.

DTI/ www.dti.gov.za NATIONAL AEROSPACE CENTRE/ www.wits.ac.za/nac

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ABOUT THE NATIONAL AEROSPACE CENTRE

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The National Aerospace Centre (NAC) is a national aerospace-focused programme supported by the Department of Trade and Industry (the DTI), SECTION A – Personal Details and managed and hosted by The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (Wits). Title Recognising the need for greater innovation and skills development in line with the needs of(Mr/Mrs/Ms) the South African aerospaceSurname industry, the NACoE was launched in 2006. The centre engages with government, industry, academia and researchFirstinstitutions, locally as well as internationally, in promoting Names sector competitiveness and developing human capital. Additionally, the centre has a soundDate project management function, and enjoys partnerships with of Birth Identity Number the Aerospace Industry Support Initiative (AISI), the Centurion Aerospace Village, and the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Strategy (AMTS), as Gender M F Age Race Black White Coloured well as the Universities of Cape Town, Stellenbosch, The Witwatersrand, Pretoria and the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Internationally, the Are you disabled? Y N If Yes, please specify nature NAC has established a sound partnership with Airbus as well as participating in AeroAfrica-EU, and African andofEuropean Union aerospace initiative disability? involving five countries. Physical Address Postal Address

RELEVANT SKILLS FOR A RELEVANT INDUSTRY

The NAC runs an extensive human capital development programme, which includes human capital sponsorship, providing support for course development, a bursary programme and targeted training initiatives. Some specific projects include:

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The NAC facilitates research in key areas such as advanced materials and aeronautical dynamics, simulation, and control and aerospace design by * Please note: Only South African citizens may apply fostering partnerships and funding projects, producing new technologies aligned with industry and government's vision and strategy for the aerospace industry. Research is organised at the NAC in three thematic areas. In addition to conducting in-house research, the NAC funds projects and facilities at universities throughout South Africa. The thematic areas are: Aerospace Manufacturing Processes and Materials (AMPM), Dynamics SECTION B – Proposed courseAeronautical of study for next year Simulation, Modelling, and Control (ADSC), based at the Centre of Excellence in Autonomous Flight at the University of Stellenbosch Institution Aerospace Design Capabiliy (ADCap). Proposed Diploma/ Degree

BUILDING AEROSPACE AWARENESS

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Proposed Courses a student day at IASSA, a Youth Development The NAC also undertakes a number of discretionary projects and awareness initiatives, such as hosting Programme at the D Exhibition and participating in the Sci-Bono Aerospace Week for school learners. The key to the NACoE's success lies in its extended networking capabilities, allowing best practice to be incorporated and participation in sponsorship forward-looking Do you have Yes, please indicate sponsor and the Sponsor Y N Ifstrategies. secured for 2014?

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    

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AVIATION PLAYS A MAJOR role in the world’s economies, not only in transport but in many other

 fields, it brings people together from all the corners of the globe and has been reaching into space     for almost a century. Civil aviation in this country is regulated by the South African Civil Aviation     Authority (SACAA).      

        

              Aviation,    

or the aerospace industry, may be divided broadly into: Flight operations; Airport management; Air traffic and navigation services; Aviation maintenance and repair; Passenger   and freight services; Ground handling and emergency services; Weather services; Design and                     construction; Aviation law; Communication; Legislation and enforcement; Aviation administration;  Ancillary services; Aviation safety; and Aviation Medicine.  

        JOINT AVIATION

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AWARENESS PROGRAMME (JAAP)

JAAP is a state initiated entity that brings together aviation role players to pursue and achieve transformation of the aviation industryby ensuring that previously disadvantaged youth have access and play a part in initiativesaimed at education, awareness and career development.

