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Re: Placo closes down

Unread post by Shaneuren » Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:15 am

Christopher wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:10 am
<Alton Aero Engineering originally from Richards Bay>

Huh? No, surely not? Didn't Boet (Voges) originally set up shop on the field at Empangeni, before moving across to the bay?? (Do correct me if I am wrong)
Hi Christopher.

You are correct.
The full story will be in the next issue of African Pilot regarding the Histrory of Alton Aero Engineering.

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Re: Placo closes down

Unread post by Bearcat » Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:03 pm

The Placo Hangar at Rand today. Only the Carel Van Aswegen Bergwind ZS-UIS was still there
16 Feb 2019

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