G.A.S.E. NEWS BLOG 

Germany to El Gouna - A Flying Adventure

February 12, 2013

G.A.S.E. is happy to be associated with our new friends and clients, Achim and Markus from Germany who will be undertaking a flying adventure to Egypt in their Cessna 182, D-EGDK in 3 days time (weather permitting). Follow their adventure via their onboard tracker and also through their well written and amusing blog. Good luck guys and welcome to Egypt.
http://www.elgounaandback.com/?lang=en

 

G.A.S.E. & The 3 Capes Challenge

July 6, 2012
We at G.A.S.E. are very honoured to be working with the 3 Capes Challenge as part of their team during their Egypt and Sudanese legs. We have been liaising with them for a while and are looking forward to the start of the final leg of their... venture...UK to Cape Town in a Robinson R44 helicopter. Before that, GASE co-founder Eddie Gold will be meeting up with them at Wellesbourne airfield in the UK to wish them luck and hopefully get some good photos for this page and the website. Read more...

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Sticker Competition Update

June 3, 2012

A quick explanation about what has happened to the ‘Where in the World’ sticker competition. The competition is still ongoing and will be still open for entries until September at the earliest. This is due to unforeseen circumstances and Eddie’s return to the UK for 3 months. So, if you have stickers then please put them in an interesting place and take a photo to send to us or you can request a sticker via our email address – generalaviationegypt@gmail.com– Check out the present en...


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Our Next Client a Test for our New Fuel System

May 16, 2012
We have been busy this last month working with a flight arriving from Europe which will be heading to Sudan and further south next week. The aircraft, a Piper PA-32-301XTC, registered OY-PHT, is carrying three crew and will be arriving at Arish Airport (HEAR) on the 21st may and then flying to Luxor (HELX) the same day where they will overnight before departing for Sudan on the 22nd.
Our part in their journey has been up to now straight forward, sorting out handling, route planning and obtaini...

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A New Role for G.A.S.E.?

May 14, 2012
24 hours after receiving the news that Avgas would be unavailable anywhere in Egypt, south of Cairo, we are more than pleased to announce that after a day of remarkable negotiations, G.A.S.E. is now able to supply Avgas almost anywhere in the country (Mogas too). We are in fact the only people who can do this at the moment…a great achievement for our team, once again fighting hard to keep GA alive across the region.
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Planning Ahead...well ahead!

March 26, 2012
We are pleased to announce that we are in conversation with a couple of pilots, Andreas Zmuda and Doreen Kroeber, to assist them in Egypt and elsewhere when they depart on their circumnavigation of the globe in a trike microlight. Why does the title say 'planning ahead'?
Well, although they depart from the USA in July this year they do not intend to reach Egypt until 2014!
Their flight will be a leisurely voyage around 60+ countries with the inetention of meeting as many people as possible as...

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New Client Announced.

March 17, 2012
We can finally announce that we have a new client who WILL be coming to October Airport (HEOC). Although we regularly are dealing with aircraft and pilots flying through the region, it is always a special occasion when we get an arrival at HEOC.
The aircraft arriving is a Flight Design CTSW 3 axis Microlight and has a really pretty design. A first for HEOC I imagine.


The pilot, Giacomo Gazotti, from San Marino, expects to arrive during the 2nd week of April and will be staying with us as part...


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Miraculous Escape!

March 16, 2012

Everyone who knows about G.A.S.E. has heard of Peter Kelsey, ferry pilot and long time friend, supporter and colleague who inspired us to set GASE up way back in 2010. We are therefore happy to announce that he is in good health following his devastating crash in Northern Ireland on the 7th March.
Dramatic footage appeared on Ulster TV of the aftermath of the crash and it shows just how lucky Peter was to get out of the wreckage comparatively unscathed. He has spoken recently of the crash and...


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Embraer Arrives At Its New Home

March 15, 2012
We are happy to announce that our client, Captain Jason Ryder and his crew and passengers have arrived safely back at their home base in Brisbane, Australia. We supplied their permits, handling and transport whilst they were in Cairo plus worked with their own agency to ensure overfly permits in the Middle east.

VH-JTG at Luqa, Malta, preparing to depart to Cairo.
The flight was a ferry flight of a new Embraer 135 from the USA to Australia and we were happy to be part of it. We think Jason ...


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Praise Indeed

March 15, 2012
Our clients, Roland Rebetez and Charles Azmy have returned home to Switzerland in their Mooney M20R, HB-DIO after their flight to the General Aviation Expo in Abu Dhabi. We were able to provide all landing permits and overfly permissions for them in the Middle East and also arrange the handling and accomodation for them during their night stops in Luxor.

HB-DIO on approach to Abu Dhabi
They sent us a wonderful email praising our efforts on their behalf and have promised to come back soon to...


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ABOUT G.A.S.E.


G.A.S.E. General Aviation Support Egypt is a group dedicated to the forwardment of General Aviation in Egypt and the region. We also aim to have all kinds of aviation hobbies accepted in Egypt and to foster an interest in aviation as a whole. We also provide a full service to visiting GA pilots from around the world, details on the other pages in this website. Based in Cairo, we use October airport for our own ground handling services and can supply accommodation and hospitality to all visiting pilots.