LOCATION AND ENVIRONMENT
Westline Aviation CC is an aviation related company residing at the New Tempe Airport outside Bloemfontein. (S29 01 57.70, E26 09 28.80) Westline has also established satellite bases at Wonderboom Airport, Dragon Peaks Park (Central Drakensberg) and Cathedral Peak Hotel (Central Drakensberg).
The airport comprises of two asphalt surface runways for normal usage as well as two glider strips and parallel taxi/micro-light landing strips next to the main runways. New Tempe Airport is situated in uncontrolled airspace and the Bloemfontein general flying area is within five minutes flying to the North. Unlike Johannesburg or other cities on the coast, Bloemfontein has excellent flying conditions and the weather (average 27 days raining per year) is very seldom responsible for flight cancellations. Bloemfontein has 12 hours of daylight available for training in the summer and 10 hours in winter.
Westline Aviation has been active at the Tempe Airport for the past twelve years and has various functions such as airport management, fuel supply, training and charter, all of which will be described in more detail.
The company is a registered training and charter operator under licence of the South African CAA. The SACAA is ICAO compliant and as such caters for the JAR as well as FAA systems of training. The most recent FAA rating of the SA system has been most favourable. It is possible for the company to adjust training to fully comply with course content of either system. Flight training hours are normally adjusted to suit international client requirements. The full range of single, multi, IF and advanced helicopter training are catered for. SACAA curriculum is available on www.caa.co.za . All accredited ATO’s are in line with the new Part 61 as published.
COMPANY LICENCES AND ACCREDITATIONS
The company has the following licences:
- Class II Air Service Licence – N235D.
- Class III Air Service Licence – G869D
The company has the following SACAA Approvals and Ratings:
Air Training Organisation (ATO) Part 141 – CAA/0038
- Private Pilot License(A + H);
- Commercial Pilot License (A + H);
- Airline Transport Pilot License;
- Class Rating (A + H);
- Type Rating (A+H);
- Night Rating (A + H);
- Instrument Rating (A + H);
- Instructors Rating (A + H);
- Night Vision Imaging Systems Training (NVG);
- CRM Training;
- Human Factors for Maintenance Personnel;
- Dangerous Goods Training for Flight Deck Crew and Load Planners;
- Flight Safety Manager Training (SMS);
- Quality Assurance Training (QA);
- Aircraft Accident Investigation Training;
- Radio Telephony Instruction;
- Simulator Instruction;
- English Proficiency Testing;
- CAA Accredited Testing Centre.
Charter Aeroplane Part 135 – CAA/N235D
The company operates 14 aircraft for various charter purposes and has operations in two different locations.
Charter Helicopter and Game Work Part 127 – CAA/G869D
The company operates 8 helicopters in three locations. These helicopters are utilised over the spectrum of training and charter requirements.
Westline Aviation Contact Details
|Postal Address:||Westline Aviation CC
PO Box 12794
|CC Registration No:||1998/006416/23|
|Telephone:||0514 511 717|
|Fax:||0514 511 641|
|Cell:||0833 058 776|
|First National Bank