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by Raffles
Wed Aug 16, 2017 12:03 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Air Berlin Files for Insolvency
Replies: 2
Views: 56
Burkina Faso

Re: Air Berlin Files for Insolvency

Eish!

"Aviation is a way of circulating a lot of money until there isn't any left"...............ChChChester
by Raffles
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: OR Tambo Airport Security Warning
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Burkina Faso

Re: OR Tambo Airport Security Warning

Ja well no fine the "cops" are pretty quick to lock people up who were obviously in that situation, even if they release them at a later stage due to the "reasonable man" defence.
by Raffles
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: OR Tambo Airport Security Warning
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Burkina Faso

Re: OR Tambo Airport Security Warning

At least the law in the USA allows you defend yourself and your property. In SA, the criminal has more rights than the man on the street. In the USA for instance if you shoot a robber inside your house, armed or not, you are within your rights. In SA our corrupt and inept bunch has decided that you ...
by Raffles
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Inverted SA Flag Campaign
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Burkina Faso

Re: Inverted SA Flag Campaign

happyskipper wrote:Well, the change may not be immediate, but that does not mean that we stop trying....


Of course.
by Raffles
Thu Aug 03, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Two sunbathers killed as plane lands on beach in Portugal
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Burkina Faso

Re: Two sunbathers killed as plane lands on beach in Portugal

Very sad, I wonder if there were people in the water? Many pilots have sacrificed themselves to avoid crashing into populated areas or causing harm to others, they could have ditched in shallow water.

There was a similar event a while back but I don't remember where.
by Raffles
Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Inverted SA Flag Campaign
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Burkina Faso

Re: Inverted SA Flag Campaign

The problem is that even a new govt won't be able to cure the crime rate for decades to come, since the only solution is to implement very harsh punishment and achieve a very high success rate in catching and convicting criminals. The two main deterrents to crime.
by Raffles
Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Swazi Airways shuts down after failing to launch
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Burkina Faso

Re: Swazi Airways shuts down after failing to launch

Downwind wrote:What happened to Santaco airways? :outtahere:


Lemme guess. They tried to overtake another aircraft in the emergency lane.
by Raffles
Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Swazi Airways shuts down after failing to launch
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Burkina Faso

Re: Swazi Airways shuts down after failing to launch

Livery a bit better than the old Royal Swazi livery... picture of two worms fornicating on the tail :burner: :burner: :burner:
by Raffles
Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Cavok AN74 rejected takeoff due to flock of birds results in runway overrun
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Burkina Faso

Re: Cavok AN74 rejected takeoff due to flock of birds results in runway overrun

Wow they really trashed that plane good. :yikes: Glad everyone was able to walk away.
by Raffles
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Inverted SA Flag Campaign
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Burkina Faso

Re: Inverted SA Flag Campaign

I see this petition is not doing too well >>> https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/grant-white-south-africans-refugee-status-united-states

but it is poorly worded and no proper supporting evidence.
by Raffles
Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian
Replies: 178
Views: 3776
Burkina Faso

Re: B733 ZS-TGB on contract for Royal Jordanian

gear up wrote:I met this Iraq Air-force C130 Captain in our hotel. He had some great flying stories including being shot twice in Baghdad, once on approach and once on departure! Really cool guy. He was on the way to the USA for training.


Lucky he wasn't shot in Dad's bag :burner: :burner: :burner:
by Raffles
Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Airlink ORT to PMB return (Outbound Leg)
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Burkina Faso

Re: e: Airlink ORT to PMB return (Outbound Leg)

Bell 407 wrote:
Raffles wrote:What is the seating configuration of the Airlink RJs?

TCO on the outbound leg was 2- 3 but SSH on the inbound leg was 3 - 3.


:good:
by Raffles
Sat Jul 29, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Videos
Topic: Cabin window view PMB-ORT in Airlink's RJ85 ZS-SSH
Replies: 1
Views: 45
Burkina Faso

Re: Cabin window view PMB-ORT in Airlink's RJ85 ZS-SSH

Cool! I had a seat without a window (Row 25 A320) on the BA flight from LHR to CDG, now I know what dogs in the cargo hold feel like :burner: :burner: :burner: I was at Harare once and an Air Zim 146 took off and had an engine failure, the turbine blew up :yikes: and made puncture marks all over the...
by Raffles
Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: Airlink ORT to PMB return (Outbound Leg)
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Burkina Faso

Re: e: Airlink ORT to PMB return (Outbound Leg)

Thanks for the report :clap: :clap: :clap:

What is the seating configuration of the Airlink RJs?
by Raffles
Wed Jul 26, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Webcams / Blogs / Sites
Topic: Henley Air webcam, Rand Airport
Replies: 454
Views: 17671
Burkina Faso

Re: Henley Air webcam, Rand Airport

Wow! :good:
by Raffles
Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Mbalula unleashes big guns on airport crime
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Burkina Faso

Re: Mbalula unleashes big guns on airport crime

Yebo, big talk hayikhona action!
by Raffles
Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Emirates - Air Seychelles Near miss 14 July
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Burkina Faso

Re: Emirates - Air Seychelles Near miss 14 July

Yebo, that's about right. 2000km/h closing speed doesn't give you a lot of time from visual contact to knocking on the pearly gates.
by Raffles
Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Brand new iPad overheated on Austrian A321 near Cairo in 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Burkina Faso

Re: Brand new iPad overheated on Austrian A321 near Cairo in 2014

Uh-Oh next thing we won't be allowed to take iPads onto airplanes anymore.

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