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by Downwind
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B407gx ZS-ROB around Gauteng
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Great Britain

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: 359
Great Britain

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: 215
Great Britain

Re: Brisbane to Sydney and Melbourne

Cool, they have a Vampire too. Is it in flying condition? :thinking: 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 :scratc...
by Downwind
Fri Sep 08, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: GDs Fun Flights - Europe 2017
Replies: 31
Views: 789
Great Britain

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: 215
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: 215
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: 215
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: 451
Great Britain

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: 451
Great Britain

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: 451
Great Britain

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: 451
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: 1374
Great Britain

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: 1374
Great Britain

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: 1374
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:
by Downwind
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from "Inside My House"
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Great Britain

Re: Seen from "Inside My House"

Well, it is inside your house. :haha: :thinking:
by Downwind
Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from "Inside My House"
Replies: 17
Views: 451
Great Britain

Re: Seen from "Inside My House"

http://www.fototime.com/287E419BA5C2FB4/orig.jpg Apologies for taking so long to follow up this new thread, Gear Up. Have been seriously tech-challenged by photo posting. :wacko: Here's a 1:200 Lufthansa A320 which I bought at Frankfurt airport last year. Resisted buying the A380 - why oh why? :fac...
by Downwind
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Air Traffic Control (ATC)
Topic: Seen on Flightradar24 Today
Replies: 484
Views: 13382
Great Britain

Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

Bell 407 wrote:
Downwind wrote::stupid4: too small.

Fixed it for you :champion:



Much obliged. :thanx:
by Downwind
Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Air Traffic Control (ATC)
Topic: Seen on Flightradar24 Today
Replies: 484
Views: 13382
Great Britain

Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

:stupid4: too small.
by Downwind
Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:03 pm
Forum: Air Traffic Control (ATC)
Topic: Seen on Flightradar24 Today
Replies: 484
Views: 13382
Great Britain

Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Lovely day for a coastal heli trip. :heart:

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