                            Organisations

that form part of JAAP are:

      1. Department of Transport    

2. Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) Services (ATNS)

            

3. Air Traffic and Navigation    4. South African Air Force    5. South African Airways   

 6. South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) 

 7. South African           

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WAI MEMBERS 'PAY IT FORWARD' WITH THEIR OWN SCHOLARSHIP AS PAST RECIPIENTS of Women in Aviation, International scholarships, both Deborah Hecker and Evelyne Tinkl knew how career- and lifechanging a WAI scholarship can be. Both women had won WAI type rating scholarships in 1998 and went on to have successful airline careers. Their own positive experiences were the impetus behind launching and funding a scholarship for individuals in the intermediate stage of flight training which they named the Keep Flying Scholarship. Its purpose was to provide the next logical license or rating for a career pilot. Specifically, the Keep Flying Scholarship would ideally fund training for a commercial certificate or instrument, multiengine or flight instructor ratings. "This is not the first time a scholarship winner has launched her own scholarship," says WAI President Dr. Peggy Chabrian. "Other past Photo by John Riedel. The "Keep Flying" Scholarship was presented by Deborah Hecker, scholarship winners want to give to another WAI member what they Janet Patton and Evelyne Tinkl to Jinko Otsuka (2009 winner). The runner-up, Ana Beltran, have experienced themselves. It's a testament to the dedication of our was given a partial award. LEFT TO RIGHT: Evelyne Tinkl, Jinko Otsuka, Ana Beltran, Janet Patton and Deborah Hecker. SOURCE: http://photo.wai.org/main.php?g2_itemId=6125 members." At the 2011 WAI Conference this past February, the three pilots from the "Keep Flying Scholarship" had a conversation with pilots from South Africa. Soon, it was decided to expand the Keep Flying Scholarship into developing countries. A meeting with Refilwe Ledwaba, founder of the Southern African Women in Aviation & Aerospace Industry (SAWIA), allowed both parties to exchange ideas and develop scholarship concepts. Within three hours, funding was arranged by Keep Flying Scholarship friend Christy Dobelli. In collaboration with SAWIA, the Keep Flying Scholarship for a night rating was awarded to South African pilot Michaela Meiswinkel on May 9, 2011. "When I was 15, I had to decide on a career and make subject choices accordingly," said Scholarship winner Meiswinkel. "I started 'shadowing' at local flight schools, following instructors around, asking questions. Then a family friend took me up on my first flight, gave me the controls, and when that amazing feeling of having the aircraft in my hands and the open sky around me took hold, my interest became my passion." The Keep Flying Scholarship has been awarded annually since 2003. In 2009, Janet Patton, another airline pilot, joined the Keep Flying Scholarship team. To date, scholarships totaling over $36,000 have been awarded, and the scholarship has been privately funded by these three WAI members with the support of a small circle of dedicated and generous airline pilot friends and by family members. "We are an international organization and no matter where our members call home, they are united by a common passion for aviation," said Chabrian. "The Keep Flying International Scholarship is an ideal way to provide opportunities to our members worldwide." Scholarships available for 2012 will be posted in mid-July 2011. These scholarships will be awarded during the 23rd Annual International Women in Aviation Conference at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas, from March 8-10, 2012.region. ARTICLE SOURCE: http://www.aero-news.net/Subscribe.cfm?do=main.textpost&id=c03b3707-eec0-42d5-ac85-9720d88a9bbd

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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND Adams College is the oldest school to educate black students in Kwa-Zulu Natal, and the second oldest in South Africa. Adams College is situated in Amanzimtoti 35kms South of Durban and was officially opened in 1853. It is a former mission school originally founded by Dr Newton Adams from the American Board of Missions. It was first named Amanzimtoti Institute and it was later named after him in the 1930s. During the implementation of Bantu Education from 1953, its name was changed to Amanzimtoti Zulu Training School. Its name was reverted to Adams College after the abolishment of Bantu Education. The naming of Amanzimtoti is generally attributed to the legendary King Shaka, the founder of the Zulu nation. It is said that during one of his expeditions, he and his regiments stopped to have a rest along the local river. He was then brought a calabash filled with water from the river. He sipped the water and commented, "Kanti Amanz'amtoti" (the water is sweet). He used the isiZulu word "amtoti" instead of the common one "amnandi", which means the same thing. He did this as a cultural way of showing respect to his mother Nandi, whose name resembled amnandi. Academic Significance Adams College provided Africans with an opportunity for gaining a good standard of education. It was the first college to offer the matric syllabus. An art degree, building diploma and teachers training course were also offered. It was amongst the first African schools to: introduce co-education (education for both boys and girls in 1910); teach mathematics and science to Africans; provide matriculation and post- matriculation courses (1931); introduce sport development programme and give responsible posts to Africans. In 1922 Inkosi Albert Luthuli became the first African to be employed on the teaching staff at Adams, teaching isiZulu and Music and later being put in charge of school organization. In 1925 Z.K. Matthews was the first African to be appointed head master of the high school with white staff under him. In 1925 Robbins Guma was made a member of staff at the teachers' training school; he was later to be the first African to act as the head of the training college of African teachers

