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Re: Seen at FAGM (Rand)

Unread post by Bearcat » Thu May 02, 2019 6:51 pm

A recent new resident at Rand
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So this is my 30 000th post .. taking 14 years :shock:
Some might ask what my favorite pic is ... well I have taken so many ...I dont really know :?
Here is one I like .. its historic .. its radial.. and its in interesting light
Douglas DC-4 C-54 Skymaster ZS-AUB
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Thank you for all the likes and congrats on hitting 30K..its been a long road :)
Obviously I am passionate about aviation and aviation photography and its been my mission to try and share this with Avcom's audience.

I like to think of it of my payback to aviation in SA. If my focus had been on doing the pilot thing I may have piloted a dozen different types of aircraft...however, through photography .. I have now flown in around 200 different types of aircraft :shock: .
Avcom has been a big part of this for the last 14 years and has allowed me to make many many new friends and contacts.

So many thanks to the pilots that have hauled me through the sky, many thanks to the aircraft owners/pilots that have put up with my sometimes intrusive Canon lens, many thanks to the hangar and airfield owners who have allowed me access that others dont always have.

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Unread post by Bearcat » Thu May 02, 2019 8:22 pm

Rands palm tree was going through such a severe pruning on Wednesday that I was getting concerned that they were going to cut this iconic piece of shrubbery down.
One would have to go back and look at some old pics... but I think this palm tree has been at Rand...since Rand started in the 30's
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Is this pic not an inspiration to fly / fly in a classic aeroplane :)
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Re: Seen at FAGM (Rand)

Unread post by Christopher » Thu May 02, 2019 11:46 pm

Your photos <are> inspiring, Bruce, and one must thank you for all your input!

That glorious pic of the DC-4 on final approach is on Rwy11, I <assume>? I only ask because the surroundings to Rand seem to have been hugely developed since I was last there and I find it hard to recognize some of the scenery now!

Everything else aside, am I alone in finding the PremierJet to be less attractive than most other small jet aircraft? It looks very...<pregnant>, to my eyes!
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Rand Airport (FAGM) 19 Sep 2008.

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