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by Bell 407
Sat Jul 21, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Aviation Videos
Topic: Oshkosh 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 16
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Re: Oshkosh 2018

Thanks Proppies, I certainly shall be spending some bandwidth on those webcams :champion:

Hopefully Gear Up will be sharing some of his pictures here as well :fantastic:
by Bell 407
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: HS's Boats & Floats
Topic: "Duck Boat" capsizes during storm at lake in Missouri - 17 dead
Replies: 2
Views: 25
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Re: "Duck Boat" capsizes during storm at lake in Missouri - 17 dead

Scary to see the video online when it goes over :yikes:

:rip2:
by Bell 407
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Aviation Videos
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 1949
Replies: 2
Views: 25
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Re: Farnborough Air Show 1949

Thanks Raffles, amazing to see the stuff flying in those days just after WW2 :good:
by Bell 407
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 136
Views: 6478
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Thanks Michael and Raffles, the folks on this forum seem to be more relaxed and fun loving than on Avcom. I like that. Yip, laid back and relaxed we are here and when the members do have something to share it's always great reading, especially when a Trip Report is posted (nudge nudge wink wink). I...
by Bell 407
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Aviation Memorabilia Thingies
Replies: 4
Views: 59
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Re: Aviation Memorabilia Thingies

I have got the exact same model as well :goodpost: but the S&P are wonderful :champion:
by Bell 407
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)
Replies: 166
Views: 10516
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Re: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)

87Juliet wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:34 pm
Eish those B505's have to be the absolute ugliest helicopters I've ever laid my eyes on, even the Russian stuff have better looks...
They just look too much like a Lawndart :thinking:
by Bell 407
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 136
Views: 6478
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Ticked off on the daily newspaper flight from Aalborg to Copenhagen with ScanCon Airways some 20 years ago. They did take pax trying to make a little ekstra on top of newspapers and parcels, but I was the only one I that day :biggrin: We bow down to your greatness Great Dane :fantastic: Photon, tha...
by Bell 407
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Aviation Memorabilia Thingies
Replies: 4
Views: 59
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Re: Aviation Memorabilia Thingies

Excellent post Michael. I have a couple of things but packed away deep inside some boxes still in the garage following our house move last year :unsure:
by Bell 407
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 136
Views: 6478
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Thanks for the welcome message B407 an 87J. It took me a long time to discover this forum (us old toppies are not that good with all this IT stuff :sunglasses: ), i'll try to post regularly. :clap: :clap: :clap: Here's a pic of an aircraft type that we don't see often anymore, Embraer EMB-110 Bande...
by Bell 407
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)
Replies: 166
Views: 10516
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Re: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)

Taken at the beginning of June at FAGM when the Highveld encountered some really misty and foggy mornings. We only managed to get airborne after 10am :thinking: 01 June 2018 http://gallery.internationalflyerz.co.za/SeenFAGM/FAGM2018_002.jpg http://gallery.internationalflyerz.co.za/SeenFAGM/FAGM2018_...
by Bell 407
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Extensions
Topic: Tapatalk for Mobile Devices
Replies: 31
Views: 2563
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Re: Tapatalk for Mobile Devices

87Juliet wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:44 pm
As much as Tapatalk works, I tend to default to the web forum... Easier to Navigate
True that as the new phpBB version is designed for mobile devices. Hence the site is Responsive in nature :Like:
by Bell 407
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 136
Views: 6478
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

87Juliet wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:36 pm
... never mind that magnificent 5-bladed prop!
Agreed, the music generated by that prop is bliss :yeeha: :fantastic: :thumbsup1:
by Bell 407
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 136
Views: 6478
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Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Dassault Falcon 2000LX G-PULA operated since 2015 by Centre Line Air Charter of Bristol in UK. Maybe it's on charter to the Botswana reserve bank :cool2: :cool2: 10 July 2018 https://farm1.staticflickr.com/924/43362022251_a3428f8302_c.jpg 3L9A5411a-res by omer mees , on Flickr Welcome Photon. Great...
by Bell 407
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 11
Views: 138
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Re: Travel Advisories

Howie, thanks for this. Even though not travelling myself, they make for interesting reading indeed :champion: :champion: :champion:
by Bell 407
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Video from inside Convair Wonderboom Incident
Replies: 5
Views: 86
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Re: Video from inside Convair Wonderboom Incident

It's quite something to watch that video knowing what is going to happen next. I am just amazed at the speed they were going at before the crash. They really were barreling along. In this regard, the outcome was very good in terms of those who survived.
by Bell 407
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Travel Advisories
Replies: 11
Views: 138
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Re: Travel Advisories

Interesting read :good:
by Bell 407
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: Hangar Talk / I Want To Know ...
Topic: Vlad Force One vs Trump Force One
Replies: 1
Views: 54
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Re: Vlad Force One vs Trump Force One

Apparently, The Donald has requested a larger bed for himself in Air Force One :crazy1: :crazy1: :crazy1:
by Bell 407
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Airbus stops the delivery of five A330 destined to HNA Group Airlines
Replies: 1
Views: 38
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Re: Airbus stops the delivery of five A330 destined to HNA Group Airlines

Well, if you ain't got the cash you don't get the merchandise :thinking:
by Bell 407
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Boeing vs Bombardier C series must watch
Replies: 3
Views: 592
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Re: Boeing vs Bombardier C series must watch

Raffles wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:42 pm
Now the Bombardier C whatever is an Airbus A220.
Yip, slap a name on the side and away you go. Mind you, Boeing also had the B717 :thinking: