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Johannesburg Flying Academy

Postby Marc G » Sun Dec 21, 2008 5:58 pm

Johannesburg Microlight Academy, at Panorama Airfield.

We have 2 very nice 582 Raptor trikes, and will have a new 3 axis plane in the new year.

- We are situated in the South of JHB (closest microlight school to JHB),
- We have 3 runways (main runway 01/19 is 1000m x 30m, and two cross runways - 30/12 600m x 15m, and 05/23 700m x 15m), and lots of open space,
- We're situated in the JHB helicopter general flying area, so no time wasted flying to the GF!
- We fly 7 days a week,
- We have an awesome clubhouse!

We also do owner training on most aircraft, and provide limited hangarage for this purpose. All lectures (except radio license) and exams are done in-house.

For enquiries, email Marc Gregson jhbmicrolightacademy@yahoo.com, or eaglei@iafrica.com, or call 082 392 3149 .

We also have many aircraft for sale
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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby atom » Thu Dec 25, 2008 6:15 pm

howzit Marc

Have you taken over the JMA? Is Mike Cathrow still there?
Good luck my boet....your students are in good and capable hands.

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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby Optic » Sun May 24, 2009 8:46 pm

Hi Marc,

Exactly what 3 axis microlights do you have in the training school?

Thanks

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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby RV4ker (RIP) » Mon May 25, 2009 7:22 pm

I need convex onto a tail wheel bush baby? Any idea's? (^^) (^^) (^^)
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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby Tailspin » Tue Jun 02, 2009 10:12 am

RV4ker wrote:I need convex onto a tail wheel bush baby? Any idea's? (^^) (^^) (^^)
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If you find somebody please let me know need a tail version conversion aswell.

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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby Marc G » Fri Jan 08, 2010 10:14 pm

Haven't posted an update in a while...

Our LSA 3-axis at the moment, is a B&F Technic FK9... However vhpy ...

We will have our Airplane Factory Sling 912ULS mid March 2010... if all stays on schedule vhpy ! Can't wait!

Happy flying...
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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby apollolight » Sun Jan 10, 2010 8:35 pm

Great news, would love to fly the Sling and I'm sure a lot of other pilots are very keen.... :)
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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby Marc G » Wed Jan 13, 2010 1:29 pm

Just spoke to James... all going ahead on schedule vhpy . 2 months and counting... with a few improvements, should be an awesome aircraft!
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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby Marc G » Thu Dec 16, 2010 9:30 am

Hi All,

After some production delays, and many improvements, our Sling is finally flying! We are still in the process of building the 25hrs required for the Proving flight ATF, but should have the Sling in the School early January :).

If anyone is interested in having a look, or coming for a demo flight, please give me a call.

Cheers,

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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby Alkemac » Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:45 pm

Marc,

What a machine - I still cant get the smile off my face!! vhpy vhpy

I am sure that JMA is going to be inundated with new students (^^) - who knows, I might be one!
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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby apollolight » Thu Dec 23, 2010 10:34 am

Great news, and I'm certainly itching for a flight in her... will certainly do a conversion in Jan...wish you well with the Sling and may she enjoy many happy hours....

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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby Marc G » Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:41 am

Hi All,

The Johannesburg Microlight Academy is based at Panorama Airfield, South of Johannesburg. Our school is growing, and we are looking for an Instructor, to operate our aircraft on a full time basis. We mostly service the recreational aviation sector, namely Light Sport Aircaft (we own and operate the first Sling in a Flying School!), and Weightshift Microlights (Raptor 582). We used to be PPL accredited, and would like to update our School's manual, so that we can once again do PPL training, on our Sling.

We are ideally looking for an Instructor who can instruct on both, the Sling and Raptor, although the Sling (LSA/PPL) is more urgent. Duties/Responsibilities would include:

- Ab-Initio flight training,
- Ground School/Lectures/Briefings,
- Demonstration/Introductory flights,
- AIP and Airlaw updates,
- Updating and checking of paperwork,
- Scheduling of aircraft and students,
- Updating school manual for PPL accreditation.

At this stage we are operating with 5 part time instructors, but can not handle the number of students requiring training. The Sling is proving to be a lovely training aircraft, which both, students and instructors alike, love flying.

If anyone is interested, please forward a short CV, to eaglei@iafrica.com, or jhbmicrolightacademy@yahoo.com.

Thanks,

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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby Marc G » Wed Nov 02, 2011 11:49 am

Hi Guys,

Our new website is up and running. Please take a look, and let us know what you think... comments welcome. www.jhbmicrolightacademy.co.za

We will also assist anyone who wants to sell their planes (email sales@jhbmicrolightacademy.co.za), or is looking to buy a plane.

JHB Microlight academy will also be doing PPL training from early December :).

Cheers,

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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby Judge » Tue Nov 08, 2011 6:24 pm

Looks great Marc well done can't wait for my flight (^^) (!!)
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Re: Johannesburg Microlight Academy

Postby Marc G » Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:10 pm

Hi All,

Exciting news is that The Johannesburg Microlight Academy, is now the JOHANNESBURG FLYING ACADEMY :)

Our main reason for this, is that we now also offer PPL training as well as hire and fly on the Sling. There are also plans for ordering our second Sling in the next few months!

We offer a radio licence course, as well as all lectures for NPL(WCM/CCM/LSA) and PPL, on a regular basis (Generally every second Saturday morning), with NPL exams written at our online exam centre. We also sell The Sling, and have a variety of second hand aircraft for sale, in all categories.

Another exciting service which we will now offer, is Aerobatic demonstration flights and Aerobatic courses on an EXTRA 200!

We are desperately looking for a full time/semi full time WCM (Trike) instructor.

For more info, email info@jhbmicrolightacademy.co.za or marc@jhbmicrolightacademy.co.za

Check out our website (http://www.jhbmicrolightacademy.co.za) for more details on Aircraft Sales, The Sling, Our Instructors and School (PPL section under construction... watch this space!)

Cheers,

Marc

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