The Friends & Museum are playing a major role in assisting to make this worthy fund raising event successful by offering various added-value offerings & services.

BECOME A FRIENDS AND PLAY YOUR PART IN PROTECTING OUR AVIATION HERITAGE
You’ll find information on the Friends in the Museum main entrance reception where Friends on duty will show you what we do and how you can join the team.

VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO READ ALL ABOUT THE FRIENDS AND THE PE SAAF MUSEUM
www.saafmuseum.org.za

FRIENDS FACEBOOK
Friends of PE SAAF Museum

COLOUR IN COMPETITION:
Your kiddies can win great prizes by entering the PE Express Friends Colour-in Competition. Down load entry forms at:

http://wp.me/P1iJq7-G2

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The competition comprises three age groups: 4-6 yrs, 7-9 yrs, 10-12 years.
o    4-6 yrs – Mirage jet
o    7-9 yrs – Puma helicopter
o    10-12 yrs – Silver Falcons

Entry forms will be available at:
o    PE Express web site
o    PESAAFM web site
o    PE Friends Facebook Page.
o    At the PESAAF Museum.

Entry Submissions will take place at:
o    Drop box at the museum
o    Drop box at PE Express
o    By post to address to be decided.

 

FRIENDS & MUSEUM FOOD & BEVERAGE STALL
A variety of braai food and beverages from the Friend’s Clubhouse.

MUSEUM AVIATION SHOP
o    Aviation post cards and posters.
o    Branded Caps.
o    Model aircraft.
o    Branded clothing.

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MUSTANG PRINT RAFFLE
Take a ticket to stand a chance win this great framed art print of the P-51 MUSTANG BLUE NOSER SQUADRON.
 
ART GALLERY
The Don Bell Aviation Art Gallery will be open, displaying oil paintings and illustrations of SAAF and other aircraft to view or purchase.
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artwork 
 
SAAF SPITFIRE AX-K PAINTING DONATION PROGRAM
View this large painting of the SAAF Spitfire AX-K 5518 which Don Bell, the PE Friends and PE SAAF Museum are donating to the Pretoria Friends & Swartkops SAAF Museum for fund raising to assist the restoration of the real aircraft restoration.
Limited edition collector prints and cards will also be on sale.
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BUCCANEER FLIGHTSIM:
The Buccaneer Flightsim will be operational and managed on a pre-booking basis only.
AGE GROUP: Limited to 8 years & over.
PRICE: R100 for 40min.
Contact Frans van Wyk 828799107 or stompie66@hotmail.com
 
 news_897_806_sep2014baywestairshow
Baywest Port Elizabeth Airshow promises to be biggest, best ever seen in Eastern CapePort Elizabeth – Developers of the R1.7bn Baywest Mall in Port Elizabeth’s western suburbs have thrown their weight behind the region’s oldest and most prestigious air show, signing on as the title sponsors* of the Baywest Port Elizabeth Airshow.The air show, now in its 18th year, promises to be the biggest spectacle of wildcat aerobatics and jaw-dropping stunts by pilots from around the world that Eastern Cape residents have ever witnessed in the region. The event, which will take place on October 25 on the grounds of the SA Air Force Museum Port Elizabeth behind the Port Elizabeth Airport, attracts thousands of spectators from around the country.Over and above the title sponsorship, the Baywest is also sponsoring the return of renowned German aircraft builder and aerobatic pilot, Philipp Steinbach, who will fly the two-seater SBach aerobatic aeroplane which he helped design. In a previous show Steinbach was the star attraction, with aerobatic feats seen nowhere else in the country.Baywest MD Gavin Blows said the sponsorship of the air show was “a logical step” for the developers, whose motto for the Baywest Mall is “expect big things”.

“This is the biggest and most-loved air show in the region, so we wanted to be part of that and help the organisers put on the best spectacle that Nelson Mandela Bay residents have ever seen,” said Blows. “With the opening of the biggest mall in the Eastern Cape just six months away, we wanted to remind residents of what we are all about – bringing something exciting and new to the region.

“We are also passionate about community upliftment, so the fact that the proceeds of the Baywest Port Elizabeth Airshow go towards the MTR Smit Children’s Haven is what helped clinch our backing.”

Renowned South African stuntman Nigel Hopkins will also feature in the air show’s line-up, as will Port Elizabeth-based aerobatic champion Patrick Davidson, son of local flying legend Stu Davidson. Acclaimed former Port Elizabeth schoolboy Major Werner Vermaak will also feature as one of the pilots in the Silver Falcons.

Convenor of the Baywest Port Elizabeth Airshow committee, Crystal Watson, director of the MTR Smit Children’s Haven, said the committee was ecstatic to have Baywest on board.

“We have always prided ourselves in organising the best air show in the country, and with Baywest now committed to partnering with us to make it even better than before, our supporters can really expect big things,” Watson said.

ALMOST AIRBOURNE: Celebrating Baywest Mall’s sponsorship of the renowned Port Elizabeth air show, now named the Baywest Port Elizabeth Airshow, are (from right) SA Air Force spokesman and museum curator Captain Mark Kelbrick, Baywest MD Gavin Blows, MTR Smit Children’s Haven director and air show convenor Crystal Watson, and air show committee members Andrew Barton and Stu Davidson (in the cockpit of his L39 fighter jet). [picture supplied]  

http://www.rnews.co.za/article/897/baywest-mall-now-title-sponsor-for-port-elizabeth-airshow