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by Raffles
Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:10 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Auntie Avi's Weather Forecast
Replies: 153
Views: 4324
Burkina Faso

Re: ANTIE AVI'S WEATHER FORECAST

[quote=""happyskipper""]I can't believe it....... I just had hail, yes HAIL, falling on the Allen Gardiner......... 1st time that ever happened.[/quote]

:yikes: :yikes: :yikes:
by Raffles
Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Auntie Avi's Weather Forecast
Replies: 153
Views: 4324
Burkina Faso

Re: A WEATHER THREAD MODS?

The snow must wait for us, we arrive in two weeks!
by Raffles
Tue May 29, 2012 6:12 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Seen at FAGM (Rand Airport)
Replies: 163
Views: 9976
Burkina Faso

Re: Seen at Rand Airport (FAGM)

Thanks Bearcat :thumbs:
by Raffles
Sat May 19, 2012 9:35 pm
Forum: John Trekker s'n Hoekie
Topic: Guess the aircraft and or helicopter
Replies: 391
Views: 12243
Burkina Faso

Re: Guess the aircraft and or helicopter

I'd say citation too due to the tape type gauges.
by Raffles
Fri May 18, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: John Trekker s'n Hoekie
Topic: Guess the aircraft and or helicopter
Replies: 391
Views: 12243
Burkina Faso

Re: Guess the aircraft and or helicopter

[quote=""The Iron lady""][quote=""johnsa""]correct[/quote]

But which is correct? Post #142 or #144 or both? Pull yourself together man. Too much ogling semi naked women if you ask me.[/quote]

Thank you m'lady, we are patiently waiting his reply.
by Raffles
Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:34 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Hi-jacking of SAA's Boeing 727 - Letaba (ZS-SBE) . . . . .
Replies: 10
Views: 665
Burkina Faso

Re: Hi-jacking of SAA's Boeing 727 - Letaba (ZS-SBE) . . . . .

I might have the original newspaper clippings because my dad kept scrapbooks but you will have to wait till August. I met Blake Flemington at ALPA.
by Raffles
Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:53 pm
Forum: Aviation Webcams / Blogs / Sites
Topic: Henley Air webcam, Rand Airport
Replies: 453
Views: 20351
Burkina Faso

Re: Henley Air webcam, Rand Airport

Nice day today, and lotsa lawn darts out.

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by Raffles
Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:22 am
Forum: Aviation Webcams / Blogs / Sites
Topic: Henley Air webcam, Rand Airport
Replies: 453
Views: 20351
Burkina Faso

Re: Henley Air webcam, Rand Airport

L39 out again today :)

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by Raffles
Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Aviation Webcams / Blogs / Sites
Topic: Henley Air webcam, Rand Airport
Replies: 453
Views: 20351
Burkina Faso

Re: Henley Air webcam, Rand Airport

Webcam back up. Nice day at Rand!

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by Raffles
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Aviation Tales, this is my story:
Replies: 111
Views: 8071
Burkina Faso

Re: DC=8 leaking hydraulics (for Avi)

Too many beers already. Typing endurance reduced, Will recharge batteries tomorrow....
by Raffles
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:17 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Aviation Tales, this is my story:
Replies: 111
Views: 8071
Burkina Faso

Re: DC=8 leaking hydraulics (for Avi)

I got one involves a pillow fight!
by Raffles
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Aviation Tales, this is my story:
Replies: 111
Views: 8071
Burkina Faso

Re: DC=8 leaking hydraulics (for Avi)

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by Raffles
Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Aviation Tales, this is my story:
Replies: 111
Views: 8071
Burkina Faso

Re: DC=8 leaking hydraulics (for Avi)

Ja, all of us Image
by Raffles
Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Aviation Tales, this is my story:
Replies: 111
Views: 8071
Burkina Faso

Re: DC=8 leaking hydraulics (for Avi)

mav·er·ickâ?? â??[mav-er-ik, mav-rik]

noun


a person pursuing rebellious, even potentially disruptive, policies or ideas:
You can't muzzle a maverick.
Synonyms: rebel, cowboy; loose cannon.
by Raffles
Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Being Talked About
Topic: Aviation Tales, this is my story:
Replies: 111
Views: 8071
Burkina Faso

Re: DC=8 leaking hydraulics (for Avi)

Maverick? It's his middle name Image
by Raffles
Tue Mar 27, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Our Pets.....
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Burkina Faso

Re: Our Pets.....

Hope they are still around when we come visit. Rafflette will love them.
by Raffles
Thu Mar 22, 2012 8:40 am
Forum: Aviation Webcams / Blogs / Sites
Topic: Henley Air webcam, Rand Airport
Replies: 453
Views: 20351
Burkina Faso

Henley Air webcam, Rand Airport

Seen this morning : L39

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by Raffles
Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:27 am
Forum: John Trekker s'n Hoekie
Topic: Guess the aircraft and or helicopter
Replies: 391
Views: 12243
Burkina Faso

Re: Guess the aircraft and or helicopter

[quote=""Moertoe Pilut""]Looks like an airplane with lousy performance.... Look at range and payload.[/quote]

Looks like it will battle to do JNB-CPT with a full payload.
by Raffles
Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:54 pm
Forum: John Trekker s'n Hoekie
Topic: Guess the aircraft and or helicopter
Replies: 391
Views: 12243
Burkina Faso

Re: Guess the aircraft and or helicopter

[quote=""Moertoe Pilut""]How many were build? Image[/quote]

That is why I asked the question, Why was it not successful? Marketing? Bean counters? French?
by Raffles
Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: John Trekker s'n Hoekie
Topic: Guess the aircraft and or helicopter
Replies: 391
Views: 12243
Burkina Faso

Re: Guess the aircraft and or helicopter

Dassault Mercure...some impressive facts 150 pax (better than 737) Cruise speed: 870 km/h (470 knots, 540 mph) (better than the 737) Powerplant: 2 Ã? Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15 turbofans, 68.9 kN (15,500 lbf) each (same as 737) On 29 April 1995, the last two Mercures in service flew their last com...