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by Raffles
Mon May 21, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: RIP iFlyAfrica.info
Replies: 33
Views: 1057
Burkina Faso

Re: RIP iFlyAfrica.info

howie wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 6:20 pm
Now to organise a way to backwash and recover the water
I have the same objective in the k@kplaas. I bought a tank with the intention of recovering the backwash water for watering the garden etc.
by Raffles
Mon May 21, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: RIP iFlyAfrica.info
Replies: 33
Views: 1057
Burkina Faso

Re: RIP iFlyAfrica.info

I haven't been on facialbook lately and his website is still closed down.
by Raffles
Mon May 21, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at EGHL (Lasham)
Replies: 2
Views: 30
Burkina Faso

Re: Seen at EGHL (Lasham)

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by Raffles
Mon May 21, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at EGHL (Lasham)
Replies: 2
Views: 30
Burkina Faso

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by Raffles
Sun May 20, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Cuban airline jet with 113 aboard crashes; 2 survivors critical
Replies: 2
Views: 31
Burkina Faso

Re: Cuban airline jet with 113 aboard crashes; 2 survivors critical

Apparently the flight only lasted about a minute and the plane crashed 1/2 mile to the right of the runway, at a position before the upwind end of the runway. Witnesses on the ground reported they saw the aircraft climb out of Havana, turn sharply to the right and go down. THE SUN has published vide...
by Raffles
Fri May 11, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: RIP iFlyAfrica.info
Replies: 33
Views: 1057
Burkina Faso

Re: RIP iFlyAfrica.info

Eish. :shock: :crybaby:

Still suspended.
by Raffles
Mon May 07, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: RIP iFlyAfrica.info
Replies: 33
Views: 1057
Burkina Faso

Re: RIP iFlyAfrica.info

Looks like they are offline again.
by Raffles
Sun May 06, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Acsa directors resign from board
Replies: 4
Views: 140
Burkina Faso

Re: Acsa directors resign from board

Two Airports Company of SA (Acsa) directors, Steven Mabela and Siyakhula Simelane, have resigned from the board of the state-owned entity over what they call corporate governance issues and political interference with the work of the board.
Says it all, nothing new.
by Raffles
Sat May 05, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Moré / Hoezit / Morning / Hosh Pagamies ... 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Burkina Faso

Re: Moré / Hoezit / Morning / Hosh Pagamies ... 2018

Raffles is here no worries :friends: :dance:

Sorry the traffic is down :thinking:
hoping it will pick up.
by Raffles
Thu May 03, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Lottery winner buys chopper, crashes while teaching himself to fly it
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Burkina Faso

Re: Lottery winner buys chopper, crashes while teaching himself to fly it

Friggin amazing he didn't earn himself a Darwin Award. He should join up with Hogg. Stupid and stupider.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5BivSNiH8s
by Raffles
Wed May 02, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2018)
Replies: 28
Views: 1107
Burkina Faso

Re: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2018)

He has a much better camera than my mik-en-druk.
by Raffles
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:58 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Southwest B737 engine damage takes out passenger window
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Burkina Faso

Re: Southwest B737 engine damage takes out passenger window

Poor antie wasn't even sitting directly opposite the fan section of the engine. I only hope this makes them reconsider the catastrophic failure containment requirements.

:rip2:
by Raffles
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Algerian military plane crash - 257 reported fatalities
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Burkina Faso

Re: Algerian military plane crash - 257 reported fatalities

A lot of passengers in that plane. It appears it was in a banked attitude when it came down.
:rip2:
by Raffles
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Mega AN26 at left main gear collapse on landing Wau
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Burkina Faso

Re: Mega AN26 at left main gear collapse on landing Wau

Ouch! :yikes: Did they land hard on one gear?
by Raffles
Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Hangar Talk / I Want To Know ...
Topic: One of a kind - Beechcraft King Air 200 re-engined with JT-15D fanjets
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Burkina Faso

One of a kind - Beechcraft King Air 200 re-engined with JT-15D fanjets

I first saw this years ago. IIRC my dad got us a series of magazines which came out on a weekly basis, the complete collection was an encyclopedia of aviation. If they haven't been stolen, the complete set should still be at my dad's house. From Avbuyer : Further Development A fifth King Air model w...
by Raffles
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Vaal Dam level ...
Replies: 19
Views: 976
Burkina Faso

Re: Vaal Dam level ...

Cool pics, glad to see the dam is full. :thumbsup:
by Raffles
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Flight Safety & Training
Topic: Cirrus SR22 safety
Replies: 19
Views: 2251
Burkina Faso

Re: Cirrus SR22 safety

Interesting article on the June 2016 fatal crash involving a Cirrus SR20

https://www.flyingmag.com/aftermath-cir ... -june-2016

The video below was captured by a security camera

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOYJidFm1kg
by Raffles
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Embry-Riddle PA28 crash during FAA check ride claims 2 lives
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Burkina Faso

Re: Embry-Riddle PA28 crash during FAA check ride claims 2 lives

Other reports mention a wing separated from the aircraft. Embry-Riddle is a top notch university.

:rip2:
by Raffles
Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Embry-Riddle PA28 crash during FAA check ride claims 2 lives
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Burkina Faso

Embry-Riddle PA28 crash during FAA check ride claims 2 lives

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej1z227W4dI From Embry-Riddle newsroom It is with profound sadness that I must inform you of an aircraft accident today that resulted in the loss of one of our student pilots as well as a passenger who was a designated pilot examiner with the U.S. Federal Aviation Ad...