January 1992

Barry de Groot – Businessman

Bary is a private pilot and has been involved in competitive and recreational flying for a number of years. He has served on the committee of the Pietermaritzberg Flying Club in various capacities.

He has represented South Africa 11 times in both rally and precision flying since his first selection in 1996. Barry has also acted as team manager for for the South African Team and has represented South Africa in a World Microlight Flying Championships.

Barry is also a past winner of the President’s Trophy Air Race.

Committee member – 1992 to 2010