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Algoa Steel 4x4 with Wings and Wheels wrap
Uitenhage Airfield - Gate Entrance

Date: 31 March 2017 to 1 April 2017

Entrance Fee Per Day:
Primary School Learners @ R30.00
Adults @ R70.00

Name of Airshow: Doug Davidson Memorial Airshow

Place: Uitenhage Airfield (FAUH)

Directions from PE:

  • Take the N2 from PE to Van Staadens/Cape Town
  • St Albans/Blue Horizon Bay offramp – turn right off highway
  • Drive to T Junction – then Left onto Old Cape Road
  • After passing St Albans Prison on your right, take the very next Right at end of Prison fence – signposted Uitenhage.
  • Stop Street 10.8km on your right.
  • See banners and signage.

Directions from Uitenhage:

  • Cuyler Street to Rocklands Road (R334)
  • From Swarkops River bridge, continue 2.5km on Rocklands Road.
  • Airfield on left. See banners and signage.

GPS Coordinates: 33° 47' 4.23" South, 25° 22' 48.84" East

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ACTIVITIES





This is what you can expect to happen on the 5th Annual Wings & Wheels Festival in 2016.

WINGS ACTIVITIES

The main wings activity will be the Doug Davidson Memorial Air show.

Aircrafts that will be participating are a Mustang, L39 Jet, Seafury, Sukoi, flown by our National Champion Patrick Davison and his father Stu Davidson. (A National Aerobatic Championships is being planned, as well as a future World Championship by the Davidsons, at Uitenhage in conjuction with Wings and Wheels.)

Mustang Aircraft Uitenhage Air Show
The Mustang

For our Wings and Wheels Festival, aircraft of all shapes and sizes, from helicopters, motor gliders, Gyrocopters, light aircraft, micro lights and radio controlled aircraft – will all be there to entertain, either static displays or flying.

Mustang Aircraft Uitenhage Air Show
The Seafury

These aircraft will descend on Uitenhage, from near and far starting the Friday through Saturday.

"Working on Fire" Helicopter and Micro Lights - Uitenhage Air Show 2015"Working on Fire" Helicopter and Micro Lights

Helicopter and light aircraft flips will be part of the festival as well.

The last item on the Air Show Programme, happening on 05 March 2016, an exciting race between Pieta Victor (SA Stockcar champion) in his stockcar and a plane (pilot to be announced).

 

WHEELS ACTIVITIES

All the new car dealers from Uitenhage will display their vehicles.

The Saturday starts with a breakfast for veteran cars Clubs at the VW Peoples Pavilion (sponsored by VW). These vehicles will do a parade through the streets of Uitenhage and enter the airfield, lead by the Caledonian Pipers, before lining up for display for the day.

Algoa Steel 4x4 with Wings and Wheels wrap
Algoa Steel 4x4 with Wings and Wheels wrap (top-left corner)

Motorbikes and trikes will also be part of the show.

Special extreme 4 X 4 tracks are built to entertain 4 X 4 enthusiasts. A 4 X 4 competition will also take place.

4x4 Extreme Track Wings & Wheels Festival Uitenhage
4x4 Extreme Track

It would be a complimentary and beneficial addition, to have Continental, as part of the wheels section, with banners and branding and presence everywhere from cars, old and new, to the 4x4 track.

A Mountain bike event with different races will form part of the festival, together with a 12 hour enduro.

A Trail run inside the airfield will take place on the Saturday too.

Uitenhage Airfield
The Uitenhage Airfield from the air.

 

STAGE AND STALLS

A stage with live music entertainment all day will give the festival atmosphere.

All this coupled with a large variety of stalls, including craft, food and exhibitors stalls are part of the festival.

There will be plenty to do for young and old.

 

 






 

 

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