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by Downwind
Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2018)
Replies: 28
Views: 1104
Great Britain

Re: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2018)

What a beaut.
by Downwind
Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)
Replies: 163
Views: 10115
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Re: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)

Thanks for the update, Bell 505. :outtahere:
by Downwind
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)
Replies: 163
Views: 10115
Great Britain

Re: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)

Thanks for the pix, Bell.

Where's your Jet Ranger? :outtahere:
by Downwind
Tue Jan 30, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2018)
Replies: 28
Views: 1104
Great Britain

Re: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2018)

That Poseidon is a beauty.

The Aussies have them also, plus Wedgetails which looks like a piano is stuck on the dorsal surface.
by Downwind
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B407gx ZS-ROB around Gauteng
Replies: 4
Views: 291
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Re: B407gx ZS-ROB around Gauteng

Thanks for the pix, Mr. Jet Ranger.

Maybe you could recommend some Cape dam inspection and then I could be your guide. :whistlin:

:thanx:
by Downwind
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Flying for the "Fruity" airline
Replies: 9
Views: 667
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Re: Flying for the "Fruity" airline

Well done Dylan :reading: :wrench: :thumbsup:
by Downwind
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Great Britain

Re: Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne

Cool, they have a Vampire too. Is it in flying condition? Unfortunately that Vampire of which you see the tail in one photo is not airworthy. But I'm pretty sure there is one flying in Oz, maybe out of Temora? The museum Mustang used to be airworthy (well I suppose that's obvious ) but it should be...
by Downwind
Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: GDs Fun Flights - Europe 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 1125
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Re: GDs Fun Flights - Europe 2017

Thanks for the posts, GD.

Have a great trip.

:thanx:
by Downwind
Thu Sep 07, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Great Britain

Re: Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne

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Gotta love that feisty Boomerang ground attack fighter. :clap:

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and the F-4 Phantom. :heart:
by Downwind
Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Great Britain

Re: Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne

At RAAF Museum, Point Cook, near Melbourne. This would make a nice scheme for ZU-IMP, Roulettes Team. http://www.fototime.com/2C87C09602521C0/medium800.jpg Mustang under restoration. http://www.fototime.com/640FC5329DA8934/medium800.jpg This guy gave a nice interactive talk to visitors and then a go...
by Downwind
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Great Britain

Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne

Bell 407 was kind enough not to rag me about the lack of trip reports recently. Having cured tech (and motivation) issues I hope that you enjoy the following. http://www.fototime.com/791C11B729C4543/medium800.jpg My wife and I's ride to Melbourne on the road to the RAAF Museum at Point Cook. http://...
by Downwind
Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from "Inside My House"
Replies: 17
Views: 701
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Re: Seen from "Inside My House"

great dane wrote:Getting jealous here.

Decided to sell my Herpa 1/400 collection some years back and use the money for fun flight :dunno1:


I think I have too many 1:400s :thinking:
by Downwind
Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from "Inside My House"
Replies: 17
Views: 701
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Re: Seen from "Inside My House"

A beautiful custom model, GU. :clap:
by Downwind
Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from "Inside My House"
Replies: 17
Views: 701
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Re: Seen from "Inside My House"

Bell 407 wrote:Now, I have a Lufty 748 sitting in my cupboard at work. Must get it out, build it and post it here :thinking:



Is the Lufty B748-8 on finals yet, Bell? :outtahere:
by Downwind
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from "Inside My House"
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Great Britain

Re: Seen from "Inside My House"

http://www.fototime.com/FA0559EFB1502D6/orig.jpg I have a mate who used to be an aviation journalist. Last year he managed to blag us into the Qatar marquee at Farnborough. The Qatar flight attendant there was not convinced of our credentials (with good cause). In order to get rid of us she gave us...
by Downwind
Tue Aug 08, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FACT (Cape Town Int.)
Replies: 28
Views: 1558
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Re: Seen at FACT (Cape Town Int.)

Bell 407 wrote:
Downwind wrote:Spot the deliberate error. :thinking:

Ok, I have stared at it and stared at it but I can't see the deliberate error :thinking:



Last year, Volga Dnepr had the contract.

My photo was from a couple of years ago when Trans Avia Export did the run. No intention to deceive :whistlin:
by Downwind
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FACT (Cape Town Int.)
Replies: 28
Views: 1558
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Re: Seen at FACT (Cape Town Int.)

Spot the deliberate error. :thinking:
by Downwind
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FACT (Cape Town Int.)
Replies: 28
Views: 1558
Great Britain

Re: Seen at FACT (Cape Town Int.)

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A poor picture from last year to remind us that the Antarctic resupply season will start soon from Cape Town.

:thumbsup1: