NATIONAL HERITAGE HARVARD CLUB
BOOKING & FLIGHT INFORMATION
HOW TO BOOK
We prefer to keep track of all the bookings, therefore for us to provide you with the best service possible please click here or go to our "Make a booking page".
Alternatively send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +27 84 200-2326
In the case of a birthday, Christmas, anniversary, etc., present we can also provide the giver of such a present as a flight in a Harvard, with a letter from the Harvard Club telling the person about their present, and which you may then place in an appropriate card.
For the less adventurous passengers we offer a sight seeing flight to Hartebeestpoort Dam which is also about 20 minutes long and costs the same as the aerobatic flight.
If there is more than one passenger at the time of your flight then we can offer you some exposure to formation flying too. Please note that in the interests of your safety we do not do formation aerobatics with any of our passengers. Thus, in the case of formation we will take off in formation and fly to the aerobatic area to the north of Rosslyn.
There we break formation to do the aerobatics individually after which we rejoin in formation to fly back to Swartkop Air Force Base.
The flights are about 20 minutes in duration and that is actual airborne time i.e. the time spent on the ground taxiing to and from the runway does not count.
Experience has shown us that for someone unaccustomed to aerobatics, this is about as much as they can comfortably handle.
However should you want a longer flight then this can be arranged with no problem, but to start off with we strongly suggest the normal flight to see how you go with it.
We suggestion you book about a week or more in advance and payment may be made electronically beforehand or by cash on the day, whichever suits you best.
We do have credit card facilities available if you prefer.
All passengers will receive an A4 size certificate with his/her name on it as well as the pilot’s signature.
Come & join the Harvard Club as an associated member for R3,200 which include 20 minute airborne time & excludes the time taxiing on the airfield & get a free flight in this nostalgic WWII trainer - An unequaled experience!
We also accept all major credit cards, cash payments and electronic bank transfers.
Account Name: Harvard Club of South Africa
Account Number: 1005 750 756
Account Type: Cheque Account
OTHER SERVICES WE OFFER
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Introduction flights for new members.
Type rating conversions
Fly-pasts for special events
Airshow events (where sponsored)
Sale of regalia commemorating the Harvard.
Prices includes VAT and are subject to change without notice.
All our flights from Swartkop Air Force Base are subject to Military and/or Police air traffic on the day but which in the past has very rarely interfered with our flights. The S.A. Air Force is highly accommodating toward us.
All our flights are booked subject to weather permitting, and we do not fly at night.
Finally, all our Harvards are formally declared National Aviation Heritage Items, registered with the South African Heritage Foundation in Cape Town. They belong in fact to the S.A. Air Force Museum and are all in original colour schemes of the period where they were operating at the time.
A collection of renovated Harvards
The Harvard Club of South Africa undertake to maintain and fly the National Heritage Harvard's on behalf of the People of South Africa.
We will display these aircraft on the ground and in the air and we will make the opportunity of a flight in a Harvard available to the public. In so doing we will preserve a proud part of the heritage of the South African Air Force and of the Nation.
Please note that the Harvard Club office is open on Saturdays in the morning only from 0900. Should you wish to make a booking during these times Heidi van Gass will be available to assist you.
Heidi van Gass
Cell: 084 200-2326
Fax: 086 751-5882
Cell: 082 339-6550
Fax: 086 742-2046
Land Line: 011 827 8884
Or simply send us a message & we will contact you