Aircraft

Members of The Johannesburg Light Plane Club, based at Syferfontein Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, are justifiably proud of their Aircraft. Some are Vintage, Veteran, Classic, Sport or simply fascinating machines. Many are in pristine condition having been found in poor condition or basket cases and restored to their former glory, others have been lovingly cared for since new and are in immaculate condition.

Cessna 140: ZU-ECP

Although built in 1946, the earliest record we have of C140 ZU-ECP is from 1960, with an airframe logbook that has her registered under Serial number 10243.

Tiger Moth: ZS-FZF

ZS-FZF is a 1942 Australian built de Havilland DH.82A Tiger Moth. It was obtained as a bundle of parts in Mozambique by Bob Hay, who sold the remainder of the parts to the Streckers, thereby unintentionally starting their famous business.

Tiger Moth: ZS-UKW

ZS-UKW Courtney WatsonApril 2013 There is a rich history behind our Tiger Moth, and I suppose that this nostalgia adds to the effect of flying such a romantic aircraft. There really is something special about open cockpit flying that harks back to the origins of flight and ‘real’ aviation. Life began for the aircraft that…