Aero Club of South Africa – Gold Wings
For his outstanding promotion of Sport Flying (Precision and Rally flying) in South Africa over a long period of time. He has been participating at Provincial and National level for at least eight years and Internationally for the last five years.
He is a past Chairman of SAPFA, past Chairman of the Brits Flying Club and current delegate to the General Aviation Commission of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale for South Africa. He is currently on the Executive Board of the Aero Club of South Africa.
S A Eagle Trophy – for Most Meritorious Achievement at an International Event
2001 World Precision Flying Team
For their outstanding achievement of obtaining 3rd place overall in the Precision Flying event during the 2nd World Air Games held in Spain during June 2001 and thereby winning bronze medal.
They are:- Adrian Pilling, Nigel Hopkins, Barry de Groot and Team Manager Deon van den Berg.