International Volvo Photo Locations Part 504
Stellenbosch Aerodrome is located at Stellenbosch Flying Club Road in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
It was established in 1973, the Stellenbosch Flying Club is located amongst the picturesque mountains and vineyards of the Cape Winelands.
They are one of the most beautiful airfields in the South Africa. Stellenbosch Flying Club is popular among aviators and aviation enthusiasts from all walks of life. The Club is a traditional flying club, where the core focus is to provide a home for the recreational and aspirant aviator, and promote General Aviation.
The Stellenbosch Airfield is also home to the Stellenbosch Flight Training Centre. A well-established facility that offers training from PPL to ATPL, and everything in between! This is possibly the most beautiful flight training school in the Western Cape!
The foundation of the flying club, later to become Stellenbosch Flying Club goes back to 1973, when a group of aviators got together in order to promote private/recreational flying in the Stellenbosch / Somerset West area.
With over 600 members and 160 aircraft based on the airfield, Stellenbosch has now grown to one of the biggest Flying Clubs in South Africa.
The ZS-NJU Piaggio P.166S Albatross grounded and abandoned at the Stellenbosch Flying Club.
The Piaggio P.166 is an Italian twin-engine pusher-type utility aircraft developed by Piaggio Aero. The aircraft model name was Portofino, and is also known as Albatross in South African military service.
P.166S Albatross: Coastal patrol, search and rescue version of the South African Air Force with longer P.166B-type nose and larger tip tanks, 20 built.