Landing in a Pan

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Re: Landing in a Pan

Unread post by MBCV » Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:24 pm

Hi,

Landed at Verneukpan in March this year with the Panorama guys!
Alan Stuart has the contact detail!
A great experience! Next time would like to overnight!
Formo takeoff was great!
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Re: Landing in a Pan

Unread post by TikkaT3 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:16 pm

Thanks for all the info and PM's/Whatsapp's so far. Looks like this simple little one night trip to land into a pan is evolving into a week and 20hr trip through Namibia!!
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Re: Landing in a Pan

Unread post by CWS » Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:22 pm

If you do go to Namibia be sure to land at Bitter Wasser pan. It’s about half way between FAUP and Eros. It’s used for gliding in the summer. It’s stunning and has great accommodation. A real oasis in the middle of nowhere
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Re: Landing in a Pan

Unread post by CHARLIE WHISKEY FOX » Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:13 pm

Hi Tikka

Koppieskraalpan - I've been going there since 2008 as a Yearly event. Pan is situated one klik south of Hakskeenpan. Reason Koppieskraal,its always dry,no holes,bumps etc. Been there in March,April,may,June and September. Going this year from 18 to 24 Sept. Three planes, lots of gyros and Kamping.
You can Wzup me- 0605087156 or Fb page - Kalahari Koppieskraalpan.
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Re: Landing in a Pan

Unread post by Taildraggerdriver » Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:39 pm

What size plane can go in there?
210?
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Re: Landing in a Pan

Unread post by C Africa » Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:45 am

CHARLIE WHISKEY FOX wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:13 pm
Hi Tikka

Koppieskraalpan - I've been going there since 2008 as a Yearly event. Pan is situated one klik south of Hakskeenpan. Reason Koppieskraal,its always dry,no holes,bumps etc. Been there in March,April,may,June and September. Going this year from 18 to 24 Sept. Three planes, lots of gyros and Kamping.
You can Wzup me- 0605087156 or Fb page - Kalahari Koppieskraalpan.
So why are you using my airplane's registration number as your handle??? :D

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Re: Landing in a Pan

Unread post by CWS » Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:23 pm

Taildraggerdriver wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:39 pm
What size plane can go in there?
210?
When I was last there in 2013 there was an Albatross & a King Air on the pan
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Re: Landing in a Pan

Unread post by CHARLIE WHISKEY FOX » Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:00 pm

C Africa wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:45 am
CHARLIE WHISKEY FOX wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:13 pm
Hi Tikka

Koppieskraalpan - I've been going there since 2008 as a Yearly event. Pan is situated one klik south of Hakskeenpan. Reason Koppieskraal,its always dry,no holes,bumps etc. Been there in March,April,may,June and September. Going this year from 18 to 24 Sept. Three planes, lots of gyros and Kamping.
You can Wzup me- 0605087156 or Fb page - Kalahari Koppieskraalpan.
So why are you using my airplane's registration number as your handle??? :D

C
Hi C Africa

Ha haha
Charlie - Had a plane called CMS
Wiskey - Had a plane called WFT
Fox - Had a plane called FGR

Thus...
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Re: Landing in a Pan

Unread post by C Africa » Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:19 am

CHARLIE WHISKEY FOX wrote:
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:00 pm
C Africa wrote:
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:45 am
CHARLIE WHISKEY FOX wrote:
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:13 pm
Hi Tikka

Koppieskraalpan - I've been going there since 2008 as a Yearly event. Pan is situated one klik south of Hakskeenpan. Reason Koppieskraal,its always dry,no holes,bumps etc. Been there in March,April,may,June and September. Going this year from 18 to 24 Sept. Three planes, lots of gyros and Kamping.
You can Wzup me- 0605087156 or Fb page - Kalahari Koppieskraalpan.
So why are you using my airplane's registration number as your handle??? :D

C
Hi C Africa

Ha haha
Charlie - Had a plane called CMS
Wiskey - Had a plane called WFT
Fox - Had a plane called FGR

Thus...
Well this is what your namesake looks like now.

C
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Re: Landing in a Pan

Unread post by okflyer » Thu Aug 15, 2019 10:39 pm

Verneukpan End of December 2018.
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