SAHPA Newsletter

Dear SAHPA members Trust you are all well. Please find below the following important information: SAHPA OFFICE CLOSURE DURING DECEMBER 2020The SAHPA office will be closed from the 19th of December and will reopen on 4 January 2020.CAA will close on 24 December until 4 January 2021. APPLICATIONS AND RENEWAL UPDATECurrently we are still allowed to send in …

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Flying restrictions in Lockdown Level 1

Dear SAHPA Members / Instructors With South Africa moving to Lockdown 1, some regulations have become more relaxed, however, with regards to the Protocols set in place for aviation these have not changed since Lockdown Level 2. Please continue to use the current SAHPA COVID-19 protocols as they remain unchanged. Recreational Flying SAHPA Site COVID-19 registration …

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Reminder – SAHPA AGM 28 August 2020

 Dear SAHPA members A friendly reminder that the SAHPA AGM will be held on Friday 28 August 2020 at 18:30 through Microsoft teams. The link for the meeting is:https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_OWVjZGY3N2MtOTU3Ni00ZDE1LWE2MzgtNmRkOTEzNzU4YTAw%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22455daad6-b61e-471a-9ace-b97b386cb309%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%221e5d35bc-afb1-4266-947a-b2320d88c5da%22%7dPlease use your full name and surname on the attendance register. Kindly use the “RAISE HAND” icon during the meeting if you would like to say something. There will be someone …

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Flying restrictions in Lockdown Level 2

The SACAA has issued Notam: A2456/20A02 NOTAMR A2321/20 (full version below) What does this mean?Covid protocols and mask wearing etc. with social distancing are still in place! All Recreational and General Aviation is allowed (i.e. all Sahpa disciplines) and may operate except between 20h00 to 02H00 at night which does not affect us. All SAHPA ATO Schools …

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SAHPA Important communication

Dear SAHPA members,  The SAHPA Committee continues to work at managing the daily interactions and documentation processes required by SACAA and DOT. Herewith some feedback regarding the following:   Tandem flying SAHPA has submitted an action plan for approval to SACAA and we are currently awaiting feedback. In the interim we would like to remind all tandem pilots …

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SAHPA’S new PART 106 commenting process

Dear Members, SAHPA has embarked, after many years attempting to fit our type of aviation disciplines, namely PG,PPG, PPT, PPC, HG and PHG into the Authorities directed regulation for licensing, namely PART 62. Despite many assurances and agreements from the authorities, it has become obvious that our types of aviation are never going to fit successfully into …

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Tandem Notice

Dear Tandem and TFI pilots, The SAHPA Tandem team has met again this morning. A document outlining our proposed Tandem Covid plan is up for review which will be sent to SACAA once finalised. We are doing this ahead of authority to fly so as to be proactive and ready for when we can fly. …

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