Services

FLEET
Central Air Transport Services (CATS) provides professional, tailor made aviation services to meet the needs of air transport in Southern Africa.
CATS has a wide range of aircraft for charter and offer affordable prices. We give the travelling public access to remote Safari camps and lodges since our aircraft are capable into short rough strips. The Cessna 414, Beechcraft Baron 58 and Cessna 206 are most widely used for charter operations. Each aircraft is uniquely designed to suit your flying requirements.
The Cessna 414 is a seat pressurized aircraft ideal for corporate travel. Its highest flight altitude is 30 000 feet and has a top speed of 340km/hr. The aircraft has as endurance of 6 hours.

1CESSNA 414 Z-WTF

Passengers         : 6
Crew                    : 1
Cruise speed      : 340km/hr
Range                  : 6hrs

 

  • Multi engine piston
  • Short and medium range
  • Bush strip capabilities
  • Pressurized cabin
  • Corporate travel
  • Economical
  • Passenger and cargo
  • Available for lease or contract

2

BARON BE 58 Z-UAC

Passengers         : 5
Crew                    : 1
Cruise speed      : 300km/hr
Range                  : 5hrs

 

  • Multi engine piston
  • Short and medium range
  • Bush strip capabilities
  • Unpressurised cabin
  • Cloud seeding
  • Economical
  • Passenger and cargo
  • Available for lease or contract

3

CESSNA 206 Z-THL

Passengers         : 5hours
Crew                    : 1
Cruise speed      : 200km/hrs
Range                  : 5hrs

 

 

  • Short and medium range
  • Bush strip capabilities
  • Unpressurised cabin
  • Photographic survey
  • Game spotting and sky diving
  • Passenger and cargo
  • Available for lease or contract

4

CESSNA 207 Z-WFA

Passengers         : 5
Crew                     : 1
Cruise speed      : 200km/hr
Range                   : 5hrs

 

 

  • Single engine piston
  • Short and medium range
  • Bush strip capabilities
  • Unpressurised cabin
  • Photographic surveys
  • Game spotting and sky diving
  • Passenger and cargo
  • Available for lease or contract

This Aircraft is available for:

CORPORATE AND PRIVATE CHARTERS

Business travelers are assured that we can take them to their meetings in a fast, comfortable, convenient and cost effective way. We offer our clients the option to schedule several stops in different locations in a single day in order to avoid costly overnight stays.

Our flight schedule is tailored to the itinerary to the client’s needs and route requirements of our clients offering flexibility and convenience.

HOLIDAY AND LEISURE CHARTERS

In our quest to make flying a lifestyle, we offer a cost effective and convenient solution to family or friends. Our aircrafts are capable to land on bush airstrips in remote locations, allowing us to land as close to your destination as possible.

The Cessna 206 and Cessna 207 are most ideal for our leisure lovers, allowing for scenic views and extreme leisure activities or sports like hunting, aerial photography and sky diving.

CARGO TRANSPORTATION

When time and security mean value, we offer air transportation for your delicate, high security or perishable goods in a safe and timely manner. Goods may include Gold, Diamonds, Emeralds, Jewellery, Day old chicks, Crocodile eggs and Flowers.

EDUCATIONAL TOURS AND FLIGHTS

We provide exciting flights designed to demystify the myth of flying and generate an interest in building an aviation career. We do this in a safely manner observing all relevant safety regulations. We explain all relevant facets of flying in a fun and enjoyable way, also in a way that will inspire a career choice in aviation and in a cost effective way.

OTHER SERVICES

Our Baron is also suitable for cloud seeding. We have provided clouding to MET department for the past few years. We also provide safe and reliable hangarage space for those seeking somewhere to store their small aircraft. Our Dispatch department will be available to serve you always.

The Cessna 206 & 207
These two aircraft types are very similar and both have a top speed of 200km/hr with 5 hours endurance. The airplanes accommodate 5 passengers each and are both renowned for short bush strip performance making them perfect for transferring tourists & hunters to safari camps. The back doors of both aircraft can be removed to allow for photographic surveys, game spotting and sky diving.

You can use these aircrafts for:

Accessing Hunting Safaris and Exclusive Lodges in the bush Cheap Travel to any destination within the country as well as the region.
Photographic Surveys, Game spotting and Sky diving.
Transportation of valuable cargo such as crocodile eggs, day old chicks and precious minerals.
Scenic Flights throughout the country including Flight of the Angels in Vic Falls and Flight of the river God in Kariba