missionaries arrived in South Africa with the aim of bringing 'to the native people of South Africa knowledge and the Christian religion. In 1834 Dr Newton Adams, a medical missionary and his wife embarked upon their missionary endeavour. They sailed from Boston, the head office of the American Board, along with five other missionaries and their wives. The missionaries were part of a contingent which was divided into two groups. Three missionaries known as the maritime group, were sent to the coast to Dingane's people near Port Natal. They were Newton Adams ,Aldin Grout and George Champion. After spending sometime in the Cape learning the Dutch language, Dr Adams and Mrs Adams and the other missionaries arrived in Port Natal in 1835. The inland mission did not last long,as it faced many mishaps such as illness and unrest. Dr Adams' maritime group, were more successful. It was not long before Adams had a school of 50 pupils and a Sunday congregation ranging from 200 to 1500. As early as 1836 a Grahamstown trader, who visited Natal said: 'A school for girls has been established by Dr Adams, in which were 29 scholars, all neatly clothed in cotton dresses. Some were employed at needlework and others learning to read''. The missionaries now turned their attention to Natal, where Adams had established a station in 1836. In 1843 the British Government took control of Natal. This gradually allowed for mission work to become firmly established. In 1847 Dr Adams moved from Umlazi and went to Amanzimtoti, about 22 miles down the coast from Durban, and started a new mission station. He made this decision because his congregation was moving there and because Amazimtoti was the centre of a large population. At this time the first convert, Umbalasi, a Zulu woman, was accepted into the church by Adams. Dr Adams started by teaching black people the English language and his wife held meetings for women and taught them how to sew,cook and take care of their children according to the western way of life. At Amanzimtoti Adams seemed to become popular among the local people, he was given a Zulu name which meant ''the man with three coats''. This name referred to the white overall which he wore as a doctor, the black frock coat in which he took services and short lumber jacket which he wore when chopping down trees. At this mission Adams built a residence that carried his name, and which remained on the mission grounds until it was pulled down in 1958. Dr Adams died in 1851, and so not to loose the benefits of the work he had done, the American Board sent Rev. Rood to Amanzimtoti in 1853 with the express object of opening up a school.

ADAMS INSTITUTION 1913 | 'ARISE AND SHINE'

The schools motto 'Arise and Shine' was instilled in the students and they were greatly inspired to be the best they could be.'The reason why many of them are shinning where they are today is because they have unconsciously or indirectly made this motto a part of their lives''.( Mrs Mstahali-teacher between 1930s and 1950s). There are many examples of how this motto had a great influence on the thinking of the students. One student wrote an article in the school magazine entitled 'Arise and Shine' and suggested that one must not forget the message of the motto,''which places great responsibility of every member of the college. In fact it is a command we should willingly obey if we wish to shine''. The student implores fellow students to make use of all the activities at the college in which they can arise and shine. Another student with a strong belief in the potential of the motto and in the positive role of Christianity wrote, '' Our motto here is 'Arise and Shine'. If we are to shine at all, we have to see that we love others and sympathies with them, irrespective of race, color and so on. Trusting in God we should do right''. These students revealing signs of hopefulness due to their THE FOUNDERS OF ADAMS COLLEGE belief in a positive future (a product of a strong religious education and reassurance of gradual assimilation) strove forward with determination. The oldest foreign mission society in America, the American Board of One pupil encouraged his fellow students to: Be optimistic, look Commissioners for Foreign Missions, was formed in 1806 with the main to the end, imagine yourself done with your difficult and fancy goal of spreading Christianity to the 'heathen lands'. The American Board, what pleasure you will receive after your sweating. Then I am sure found its strongest supporter to be the Congregational Church. The Board you will go through thick and thin for the achievement of any of employed many qualified men and women to work in religious educational, your undertakings because you will have known that PERSEVERANCE Spublishing, O UTHER N industrial A F R I C A N WOME N I N AVI ATI O N AEROthe SPACE NDUSTRY Board | 2 0 1 2 /2 0 1 3 AN N UAL RE PORT and medical fields. In &1835 first IAmerican PREVAILS.


