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The airline jumpseat/flightdeck/announcement request thread

Unread post by Walid » Mon Oct 13, 2014 10:51 am

Kulula - Johannesburg to George 14h35.
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Re: The Jumpseat request thread

Unread post by Walid » Mon Oct 13, 2014 4:10 pm

Walid wrote:Kulula - Johannesburg to George 14h35.
Whoever (mods) changed my heading, also removed the flight number and date from it. I purposely put it into the heading so that it can stand out without having to go into the post.

Anyway - it is MN0901 - 17 October 2014.
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Mango jumpseat?

Unread post by invertboeing » Mon Oct 20, 2014 7:56 pm

I am on flight JE144 tomorrow morning from Cape Town to Johannesburg and wondering if any Avcommer is maybe doing the flight, I once flew jumpseat from FAGG-FAOR and it was such an amazing experience! Thanks in advance. Francois Crewe
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Flight Deck Visit Request - MN925 (17/11) and MN902 (24/11)

Unread post by 747TDR » Mon Nov 10, 2014 4:22 pm

Afternoon everyone,

Is there anyone on here who will be/knows someone operating the Lean Green Machine between JNB and GRJ next Monday (17/11) as MN925, and between GRJ and JNB the following Monday (24/11) as MN902?

The Mrs-to-be and I are heading down to Wilderness on honeymoon, and I would love for her to have the opportunity of visiting the flight deck and seeing what it's like up front.

Also, a special PA announcement announcing the beautiful bride in seat xx would score me some serious brownie points :D

Thanks in advance!
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Re: The airline jumpseat/flightdeck/announcement request thr

Unread post by Scrapyard Dog » Tue Nov 11, 2014 3:23 pm

Gents, some advice if you're considering using this thread to request jumpseats etc.

Maybe introduce yourself first on your post,

Try "Hi my name is Koos and I'm a keen glider pilot/flight simmer/kite flyer/have my ppl or comm etc. I'd really like to have the opportunity of sitting in the jumpseat of flight xxxx on the date of xxxx"

747DTR and inverboeing you gents are on the right track. Walid, just posting your flight number and the date isn't going to get you far.
It's just common courtesy, would you send your boss at work a note saying "your office, Tuesday 9am, be there"? No you wouldn't, not if you expected a reply.

We love having other pilots and people who are passionate about flying up front. Sometimes we can't accommodate but generally we do our best to have people come visit if it's possible. As I said sometimes it's a training flight or the weather is bad etc and we just can't help, but asking nicely can't hurt!
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Re: The airline jumpseat/flightdeck/announcement request thr

Unread post by emilemyburgh » Tue Nov 11, 2014 3:54 pm

I thought it was illegal to have non-crew in the cockpit post 9/11.

Anyway, I'm a PPL and flying from São Paulo to Johannesburg this Sunday evening (SA 223) and would love a jumpseat...
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Re: The airline jumpseat/flightdeck/announcement request thr

Unread post by Flightdeck » Wed Nov 12, 2014 10:13 am

Hello, my name is Andrew and I appear to have an appropriate handle for this thread!

I'm on on Mon 17th CPT - JNB in SA 346 at 15h20. It has been a long time since I was on a flightdeck and would love to visit if possible. Long time simmer and have ridden in the sharp end of a lot of military planes, including driving a Pilatus Astra for an hour out of LBWG.

And the same night I am outbound JNB-LHR in BA56 in case my English friends are looking at this thread!

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Re: The airline jumpseat/flightdeck/announcement request thr

Unread post by b-rad » Wed Nov 12, 2014 11:55 am

I don't think one is likely to get into the flightdeck on an international flight.
Domestically SAA doesn't allow it. Kulula does and Airlink too...just helps if you have your license to show the crew.Not sure on others.
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Re: The airline jumpseat/flightdeck/announcement request thr

Unread post by Gabba » Sat Nov 15, 2014 4:33 pm

Hello. My name is Gareth and I'm an alcoholic. And by alcoholic I mean avid aviation enthusiast. I'm flying on MN461 HLA-CPT tomorrow (16/11) and would really appreciate an opportunity to visit the flight deck if possible.

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Jump Seat

Unread post by Liggies » Mon Nov 17, 2014 7:59 pm

Hi guys

Does anybody know if it is possible for a jump seat to Maun - Botswana from Jo'burg?

Thanks
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Re: Jump Seat

Unread post by Flyman » Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:29 pm

Hi Liggies

Post more info on who is the carrier and flight number as well as date. This might help.
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Re: Jump Seat

Unread post by Jeffvh » Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:40 pm

Airbots won't but Link might...
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Re: Jump Seat

Unread post by Liggies » Mon Nov 17, 2014 9:45 pm

I haven't booked a ticket yet, but was thinking to fly there Wednesday and return Sunday with Link
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Re: The airline jumpseat/flightdeck/announcement request thr

Unread post by Liggies » Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:21 pm

Thanks Mods

Good to know that it is possible. \:D/
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Re: The airline jumpseat/flightdeck/announcement request thr

Unread post by trigger_fsx » Wed Dec 03, 2014 7:47 am

Hi,

I will be on the following Mango flights to and from CPT and would really appreciate a visit to the flightdeck :D :

- JE413 - 24/12/2014 13:20
- JE408 - 02/01/2015 11:00

Thanks!
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