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by great dane
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: AAD 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 58
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Re: AAD 2018

Just over the house - two ship ARLAC - ZU-XDM and ZU-PDM http://gallery.internationalflyerz.co.za/AAD2018/AAD2018_001.jpg Other arrivals noted: United States: 01-0188 C-17A NY ANG - 105th Airlift Wing - Steward AFB, NY 73-3300 LC-130H NY ANG - 109th Airlift Wing - Stratton AFB, NY 06-8611 C-130J-30 ...
by great dane
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: GDs Fun Flights - Okavango by Caravan
Replies: 5
Views: 89
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Re: GDs Fun Flights - Okavango by Caravan

Thanks guys!
87Juliet wrote:
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:16 am
We're going to miss you in Africa my friend.
Surely not as much as I will miss Africa :gooneybird:
by great dane
Tue Sep 04, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: GDs Fun Flights - Okavango by Caravan
Replies: 5
Views: 89
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GDs Fun Flights - Okavango by Caravan

On what was actually a goodbye to African travel adventures with the Landy - we still managed to get a few flights in. My first fly-in Safari. Yours truly after 6 nights in the Central Kalahari - 900+ km from going off the tar road in Letlhakeng till seeing tar again in Makalamabedi. https://farm2.s...
by great dane
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Moré / Hoezit / Morning / Hosh Pagamies ... 2018
Replies: 50
Views: 1442
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Re: Moré / Hoezit / Morning / Hosh Pagamies ... 2018

So after putting it off for the last 3 months, I decided to take the MAX exam today after reviewing the differences course on the CBT. Unfortunately I passed with 100% so I can now expect punishment by flying the MAX on layovers. Once I'm flying it, I'll take some pics for you B407 :thumbs: Well do...
by great dane
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FAOR (OR Tambo)
Replies: 215
Views: 8192
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Re: Seen at FAOR (OR Tambo)

Vlad visiting yesterday - managed to catch 3 of the Ilyushin Il-96s - a 4th one arrived after dark. Further a Ilyushin Il-76 is on the deck. RA-96022 Ilyushin Il-96-300 Rossiya https://farm1.staticflickr.com/934/43624660102_86e274dcb7_b.jpg RA-96022 by Aviation Adventures South Africa , on Flickr RA...
by great dane
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 201
Views: 7472
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

A couple more from today LX-NAD Global Express 6000 https://farm1.staticflickr.com/915/42768300755_68b329d2a9_b.jpg LX-NAD by Aviation Adventures South Africa , on Flickr F-HREG Falcon 900EX https://farm1.staticflickr.com/930/28782986427_f49895d1e4_b.jpg F-HREG by Aviation Adventures South Africa , ...
by great dane
Fri Jul 27, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 201
Views: 7472
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Maybe GD should make a visit to Lanseria to snap some of these, I am away for a short break in the bush :thumbsup1: :thumbsup1: Managed a quick visit today :peekaboo: TR-KGM Gulfstream G650 Gabon Government https://farm1.staticflickr.com/939/41863196200_e2d6dc0885_b.jpg TR-KGM by Aviation Adventure...
by great dane
Mon Jul 23, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Portal as Bookmark
Replies: 9
Views: 983
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Re: Portal as Bookmark

Moertoe Pilut wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:00 pm
Ok I guess we'll have to wait than. Meanwhile I've set my bookmark to active topics so it's easier to see what's going on.
That is the page I have missed since the update :thumbsup1:
- consider making that the start page when entering the internationalflyerz.co.za address.
by great dane
Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: GDs Fun Flights - Plett with King Air and Cemair Beech 1900
Replies: 16
Views: 1197
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Re: GDs Fun Flights - Plett with King Air and Cemair Beech 1900

I haven't seen a trip report from GD in ages nor any shots he takes while in the bush :yikes: Sorry, been busy-ish and lazy! Will get back to it, have a couple where you just had snippets via WA. He's trying snowboarding in the Alps. That would be the African Alps. AfriSki Lesotho, but already back...
by great dane
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 61
Views: 692
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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: 6
Views: 111
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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.

Image

?m :bye1:
by great dane
Thu Jul 19, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Aviation Memorabilia Thingies
Replies: 6
Views: 111
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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: 6
Views: 111
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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: 49
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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: 61
Views: 692
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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: 201
Views: 7472
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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: 1265
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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: 302
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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: 502
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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: 480
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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: