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by Raffles
Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Algerian military plane crash - 257 reported fatalities
Replies: 1
Views: 37
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: 79
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: 72
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: 954
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: 2186
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: 77
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: 77
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...
by Raffles
Mon Apr 02, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2018)
Replies: 26
Views: 1007
Burkina Faso

Re: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2018)

How to refuel a 727!

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by Raffles
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Australia to UK nonstop: 7 things we learned on historic new Qantas air route
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Burkina Faso

Re: Australia to UK nonstop: 7 things we learned on historic new Qantas air route

I guess the price will be attractive, if they stick to it. But they gonna need a lot of good movies... not to mention enough beer and wine...
by Raffles
Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Vaal Dam level ...
Replies: 19
Views: 954
Burkina Faso

Re: Vaal Dam level ...

:good: Need to send some to CT.
by Raffles
Tue Mar 27, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: NTSB Preliminary report into Hudson chopper crash
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Burkina Faso

Re: NTSB Preliminary report into Hudson chopper crash

He says that he gave the pax a thorough briefing on emergency procedures, unfortunately they are no longer with us to testify to the briefing. However it would seem that not one of them even removed their cutting tool from from its pouch. Having said that it must have been a shock to hit the cold wa...
by Raffles
Sun Mar 25, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)
Replies: 163
Views: 9837
Burkina Faso

Re: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)

Quite fugly :burner: :burner: :burner:
by Raffles
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Shoreham air crash: Pilot Andy Hill to be charged over deaths
Replies: 3
Views: 137
Burkina Faso

Re: Shoreham air crash: Pilot Andy Hill to be charged over deaths

It will really be very difficult to prove negligence in whatever degree. And judging from other recent UK court verdicts, who knows if this bloke will have a really fair trial.
by Raffles
Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Helicopter Pictures
Replies: 289
Views: 18056
Burkina Faso

Re: Helicopter Pictures

They did a quick HOP from A to B. :burner: :burner: :burner:
by Raffles
Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)
Replies: 163
Views: 9837
Burkina Faso

Re: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)

"Hold my beer, lemme show you how it's done..." :burner: :burner: :burner:
by Raffles
Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at DFFD (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)
Replies: 24
Views: 1084
Burkina Faso

Re: Seen at DFFD (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)

great dane wrote:
Raffles wrote:Interesting visitor from Canada (C17), and Lisa Air A319

Lisa Air? Never heard of, local to k@kplaas?


Sorry, it's an A318 and the company is called Liza Transport International

https://www.lti-aero.com/aeronef/
by Raffles
Tue Feb 27, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at DFFD (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)
Replies: 24
Views: 1084
Burkina Faso

Re: Seen at DFFD (Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso)

Interesting visitor from Canada (C17), and Lisa Air A319

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