"Once you have tasted flight, you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return." LEONARDO DA VINCI (APRIL 15, 1452 – MAY 2, 1519), AN ITALIAN RENAISSANCE POLYMATH: PAINTER, SCULPTOR, ARCHITECT, MUSICIAN, MATHEMATICIAN, ENGINEER, INVENTOR, ANATOMIST, GEOLOGIST, CARTOGRAPHER, BOTANIST, AND WRITER. HE WAS FASCINATED BY THE PHENOMENON OF FLIGHT, PRODUCING A PLAN FOR SEVERAL FLYING MACHINES, INCLUDING A FLAPPING ORNITHOPTER AND A MACHINE WITH A HELICAL ROTOR. SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonardo_da_Vinci

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THE SKA PROJECT Astronomy allows us to see back in time, because the light waves from very distant stars or galaxies take a long time to travel through space to our telescopes, so we see them as they were a very long time ago. Now astronomers want to build the most powerful telescope ever, to see back to before the first stars and galaxies formed. The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) will be a radio telescope – instead of seeing light waves, it will make pictures from radio waves. The majority of the SKA - the full dish array and the dense aperture array - will be built in Africa. The core - i.e. the region with the highest concentration of receivers - will be constructed in the Northern Cape Province, about 80 km from the town of Carnarvon (the same site as where the MeerKAT is being constructed). The sparse aperture array (low frequency array) will be built in Western Australia. South Africa has already demonstrated its excellent science and engineering skills by designing and starting to build the MeerKAT telescope – as a pathfinder to the SKA. The first seven dishes, KAT-7, are complete and have already produced its first pictures. MeerKAT is attracting great interest internationally – more than 500 international astronomers and 58 from Africa submitted proposals to do science with MeerKAT once it is complete. Since 2005, the African SKA Human Capital Development Programme has awarded close to 400 grants (2012) for studies in astronomy and engineering from undergraduate to post-doctoral level, while also investing in training programmes for technicians. Astronomy courses are being taught as a result of the SKA Africa project in Kenya, Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius (which has had a radio telescope for many years) and are soon to start in other countries. ARTICLE SOURCE: http://www.ska.ac.za/about/project.php

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7 567

10 263

Net Assets as Beginning of Month

Net Assets as End of Month

(2 696) (4 939)

Increase in Net Assets

2 629

7 567

5 188

4 846

TOTAL EXPENSE

5 000 0 0 188 0

250

0 0 0 0 100 0 150 0

JUL-12

0 4 634 0 212 0

2 150

1 000 1 000 0 1 000 0 0 150 0

JUN-12

16 124

4 500 11 377 0 247 0

2 735

0 1 801 1 801 0 0 0 934 0

SEP-12

47 190

2 629 33 801

47 190

44 561 (13 389)

12 549

660 11 500 0 389 0

57 110

50 660 6 300 6 300 0 0 0 150 0

AUG-12

32 860

33 801

(941)

1 691

600 690 0 401 0

750

600 0 0 0 0 0 150 0

OCT-12

AS AT 31 MAY 2013

Scholarship Programme Services Salaries and Wages General Administration Fund raising expense

EXPENSES

TOTAL REVENUES & GAINS

Public Contributions & Donations Fundraising Unrestricted Restricted Membership Fees Investment Income Other Income Royalties

REVENUES AND GAINS

STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES

31 683

32 860

(1 177)

1 437

0 1 146 0 291 0

260

JAN-12

22 408

31 683

(9 275)

13 005

4 000 7 894 0 1 111 0

3 730

23 231

1 871

529

0 0 0 529 0

2 400

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3 000

6 000

7 573 59 000 3 000 6 000 0 0 321 345 0 0

150 59 277

6 320

17 064

252

6 320

(10 011)

52 793

81 333 52 793 0 6 347 0

130 462

111 387 15 851 14 851 1 000 100 110 3 014 0

TOTAL

AS AT 31 MAY 2013

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17 064

25 102

(8 038) (10 744) (6 068)

