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by gear up
Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Some randoms from Amman. http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_135.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_136.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_137.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.za/galle...
by gear up
Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
South Africa

Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

It's taken me a day or 2 to recover from The Good Pub visit :lol: 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 ...
by gear up
Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
South Africa

Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

A fun observation not fact but, everytime we take off behind an A320 we outperform it ridiculously... we are faster and have a higher climb rate and we are always full! Always seems to happen, just saying, the old classic ain't to bad in the climb :lol: :yikes: Back to reality, it's a mandatory day ...
by gear up
Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: The 2017 "Lekker Slaap" thread
Replies: 25
Views: 778
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Re: The 2017 "Lekker Slaap" thread

Sorry to hear that GD, glad you're all ok :thumbsup1:
by gear up
Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Inside B733 ZS-TGB done up for RJA, 12 Business Class and 114 economy seats... not a bad bed on a long turn around :lol: something flight school don't warn you about when joining but I love it anyway :beer3: :sleeping: :biggrin: Also a Air France B787 next to us and then my hairdryer a B787 BA pulle...
by gear up
Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Cairo landscape and a RJA B787 back in Amman.

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by gear up
Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Some Cairo pics :champion: http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_126.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_127.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_128.jpg
by gear up
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Back in Amman at some freight dog hour and waiting for the efficient RJA Transport :Like:

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by gear up
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:12 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Approaching Beirut, the pic does it no justice, honestly a beautiful city, probably one of the most scenic I've ever seen... shitty approach controller though, had to do some -200 hand flying to get vaguely in the slot and a "Boeing" landing :lol: :haha: :wacko: http://internationalflyerz....
by gear up
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

The cockpit view of Bell407's flight radar track... rounding the gulf of AQB, the Red Sea :lol: nice for guys like me who love every .1 :haha:

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by gear up
Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Cockpit view of a dusk arrival into Basra, Iraq on B733 ZS-TGB :yeeha:

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by gear up
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Approach into Basra and then some pics from Amman this afternoon... More to come from Beirut tomorrow with Moertoe and I :good: http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_119.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_120.jpg http://interna...
by gear up
Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Heading to Basra now and then Beirut tomorrow so will try and get more pics and stories... it's been great so far!
by gear up
Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

:good: departure out of Istanbul, a good dinner and a terrible pic of the moon over the Mediterranean approaching Egypt on the return leg :lol: http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_115.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_114.jp...
by gear up
Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Some airport shots in Istanbul. http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_112.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_111.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_110.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.z...
by gear up
Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Descent approach and arrival into Istanbul :yikes: :lol: http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_108.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_107.jpg http://internationalflyerz.co.za/gallery/RoyalJordanian/RJordanian2017_106.jpg http:/...
by gear up
Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
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Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Ankara on the way to Istanbul... by far the busiest airport I have ever experienced, really made Dubai seem like child's play...

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by gear up
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: Air Traffic Control (ATC)
Topic: Joe ATC
Replies: 6
Views: 164
South Africa

Re: Joe ATC

All the departures are subject to wherever the perceived threat area may be, based on intel received from the military liason people. You will always therefore get the safest route out. Having said that, we have had instances (twice in 4 years) of rockets crossing the arrival/departure paths withou...
by gear up
Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 148
Views: 2954
South Africa

Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

Stunning pics Moertoe :thanx: :champion: :beer3:

Time for a late lunch and a :beer:

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