Anyone with an interest in aviation may join the club – initial membership can be either Social or Associate. After one year an Associate Member (not a Social Member) may apply for Full Membership, provided they meet the requirements of a license or ownership of an aircraft or aircraft project.

See the Fees Register for current fees.

SOCIAL MEMBER

  • Access to the club email lists - Grapevine and Announce
  • Access to the club website
  • Receive the Club Newsletter

Please note: Social Members are required to seek permission if they intend to fly into Serpentine. Any time spent as a Social Member will not contribute to the 12-month requirement for Full Membership.

ASSOCIATE MEMBER

As above, plus:

  • Use of Club Aircraft if requirements are met.
  • Use of SABC Maintenance Facility
  • May fly into Serpentine Airfield without prior approval for periods no greater than one day. Longer stays will require committee approval
  • After 12 months Associate Membership, Full Membership may be applied for.

FULL MEMBER

As above, plus:

  • May be allocated a hangar site
  • May have an aircraft they own approved to be based at Serpentine (provided other requirements are fulfilled)
  • May base a project at Serpentine
  • The right to vote
  • The right to stand for office (President position requires 4 years’ membership
  • May propose or second nominations or motions.

In Summary:

 

Financial Status

Visitors

Privilege Scale

Full Member

Associate Member

Social Member

1

Gate Access

Y

Y

Y

No

2

Club House

Y

Y

2a, 2b

2a, 2b

3

Facilities and Equipment

Y

Y

NO

NO

4

Hangar Site

Y

NO

NO

NO

5

Base Aircraft at YSEN

Y

NO

NO

NO

6

Operate Aircraft at YSEN

Y

Y

6a

6a

7

SABC Club Aircraft

Y

7a

NO

NO

8

Voting Rights

Y

NO

NO

NO

 

  1. Gate access to SABC Serpentine Airfield with issue of key or remote
  2. Use of SABC Club House:
    1. as casual visitor.
    2. to attend functions.
    3. for private functions.
  3. Use of SABC Club Facilities and equipment
  4. Hangar site allocation and ownership/building of approved hangar
  5. Base/Locate a plane at Serpentine airfield In an approved hangar.
  6. Take-off and Landing at SABC Serpentine airfield
    1. Prior Permission Required for each day.
    2. Student under training with approved instructor.
  7. Use of SABC Aircraft (Piper Warrior VH-DJR)
    1. As Pilot in Command or under flight review with club approved Instructor.
    2. Student under instruction not including abinitio training.
  8. Voting Rights at Club Meetings.