Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Photography with reference to Aviation

Moderator: Moderators

User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Thu May 02, 2019 7:54 pm

Cessna 208B Grand Caravan ZS-VAN
30 Apr 2019

Image3L9A8914_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Thu May 02, 2019 7:55 pm

Pilatus PC-12 ZS-THL
30 Apr 2019

Image3L9A8918_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
User avatar
richard C
8000 Tousand
8000 Tousand
Posts: 8604
Joined: Fri Feb 23, 2007 4:02 pm
Closest Airfield: FAGM
Location: Joeys
Has liked: 77 times
Been liked: 60 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by richard C » Fri May 03, 2019 8:26 am

photon wrote:
Thu May 02, 2019 7:54 pm
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan ZS-VAN
30 Apr 2019

Image3L9A8914_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
Very pretty aeroplane. Oddly drooping prop though ?
Grant all equity and dignity.
Monzeglio Cook + Gibson Architects
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Fri May 03, 2019 7:45 pm

Challenger 600 ZS-YAG
30 Apr 2019

Image3L9A8921_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Fri May 03, 2019 7:49 pm

Hawker HS.125-700 ZS-WJW
30 Apr 2019

Image3L9A8926_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Sun May 05, 2019 1:23 pm

Beechjet 400XP ZS-JPS
30 Apr 2019

Image3L9A8929_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Sun May 05, 2019 1:25 pm

Hughes 369HS ZS-HSJ
30 Apr 2019

Image3L9A8931_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Sun May 05, 2019 3:26 pm

On Saturday 4 May, Skyhawk Aviation and Lanseria Airport hosted an open day for the Sakhikamva Project.
This community project aims to promote and stimulate interest in the aviation industry for learners of the 12 participating schools.
Here are some pics of the event.

Image3L9A8997_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
Last edited by photon on Mon May 06, 2019 8:35 am, edited 3 times in total.
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Sun May 05, 2019 3:32 pm

For some of the learners this is the first time they are boarding an airliner.
Once on board and seated they are given a briefing on flying on flying as a passenger in an airliner.

Image3L9A8964_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr

Image3L9A8949_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr

Image3L9A8952_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Sun May 05, 2019 3:35 pm

Everyone had a good look at the cockpit of a modern jetliner.

Image3L9A8958_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr

Image3L9A8959_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Sun May 05, 2019 3:37 pm

Skyhawk Aviation instructors explaining the workings of an airplane

Image3L9A8975_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
Last edited by photon on Mon May 06, 2019 8:36 am, edited 1 time in total.
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Sun May 05, 2019 3:39 pm

There was of course time for fun and paper plane competitions.

Image3L9A8976_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr

Image3L9A8989_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr

Image3L9A9009_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Sun May 05, 2019 3:41 pm

The Skyhawk apron was full of planes, some with unusual registrations.

Image3L9A8998_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr

Image3L9A8999_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Sun May 05, 2019 3:42 pm

The Lanseria Airport emergency services also participated in the event.

Image3L9A9011_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr
User avatar
photon
Six Tousand
Six Tousand
Posts: 6312
Joined: Wed Jan 03, 2007 9:08 pm
Closest Airfield: Lanseria
Location: Gauteng
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 67 times

Re: Seen at FALA ( Lanseria )

Unread post by photon » Sun May 05, 2019 3:45 pm

There was lots of interest when the fire department displayed equipment and protective clothing.

Image3L9A9026_1a-res by omer mees, on Flickr

Return to “Aviation Photography”