ATO hosts exclusive school Open Days

ATO hosts exclusive school Open Days

Almost 30 Hoërskool Nelspruit (NHS) aviation enthusiasts visited the Kishugu® Aviation Training Organisation (ATO) on Friday, 07 September for an opportunity to fly sky high. NHS was the first of several high schools identified in the Mpumalanga region as part of an...
One less spark, one less fire

One less spark, one less fire

With more than four fires reported since the weekend in the Lowveld region, the Lowveld Escarpment Fire Protection Association (LEFPA) has been on full alert. With the hot and dry conditions continuing this week until the weekend, it is expected that any fires could...
Celebrating Woman’s month from the skies

Celebrating Woman’s month from the skies

As almost any other year, Lizanne Woite celebrated Women’s Mont in the air. She is the only female pilot employed by Kishugu Aviation at this point, “but to me gender doesn’t make any difference. There are generally fewer females in the aviation industry,” Lizanne...
A pass with flying colours for nine lady pilots

A pass with flying colours for nine lady pilots

If she could, I am sure she would do victory rolls high in the sky over the Nelspruit Airfield. But Phamela Baloyi is far too professional a pilot to risk anything – especially in the air. Phamela is overjoyed to have earned her Private Pilot License (PPL) and...