6 552

0 6 552 0 2 036 0

550

MAY-13

0 59 127 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 150 0 0

APR-13

0 400 400 0 0 0 150 0

MAR-13

0 2 000 2 000 0 0 0 400 0

FEB-13

23 231 25 102

22 408

823

277

0 0 0 277 0

1 100

0 0 3 400 950 3 400 950 0 0 0 0 0 0 330 150 0 0

DEC-12

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NOV-12

STATEMENT OF ACTIVITIES

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FINANCIAL STATEMENTS STATEMENT OF ASSETS & LIABILITIES

AS AT 31 MAY 2013

ASSETS LONG-TERM ASSETS Fixed Assets Investments SHORT-TERM ASSETS Cash Pledges Receivable Prepaid Expense TOTAL ASSETS

5 400 5 400 -

250 250 - -

5 650

LIABILITIES LONG-TERM DEBT SHORT-TERM LIABILITIES Accounts Payable Scholarships/Programme Grants Payable Overdraft & Short-term loans Other Accruals Payable

- - - -

NET ASSETS

5 650

Unrestricted Restricted

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FINANCIAL STATEMENTS STATEMENT OF INCOME

AS AT 31 MAY 2013

REVENUES AND GAINS Public Contributions & Donations Fundraising: Unrestricted Restricted Membership Fees Investment Income: Other Income Royalties

111 387 15 851 14 851 1 000 100 110 3 014 0

TOTAL REVENUE & GAINS

130 462

EXPENSES Restricted Expense 134 126 Scholarship 81 333 Programme Services 52 793 Salaries and Wages 0 General Administration 6347 Fundraising Expense 0 TOTAL EXPENSE

140 473

INCREASE IN NET ASSETS Net Assets as Beginning of Year Net Assets as End of Year

(10 011) 13 600 252

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FINANCIAL STATEMENTS STATEMENT OF CASH FLOW

AS AT 31 MAY 2013

CASH FLOW FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES (10 011) Cash Received 130 462 Public Contributions & Donations 111 387 Unrestricted Fundraising 14 851 Restricted Fundraising 1 000 Membership Fees 100 Royalties & Other Income 3 124 Grants/Scholarships Paid (134 126) Cash Paid for Operating Expense (6 347) Interest Paid 0 Increase in Short-term Liabilities 0 CASH FLOW FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES Purchase of Investments Fixed Asset Purchase

0 0 0

CASH FLOW FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES Proceeds of Increase in Debt

NET CHANGE IN CASH FOR THE YEAR Cash Balance on 1 June 2012 Cash Balance on 31 May 2013

(10 011) 13 006 252

0 0

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"The air is the only place free from prejudices." BESSIE COLEMAN (JANUARY 26, 1892 – APRIL 30, 1926) WAS AN AMERICAN CIVIL AVIATOR. SHE WAS THE FIRST FEMALE PILOT OF AFRICAN AMERICAN DESCENT (AND THE FIRST PERSON OF AFRICAN AMERICAN DESCENT) TO HOLD AN INTERNATIONAL PILOT LICENSE WHICH SHE OBTAINED IN 1921 AT 29. SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bessie_Coleman

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RED BULL STRATOS & AUSTRIAN SKYDIVER FELIX BAUMGARTNER Red Bull Stratos was a space diving project involving Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner. On 14 October 2012, Baumgartner flew approximately 39 kilometres into the stratosphere over New Mexico in the United States, in a helium balloon before free falling in a pressure suit and then parachuting to earth. The total jump, from leaving the capsule to landing on the ground, lasted approximately ten minutes. While the free fall was initially expected to last between five and six minutes, Baumgartner deployed his parachute after 4 minutes and 19 seconds. Reaching 1,357.64 km/h (843.6 mph), Baumgartner broke the sound barrier on his descent, thus becoming the first human to do so without any form of engine power. Preliminary measurements show Baumgartner also broke two other world records. With a final altitude of 38,969 m (130,000 ft) (23.3884 miles), Baumgartner broke the unofficial record for the highest manned-balloon flight of 37,640 m (123,491 ft) previously set by Nicholas Piantanida. He also broke the record for the highest altitude jump, set in 1960 by retired USAF Colonel Joseph Kittinger, who was Baumgartner's mentor and capsule communicator at mission control. These claims were verified by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI). Baumgartner's jump was 65 years to the day after October 14, 1947, when Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier for the first time in a piloted aircraft. ARTICLE SOURCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Bull_Stratos

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