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by howie
Thu Dec 13, 2018 12:02 pm
Forum: Calendar Events
Topic: Congratulations to: AGL (51)
Replies: 2
Views: 26
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Congratulations to: AGL (51)

Have a great one. Going to be one of the last birthdays to be celebrated on this site.
by howie
Thu Dec 13, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Bulletin Board
Topic: Closing down of International Flyerz Forum
Replies: 8
Views: 145
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Re: Closing down of International Flyerz Forum

What a pity- just as i was getting the hang of posting pics - Thanks Bell 407 :beer: Thanks to all and sundry. Anyone around Blue Peter in Blouberg- give me shout 0 seben six 499 sic tree 58 I am out of here. Cheers Howie Howard Long Shaya Amanzi We are 35 https://scontent.fcpt7-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1...
by howie
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Report Cites Maintenance Issues In Fatal KC-130 Crash
Replies: 1
Views: 57
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Report Cites Maintenance Issues In Fatal KC-130 Crash

https://cdn.avweb.com/media/newspics/325/p1cu4rpnbb1221den2q41pia11hg6.jpg The inflight breakup of a U.S. Marine Corps-operated KC-130T on July 10, 2017, was the result of “deficiencies in the propeller blade overhaul process,” according to a report released by the Marine Corps on Thursday. The rep...
by howie
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Flight Safety & Training
Topic: Rejected takeoff above decision speed caused Antonov An-74 runway overrun accident at São Tomé
Replies: 2
Views: 69
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Rejected takeoff above decision speed caused Antonov An-74 runway overrun accident at São Tomé

https://cdn.aviation-safety.net/photos/accidents/20170729-0-C-1.jpg Status: Final Date: Saturday 29 July 2017 Time: 09:07 Type: Antonov An-74TK-100 Operator: Cavok Air Registration: UR-CKC C/n / msn: 36547095905 First flight: 1992 Total airframe hrs: 5104 Engines: 2 Lotarev D-36-2A Crew: Fatalities...
by howie
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Afghan Air Corruption. Terrain. Goats on the runway. Everything conspires against civil aviation in Afghanistan
Replies: 2
Views: 75
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Afghan Air Corruption. Terrain. Goats on the runway. Everything conspires against civil aviation in Afghanistan

https://thumbs-prod.si-cdn.com/W7KoOKwWvUeezyHNWXPsCXJlhHU=/800x600/filters:no_upscale()/https://public-media.si-cdn.com/filer/43/35/4335ec7d-663e-4116-a07c-ad5a38f43e2e/04t_dj2019_2z0b5475_live.jpg ichael Poulikakos crawled through the smoke filling his hotel room and pulled open the door onto his...
by howie
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: When Air Force One Evaded MiG Fighters
Replies: 0
Views: 37
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When Air Force One Evaded MiG Fighters

https://thumbs-prod.si-cdn.com/IkRNLiH_tyd7Dv9wCx9S_VytX6I=/800x600/filters:no_upscale()/https://public-media.si-cdn.com/filer/f0/6b/f06b3cd9-ef48-4955-9a90-29b0fe362968/01i_on2018_airforceonereaganc2681-13-1_live.jpg When is the last time a welcoming committee created an international incident? Th...
by howie
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Moré / Hoezit / Morning / Hosh Pagamies ... 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 1659
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Re: Moré / Hoezit / Morning / Hosh Pagamies ... 2018

Gooie More Howzit

From a mild and cloudy FACT. Apparently going to be slightly humid today. Have a good one
by howie
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Moré / Hoezit / Morning / Hosh Pagamies ... 2018
Replies: 52
Views: 1659
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Re: Moré / Hoezit / Morning / Hosh Pagamies ... 2018

:ranting: NOTAM NOTAM NOTAM

Fellow members, lets try and get this feed going for the couple of weeks and have our own advent calendar count down. First person to greet tomorrow morning, I will buy you a cold one at the Blue Peter when available. :ranting: :beer:
by howie
Wed Dec 05, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Calendar Events
Topic: Happy Birthday
Replies: 1
Views: 35
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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday "No Birthdays Today"

This site seems to be very quite at the moment. Is everyone doing a Rip Van Winkle? :anyone:
by howie
Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: United Airbus A319 loses airspeed indication after bird hit pitot tube on approach to Dallas
Replies: 1
Views: 26
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United Airbus A319 loses airspeed indication after bird hit pitot tube on approach to Dallas

Date: 01-DEC-2018 Time: 18:05 LT Type: Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different Airbus A319-131 Owner/operator: United Airlines Registration: N815UA C/n / msn: 867 Fatalities: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: Other fatalities: 0 Aircraft damage: Mino...
by howie
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:26 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: The incident forcing Angela Merkel's Airbus A340 to return may be a sabotage
Replies: 0
Views: 24
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The incident forcing Angela Merkel's Airbus A340 to return may be a sabotage

https://airlinerwatch.com/content/images/2018/11/German-republic-A340-300.jpg Berlin - The emergency landing of the German government aircraft with Chancellor Angela Merkel on board Thursday night (November 29) could possibly be due to sabotage, sources claim within the security services. The incid...
by howie
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Aerospace & Other Air Forces
Topic: An interesting Cold War episode worth 4 medals
Replies: 2
Views: 22
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An interesting Cold War episode worth 4 medals

