Adding a unique areal perspective to your Battlefields experience
15 January 2019 – 15 March 2019
Helivate Helicopter Services was established in 2011 in response to the ever-increasing helicopter charter, training, and hire market within Southern Africa. With an operational base in Krugersdorp, they are one of the leading providers of business helicopter flights and private helicopter charter in South Africa. The Helivate Team has a keen interest in South Africa’s military history, and are proud to partner with the Rattray family and Fugitives’ Drift Lodge to enhance guests’ battlefields experiences. Adding an aerial perspective of the battlefields and of the beautiful surrounding area is a fantastic addition to a battlefields visit.
Marc “Stewie” Stewardson is a top class helicopter pilot and instructor with many years of flying experience. With a strong military background, he provides a unique perspective on the battlefields by air tours. His Grandfather, who served in the Royal Artillery 8th Army stationed in North America, influenced Stewie’s decision to embark on a ten year career in the 1st Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment in D Cambridgeshire Company Reconnaissance Platoon. Stewie has served in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Northern Ireland. With this background, Stewie is able to give insight into the emotions, thoughts, and perspectives of the individuals who served on the battlefields.
All flights are subject to availability as it is weather dependant
Flight rates are per person
Minimum TWO people per flight
All flight rates include VAT
Fugitives’ Drift Tour Guide available at an additional cost
This is definitely the way to explore history!