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EAA National Convention / Vryheid Fly in

Unread post by attaltitude » Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:11 am

The Vryheid Wings Club , will be hosting the Experimental aircraft associations national convention from the 27th to the 29th of April at the Vryheid airfield . Everyone is welcome to attend , EAA Members and non Members are welcome . Camping is available on the airfield and shuttles have been arranged to town to get to local BNB s . We have confirmed the attendance of the Good year eagles aerobatic team .

More information on the EAA website link below also
https://www.eaa.org.za/Events
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Re: EAA National Convention / Vryheid Fly in

Unread post by attaltitude » Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:18 pm

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Re: EAA National Convention / Vryheid Fly in

Unread post by attaltitude » Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:20 pm

Hi
Word is out that Derek Hopkins is arranging Meno Parson's ex Rovos Rail DC 3 to fly to the EAA Convention and Fly-in to Vryheid this year. Here's your chance to grab a seat on this exciting flight! Seats are limited to 20 passengers, so get your booking in early!! A donation towards costs of only R 1 250 gets you your seat on this classic aircraft. And don't forget - by attending the conference you could also win a a trip to Oshkosh 2018!
Flight will depart from Rand Airport on Friday 27th April and return Sunday 29th April. This is a long weekend - so no excuse you have to work!
To book your seat please e mail Neil neil1@telkomsa.net

Looking forward to it!
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Re: EAA National Convention / Vryheid Fly in

Unread post by MT Head » Wed Mar 07, 2018 1:14 pm

Hi
Will there be Avgas available?
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Re: EAA National Convention / Vryheid Fly in

Unread post by attaltitude » Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:08 pm

AVGAS , MOGAS and Jet A1 will be available (JET A1 Please advise us in advance on the quantity required)
Avgas price will be confirmed closer to the event , but it will be very competitive price I guarantee it :smt023
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Re: EAA National Convention / Vryheid Fly in

Unread post by attaltitude » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:45 am

BUMP :wink:
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Re: EAA National Convention / Vryheid Fly in

Unread post by attaltitude » Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:22 pm

just more than 2 weeks to go ...

some highlights of the event below
- Pitts aerobatic team (Goodyear Eagles) will do a display on the Saturday
- L39 Jet to attend
- Airtractor 802 and two 602 s to attend
- Hotair balloon flights available
- Vintage car display
- DC 3 Dak flights available from Rand at a donation of R 1250 –

Rent-a Tent option is also available. On arrival you will find your tent pitched and equipped with airmattress, sleeping bag and pillow. Price is R650 per person single for the weekend and R440 per person sharing. This offer is also available to pilots flying their own aircraft to the convention. Tents are limited - book yours early to avoid missing out!

Bookings
To get your seat on the DC 3 or to book a tent, please contact Neil 084 674 5674 or e mail neil1@telkomsa.net

- Kamp available on the field
- Various food stalls and aircraft vendors to attend
- Braai packs available on the Friday evening
- Saterday evening function awards dinner and prize giving also lucky draw for Oskosh return ticket and Phantom 4 Drone
- Beer garden

Pre register on the EAA Website to have a chance of winning the Oskosh ticket
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Unread post by Roston1 » Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:01 pm

Excited for this one!! 8) :mrgreen:
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Re: EAA National Convention / Vryheid Fly in

Unread post by attaltitude » Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:56 pm

ATC Frequency for the event will be 120.20 , call 5 nm inbound . A ground frequency will be given after landing for parking
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Unread post by Pete » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:48 am

Weather looks perfect for the weekend and look forward to being among fellow aviators and friends! :D
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Re: EAA National Convention / Vryheid Fly in

Unread post by attaltitude » Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:10 pm

Courtesy of AERO WEATHER (PTY) LTD - IT s looking good

DATE 27/04/2018
SYNOPSIS A cold front is expected to pass to the SE of the country, with a second cold front approaching the country from the SW. A surface high pressure is expected over the southern half of the country. This implies that low-level wind blowing in towards Vryheid is likely to come in from the west, where it dries out over land and supports clear skies.

TIME WIND VIS WEATHER OCTAS TYPE BASE TOPS T/DPT QNH
03Z 11003KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 13/10 1021
06Z 09003KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 18/09 1022
09Z 06005KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 27/09 1021
12Z 05006KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 30/08 1018
15Z 07006KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 23/12 1018
18Z 03004KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 16/14 1021
21Z 33003KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 15/14 1021
24Z 30003KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 14/14

1021



DATE 27/04/2018
ROUTE Inbound from south of Lesotho
SYNOPSIS The low-level SW winds north of the cold front maintains clear air south Lesotho

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER Moderate mountain waves near Drakensberg. Fly at least 40nm seaward of mountains.





DATE 27/04/2018
ROUTE Inbound from the west
SYNOPSIS Dry westerly winds support clear weather.

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER None



DATE 27/04/2018
ROUTE Inbound from the north

SYNOPSIS Dry westerly winds support clear weather.

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER None



DATE 28/04/2018
SYNOPSIS A surface high pressure is established over Mpumalanga. Low level wind over Vryheid is expected to be northerly, with clear weather.

TIME WIND VIS WEATHER OCTAS TYPE BASE TOPS T/DPT QNH
03Z 28003KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 13/10 1021
06Z 28003KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 18/10 1022
09Z 31004KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 27/10 1020
12Z 03004KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 30/07 1017
15Z 06005KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 24/10 1017
18Z 36005KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 18/10 1020
21Z 33004KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 17/11 1020
24Z 31004KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 16/10

1020







DATE 29/04/2018
SYNOPSIS A cold front is expected to pass over the South Western Cape. A surface high pressure is centred over Gauteng. The anti-clockwise circulation around the high-pressure results in SW flow towards Vryheid – dry air and clear weather.

TIME WIND VIS WEATHER OCTAS TYPE BASE TOPS T/DPT QNH
03Z 31003KT 2km MIST 5/8 ST FL040 FL050 15/10 1019
06Z 30004KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 19/10 1020
09Z 33005KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 27/08 1017
12Z 35007KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 30/06 1014
15Z 34004KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 24/09 1014
18Z 34003KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 19/07 1016
21Z 32004KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 16/05 1017
24Z 30004KT >10km NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL 15/03

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Unread post by Flyingwxsa » Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:43 pm

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Unread post by Flyingwxsa » Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:52 pm

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