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by great dane
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)
Replies: 146
Views: 7777
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Re: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)

One for Propnut - Rand 2017 or Dunnottar 1962 :scratchhead: https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4407/36543038022_a9c88025a2_b.jpg ZU-AOP_20Aug17-FAGM by Aviation Adventures South Africa , on Flickr Or maybe rather Rand 1936 - stunning to see this 1935-built 40hp Aeronca C3 fly. Painted in same colours as...
by great dane
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Airlink ORT to PMB return (Inbound Leg)
Replies: 8
Views: 135
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Re: Airlink ORT to PMB return (Inbound Leg)

Superb report :Like:

A full 10 minute delay - they should be ashamed :haha:

A unique view there behind the engines, but rather limited, particularly when on ground :yikes:
by great dane
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Airlink ORT to PMB return (Outbound Leg)
Replies: 8
Views: 135
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Re: Airlink ORT to PMB return (Outbound Leg)

Missed out on these when I had hiding in the Bush.

Lovely pics despite the no window row (a crime against humanity really).
Still love the Avros though, especially if in 2-3 config....
by great dane
Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)
Replies: 146
Views: 7777
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Re: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)

Well let me start with a few from the Grand Rand Airshow 2017 - more to follow the next few days :surrender: Start off with a Chopper Formo by B407s friends at Henley, something you don't see every day. No less than four Bell 222UTs (ZS-HDI/HDK/HSK/HDF) with Aerospatiale AS.365N2 Dauphin ZS-HRX. htt...
by great dane
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: GDs Fun Flights - Europe 2016
Replies: 74
Views: 2263
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Re: GDs Fun Flights - Europe 2016

My chariot from May last year had a little mishap today :yikes:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ETqCljptqYU
by great dane
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:21 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from "Inside My House"
Replies: 17
Views: 334
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Re: Seen from "Inside My House"

Getting jealous here.

Decided to sell my Herpa 1/400 collection some years back and use the money for fun flight :dunno1:
by great dane
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Air Berlin Files for Insolvency
Replies: 2
Views: 58
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Air Berlin Files for Insolvency

Air Berlin Files for Insolvency After Etihad Withdraws Support https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-08-15/air-berlin-files-for-insolvency-after-etihad-withdraws-support Air Berlin Plc filed for insolvency proceedings after main shareholder Etihad Airways PJSC withdrew its financial support....
by great dane
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 182
Views: 3861
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Did a double Cairo yesterday which was a tough day including a lot of orbiting in Cairo while we waited for a VIP movement, only in Africa :yikes: the biggest airport ever with 3 runways and they close the whole place for one VIP! It was unbelievable to be in such a busy space and everyone just cir...
by great dane
Tue Jul 18, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Tri-MG 737-300F off runway
Replies: 1
Views: 65
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Tri-MG 737-300F off runway

PK-YGG Boeing 737-301F Tri-MG Airlines

According ASN:
bounce on landing. It then veered off the runway, causing the left hand main gear to be torn off.

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=196737

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZyKNLV1dRp0
by great dane
Mon Jul 17, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cool aerie pics from wherever (2017)
Replies: 174
Views: 4847
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Re: Cool aerie pics from wherever (2017)

Gulfstream G550 demonstrator N550GU Departing RIAT 2017 - Spectacular :thumbsup1:

Photo: Simon Nicholls on Flickr
ImageN550GU Departing RIAT 2017 with a spectacular wing wave! by Simon Nicholls, on Flickr
by great dane
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: The 2017 "Lekker Slaap" thread
Replies: 25
Views: 791
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Re: The 2017 "Lekker Slaap" thread

Re-activating this thread as I am currently not on WhatsApp. Phone was unfortunately liberated from my possession a couple 100 meters from Gautrain - Park Station at knife point this afternoon after an otherwise awesome day in Newtown visiting the Turbine Arts Fair, and having lunch/beers at Urbanol...
by great dane
Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cool aerie pics from wherever (2017)
Replies: 174
Views: 4847
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Re: Cool aerie pics from wherever (2017)

Bell 407 wrote:Great fish-eye effect from a 360 camera :good:


Cool pic indeed! Must be cold flying around with open door on the edge of space :music:
by great dane
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 182
Views: 3861
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

That Azerbajan Dreamliner looks very pretty :bowdown:
by great dane
Wed Jul 12, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Aviation Videos
Topic: JAX to DFW on the venerable MD88
Replies: 4
Views: 71
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Re: JAX to DFW on the venerable MD88

Nice, do miss those Maddogs! Just one active left on the ZS-register, ZS-TRJ of Gryphon currently away with Tunis Air. Also only a handful or two left in Europe. Quickly disappearing with American, but assume it will take some time before Delta get rid of all theirs. Especially if you count the MD95...
by great dane
Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 97
Views: 3810
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

After the closure of Anglo Americans flight department some of their aircraft formerly based at ORT now shows up at Lanseria ZS-OHZ Cessna 560XL Citation Excel https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4212/35857217505_23bc025fc0_b.jpg ZS-OHZ_11Jul17-FALA by Aviation Adventures South Africa , on Flickr ZS-SYK ...
by great dane
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 97
Views: 3810
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Couple choppers ZT-RDE Bell 407, first time I see that one https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4212/35816772596_dd59260c02_b.jpg ZT-RDE_11Jul17-FALA by Aviation Adventures South Africa , on Flickr ZU-RLE SA.341F Gazelle - proper sports coupé https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4279/35857211955_69e0a7f7f1_b.jp...
by great dane
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 97
Views: 3810
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Not too often I visit the NAC side so took the chance to catch up with a few. ZS-AOT Hawker 850XP - new colours since I last photographed it. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4258/35688220712_113b7fa539_b.jpg ZSAOT_11Jul17-FALA by Aviation Adventures South Africa , on Flickr ZS-VIP Gulfstream III, hav...
by great dane
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 97
Views: 3810
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Today at midday the light was a bit harsh despite it being winter. Anyway needed to see the new Piper M600 as sales guys at Piper call it. Not much difference to older Meridians on the outside but it got an extra 100hp under the hood. N600EU Piper PA-46-600TP https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4217/3568...
by great dane
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 97
Views: 3810
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

First two from my last visit to Lanseria on 29 June in the lovely evening light. D2-SKC Canadair Challenger 600S - Crisgunza https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4233/35237609900_324a1d5d7c_b.jpg D2-SKC_29Jun17-FALA by Aviation Adventures South Africa , on Flickr N8587H Embraer 135BJ Legacy 650 https://fa...

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