Springs Fly-in Breakfast - 2015
By Willie Bodenstein
Springs airfield (FASI) is a registered airfield which is leased from the local municipality and lies at 5340 feet MSL. It's has a runway 1100m long which is tarred. The orientation is 03/21. A grass cross runway exists on a 14/32 orientation.
The airfield is uncontrolled and traffic in the vicinity uses the radio frequency 122,4 MHz for TIBA and circuit calls. Facilities at Springs include a fuel bay for AVGAS. The club shares a number of hangars and refreshments are available from local facilities.
It is the home of the Springs Flying Club and the East Rand Gliding Centre and a number of operations including a micro-lite club, an ultra-lite club, autogyro club, EEA, flying schools and private operators.
On the Saturday 1 August the Club again hosted their annual free fly-in breakfast and despite the biting cold 62 aircraft flew in.
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