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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - IDEAS

Unread post by andrem » Thu Jun 12, 2014 5:08 pm

I am keen and I'm free on the weekends of 6 and 27 September.
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - IDEAS

Unread post by Lood » Fri Jun 13, 2014 7:50 am

September is not too busy for me either, I just have to find out when the school holidays are. My 14 year old daughter will probably be joining us.
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - IDEAS

Unread post by TonyL » Fri Jun 13, 2014 8:06 am

Also sounds good to me. Must check to see what our calendar has lined up . . .
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - IDEAS

Unread post by nimmo » Sat Jun 14, 2014 8:22 am

I am very keen to join a Mooney fly in. All the ideas look good to me.

Another option is Linbergh Lodge - Wolmaransstad. I haven't been myself but apparently a good runway and nice accommodation.
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - IDEAS

Unread post by flashfly » Sun Jun 15, 2014 7:45 am

Weekend of 6th or 27th September is fine with me.
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - IDEAS

Unread post by Lood » Sun Jun 15, 2014 8:29 am

Lindbergh Lodge looks really nice. Anyone been there?
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - IDEAS

Unread post by TonyL » Mon Jun 16, 2014 9:10 pm

The Lindbergh website looks really good. Would be interesting to know how commercial it is as it seems to be geared for film crews and so forth. Certainly looks like it is worth a look though.
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - IDEAS

Unread post by Chrisk7 » Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:39 pm

September 6 or 27 is fine by me. Will be wife, 2 year old daughter and baby boy.
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - Thuru Lodge - 6th&7th Septemb

Unread post by marcgerm » Thu Jun 26, 2014 10:21 am

Morning,

I would like to propose that we firm up the date and venue to the 6th and 7th of September at Thuru Lodge,they still have availability, the rate they have given us is R680p/p/n (Children as per their rate sheet) this includes breakfast but not dinner or activities, I think the easiest would be for every one to book directly with them using the "Mooney fly in" as a reference, contact details: Mardoret - 0828854062 Email (Preferred) info@thurulodge.co.za

I am going to be offline until the 22nd July maybe we can keep a record on this thread who has booked?

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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - Thuru Lodge 6th&7th September

Unread post by andrem » Fri Jun 27, 2014 4:17 pm

I've contacted them - we'll fly in to Upington on Thursday, clear customs, sleep over and then do the short hop (40nm) to Thuru Lodge the next morning.

May we invite some friends from Upington who do not fly but who may want to join? No offence if this is not okay.
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - Thuru Lodge 6th&7th September

Unread post by marcgerm » Fri Jun 27, 2014 8:55 pm

For sure all are welcome!
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - Thuru Lodge 6th&7th September

Unread post by marcgerm » Wed Jul 23, 2014 7:11 am

Hi Guys,

I am back from my travels and see that only Andrem has committed, please let me know if any one else is keen or if there is a problem with the dates / Venue

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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - Thuru Lodge 6th&7th September

Unread post by Lood » Wed Jul 23, 2014 1:51 pm

Sorry guys, I can't commit that far ahead. We're crop spraying our wheat during September and I have to fall in with three other farmers and with whichever date the sprayer pilot slot us in on. That time is quite critical wrt the general irrigation and fertilizing program. Going away then is not wise for me, but if all goes well, I might just fly in for one day.
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - Thuru Lodge 6th&7th September

Unread post by flashfly » Sat Aug 02, 2014 12:01 am

I will be booking soon. Probably stay over from friday and leave sunday. Nick
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Re: Unofficial Mooney Fly in - Thuru Lodge 6th&7th September

Unread post by andrem » Thu Aug 07, 2014 7:33 am

Apologies guys.

My spinner is torn - not sure how it long it will take to have it fixed (lead time from states is 90 days), looking for one locally.

Until I find one, I will not be in a position to join anymore.
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