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Vapour Trail…

New members… Welcome back as a club member, Marc Kuster. First Solo Flight congratulations to: James van Vuuren who went solo in the C172 on 5/2/14, Stuart McClelland who solo’d in C150 on 27/2/14 and Courtney Sharp who solo’d in … Continue reading

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Instructor’s Corner: Unable to Comply

Air Traffic Control is a very valuable and useful tool for pilots. And a pilot should make every effort to comply with the requests of ATC. Except sometimes…. Air Traffic Controllers are human too, and some are under training, or … Continue reading

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“from the desk of our President”

Hi Everyone, The end of last year got off to a fantastic start with our 75th Anniversary lunch and everyone was abuzz with excitement and enthusiasm. Then, suddenly our world was turned upside down with the untimely loss of two … Continue reading

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Vapour Trail….

New Members Welcome and happy flyingto Kirsten Wing, Christopher Austin, Gordon Gray, Telani Lithgow, Rory Mackenzie and welcome back to Damian Budd and Richard Carter. Congratulations to: Karyn Hill who obtained her PPL on 15 January 2014.  Well done!!! Aero … Continue reading

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Make a Mini Staple Cessna-172

  To make this cute little FLYABLE model, click the picture on the left, or visit http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Paper-C-172/all/?lang=de Enjoy!

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Alick Rennie’s memorial service

There will be a memorial service for Alick on Friday the 13 December at 11.00am in Oribi Flying Services hangar – Pietermaritzburg. Teas will be served afterwards in the Pmb Aero Club hangar. Parking will be available in the grassed … Continue reading

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Memorial Service for Dave Grosvenor

Fellow Aviators, A memorial service is being held at 14h00 for Dave Grosvenor on Thursday, 12th December 2013 at Dave Emond’s Hangar, Virginia Airport, Durban. Grant Beattie is collating all tributes to Dave Grosvenor and Alick Rennie for the memorial … Continue reading

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Story Musgrave’s impression of Pmb, SA

Here is an excerpt from an email sent to Luke Volans after Story Musgrave, with his wife, Amanda and son Scott visited us to talk at our 75th Aero Club Anniversary in November 2013 : “This is one spectacular note; … Continue reading

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NOTICE TO ALL MEMBERS

REAL TIME ONLINE BOOKING IS NOW AVAILABLE on our website!!! http://www.pmbaeroclub.co.za/acbookings.html

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Aircraft Electronics

By Telani Lithgow Our Club aircraft are handled by many pilots. Here are a few tips on treating them right. STARTING UP Electronics by their nature tend to be, somewhat robust, and yet, somewhat fragile. Little irritations from mystery problems … Continue reading

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