Chapter 1500 News

Inauguration of Chapter 1500 Bethlehem


- Francois Marais, Chapter 1500 Inaugural Chairman

Saturday, 16 May 2015, was one of the big milestones for the 18-month old Bethlehem Aero Club. From Friday 15 May there were fly-ins from all over. On Friday night everybody was entertained with an informal braai at the clubhouse. On Saturday a few more planes flew in and the local KIA branch made transport available for the visitors to explore Clarens. The rest relaxed in the autumn sun at the clubhouse with boerewors rolls and coffee.

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Establishing an EAA Chapter in Bethlehem


On 06 September, our EAA of SA National President Paul Lastrucci, EAA of SA Young Eagles Convener Dr Mike Brown and I flew to Bethlehem from Fly Inn in my Cessna 170 and stayed overnight. The purpose was to address members of the recently formed Bethlehem Aero Club on forming an EAA Chapter at their behest.

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