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by Enuf Sed
Sat Jul 21, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 135
Views: 6466
South Africa

Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Great colour scheme on ZS-ZOR :biggrin:
by Enuf Sed
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 135
Views: 6466
South Africa

Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Photon wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:31 pm
Embraer EMB-120ER Brasilia 9J-PKP of Royal Air Charter Zambia.
10 July 2018
Always great to see that shinny polished metal on an aircraft. Contrasts nicely with the paint scheme. Great pic :Like:
by Enuf Sed
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Video from inside Convair Wonderboom Incident
Replies: 5
Views: 86
South Africa

Re: Video from inside Convair Wonderboom Incident

Referring to the speed, I was surprised of the short time frame from the sounds of the first impact to the dead stop. In the clip there appeared from the window view, a few flat open areas that may have been an option. It really has been fascinating watching all the evidence that is out there and s...
by Enuf Sed
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Aviation Videos
Topic: Fake or Real? Just how close can drones get?
Replies: 0
Views: 23
South Africa

Fake or Real? Just how close can drones get?

Fake or Real? Just how close can drones get? https://www.facebook.com/anthonyyoutubevlog/videos/2270055023223165/ Saw this on the interweb and was wondering if it is fake or real? Looks real to me but was wondering just how close the drone is to the departing aircraft? Might well have been sanction...
by Enuf Sed
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 11
Views: 135
South Africa

Re: Travel Advisories

Very interesting reading. Thank you :Like: MMZZ/Mexico The U.S. State Department has re-issued its highest “do not travel” warning for five states in Mexico: the Pacific coast states of Sinaloa, Colima, Michoacan, Guerrero, and Tamaulipas on the eastern Gulf. The advisory says that “violent crime, s...
by Enuf Sed
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Convair CV-340 down at Wonderboom [FAWB] 10 July 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 225
South Africa

Re: Convair CV-340 down at Wonderboom [FAWB] 10 July 2018

The 2nd casualty is believed to have been someone on the ground. Was actually quite a horrific accident if you have a look at the factory they carved up on the way in. Very sad indeed this accident.
by Enuf Sed
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: 11 Rescued From Alaska Crash
Replies: 1
Views: 32
South Africa

Re: 11 Rescued From Alaska Crash

Good to know that they were all rescued safe and sound :Like:
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: HS's Boats & Floats
Topic: Happy Skipper in the news again
Replies: 3
Views: 71
South Africa

Re: Happy Skipper in the news again

:thumbsup1: fantastic news Mark. Enjoy the time with both of them :good:
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: SAAF / SAPS Airwing / SAW / SADF / SANDF
Topic: SAAF Chief apparently suspended
Replies: 1
Views: 43
South Africa

Re: SAAF Chief apparently suspended

And round and round the merry-go-round just keeps on going :crazy1: :crazy1: :crazy1:
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Grounded SA Express scrambling to pay June salaries
Replies: 6
Views: 158
South Africa

Grounded SA Express scrambling to pay June salaries

Grounded SA Express scrambling to pay June salaries Cape Town - SA Express might not be able to pay its staff on June 25, the Federation of Unions of South Africa said. The federation issued a statement on Monday, indicating that acting CEO Matsietsi Mokholo had informed staff that salaries might n...
by Enuf Sed
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: 4,600 jobs to go at jet engine maker Rolls-Royce
Replies: 1
Views: 48
South Africa

4,600 jobs to go at jet engine maker Rolls-Royce

4,600 jobs to go at jet engine maker Rolls-Royce Rolls-Royce is to cut 4,600 managerial and support jobs as the jet engine maker introduces its latest restructuring plan. Most of the jobs will be axed in the UK, where the FTSE 100 company employs 23,000 out of a global workforce of 50,000. A third ...
by Enuf Sed
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Stop putting power banks, spare batteries in checked luggage, warns IATA
Replies: 0
Views: 58
South Africa

Stop putting power banks, spare batteries in checked luggage, warns IATA

Stop putting power banks, spare batteries in checked luggage, warns IATA Sydney – There is a growing focus in the airline industry on the risks related to passengers carrying portable electronic devices (PEDs) in their check-in luggage, according to Gilberto Lopez Meyer, senior vice-president for s...
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Spurned by airlines, first A380 jets to be stripped for parts
Replies: 3
Views: 89
South Africa

Spurned by airlines, first A380 jets to be stripped for parts

Spurned by airlines, first A380 jets to be stripped for parts SYDNEY (Reuters) - A German investment company said on Tuesday it would strip two unwanted Airbus A380 superjumbo passenger jets for parts after failing to find an airline willing to keep them flying following a decision by Singapore Air...
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jun 05, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Plans for third runway at Heathrow Airport 'to be set out today'
Replies: 0
Views: 41
South Africa

Plans for third runway at Heathrow Airport 'to be set out today'

Plans for third runway at Heathrow Airport 'to be set out today' Details of plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport are expected to be set out later today. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling will clarify plans for the west London hub at a meeting of the Cabinet's economic sub-committee on Tues...
by Enuf Sed
Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: SAA CEO takes R100 000 bet on national carrier's future
Replies: 3
Views: 86
South Africa

SAA CEO takes R100 000 bet on national carrier's future

SAA CEO takes R100 000 bet on national carrier's future Sydney – South African Airways CEO Vuyani Jarana on Monday announced he is taking up a R100 000 challenge proposed by the Free Market Foundation on his ability to make the state-owned airline profitable in three years’ time. Jarana has undertak...
by Enuf Sed
Thu May 31, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: SA Express grounded by SA CAA
Replies: 5
Views: 139
South Africa

Re: SA Express grounded by SA CAA

SAX CEO admits airline also dealing with staff shortages JOHANNEBSURG – SA Express acting CEO Matsietsi Mokholo says the airline has experienced major staff shortages recently, which may have contributed to its maintenance issues and ultimately the grounding of its aircraft. Mokholo was speaking at...
by Enuf Sed
Thu May 31, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: SA Express grounded by SA CAA
Replies: 5
Views: 139
South Africa

Re: SA Express grounded by SA CAA

SA Express won't fly with financial support from SAA JOHANNESBURG – SA Express acting CEO Matsietsi Mokholo says the airline will not be able to fly unless it receives financial support from government. Mokholo was speaking at SA Express's offices in Johannesburg on Wednesday for the first time sin...
by Enuf Sed
Thu May 31, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: PA31 Navajo gear collapse Wonderboom
Replies: 3
Views: 78
South Africa

PA31 Navajo gear collapse Wonderboom

PA31 Navajo gear collapse Wonderboom

Happened at Wondertree Airport yesterday. All safe.

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by Enuf Sed
Thu May 31, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Jayawijaya B732 dropped thrust reverser and veered off runway on landing
Replies: 5
Views: 133
South Africa

Jayawijaya B732 dropped thrust reverser and veered off runway on landing

Jayawijaya B732 dropped thrust reverser and veered off runway on landing A Jayawijaya Dirgantara Boeing 737-200 freighter, registration PK-JRM performing a freight flight from Jayapura to Wamena (Indonesia) with a cargo of food including rice, cement and other cargo weighing 12,557 kg, landed on Wa...