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Re: Windsock Photos

Unread post by Dusty Eagle » Sat Sep 22, 2012 11:46 am

Still showing the ferocity of the storm last night.
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Re: Windsock Photos

Unread post by SimplyFly » Sat Sep 22, 2012 7:51 pm

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The sad-looking windsock at Tankwa Karoo National Park.

The story, as I received it second-hand, is that the house used to be the farm house of Alewyn and Ester Burger. The farm is now part of the Tankwa Karoo National Park. When I took this photograph in July 2012, I was told that the runways are still servicable, and occasionally used. They certainly looked very landable (I went there by road). Check with the park first, though, and don't count on the windsock still being there.
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Re: Windsock Photos

Unread post by dbg » Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:54 am

SimplyFly wrote:
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The sad-looking windsock at Tankwa Karoo National Park.

The story, as I received it second-hand, is that the house used to be the farm house of Alewyn and Ester Burger. The farm is now part of the Tankwa Karoo National Park. When I took this photograph in July 2012, I was told that the runways are still servicable, and occasionally used. They certainly looked very landable (I went there by road). Check with the park first, though, and don't count on the windsock still being there.
Landed there last year. The runways are fair, but do a runway inspection before landing. Searched in vain for the windsock from the air, it was in a similar state last year. Just phone the Tankwa Park Ranger before going (+27 (0)27 341 1927).
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Re: Windsock Photos

Unread post by Warlock » Sun Oct 21, 2012 8:40 pm

Shackleton and Windsock at Swartkops AFB
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Unread post by ScUbA_fLyEr » Mon Oct 22, 2012 9:59 am

Warlock wrote:Shackleton and Windsock at Swartkops AFB
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=D> =D> =D> =D>

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Re: Windsock Photos

Unread post by scanavphoto » Tue Dec 11, 2012 8:20 pm

A rather limp windsock at Røros (ENRO/RRS) some twenty odd years ago taken from the tower.

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Re: Windsock Photos

Unread post by trimotor » Mon Dec 24, 2012 1:00 am

Kemble Field - EGBP....In the Cotswolds, UK.

Taken this afternoon :mrgreen:
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Unread post by ZSAHT » Thu Mar 21, 2013 7:34 am

Taken at Nelspruit (FANS) just when a storm is approaching.
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Re: Windsock Photos

Unread post by Velocity » Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:21 pm

Windsock (kind of... ;) at Potchefstroom recently
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Unread post by mn833 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 5:38 pm

Windsock at FATP New Tempe Bloemfontein.........24 March 2013
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Unread post by phoenix911 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:38 am

SPP at FAGM
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Re: Windsock Photos

Unread post by mn833 » Wed Mar 27, 2013 8:20 am

Welcome to AVCOM phoenix911 :D Nice shot
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Re: Windsock Photos

Unread post by Bob Corbett » Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:22 pm

FASH on Saturday 13th with the Radio Control Air Show.
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Re: Windsock Photos

Unread post by Peter L » Sat Aug 03, 2013 8:18 pm

These were taken at Springs Airfield with a point & shoot, so nothing fancy or arty :oops:
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Re: Windsock Photos

Unread post by TIBA » Tue Nov 26, 2013 4:44 am

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