Sunday, December 30, 2012


Duncan's electric Meerkat. 




Izak's new Mustang.


Sunday, December 23, 2012


Marco's electric plane had its first flight today.


Sunday, December 16, 2012

Slope soaring on the cliffs above Herolds Bay near George. The wind was very strong.





Sunday, December 9, 2012


I like the stately flight.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Sunday, December 2, 2012



Sheltering from the wind and rain.


Sunday, November 25, 2012

Here's some full size vintage flying...


Sunday, November 18, 2012


Where's all the wind coming from?


A sensible choice given the weather.


Saturday, November 10, 2012


Valter's new PT 19.


Sunday, November 4, 2012



Gary's D7, complete with pilot, Baron von Ricepudding.


Sunday, October 28, 2012


Two of Craig's Yaks

Saturday, October 20, 2012

George's quadcopter



Needs some support technology at the field 


Here's a clip of it in the air.

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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Alex' new motoring piece. Good ground clearance, plenty of space inside, what more do you need.





Saturday, October 6, 2012


The Brains Trust helping Andrew find a fuel leak in his Bird Dog. It turned out to be a loose main plug in the tank.

Sunday, September 30, 2012

The Large and the Small.

Howard's 6 m glider on aero tow behind Adrian's tug, and...

video


...Michael's  electric bipe complete with on board three axis gyro.




Saturday, September 22, 2012


Christo's electric Apprentice had its first flight today.

video

Sunday, September 16, 2012


Francois' electric had its first flight today.


Powered by an externally mounted ducted fan.


Colin's many Yaks.

Sunday, September 9, 2012


Fair weather returns to JOMAC.


The Rogers Dak.

Here's a clip of the take off.





The Rostons Dugmore -- grandfather and grandson getting some practice with the younger's pattern ship.




(I had some problems with the auto focus on the camera).

Sunday, September 2, 2012



More about the Skylon here.


Monday, August 27, 2012

I've added a section to the main JOMAC web site dealing with the move to the new location.


Sunday, August 26, 2012

video

Very windy again. 


Sunday, August 19, 2012


Good weather returns to JOMAC and with it pilots and aircraft.





Sunday, August 12, 2012


Seven degrees and very windy. I wonder why no one else is out at the field.


Sunday, August 5, 2012


Jon briefing members at the proposed new site for JOMAC. 
Notice the power lines in the background. 
The plans assume the we shall fly in left hand circuits with our backs to the power lines.


Here's a view looking North West


Position of the new site in relation to our existing one.
The Google Earth coordinates are: 25 57.608 S 27 59.561 E







Sunday, July 29, 2012




Focke-Wulf Ta 154 - the luftwaffe "mosquito". A possible Scale Project.


Saturday, July 21, 2012

The new facilities





Don't forget to bring your own paper.





Sunday, July 15, 2012

Seven degrees outside and very windy. I stayed at home.
Here are some interesting links:

aim_high_10_of_the_world_s_most_impressive_paper_planes
highest_flying_bird_put_to_test

I like the idea of a bird flying in a wind-tunnel.


Sunday, July 8, 2012



We have a new windsock.


As you can see, on Sunday morning, it was quite windy and cold.




Saturday, June 30, 2012


Work in progress on the new conveniences.


Monday, June 25, 2012

I found this old Tiger Moth 1:1 scale model flying at J.O.M.A.C. any ideas when it was taken as it was B.D. (before Diepsloot existed).

Sunday, June 24, 2012


Adriaan's electric aircraft, simple, effective and great fun.


Sunday, June 17, 2012


Andrew's Fokker DVII, Norman looking on.


Sunday, June 10, 2012

Chickened out of going to the flying field today -- too cold and windy, but here are some clips I found on Youtube:







Sunday, June 3, 2012


A little windy but a good turnout of pilots and aircraft.


Including Andre's electric delta.