Aircraft Rental

The following type of aircraft will be available for rent: (Rental fees may be subject to change)

– Cessna 150          Not Available – due to high density altitude operation.

– Cessna 172          R 3 500 /hr wet.

A ferry contribution of R 2 500 shall be charged per team.

Requests for aircraft should be stated in the Preliminary Entry Forms and will be confirmed only when full Entry Fee is paid.

The rental of aircraft is anticipated to be handled by the organiser. Note that C150s are not suitable due to the high density altitude of the airport. With summer temperature this can reach a DA of 8000 ft.

Price will include aircraft insurance, fuel, oil.

Aircraft hire must be settled at the end of the training week, and at the end of the competition week. Credit card facilities will be available (Master Card / Visa)

Every  aircraft  has  to  carry an  ICAO  Aeronautical  Chart  1: 500  000  for emergency  use.  These will be arranged by the organisers.

Expected hourly rental prices are calculated including fuel and oil! The aircraft will be delivered at the competition airfield and shall be given back at the end of competition, with full tanks and oil at maximum. Surcharges for transfer flights applied as per C12.1.1, and dependent on fuel & oil prices.

Expected fuel price may be changed due to inflation, future fiscal legislation within the South Africa, fuel price and insurance. This is especially the situation currently with the volatility of the oil price in 2022.

Fuel, oil and other prices

MoGas 95                                                               R 22.50 (may change – see C.12.1.4)

AVGAS 100 LL                                                       R 26.05 (may change – see C.12.1.4)

AEROSHELL 100,100W                                        R 315.00 (may change – see C.12.1.4)


Aircraft and Insurance

Each competing aircraft must possess a Certificate of Airworthiness and must be operated in accordance with the aircraft manual.

For all civil aircraft using the airspace of the South Africa Republic, liability insurance has to be concluded with respect to damages caused by operation of that aircraft to the third parties covering a minimum amount in SDR (Special Drawing Rights) or an equivalent value of any other freely convertible currencies, for the aircraft with MTOW as mentioned below:

  1. a) MTOW up to 1000 kg 500.000 SDR (approx. 1.800.000 EUR)
  2. b) MTOW above 1000 kg to 2700 kg 000.000 SDR (approx. 3.600.000 EUR)

Each competing aircraft must be insured against 3rd Party Public Liability claims with a minimum amount as mentioned above according to MTOW. Aircraft arriving in the South Africa Republic must be able to present the policy with a copy in English, certified by the Insurance Company.

Pilot Excess insurance to the value of R 25 000 will be compulsory on aircraft rented through the organisers. If competitors have existing insurance, a certificate of validity for South Africa will be required, alternatively this can be arranged by the organisers.

Emergency locator transmitter ELT must be carried on board all aircraft flying out of the aerodrome control zone.

Health and Injury Insurance is entirely the Participant`s own responsibility. The Organiser or South Africa Republic cannot take any responsibility for personal injury or health issues for the participants.