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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Bell 407 » Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:08 pm

Raffles wrote:Sitting in the hotel lobby because they still haven't fixed it yet and there is a cutoff time to leave for Santa Maria

:stupid4:

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Raffles » Mon Sep 19, 2016 6:05 pm

I like the way our speed is 100 knots :burner: :burner: :burner:

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Bell 407 » Sat Oct 08, 2016 11:00 am

For the ATC people, any idea why this approach for an overhead and right hand downwind for an approach on to 03R? Traffic congestion on the normal left hand downwind approach?

Everyone else had been doing the normal STAR this morning :thinking:

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Raffles » Sat Oct 08, 2016 11:23 am

Couldn't be sightseeing over Brakpan, but then you never know with AF :burner: :burner: :burner:

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Bell 407 » Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:06 am

SAA 280 to Perth returned to FAOR last night quite soon after departure. No fuel dumping so not sure the reason :thinking:

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Bell 407 » Wed Oct 12, 2016 1:08 pm

"SNOOPY" has been practicing today :good:

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Raffles » Wed Oct 12, 2016 8:39 pm

Who or what is Snoopy (I only know the cartoon character )

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Bell 407 » Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:36 pm

I see that ZS-SXF did SAA 9286 this evening but first went to Durban and then left for Hong Kong. So it already had a flight id prefixed by "9" out of Jo'burg. Any ideas why?

Too heavy with fuel so went via Durban?

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Raffles » Wed Oct 12, 2016 9:50 pm

They usually prefix the flight number when an extra flight is put on.

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Raffles » Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:41 pm

So I finally broke down and took a silver subscription to FR24!

BTW this is a Ubuntu desktop...

I was tracking this flight .... the track looks a bit erratic!

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Bell 407 » Sat Oct 15, 2016 10:47 pm

Congrats on the purchase. You won't regret it. The Qantarse flight routing round weather I'm sure.

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Postby happyskipper » Sun Oct 16, 2016 10:09 am

Bell 407 wrote:SAA 280 to Perth returned to FAOR last night quite soon after departure. No fuel dumping so not sure the reason :thinking:


That was an undisclosed medical emergency....... No more info. :anyone:

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Postby happyskipper » Sun Oct 16, 2016 10:13 am

Raffles wrote:So I finally broke down and took a silver subscription to FR24!

BTW this is a Ubuntu desktop...

I was tracking this flight .... the track looks a bit erratic!


Put Zuma on the next one...

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Moertoe Pilut » Sun Oct 16, 2016 12:03 pm

Raffles wrote:Who or what is Snoopy (I only know the cartoon character )
On the newer transponders you can put in your flight number or callsign and it will display on FR24. I tried it a while back when ZS-TGN flew around for almost a month as "cargo".

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Postby Raffles » Sun Oct 16, 2016 3:20 pm

Yes, we can put our flight number on the transponder.

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Springbok » Sun Oct 16, 2016 6:34 pm

Raffles wrote:Who or what is Snoopy (I only know the cartoon character )

It is the callsign of usually a SAAF King Air

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Bell 407 » Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:06 pm

Nice to know that it's not only the Jet Jocks who get to have fancy names :dance:

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Bell 407 » Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:57 am

Serious weather over Gauteng last night. The delayed BAW55D flight from London tried to get into FAOR but to avail. Eventually went to FALE and then returned later.

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Re: Seen on Flightradar24 Today

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Postby Raffles » Sun Oct 23, 2016 8:38 am

Yikes!


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