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Springbok Classic Air Newsletter


Springbok Classic Air Scenic Flights and Events

B18_04.jpgExperience nostalgic scenic flights around Johannesburg in our beautiful Beech Aircraft, cruising at a comfortable altitude, low enough to identify and enjoy the most enjoyable sights of Johannesburg from the air.

Springbok Classic Air operates scenic flights on the last Saturday of every month, from the historic Rand Airport in Germiston as well as breakfast flights to Mongena Game Lodge. Should you want us to fly you and a couple of friends on a date of your choice, whether it be for a 20 minute scenic flight, a day trip or even longer, send us an email with your quote request. (info@springbokclassicair.co.za)  

The scenic flights are typically 20 minutes in duration. A minimum number of passengers (9) is required to confirm the flight.

See our flight offerings on the Beech 18

Breakfast flight to Mongena Game Lodge
Why not join us for a flight on the Beech 18 to an upmarket lodge, enjoy a superior breakfast and game drive for R1 850.00pp!

27 August 2017 (Sold out)
24 September 2017
26 November2017

Mongena Game Lodge is situated in the malaria-free 18,500 Dinokeng Game Reserve where 4 of the big 5 roam! 
07:00 Depart Rand Airport
07:30 Arrive at Mongena Game Lodge
         Breakfast in the Tshukudu Restaurant
09:00 Depart for the Guided Game Drive
11:30 Return to Lodge.*

*Should guests all agree and want to stay longer, a light lunch can be enjoyed on the deck of the Kingfisher Restaurant that overlooks the lake. Lunch will be for each passenger’s own account.


20 Minute Scenic flight over JHB, R680.00pp
19 August 2017 09:00 (Saturday before the Rand Airshow 2017, Sunday 20 August 2017)
23 September 2017 09:00
28 October 2017 09:00
25 November 2017 09:00

All dates subject to availability of the aircraft.

The flight will only take place provided ALL seats are sold.
Your seat will be deemed confirmed once full payment for the airfare has been received. Tickets booked but not paid for at least 10 days  before the flight will be forfeited.

Route (20 minute scenic flight):
We depart from Hangar 5 at Rand Airport, take off and fly in a westerly direction, passing to the south of Johannesburg CBD. We then turn above Gold Reef City and head in a northerly direction with Soccer City on our left. We cross over Northcliff Ridge and then turn east, to the south of North Gate Dome, and pass to the south of Monte Casino. Then we turn south, opposite Megawatt Park, passing east of Sandton City and across Wanderers and Ellis Park before returning to Rand Airport. 

BANKING DETAILS: Springbok Classic Air
• RMB/FNB Cheque Account                       
• Account Nr: 62233195678 • Branch Code: 26-12-51 Swiftcode FIRNZAJJXXX     
• Fax your proof of payment to: 011 827 0502, or e-mail to info@springbokclassicair.co.za
• Please supply names of passengers, paid for.
For more information or to book your seat with Ronéll Myburgh:
Tel:  +27 11 824 2142;   Mobile: +27 82 779 9421 or via e-mail: info@springbokclassicair.co.za

Things to remember before any flight:
Passengers need to collect their tickets at least 45 minutes before the flight.  There are no refunds on tickets if you did not advise us at least 48 hours in advance. If you do not contact us to cancel or not arrive for your flight you will not be refunded. If the flight is cancelled due
to bad weather or any other unexpected matter, we can either refund you or book you on the next day of scenic flights. No children under 2 years. 

Important Note:

The parking ticket you are issued with when you enter Rand Airport is for your account.

Host your next event or celebration function at the Lodge!

Looking for a different angle to end a conference or to celebrate an event/special occasion? Combine a flight on the Beech 18 with a function in our dining room or even the hangar.  Contact info@springbokclassicair.co.za to obtain a quote for your specific flight and/or function requirement,  or to host your function in The Dakota Lodge, send an e-mail to alna@dakotalodge.co.za for a quote.

Dakota Lodge

*** Accommodation at Rand
Tel: +27 11 824 2143, info@dakotalodge.co.za

For more rates, kindly visit the website, www.dakotalodge.co.za 

South African Airways Museum

The South African Airways Museum Society is based at the Transvaal Aviation Club at Rand Airport in Germiston. Historic items such as photographs, aircraft instruments, timetables and other important documentation are on display in the society's  display hall.
One of South African Airways Museum Society's stated aims is to create an awareness of the greatness of South African aviation, and the role it has played in society. More than 8 aircraft are on static display, including a Boeing 747 that may be viewed on the inside. 

The museum is open from Wednesday to Sunday and public holidays: 09:00-15:00 

Entrance fees: Adults R35.00, children R25.00. 
For more information: www.saamuseum.co.za, email: info@saamuseum.co.za.
Tel. 076-879-5044 Guided tours, functions and events: Joppie Nieman on 087 809 0224.

Harvard Flights

The Harvard Club is based AFB Swartkop.
Bookings: Heidi van Gass
              +27 (0) 84 200 2326
Website: www.theharvardclub.co.za

Classique Aviation (based at Rand Airport) offer the following:

Dh82A Tiger Moth Scenic Flights
Pitts Special S2B Aearobatic flight
Robinson R44 Scenic flight, picnic or lunch flight or JHB sunset flight
Bell 222/230 (Airwolf)
Bell 206 / Longranger
Bell 407

For prices and to book send an email to
classav@mweb.co.za or afrosun@netactive.co.za or call + 27 11 827 4155.

Henley Air (Pty) LTD – for helicopter charters. Based at Rand Airport, they offer the following:

Type of Aircraft          Seats         
Robinson R44             1+3          
Bell JetRanger            1+4          
Bell LongRanger          1+5          
Bell 407                     1+5          
Bell 222                     2+5          

For quotes and to book a flight, call Ane du Preez, Operations Director,
083 444 6544 or send an email to: ane@henleyair.co.za