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by Downwind
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen in The Cockpit
Replies: 35
Views: 918
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Re: Seen in The Cockpit

Lovely heli pix, not jealous aaat all. :good:
by Downwind
Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Fire & Ice
Replies: 13
Views: 295
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Re: Fire & Ice

Thanks for interesting fmc pic.
by Downwind
Sun May 28, 2017 7:41 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: British Airways: All flights cancelled amid IT crash
Replies: 11
Views: 219
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Re: British Airways: All flights cancelled amid IT crash

BA says it's related to a power failure. Hmm.
:scratch:
by Downwind
Fri May 19, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from my "Stoep"
Replies: 87
Views: 2162
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Re: Seen from my "Stoep"

happyskipper wrote:Better than International N.......... never mind....

:highfive:
:dance:
by Downwind
Fri May 19, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from my "Stoep"
Replies: 87
Views: 2162
Great Britain

Re: Seen from my "Stoep"

Moertoe Pilut wrote:Although you guys got some great shots in, I still prefer the view of HS and Gooney's stoeps :thumbs:



But then the forum would be called "International Braaiers" :wink2:
by Downwind
Fri May 19, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from my "Stoep"
Replies: 87
Views: 2162
Great Britain

Re: Seen from my "Stoep"

great dane wrote:Thx :cool2:
Downwind wrote:At what height is the ORT traffic over your stoep, GD?

This was on unusual approach, guessing 300-400 feet. Most WK traffic I don't see.


I battle to get sharp images at 3000' :negative: but beggars can't be choosers.
by Downwind
Fri May 19, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from my "Stoep"
Replies: 87
Views: 2162
Great Britain

Re: Seen from my "Stoep"

Lovely.

At what height is the ORT traffic over your stoep, GD?
by Downwind
Sun Apr 30, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from my "Stoep"
Replies: 87
Views: 2162
Great Britain

Re: Seen from my "Stoep"

Lovely contrails.
by Downwind
Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from my "Stoep"
Replies: 87
Views: 2162
Great Britain

Re: Seen from my "Stoep"

Image

ET-AOO also on its way to a well-earned rest :sleeping: (maybe only for an hour or so) at Cape Town.
by Downwind
Fri Apr 28, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from my "Stoep"
Replies: 87
Views: 2162
Great Britain

Re: Seen from my "Stoep"

Bell 407 wrote:Downind, you also have Prime Stoep property there. Very nice picture indeed. Yes, the "older" 4-holers are rare these days :fingerroll:


Yup, there is only one way that I am leaving this house :rip2:
by Downwind
Fri Apr 28, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen from my "Stoep"
Replies: 87
Views: 2162
Great Britain

Re: Seen from my "Stoep"

Is it a DC-8 :pray:, is it a 707 :heart: ? No, it's a Lufthansa A340 at 3000' downwind to 01 FACT. But any 4-holer these days is welcome. :agree:

Image
by Downwind
Fri Apr 28, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Weird Aviation Topics
Topic: Circular runway! Are the Dutch mad?
Replies: 5
Views: 282
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Re: Circular runway! Are the Dutch mad?

Raffles wrote:The Flat Earth Society has endorsed this concept.

:lol:
by Downwind
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Air Traffic Control (ATC)
Topic: Seen on Flightradar24 Today
Replies: 469
Views: 12101
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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Storms sitting over Cape Town this morning. Arrivals making a wide turn over False Bay.
by Downwind
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Weird Aviation Topics
Topic: Circular runway! Are the Dutch mad?
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Great Britain

Re: Circular runway! Are the Dutch mad?

Bell 407 wrote:I agree that it could work but would take some getting used too much like the driverless cars - need a paradigm shift :thinking:


Extra airsick tablets on take-off for the pax. :green:
by Downwind
Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Cape Town to Brisbane
Replies: 7
Views: 224
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Re: Cape Town to Brisbane

Unfortunately there no Cathay Dragons close enough for a good phote. On the far side of the field was a large cargo area which was 747 heaven with Polar, Kalitta, Cathay Cargo etc present. Got one or two blurry pics but not that good. Now it's on to Melbourne and Sydney trips :wrench: before I get a...
by Downwind
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Weird Aviation Topics
Topic: Circular runway! Are the Dutch mad?
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Great Britain

Re: Circular runway! Are the Dutch mad?

This could work. Everyone just has to work together. Think Nascar racing :crazy1:
by Downwind
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Best Trip to Morocco 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 122
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Re: Best Trip to Morocco 2017

A lost soul.
by Downwind
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Cape Town to Brisbane
Replies: 7
Views: 224
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Re: Cape Town to Brisbane

avi-addict wrote:Many moons ago spotted a few 'Dragonairs' on the tarmac of the then Kai Tak airport.


Dragonair are rebranding as Cathay Dragon as they are a subsidiary of Cathay Pacific, with a smart new livery; Cathay Pacific logo in red instead of the sea-green. :cool1:
by Downwind
Sat Apr 22, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Cape Town to Brisbane
Replies: 7
Views: 224
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Cape Town to Brisbane

My brother lives in Brisbane which is a nice long way away by plane! :fantastic: So first we had to get to ORT courtesy of BA/Comair (cheery ground staff). http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q481/1Wolmer2/20170326_070953_zpsceurvuiq.jpg Good-bye to the Cape. http://i1160.photobucket.com/albums/q481...

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