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Unread post by Jetblast » Mon Feb 23, 2015 12:47 pm

Hi guys

I'm looking for the owner of ZS-TRR. Cessna 401 parked at FAWB.

If anyone has the detail please PM me.

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Re: ZS-TRR

Unread post by jimdavis » Mon Feb 23, 2015 2:50 pm

I'm afraid it was stolen and exported to Oz :shock:

Actually no. This was my 180 Cherokee in Oz. :D :D :D

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Unread post by Tony van Vliet » Mon Feb 23, 2015 5:38 pm

I flew TRR round the power stations many times in the early eighties.I preferred it to the 402's
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Re: ZS-TRR

Unread post by Ray W » Mon Feb 23, 2015 7:06 pm

That was a brilliant C401.

Here's the details you wanted

ZS-TRR CESSNA AIRCRAFT COMPANY 401 401-0249 BIG NAME INVESTMENT 1021 (PTY) 011 708 1341 PO BOX 2821 RIVONIA 2128

Here's what she used to look like back in the 70's & 80's
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Unread post by ddevos » Mon Feb 23, 2015 7:58 pm

A shot from 21 January 2011 showing its previous colour scheme with another shot below that taken on 14 February 2015 showing what it looks like now...

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Re: ZS-TRR

Unread post by Mike Gough » Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:04 pm

I did around 200 hours in TRR - and my second engine failure...

Beat the pants off a 402.

Can't help with the original query but good to see pics.
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Re: ZS-TRR

Unread post by bogey 10 » Mon Feb 23, 2015 9:54 pm

Mike Gough wrote:I did around 200 hours in TRR - and my second engine failure...

Beat the pants off a 402.

Can't help with the original query but good to see pics.
I stand to be corrected the 402 in all its variants A, B & C was intended more for the freight and passenger applications (the'Utilityliner and Businessliner') with the stretched cabin and longer nose incorporating the additional baggage compartment. The Businessliner variant had the option of those hideous white plastic bar stool like chairs. The 401 was more the charter/corporate option. Those in the know will correct me if I am wrong.
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Re: ZS-TRR

Unread post by wildhawk » Mon Feb 23, 2015 10:29 pm

jimdavis wrote:I'm afraid it was stolen and exported to Oz :shock:

Actually no. This was my 180 Cherokee in Oz. :D :D :D

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Re: ZS-TRR

Unread post by JohannJ » Mon Feb 23, 2015 10:36 pm

wildhawk wrote:
jimdavis wrote:I'm afraid it was stolen and exported to Oz :shock:

Actually no. This was my 180 Cherokee in Oz. :D :D :D

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Unread post by jimdavis » Tue Feb 24, 2015 8:30 am

wild hawk wrote: Congratulations on your post, which doesn't answer the OP's question and therefore does not contribute to the thread at all.
Why so grumpy? My TRR actually lives at Jandakot, your home base. Maybe you will see her there and give her a kiss on the spinner :D

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Re: ZS-TRR

Unread post by KingAirLover » Sun Jan 17, 2016 3:50 pm

This aircraft was originally imported into SA by Sturrock & Robson, an engineering business based in Germiston. I think the owner was Tom Robson ( his initials TRR )
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Re: ZS-TRR

Unread post by pietmeyer » Sun Jan 17, 2016 6:47 pm

She is parked close to my hangar at FAWB. I walk past her everytime I at Boom. Love the look of ZS-TRR. In my mind I have pictured myself flying in her many times...... more than enough for a comm license :D

She has been there for a while now. [-(
Tomorow I will be at FAWB again so will take her for another "flight" before opening my hangar. I can tell you now, it will be amazing :D

I whisper lovingly to my Jabiru when I move her out of the hangar while sneaking some lusty looks at ZS-TRR. It is like talking to your wife at the beach and a bikini clad babe walks past. You don't want your wife to see you look :twisted:
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Unread post by Bearcat » Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:05 pm

pietmeyer wrote:I whisper lovingly to my Jabiru when I move her out of the hangar while sneaking some lusty looks at ZS-TRR. It is like talking to your wife at the beach and a bikini clad babe walks past. You don't want your wife to see you look :twisted:
:lol: Piet ... thanks for the chuckle :lol:
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Unread post by Bearcat » Sun Jan 17, 2016 7:06 pm

ZS-TRR at Wonderboom, June 2015
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Re: ZS-TRR

Unread post by Winchman » Sun Jan 17, 2016 10:39 pm

jimdavis wrote:
wild hawk wrote: Congratulations on your post, which doesn't answer the OP's question and therefore does not contribute to the thread at all.
Why so grumpy? My TRR actually lives at Jandakot, your home base. Maybe you will see her there and give her a kiss on the spinner :D

Jim
I would also be if Jandokot was my closest field. Spent a bit over two years working in oz and was happy as anything to see the back of it and head back to Africa.
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