Jets over Pampa: Invitation

The Pampa Modelfighters

are happy to invite you to their

30th Jets over Pampa

  

This 30th edition will take place on July 20 and 21, 2024 on the military shooting range at Houthalen Helchteren in Belgium.

After 4 cancelled editions -a virus, drought and a road construction- we look forward to welcome you again at our airfield.

  

Program:  
Friday, 19 July
16u00: Arrival and free flights
Saturday 20 July 9.00am - 6.00pm: Jets over Pampa day 1
7.00pm: dinner
Sunday 21 July 9.00am - 5.00pm: Jets over Pampa day 2
5.00pm: Proclamation Jets over Pampa
Sunday 21 July leaving the field before 10.00pm
(camping until Monday morning 10.00am)

Remark:
The jury will be active during the whole weekend, meaning all of your flights will be judged on both Saturday and Sunday from 10.00am till 5.00pm.

 

Registering

You can register online!
We'll confirm your registration
throught the e-mailaddress you provide in the form.

Online registration not working? You can also view and print out the form in your browser. Click here.

We kindly ask you to register before 5 July.

 

You can always contact us through one of the following channels:

Pampa Modelfighters
p/a Koen Achten
Holsteenweg 4
B-3520 ZONHOVEN
BELGIUM

Tel. : +32 (0) 478 79 50 18 (Koen Achten)

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Only elektro powered jets with a minimum weight of 1,5 kg are allowed.

 

This is important too:

  • Registered pilots will be contacted in June for subscribing to the dinner on Saturday evening.
  • Only 2.4 GHz radio systems are allowed.
  • There's catering service with snacks and drinks.
  • In the evening we'll gather in the canteen at the new campsite for some drinks.
  • Please provide info on your jets through the registration form. We pass that info to our speaker.
  • There is no flying of any kind allowed on the camping.
  • It's not allowed to fly after 9.00pm.

 

Pratical info airfield

For flying, not much will change:

    • You can come to the field, and stay during the day (even with campers, etc). In the evening, as of +/- 22:00, you will have to leave the field for the night.
    • Trailers, vans, etc can stay at the field overnight.
    • Planes and other stuff can be stored for the night in the tents at the field - also the big tent can be used as it's not used at night. We keep permanency during the night.
    • At the field:
      • On Friday you are welcome as of 16:00.
      • On Saturday and Sunday from sunrise till +/- 22:00. The dinner will be at the field, after sunset we'll move to the campsite.
      • Electricity, shower and toilets are available all the time.

 

Practical info for camping

As camping on Belgian military sites is not allowed anymore, we offer an alternative campsite nearby (+/-3 km), that you may use free of charge (see overview below). 
This campsite has been used and approved by pilots attending our fly-in.

  • Tents, caravans can stay there during the day too, or may be moved to the flying field. There will be a permanency at the camping during the day.
  • There is no electricity and no water supply.
  • BBQ is not allowed.
  • There is a canteen (De Roedel) next to the campsite: we keep their bar open from sunset till +/-01:00 on Friday/Saturday. During these hours, you can also use their toilets. The toilets/shower etc at the airfield remains permanently available.
  • You can stay at the campsite from Friday afternoon till Monday morning, 10:00.
  • If you're looking for an accomodation in the neighbourhood, look around the area of 'Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium' (for our exact location check our Route description)
  • We ask visitors to book a stay nearby.

 

Overview campsite

Toegang kampeerlocatie Jets over Pampa

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