NOTAMs and Recreational Aviation

To all SAHPA members,

Please see attached the NOTAM and online registration to be completed by all qualified and current solo pilots wishing to fly.

COVID-19 regulations to be followed as per the online registration. 

Please keep a copy of your current licence, the reply email and NOTAM on your phone as proof of permission to fly.

This is valid for members for 7 days after which you have to re-register to fly again.

Please note: this does not include tandems.

Here is the link to the two websites where you can access the system:

http://www.aeroclub.org.za/proficiency-recency-flight-requests/  (follow the link to hang and paragliding)

http://www.caasa.co.za/proficiency-recency-flight-requests/  (follow the link to hang and paragliding)

You will need your orange book license number handy and will need to specify your flying site.

Note: Training flights at the schools still follows our systems at the SAHPA ATO.

The SAHPA team of senior pilots are still working on the TFI and tandem elements to get these operations going again and will advise as we progress.

Lastly, you should be aware of the possibility of another hard lockdown due to the large increase in COVID-19 infections. 

regards
The SAHPA Office
+27 (0)74-152-2505



(A2116/20A02 NOTAMN
Q)FAXX/QXXXX/IV/NBO/E/000/999/5152S01651E999
A)FAJA FACA FAJO B)2007031041 C)2007311800 EST
E)COVID-19:
1)THE FLW GEN AVIATION FLT ARE PERMITTED INCL MAINT RELATED FLT AS PER APPLICABLE REGULATIONS:
A)AGRICULTURAL SPRAYING, SEEDING AND DUSTING.
B)CLOUD SPRAYING, SEEDING AND DUSTING.
C)CULLING.
D)CONST RELATING TO AVIATION.
E)AERIAL HARVESTING.
F)AERIAL PATROL, OBS AND SURVEY.
G)SEARCH AND RESCUE.
H)AERIAL RECORDING BY PHOTOGRAPHIC OR ELECTRONIC MEANS.
I)FIRE SPOTTING, CTL AND FIGHTING
J)SPRAYING, SEEDING OR DUSTING OTHER THAN FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES AND CLOUDS.
K)ESSENTIAL SER FLT.
2)AVIATION TRG OPS PERMITTED AS PER PART 141 OPR SPECIFICATIONS.
A)FULL STOP LDG AWAY FM BASE ALLOWED PROVIDED THAT NO EMBARKATION OR DISEMBARKATION OCCURS EXC IN AN EMERG. AFTER VACATING RWY ACFT REQ TO RETURN TO HLD POINT IMMEDIATELY FOR TKOF.
3)SKILLS TESTS, REVALIDATION CHECKS AND SIX MONTHLY PROFICIENCY CHECKS PERMITTED.
4)ALL ABV OPS TO SUBMIT COVID-19 PROC TO SACAA FOR APPROVAL PRIOR  TO OPS.
A)COVID-19 SIGNED PROC CHECKLIST FOR AVIATION TRG ORGANISATION OPS TO BE SUBMITTED TO PERSONNEL LICENCING EMAIL: PEL.TRAINING(AT)CAA.CO.ZA
B)COVID-19 SIGNED PROC CHECKLIST FOR GEN AVIATION OPS TO BE SUBMITTED TO LAUBSCHERP(AT)CAA.CO.ZA.
C)AERIAL WORK AOC OPS TO SUBMIT COVID-19 PROC TO SACAA FOR APPROVAL PRIOR TO OPS TO THABEDEN(AT)CAA.CO.ZA.
D)ALL EXAMINERS AND INSTRUCTORS REQUIRED TO CONDUCT TEST OR CHECK INDEPENDENTLY OF AVIATION TRG ORGANISATION OR OPR, SHALL SUBMIT
COVID-19 SIGNED PROC CHECKLIST TO PEL.SKILLSTEST(AT)CAA.CO.ZA FOR ONCE OFF AUTH.
5)ALL FLIGHTS LISTED ABV TO ENSURE A COPY OF THE NOTAM, ALONG WITH ASSOCIATED DOCUMENTATION TO BE CARRIED ABOARD THE ACFT.
6)AVIATION RECREATION OPS ARE PROHIBITED, EXC FOR MAINT RELATED FLT AND PROFICIENCY FLT.
7)APPROVAL FOR OPS DEFINED IN 6) NEEDS TO BE OBTAINED FM SACAA, PLEASE CONSULT GUIDANCE MATERIAL ON SACAA WEBSITE