That Time A Crippled SR-71 Blackbird In Emergency Was Intercepted By Four Swedish Viggens After Violating Sweden’s Airspace November 29, 2018 David Cenciotti Military Aviation 2 Comments https://i1.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Bild-SR71.jpg?resize=678%2C381&ssl=1 The crippled...
by howie
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Aerospace & Other Air Forces
Topic: An interesting “close encounter” in the Black Sea was captured on video
Replies: 1
Views: 18
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An interesting “close encounter” in the Black Sea was captured on video

17 Russian Combat Aircraft “Buzzed” British Royal Navy warship HMS Duncan in the Black Sea near Crimea https://i2.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Su-30SM-buzzing.jpg?resize=634%2C381&ssl=1 An interesting “close encounter” in the Black Sea was captured on video. During the filmin...
by howie
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Frontier Airlines: Emergency landing due to a detached engine door
Replies: 2
Views: 37
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Frontier Airlines: Emergency landing due to a detached engine door

Las Vegas - On November 30th, a Frontier Airlines Airbus A320 was forced to return to the airport 15 minutes after the takeoff due to a detached cowl on one of its engines. An Airbus A320-200 of Frontier Airlines registered N227FR was flying to Tampa, Florida from Las Vegas with 166 people on board ...
by howie
Fri Nov 30, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Plane crashes near Machadodorp Victims of the crash sustained severe burn wounds
Replies: 1
Views: 75
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Plane crashes near Machadodorp Victims of the crash sustained severe burn wounds

THIS IS A DEVELOPING STORY AS NOT ALL INFO IN OR VERIFIED https://lowvelder.co.za/wp-content/uploads/sites/44/2018/11/12F88F39-8666-4054-9B0E-AB4B4DE6FE3D.jpeg This afternoon Lowvelder got word that a plane had crashed near Machadodorp along the Elandshoek road. According to Kabelo Ledwaba from CAA,...
by howie
Thu Nov 29, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: WATCH: From Soweto to the skies - entrepreneur creates 'air taxi' business
Replies: 0
Views: 110
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WATCH: From Soweto to the skies - entrepreneur creates 'air taxi' business

https://youtu.be/LG6RpvBla6Q "I always wanted to be a pilot and coming from a disadvantaged background, I couldn't get into aviation." These are the words of Thokozani Miya, founder and CEO of Neo Aviation, an air taxi business operating from Lanseria International Airport, north of Johannesburg. H...
by howie
Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: REPORT | Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 Was Unfit to Fly
Replies: 0
Views: 109
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REPORT | Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 Was Unfit to Fly

https://aviationvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Lion-Air-Boeing-737-MAX-8-Update.jpg Indonesia’s National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) has released a preliminary report into the crash of Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8. It is confirmed that the aircraft which crashed into the Java Sea kill...
by howie
Tue Nov 27, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: ARG Ltda. Cessna 525 Citation M2 accident: 4 dead
Replies: 0
Views: 98
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ARG Ltda. Cessna 525 Citation M2 accident: 4 dead

[tweet]https://twitter.com/em_com/status/1067034402524409856/photo/1 [/tweet] Developing story - the information presented here is preliminary and may change rapidly. Status: Date: Monday 26 November 2018 Time: ca 07:00 Type: Silhouette image of generic C25M model; specific model in this crash may l...
by howie
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Aerospace & Other Air Forces
Topic: The U.S. Air Force’s E-11 BACN Aircraft Is So Unique, You Can Only Find It In One Place: Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan
Replies: 0
Views: 91
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The U.S. Air Force’s E-11 BACN Aircraft Is So Unique, You Can Only Find It In One Place: Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan

https://i1.wp.com/theaviationist.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/E-11-BACN-2017-top.jpg?resize=678%2C381&ssl=1 An E-11 Battlefield Airborne Communications Node awaits its next mission at Kandahar Airfield (KAF), Afghanistan, Aug. 1, 2017. The E-11 BACN is a vital airborne signal relay, enabling real...
by howie
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Plane flies nearly 50km past its destination after the pilot 'FALLS ASLEEP in the cockpit'
Replies: 0
Views: 52
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Plane flies nearly 50km past its destination after the pilot 'FALLS ASLEEP in the cockpit'

A pilot missed his landing by almost 50km after allegedly falling asleep during a chartered flight. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau have said they are investigating a case of 'pilot incapacitation' following the November 8 flight from Devonport in Tasmania to neighbouring King Island. Flight ...