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Re: SAA Museum Society pix

Unread post by Shieling » Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:18 pm

photon wrote:
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Can I just say that I think this is one of the best threads on Avcom. =D> =D> =D>
From the pictures of Rand to the above pictures of the Vaal dam flying boats. Where was the flying boats based?

Thanks for the kind comments, Ruan :D :D
Here's another pic of BOAC's flying boat Short S-45 Solent G-AKNP "City of Cardiff" landing at the Vaaldam in Nov 1949
photo credit to the Transnet Heritage Library and the DRISA volunteers who did the scanning.

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Thanks for the better quality images photon
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Unread post by Shieling » Mon Sep 23, 2019 9:32 pm

Seeing that photon posted some images of the lovely Lockheed Constellation, here are a few interior shots from the THL Archives. I think photon might have better quality versions of these images.
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Unread post by Shieling » Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:29 am

I thought I would post a few images of Jan Smuts in the 40's / 50's from the THL Archive. Thanks to the guys and girls from DRISA for all they hard work.

I personally believe that the heritage of places / institutions can only be kept alive by sharing it with as many people as possible.

Apologies if there are to many images in this batch. I will post some more on the next one.
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These tiger eye cuff-links were given to me by my late step father, i wonder from which year they were, the logo probably makes it 1971 onward...
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Some more images of Jan Smuts airport circa 1950's from the THL archive
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One of SAA's Boeing 747-400's ready to receive a new coat of paint

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Unread post by photon » Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:44 pm

Some air-to-air shots of SAA Historic Flight's Douglas DC-4 ZS-AUB "Outeniqua" taken on a rather gray day.

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Unread post by photon » Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:52 pm

here's a series of slides showing some of the skills and competences applied at SAA Technical in the mid 1990's

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This thread is incredible - keep it up guys =D>
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Segg wrote:
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This thread is incredible - keep it up guys =D>
....agree, love the "old pics". How was the B-day??
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