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Unread post by photon » Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:54 pm

B747SP ZS-SPA

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Unread post by Shieling » Fri Dec 14, 2018 9:48 am

Great work guys. The only way to keep history alive is not for it to gather dust in some archive, but to get it out there for anyone to see. Looking forward to seeing more :-D
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Shieling wrote:
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Great work guys. The only way to keep history alive is not for it to gather dust in some archive, but to get it out there for anyone to see. Looking forward to seeing more :-D
Thanks for your comment Shieling :D
That is exactly the reason why I started this tread.
Now some more pics from yesteryear
A Boeing 707 and a Boeing 727 at Jan Smuts Airport

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Boeing 727 at D.F.Malan Airport in Cape Town

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A line up of Vickers Viscount 813's

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Unread post by photon » Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:01 pm

Time to bring some softness to the thread :wink: :wink:

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SAA Historic Flight's Douglas DC-4 ZS-AUB "Outeniqua"

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Douglas DC-4 ZS-AUB "Outeniqua"

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Sunset shot of Douglas DC-4 ZS-AUB "Outeniqua"

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Lockheed L1649A Starliner ZS-DVJ

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Cockpit of ZS-DVJ before restoration work in 1991

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Cockpit of ZS-DVJ after restoration work by Museum Society members

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Unread post by photon » Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:01 pm

The scans I am posting today take us back to the bygone era of the mid 1950's when SAA was using the Douglas DC-7B on the routes to Europe and Australia. The passenger dress code was certainly different form today's :wink:

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Unread post by photon » Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:06 pm

And a few more pics of the luxurious interior of the DC-7.

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Unread post by cage » Sat Dec 29, 2018 6:38 pm

Grunberger Stein and Bertrams Brandy. Now there's a retro combo!

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