About Us

SAGPA is an Aviation Recreation Organisation in terms of  SA-CAR Part 149

SAGPA represents gyroplane pilots and enthusiasts in Southern Africa. We share the passion and pleasure of flying one of the most remarkable planes ever conceived.


The South African Gyro Pilots Association serves as the recognized voice of Gyrocopter Aviation in South Africa through leadership, collaboration, and unity in the promotion of safety in the sport of Gyrocopter Aviation in South Africa.

SAGPA Mission

SAGPA is dedicated to being the catalyst for the sport of Gyrocopter aviation and its growth in South Africa.  In fulfilling this mission we will value, support, and be constructively responsive to the needs of the Gyrocopter Piloting community through:

  • Advocacy (to protect and promote an asset of interest) - Safety, through Education and Training
  • Compliance and Sustainability through the establishment of standards
  • Innovation
  • Recognition of our Heritage

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