Cargo Birds around Cape Town

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Cargo Birds around Cape Town

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Post by Bell 407 » Tue Oct 20, 2015 7:35 am

Some discussion over on the ADS-B Forum Cargo Birds



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Post by Bell 407 » Tue Oct 20, 2015 7:39 am

A few pictures from AvCom showing the night runs for the cargo drivers :Like:. These taken at FACT in February 2015.

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Post by Moertoe Pilut » Tue Oct 20, 2015 11:01 am

Flown all three of them :thumbs:



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Post by Moertoe Pilut » Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:37 pm

ZS-IAC last flight on the ZS register.....

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Just got to the airplane at the hangar

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Doing pre-flight

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Getting ready to take her across to get refueled

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Refueling at the Delta ramp

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Safely delivered to the new owners in Nairobi

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A last shot of her, now into the bus to the terminal to catch our flight back home.



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Post by Bell 407 » Tue Oct 20, 2015 12:50 pm

Who's the "Good Looking" bloke with the thumbs-up out the window?



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Post by Moertoe Pilut » Tue Oct 20, 2015 1:54 pm

Bell 407 wrote:Who's the "Good Looking" bloke with the thumbs-up out the window?

Captain Raffles



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Post by Moertoe Pilut » Tue Oct 20, 2015 2:02 pm

Africa Charter Airline "Cargo Fleet"



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ZS-IAB (still operating)


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ZS-IAC and ZS-IAD (IAC sold to a Kenyan Cargo airline, IAD sold to a Nigerian Cargo airline)


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ZS-SIF (still operating)


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ZS-SID (still operating)



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Post by Bell 407 » Wed Jan 06, 2016 8:59 am

great dane wrote:Although I do see a row of unused seats there :yikes:


:haha: :haha: Hint hint GD. I agree. Unused seats - such a shame - how best to use them :thinking: :thinking:



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Post by Moertoe Pilut » Wed Jan 06, 2016 6:22 pm

great dane wrote:Lovely :good:

Although I do see a row of unused seats there :yikes:
I'll see if I can organise something once we start the Durban routes again.



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Post by 87Juliet » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:25 pm

Ok, so a B732 just came over my house and he's really loud...

Moertoe, we gonna have a little chat nê?


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Post by Bell 407 » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:35 pm

Hey 87J, look its IAB and most likely Moertoe. Tea and cookies anyone :biggrin:

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Post by 87Juliet » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:52 pm

FFS... Lookit that flight path!!! Almost directly right overhead my house!!! MUNTI IS NOW REALLY MOERTOE!!




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Post by Moertoe Pilut » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:52 pm

87Juliet wrote:Ok, so a B732 just came over my house and he's really loud...

Moertoe, we gonna have a little chat nê?


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Errrrm guys I'm at home....but just for falsely accusing me, I'll be buzzing your homes tomorrow morning around 4-ish..... :thumbs:



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Post by 87Juliet » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:56 pm

Moertoe Pilut wrote:
87Juliet wrote:Ok, so a B732 just came over my house and he's really loud...

Moertoe, we gonna have a little chat nê?


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Errrrm guys I'm at home....but just for falsely accusing me, I'll be buzzing your homes tomorrow morning around 4-ish..... :thumbs:


Then it's your lucky day.... :lol:


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Post by 87Juliet » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:56 pm

Can't you wait till around 05:20? Then I don't have to set my alarm... #justsaying


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Post by Bell 407 » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:56 pm

Ah dang. A bit of blikksem I was looking forward too.

Humble apologies Moertoe. We trust you will have a good evening :-)

87J we need to eat some humble pie?



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Post by 87Juliet » Wed Jan 06, 2016 9:58 pm

Beer is on you, you were the one that pointed the finger....


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Ja ja I know ...



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Post by BOEPIE » Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:38 pm

Wasn't that a nice sound!!! Sorry



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Post by 87Juliet » Thu Jan 07, 2016 6:35 am

BOEPIE wrote:Wasn't that a nice sound!!! Sorry


Awesome sound! And no worries, just needling the munt there a bit... :lol:


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