Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by Rotor kop » Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:46 pm

Was well organised i must say. The FANY guys know how to do hold an event like this, well done. Heksie amd ATC where as usual on top of there game =D> =D> =D>
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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by Thys Bas » Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:02 pm

Yes, well organised, well done to all! It was worth all the hard work and afford you put into the event. Thank you to all. =D>

And the pilots who made an afford to attend, from near and far, well done. As the advertising video said, "You dare not miss it" =D>

A special thank you to Paul Ugly Ducling and Santjie Liewe Heksie who helped to make the event even more safer =D>
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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:42 pm

Thys Bas wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:02 pm
A special thank you to Paul Ugly Ducling and Santjie Liewe Heksie who helped to make the event even more safer =D>
The Whatsapp group made it easy to keep track, especially those who used Live Location. Peace of mind that everyone is SOG = Safe On the Ground
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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by Rotor kop » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:44 am

Ugly Duckling wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:42 pm
Thys Bas wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:02 pm
A special thank you to Paul Ugly Ducling and Santjie Liewe Heksie who helped to make the event even more safer =D>
The Whatsapp group made it easy to keep track, especially those who used Live Location. Peace of mind that everyone is SOG = Safe On the Ground
Was nice to meet the Ugly duckling :D =D>
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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:54 am

Rotor kop wrote:
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Was nice to meet the Ugly duckling :D =D>
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Good to meet you too. Another face to another "handel" :D

Yip and he does fly a R44, very well too =D>
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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by hugo_visser » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:56 am

Careful, weather in Benoni IFR 8h00 local.For those flying back. VFR 10h45 local


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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by Rotor kop » Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:12 pm

Ugly Duckling wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:54 am
Rotor kop wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:44 am
Was nice to meet the Ugly duckling :D =D>
Good to meet you too. Another face to another "handel" :D

Yip and he does fly a R44, very well too =D>
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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by Goose1 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:35 pm

Thank you Nylstroom flying club for a great weekend. =D>

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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by paulw » Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:58 pm

Ugly Duckling wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:42 pm


The Whatsapp group made it easy to keep track, especially those who used Live Location. Peace of mind that everyone is SOG = Safe On the Ground
Very good idea! =D>
Maybe pilots can change their Profile Pic to something which show their name and Aircraft Reg at least for duration of the fly-in. Easy to recognise the icons on the map.
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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by fwulf » Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:34 pm

Anybody knows what happened to the beautifull Cessna 195 that had the tailwheel damage? Hit a hole parking in the veld yesterday. Nylstroom.
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Unread post by Avgas » Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:21 pm

Thanks to all that helped make this great event better.
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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by goga » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:50 pm

fwulf wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:34 pm
Anybody knows what happened to the beautifull Cessna 195 that had the tailwheel damage? Hit a hole parking in the veld yesterday. Nylstroom.
Avgas organised a hanger for now and Wackhead gave them a lift back to Petit in the Dornier
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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by savas » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:55 pm

fwulf wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:34 pm
Anybody knows what happened to the beautifull Cessna 195 that had the tailwheel damage? Hit a hole parking in the veld yesterday. Nylstroom.
Yea saw that, seriously sad for such a Classic beauty to end up in a hole, they should have rolled out the red carpet and parked him centre stage.
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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by Rotor kop » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:56 pm

goga wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:50 pm
fwulf wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:34 pm
Anybody knows what happened to the beautifull Cessna 195 that had the tailwheel damage? Hit a hole parking in the veld yesterday. Nylstroom.
Avgas organised a hanger for now and Wackhead gave them a lift back to Petit in the Dornier
You okes should have just asked Ettienne Oosthuizen how to fix a tailwheel :twisted: he is quite good at it from uninhabited mountain tops.... :lol:
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Re: Taildragger to Nylstroom 13 to 15 July 2018

Unread post by Avgas » Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:06 am

savas wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:55 pm
fwulf wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:34 pm
Anybody knows what happened to the beautifull Cessna 195 that had the tailwheel damage? Hit a hole parking in the veld yesterday. Nylstroom.
Yea saw that, seriously sad for such a Classic beauty to end up in a hole, they should have rolled out the red carpet and parked him centre stage.
Savas you have a PM
Just to make it clear. We roll out the Red carpet for all of you.
He was not instructed to park there.
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