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by Bell 407
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: A330neo takes off on maiden flight
Replies: 2
Views: 18
South Africa

Re: A330neo takes off on maiden flight

Bell 407 wrote:Hawaiian Airlines is taking the smaller A330-800.

Anyone have an idea of how much "smaller" the -800 variant will be?
by Bell 407
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: A330neo takes off on maiden flight
Replies: 2
Views: 18
South Africa

Re: A330neo takes off on maiden flight

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by Bell 407
Thu Oct 19, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: A330neo takes off on maiden flight
Replies: 2
Views: 18
South Africa

A330neo takes off on maiden flight

A330neo takes off on maiden flight Airbus's first A330neo has lifted off from Toulouse on its maiden flight, commencing the airborne test programme for the re-engined twinjet. The aircraft, an A330-900 variant, took off at about 09:57 from the airframer's headquarters in Toulouse. Powered by Rolls-...
by Bell 407
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 113
Views: 4328
South Africa

Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

87Juliet wrote:The new M2 apparently coming to live in Cape Town.... :whistlin: :whistlin: :whistlin:

Lucky sod whoever that is :green:
by Bell 407
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A View through my Lens
Replies: 6
Views: 58
South Africa

Re: A View through my Lens

Fantastic picture Mark and welcome to the forum :champion: Have always wanted to find an opportunity to take a water vapour picture but sadly conditions in sunny SA don't often provide the opportunity. What kit are you using at the moment? Would be interested to know the camera settings as well :thi...
by Bell 407
Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: It's official: Myeni out in SAA board reshuffle
Replies: 3
Views: 39
South Africa

Re: It's official: Myeni out in SAA board reshuffle

MarkMansfield wrote:Some good news!

At last but they still have a loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong way to go. Haven't read much up on the new board but they say there is one new person appointed with some aviation experience :thinking:
by Bell 407
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: It's official: Myeni out in SAA board reshuffle
Replies: 3
Views: 39
South Africa

Re: It's official: Myeni out in SAA board reshuffle

So the dudu finally hit the fan.

:shitfan:
by Bell 407
Thu Oct 19, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: It's official: Myeni out in SAA board reshuffle
Replies: 3
Views: 39
South Africa

It's official: Myeni out in SAA board reshuffle

It's official: Myeni out in SAA board reshuffle Cape Town - Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba officially announced on Thursday that Cabinet has approved the appointment of six new board members for South African Airways (SAA), including a new chairperson to replace embattled Dudu Myeni. Myeni is re...
by Bell 407
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 113
Views: 4328
South Africa

Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

I still maintain the C-17 is a brilliant looking machine. Would have looked great operating for the SAAF, but sadly no :crybaby:
by Bell 407
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Calendar Events
Topic: Happy Birthday Gear Up
Replies: 1
Views: 41
South Africa

Happy Birthday Gear Up

Dylan, wishing you a fantastically awesome day :good:

:bday2:
by Bell 407
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Airbus takes majority stake in Bombardier C-series
Replies: 2
Views: 61
South Africa

Re: Airbus takes majority stake in Bombardier C-series

Saw some of this on the news last night. The Amerkins are not taking too kindly to this :thinking:
by Bell 407
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Inverted SA Flag Campaign
Replies: 12
Views: 232
South Africa

Re: Inverted SA Flag Campaign

He isn't the "Teflon President" for nothing. Amazing how he just does his own thing regardless :crazy1:
by Bell 407
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: GDs Fun Flights - Europe 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 594
South Africa

Re: GDs Fun Flights - Europe 2017

Michael :bazinga: :clap: :dance: :yeeha: :fantastic: :thumbsup1: , what a fantastic read this section was.

I must say, I am :heart: the C-series. The type is growing on me a bit. Love the nose shot on the ramp :sunglasses:
by Bell 407
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: GDs Fun Flights - Europe 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 594
South Africa

Re: GDs Fun Flights - Europe 2017

That old Russian iron is amazing to see. I am always surprised at just how big those aircraft types were that they built. No monkeying around :thinking:

But sadly the Airbus 319 looks like it has had its front kicked in - that short version of the type always looks just a bit silly :haha:
by Bell 407
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports & Aircraft Tours
Topic: GDs Fun Flights - Europe 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 594
South Africa

Re: GDs Fun Flights - Europe 2017

Great stuff Mr Danish. That "office" shot would do as a nice place for most of us I'm sure :heart:
by Bell 407
Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Seven killed in Angola plane crash
Replies: 3
Views: 534
South Africa

Re: Seven killed in Angola plane crash

Guicango E120 near Dundo on Oct 12th 2017, engine failure, fire, missing aircraft found An Air Guicango Embraer EMB-120, registration D2-FDO performing a charter flight from Dundo to Luanda (Angola) with 4 passengers and 3 crew, was enroute about 15 minutes into the flight when the crew declared em...
by Bell 407
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Seven killed in Angola plane crash
Replies: 3
Views: 534
South Africa

Seven killed in Angola plane crash

Seven killed in Angola plane crash Luanda - All seven passengers and crew were killed when a plane bound for the Angolan capital Luanda crashed in a remote corner of the country, emergency services said on Friday. The Brazilian-built Embraer aircraft operated by Air Guicango crashed on Thursday aft...
by Bell 407
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Friday the 13th: Flight 666 makes it safely to HEL
Replies: 1
Views: 58
South Africa

Friday the 13th: Flight 666 makes it safely to HEL

Friday the 13th: Flight 666 makes it safely to HEL Copenhagen — The Helsinki airport says Flight 666 has arrived safety in HEL - the airport code for the Finnish capital - for the last time. The Finnair flight took off from Copenhagen, Denmark, in the 13th hour of Friday the 13th, headed for Helsin...
by Bell 407
Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Helicopter Pictures
Replies: 280
Views: 16044
South Africa

Re: Helicopter Pictures

Nice comparative picture that GD :good:
by Bell 407
Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)
Replies: 113
Views: 4328
South Africa

Re: Seen at FALA (Lanseria)

Ah FALA, a pleasant place to be and yes GD, the light this pm was very good :heart: Awesome pictures but really do like the new pajamas for SGU - looks very smart indeed. And thanks for the update on the CASA, was trying to figure out where it went and why it was popping up of late on the tracking s...

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