KUDU Survivors

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KUDU Survivors

Postby Warbirdsfly » Sat Dec 19, 2009 9:30 am

FORMAT : SAAF NUMBER, REGISTRATION, OWNER, SN

963 , ZS-WWE , RJS Taylor,
Crashed - under restoration as Atlas Angel
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964, ZS-WYA - Currently ZU-ECF, RJS Taylor
Future Atlas Angel
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965, ZS-WZN, CC Timberg
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967, ZS-WZP , RJS Taylor
Future Atlas Angel
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969, ZU-CWZ, South African Airforce Museum sn 22
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970, ZS-WYB, C BEAVITT & B SMITH
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971, ZS-BSV, RJS Taylor
FIRST ATLAS ANGEL
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972, South African Airforce Museum, Stored>

973, ZS-WYC, RJS Taylor
Atlas Angel nr 3
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976, ZS-WXG, Johan Lok,

978 , ZS-WWO , RJS Taylor, 978
In process of becoming an Atlas Angel
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979, ZS-WWR, F D'ARRIGO T/A FRANAIR, 979
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980, ZS-WZO, UTA INTERNATIONAL TRADING CC
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981 , ZS-WWZ , M B Kuster, 981
Crashed Cato Ridge - 2001 - Hard Landing - severed undercarriage
Under Restoration (thanx Glen Glider)
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984, ZS-WXH, D N Graham - ACCIDENT

985, ZS-WWP, C Du Toit, 985
Destroyed 7 Feb 2005, Witrivier -
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987, , South African Airforce


988, ZS-WXK , RJS Taylor
Future Atlas Angel
BEFORE
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AFTER
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992, ZS-WZB, RJS Taylor
Future Atlas Angel

995, ZU-BTN, M Selicato
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996, ZS-WWD, Johan Lok

997, ??-??? , EX Saaf Museum Swartkops - Future Angel.
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999,ZS-WXF, RJS Taylor
2nd Angel
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???, South African War Museum
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby Warbirdsfly » Sun Dec 20, 2009 3:41 pm

Need help with the SAAF Museum Examples
ATLAS C4M KUDU 19 969 AIRWORTHY - ZU-CWZ
ATLAS C4M KUDU 22 972 SECTIONED - STORED SNAKE VALLEY
ATLAS C4M KUDU 29 987 AIRWORTHY - STORED SNAKE VALLEY

And also a pic of the war museum example please
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby glenglider » Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:44 am

Pictures taken Jan 2010 of 981 ZS-WWZ M B Kuster's Kudu on Marc's smallholding in Inchanga, KZN.
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Man and his machine
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The office
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Interior looking aft
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby glenglider » Fri Jan 22, 2010 11:51 am

A few more.
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Opening the engine covers
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby BenSmit » Fri Jan 29, 2010 8:47 pm

Guys for the record I will post these but please forgive the quality, these are old photo's scanned.
WYB Bought from springbok patrols in 1997 full restoration done by JL
Crashed in Rustenburg after pilot losing directional control at FARG, airborne too early, stall, tress, the end. 1998
Pilot C Beavitt
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Good days of WYB
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WYB 1997 original condition
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby BenSmit » Fri Jan 29, 2010 9:03 pm

WYB after accident at FARG
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby BenSmit » Fri Jan 29, 2010 9:09 pm

WXG Bought from Tommy Botha in 1997 in good condition, repairs and cosmetics done.
Pilot doing convex, first solo, lost directional control, collided with PAPIs at FAWB, nose over, severe damage. 1998
Pilot: H Neto
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby BenSmit » Fri Jan 29, 2010 9:16 pm

WYB interior and Hush Kits on WYB and WXG,
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby Bearcat » Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:45 pm

ZS-WWR at Springs 21 Feb 2010
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby bullet » Thu Feb 25, 2010 4:27 am

What is the approximate cost of the turbine conversion on the Kudu ?
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby BenSmit » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:01 pm

Bearcat wrote:ZS-WWR at Springs 21 Feb 2010
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One of the nicest kudus to fly around, wish Franco would spend some bucks and make her look nice too
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby George » Wed Mar 03, 2010 4:08 pm

Mr. RJS Taylor seems to have cornered the Market on the Angels :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

man I would love one of these to play with....
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby Warbirdsfly » Sat Apr 03, 2010 9:35 pm

997 has made its apprearance at Wonderboom , ex SAAF Museum Swartkops- probably to join the growing Angel fleet.
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby Warbirdsfly » Sat Apr 03, 2010 10:01 pm

The Angle has its own website:

http://www.angelskydive.co.za/index.html
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Re: KUDU Survivors

Postby Warbirdsfly » Wed Apr 21, 2010 10:51 am

WWO making Progress
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