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by Raffles
Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Grapgat
Topic: Squirrels ...and the Church
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Burkina Faso

Re: Squirrels ...and the Church

ROFL! :biglaugh: :biglaugh: :biglaugh:
by Raffles
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Good luck coins thrown into an engine for the second time this year
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Burkina Faso

Re: Good luck coins thrown into an engine for the second time this year

Solution: Put a small wishing well at the bottom of the stairs. They can throw their coins into the well.
by Raffles
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2017)
Replies: 188
Views: 6962
Burkina Faso

Re: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2017)

Chemtrailing: https://i62.servimg.com/u/f62/17/29/29/41/20171014.jpg Falcon with new ion-thruster propulsion system, does away with jet engines. https://i62.servimg.com/u/f62/17/29/29/41/20171015.jpg Conventional propulsion rich boy's toy. https://i62.servimg.com/u/f62/17/29/29/41/20171016.jpg Swiss...
by Raffles
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2017)
Replies: 188
Views: 6962
Burkina Faso

Re: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2017)

A few from Geneva

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by Raffles
Sun Oct 22, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Air Traffic Control (ATC)
Topic: Seen on Flightradar24 Today
Replies: 487
Views: 15030
Burkina Faso

Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

:yikes: The next bailout's gonna happen quickly if the weather continues like that. :burner: :burner: :burner:
by Raffles
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Airbus H125 Helicopter down at Lake Nakuru, Kenya - 5 fatalities
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Burkina Faso

Re: Airbus H125 Helicopter down at Lake Nakuru, Kenya - 5 fatalities

Very sad :rip2:

Recovery will take days, they don't even have a boat there according to the news articles.
by Raffles
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Helicopter Pictures
Replies: 289
Views: 18084
Burkina Faso

Re: Helicopter Pictures

Saw this chopper at Dakar, sorry no HD on my $20 point_n_shoot and was a bit far away.

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by Raffles
Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Cessna 402 crash onto road in Florida USA - no fatalities
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Burkina Faso

Re: Cessna 402 crash onto road in Florida USA - no fatalities

Well done to the pilot. I wonder why both engines quit? :thinking:
by Raffles
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Pilots lucky escape after emergency landing outside of Letsitele
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Burkina Faso

Re: Pilots lucky escape after emergency landing outside of Letsitele

Glad he's OK! Some high speed tape and the plane will be as good as new.
by Raffles
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2017)
Replies: 188
Views: 6962
Burkina Faso

Re: Cool airplane pics from wherever (2017)

Seen at Geneva LSGG the other day. Quite a good looking plane.

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by Raffles
Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Airbus takes majority stake in Bombardier C-series
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Burkina Faso

Re: Airbus takes majority stake in Bombardier C-series

Seen at Geneva the other day.

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by Raffles
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: It's official: Myeni out in SAA board reshuffle
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Burkina Faso

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

Gigaba said the new board brings talent, expertise and energy to the airline. "They are all highly regarded individuals with a vast and in-depth knowledge of business in both the private and public sectors." What a load of Gigaberish By all accounts the individual with "aviation expe...
by Raffles
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Antonov 26 crash Abidjan 14 OCT 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Burkina Faso

Re: Antonov 26 crash Abidjan 14 OCT 2017

The Daily Mail always gets it wrong first time round but I see they have corrected some of the gibberish they initially wrote. The plane was based at OUA. I suspect they encountered a microburst on approach, or simply got disoriented. From ASN : Status: Preliminary Date: Saturday 14 October 2017 Tim...
by Raffles
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: A View through my Lens
Replies: 17
Views: 584
Burkina Faso

Re: A View through my Lens

Welcome to the forum :welcome:

Thanks for sharing! :thanx:
by Raffles
Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: Friday the 13th: Flight 666 makes it safely to HEL
Replies: 1
Views: 182
Burkina Faso

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

You can mitigate the bad luck effects of Friday 13th by the following (from WikiHow) Get out of the bed on the right side (that is, not the left side). This side is guaranteed to make your day luckier according to some superstitions. If you can't get out on that side because it is next to the wall o...
by Raffles
Sat Oct 14, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Accidents & Incidents
Topic: Seven killed in Angola plane crash
Replies: 3
Views: 860
Burkina Faso

Re: Seven killed in Angola plane crash

R.I.P. :rip2:


Strange, there are airfields in the area but I also remember looking at the weather and there was alot of activity over Angola.
by Raffles
Wed Oct 11, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: The Braai Area
Topic: Storm in Durban 10 Oct
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Burkina Faso

Re: Storm in Durban 10 Oct

Yikes :yikes: cars don't swim very well.
by Raffles
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: In The News
Topic: Container catches fire while being loaded into B777
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Burkina Faso

Re: Container catches fire while being loaded into B777

Apparently it was the cargo loader that caught fire or set the pallet contents on fire.
by Raffles
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: In The News
Topic: SAA Agrees to Hire Recovery Expert
Replies: 4
Views: 372
Burkina Faso

Re: SAA Agrees to Hire Recovery Expert

SAA had an "expert" before, Coleman Andrews, and he just helped trash it more. The govt has no business running businesses. They can't even carry out basic govt functions with any degree of competency, never mind the corruption. SAA must be privatized or simply shut down. The markets will ...