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by great dane
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 11
Views: 129
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Re: Travel Advisories

So they didn't manage to predict todays total closure of Belgian airspace - not a strike this time. https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/991369/belgian-airspace-closed-brussels-airport-belgium-air-traffic-flight-delays-latest Sorry :outtahere: EBZZ/Belgium No significant delays through Belgium’s ai...
by great dane
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Aviation Memorabilia Thingies
Replies: 4
Views: 54
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Re: Aviation Memorabilia Thingies

Flight Miniatures 1/250 plastic snapfit Boeing 747-300 SAA/SAL model, but more importantly salt and pepper set from late 80s early 90s.
SAA_saltpepper.jpg
?m :bye1:
by great dane
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Aviation Memorabilia Thingies
Replies: 4
Views: 54
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Re: Aviation Memorabilia Thingies

Let me start with these recent acquisitions - had to fork out R10 at the SPCA Charity shop in Pretoria. While maybe not the most important bit of Aviation history these must be fairly rare. Inflight glasses from East Africa based Airline Alliance Air. They operated a single SAA Boeing 747SP (ZS-SPA)...
by great dane
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Aviation Memorabilia Thingies
Replies: 4
Views: 54
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Aviation Memorabilia Thingies

I have started hunting various aviation memorabilia to the regret of my wife. If anyone else crazy enough for that then post you pics here :cool2:

Anything will do - Models, airlines/aviation branded item, aircraft part as furniture/decoration, books etc ...
by great dane
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Tannie Avi's Library
Topic: Haynes 707 Manual and Soviet Airlines
Replies: 1
Views: 26
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Haynes 707 Manual and Soviet Airlines

A friend of mine has committed a couple worthwhile aviation reads. https://scontent-jnb1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/34485618_10155424977881156_4443390520957337600_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=0c1aec05401e54f6cfdbcb93505e2143&oe=5BC8E831 Most important for us 707 fans (also handy if you keep one in the garage) is...
by great dane
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 11
Views: 129
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Re: Travel Advisories

howie wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:45 pm
Daily Brief
Thursday, Jul 19, 2018
So they didn't manage to predict todays total closure of Belgian airspace - not a strike this time.
https://www.express.co.uk/news/world/99 ... ays-latest
by great dane
Thu Jul 19, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 130
Views: 6413
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Welcome Photon. You have found a place that is home for a bunch of weird but wonderful Aviators and AvGeeks :welcome: Here's a pic of an aircraft type that we don't see often anymore, Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante ZS-CSI. I have to ask if the Great Dane has that one ticked off on his Too Do list :thin...
by great dane
Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at DFFD (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)
Replies: 24
Views: 1245
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Re: Seen at DFFD (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)

Raffles wrote:Interesting visitor from Canada (C17), and Lisa Air A319

Lisa Air? Never heard of, local to k@kplaas?
by great dane
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at EDDM (Munich)
Replies: 4
Views: 297
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Re: Seen at EDDM (Munich)

Great pics Raffles :Like:

Raffles wrote:Now I know what they mean by "snow tires".

:haha:
by great dane
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: London for the day
Replies: 7
Views: 498
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Re: London for the day

In London the Brooklands Museum for a healthy well presented dose of Aviation and Automobile history - former assembly site of the VC-10 of which the have an former Oman Royal Flight sample open to the Public. As most things in the UK museum is rather expensive at GBP 15 + extra fee to have a look i...
by great dane
Mon Feb 12, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: 71 die in plane crash near Moscow
Replies: 7
Views: 473
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Re: 71 die in plane crash near Moscow

Raffles wrote:Eish! The wreckage does suggest a mid-air breakup, but it would really have had to be a major catastrophic failure.

Or something went boom :um:
by great dane
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2018)
Replies: 31
Views: 1331
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Re: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2018)

Peace for 2018! (from recent Abuja trip). You get some great stuff up there One from the archives as I haven't had time to go looking at airplanes lately. F-GSTA/1 Airbus A300-B4-608ST Beluga landing at at the Airbus factory in Finkenwerder near Hamburg, Germany, back in June 2006 https://farm5.sta...
by great dane
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: SuperSport Bar
Topic: Dakar Rally 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 367
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Re: Dakar Rally 2018

by great dane
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Seattle, Anchorage and colder places
Replies: 11
Views: 466
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Re: Seattle, Anchorage and colder places

Awesome pics, 'wildlife' and airplanes what more can you ask :Like:
by great dane
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: The 2018 "Leker Slaap" Thread
Replies: 4
Views: 275
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Re: The 2018 "Leker Slaap" Thread

Raffles wrote:Beer / pizza in the K@kplaas.

Doesn't look like it qualifies as K@kplaas :worms:
by great dane
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Moré / Hoezit / Morning / Hosh Pagamies ... 2018
Replies: 25
Views: 1057
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Re: Moré / Hoezit / Morning / Hosh Pagamies ... 2018

Raffles wrote:Who's playing? Where? Have they scored any goals yet?

Baseball without hotdogs I believe :yikes:
by great dane
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Helicopter Pictures
Replies: 289
Views: 18596
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Re: Helicopter Pictures

Another 222 was hiding at Krugersdorp - C9-HMP Bell 222SP
ImageC9-HMP_09Dec17-FAKR1 by Aviation Adventures South Africa, on Flickr
by great dane
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: GDs Fun Flights - Alouette III
Replies: 2
Views: 307
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GDs Fun Flights - Alouette III

So finally a few pics from last weekends little outing to Krugersdorp. Arrived early morning at the Helivate base at FAKR for a 15 minute flight on the absolutely mint 1970-vintage ZS-RNV Aérospatiale SA-316B Alouette III. Here the "Beast'' as they have named it after being towed out of the han...
by great dane
Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Helicopter Pictures
Replies: 289
Views: 18596
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Re: Helicopter Pictures

Nice ZS-HAN is pretty new to the register I guess.