2015 President's Trophy Air Race

The 2015 President's Trophy will be held at New Tempe, Bloemfontein from 28 to 30 May 2015.

Watch this space for more announcements.

Entries Received
See below

Entry Forms
New Entrants - Click here to apply for an entry form. Please note the pilot needs 200 hrs PIC to be eligible to fly in the race (or 100hrs PIC if the navigator is a licensed pilot.

2014 Entrants - If you entered last year you will have received an email with a link to your personal entry form. Please check all the information before submitting. Contact us if you did not receive the link.
Car Rental and accommodation queries
Astra Travel can advise on accommodation and is also the agent for car hire.
Tel - 051-4476352
email - elretha@astratravel.co.za

Entries Received

No Reg Pilot Nav Remarks
1 ZS-IJL, Beech K35 Bennie du Plessis Cilliers Manser Entry confirmed

2014 President's Trophy Air Race

The 2014 President's Trophy was held at Gariep Dam from 29 to 31 May 2014.

Final Results attached below

21st World Precision Flying Championships - 2013

The daily team manager reports are added below.

The South African Precision Flying Team is taking part in the 21st World Precision Flying Championships in Bautzen, Germany.

The SA Precision Team for 2013 was selected from the contestants of a series of pre-determined rallies that were held over the last 12 months. All of the team members have flown at world competition level in the past, either as navigators, precision or rally pilots.

2013 President's Trophy Air Race

By Athol Frans
It is always great when a well-managed plan comes together even if the venue for the PTAR was far away from the traditional hub of South African aviation in the picturesque town of Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape. The club members of this small but vibrant flying club can be proud of the splendid organisation, quality of food, superb gala awards dinner and friendly atmosphere we the visitors experienced in Oudtshoorn. The total distance flown on day one was 284.17 nm and on day two was 288.16 nm. The overall results have been published (see link below). The first three overall results are:

2011 World Precision Flying Championships

The 2011 World Precision Flying Championships were held in Brits from 23 to 29 October 2011.