First Blackhawk in South Africa!

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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Fransw » Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:54 pm

nrm wrote:ZT will soon be full. Being used for drones.
Yes! What then?...ZY/ZR/ZV...
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by cage » Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:54 am

Fransw wrote:
nrm wrote:ZT will soon be full. Being used for drones.
Yes! What then?...ZY/ZR/ZV...
It's not full yet, fixed wing aircraft still being registered on ZS.
The naming convention permits over 17000 aircraft, which in a drone context potentially isn't a lot, however precious few are actually registered.
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by 87Juliet » Thu Mar 01, 2018 10:24 am

Saw a video on FB of it flying...
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by MGR » Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:37 pm

87Juliet wrote:Saw a video on FB of it flying...
So, are you gonna share this with us....? Don't be selfish now! :D
ZU-MGR :D
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by 87Juliet » Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:37 pm

MGR wrote:
87Juliet wrote:Saw a video on FB of it flying...
So, are you gonna share this with us....? Don't be selfish now! :D
i've been trying to find the vid! :| :|
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by 87Juliet » Thu Mar 01, 2018 5:43 pm

87Juliet wrote:
MGR wrote:
87Juliet wrote:Saw a video on FB of it flying...
So, are you gonna share this with us....? Don't be selfish now! :D
i've been trying to find the vid! :| :|
Ok, found it!!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/5680256 ... 689476632/
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:43 pm

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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by 87Juliet » Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:47 am

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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Matzikitzoro » Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:24 am

Awesome sound. :D
Landing it like a tricycle gear airplane was just for fun?
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Dusty Eagle » Fri Mar 02, 2018 7:59 pm

Landing it like a tricycle gear airplane was just for fun?

You do mean tailDRAGGER don't you :lol:
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Matzikitzoro » Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:39 am

Dusty Eagle wrote:You do mean tailDRAGGER don't you :lol:
yes!
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by Walter105 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:27 am

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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by JohnV » Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:47 pm

Was walking on Strand beach and saw the Blackhawk heading Southerly over Strand towards Rooiels. Great to see. May the crews fly safe in her.
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by BvW » Sat Mar 24, 2018 3:37 pm

Where is she based while in WC? FASH?
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Re: First Blackhawk in South Africa!

Unread post by allanroy » Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:03 pm

from Leading Edge Aviation facebook page
Our first few weeks of flying have gone as planned. Thank you to Christian Kotze and Mike Pingo for the great air-to-air shots of the Hawks first flights in SA skies
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