Routes (Appendix B)

Please link to the "friendly" interpretation and the official agreement when interpreting the routes below.

The altitude concessions described below apply to the segment of a pilots flight whilst inside FAD45/46 ONLY. Airspace restrictions outside FAD45/46 remain unaltered as prescribed by the South African CIVL Aviation Authority.


  • 1. Sites Inside Langebaanweg Airspace
    • a. Langebaan Dunes
      • Route LBS: Soaring by prior approval only
    • b. Saldanha
      • Route SDS: Soaring by prior approval only
    • c. Piketberg
      • Route PBA: Piketberg-Renosterhoek-Clanwilliam up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route PBC: Piketberg –Koringberg-Groenberg up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route PBS: Soaring up to 3000m AMSL
    • d. Koringberg
      • Route KBA: Koringberg-Elandsbaai up to 1500m AMSL
      • Route KBB: Koringberg- Groenberg up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route KBC: Koringberg -Renosteroek-Clanwilliam up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route KBD: Koringberg -Porterville-Clanwilliam up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route KBE: Koringberg -Renosterhoek-Porterville-Koringberg up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route KBS: Soaring up to 3000m AMSL
    • e. Piekernierskloof #2
      • Route PKA: Piekernierskloof-Renosterhoek-Clanwilliam up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route PKB: Piekernierskloof –Eendekuil-Groenberg up to 3000m AMSL 
      • Route PKC: Piekernierskloof -Koringberg-Porterville-P’kloof up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route PKS: Soaring up to 3000m AMSL
  • 2. Sites adjacent to Langebaanweg Airspace – less than 10km away
    • a. Pampoenfontein
      • Route PFA: Pampoenfontein-Renosterhoek-Clanwilliam up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route PFB: Pampoenfontein-Piketberg-Renosterhoek-Clanwilliam up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route PFC: Pampoenfontein-Porterville-Groenberg up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route PFD: Pampoenfontein-Gouda-Piketberg-Pampoen up to 3000m AMSL
    • b. Dasklip
      • Routes: See Pampoenfontein (2a)
    • c. Porterville Airstrip
      • Routes: See Pampoenfontein (2a)
    • d. Kardoesie (Piekernierskloof #1)
      • Routes: See Piekernierskloof #2 (1e)
  • 3. Sites outside of Langebaanweg Airspace – more than 10km away
    • a. Groenberg
      • Route GBA: Groenberg -Porterville-Renosterhoek-Clanwilliam up to 3000m AMSL
      • Route GBB: Groenberg–Koringberg up to 3000m; Koringberg-Elandsbaai up to 1500m AMSL
      • Route GBC: Groenberg-Piketberg-Renosterhoek up to 3000m
      • Route GBD: Groenberg-Koringberg-Porterville-G’berg up to 3000m AMSL
    • b. Bain’s Kloof
      • Route BKA: Bain’s Kloof -Renosterhoek-Clanwilliam up to 3000m AMSL
    • c. Du Toit’s Kloof
      • Route DTA: Du Toit’s Kloof -Renosterhoek-Clanwilliam up to 3000m AMSL
    • d. Paarl Rock
      • Route PRA: Paarl Rock-Porterville-Renosterhoek-Clanwilliam up to 3000m AMSL
    • e. Cape Town Winch Park (Durbanville)
      • Route CPA: Park-Malmesbury-Koringberg-Renosterhoek-Clanwilliam up to 3000m AMSL

 

 

Did you know?

Paragliding Porterville - A landing Red Locust on the Porterville ridge.



The immature adult Red Locust is a brown colour which gets deeper and redder with age.

Swarms only fly during the day at temperatures above 26ºC but solitary locusts prefer to fly alone in the dark.

Swarms of Red Locusts rarely travel more than 20-30 kilometres in one day. Swarming females often lay eggs at night, their youngsters immediately capable of "hopping" hundreds of metres every day.

The last widespread plague occurred in Southern Africa from 1930-1944 when almost all of South Africa was invaded.


 

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