Phoned in sick… and then went flying with Team RV

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Phoned in sick… and then went flying with Team RV

Unread post by Pheonix137 » Thu Mar 27, 2014 2:50 pm

So with the beautiful weather last week Thursday, up on the reef, I was lucky enough to join Ryan in ZU-EYP for some formation flying with Team RV. We jetted off from Benoni/Brakpan (FABB) to Tedderfield (FATA). Along the way, Ryan showed me the different fuel burns an RV is capable of. Interesting to see 17l/hour at Sling speeds… :twisted:

At Tedderfield, we met up with Rob K and Niel M, ZU-ORV and ZU-NRV respectively. A quick coffee and briefing and we were up in the air. Here the guys practiced station keeping in various configurations and eventually led up to some gentle wing over’s.

After the formo flight, I watched ZU-ORV having her MPI. Everything checked out ok, and the A/P signed her off – much cheaper than having it done at an AMO, and probably way more detailed inspection too. Closed her up and decided to go for a final two ship with EYP as we headed back to FABB.

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ZU-ORV after her MPI - ready to go for the next round!

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Awesome RV day, thanks Ryan, Rob and Neil for the opportunity.

Dennis.
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Re: Phoned in sick… and then went flying with Team RV

Unread post by Christo » Thu Mar 27, 2014 3:02 pm

You better hope your boss does not subscribe to avcom. A many a person got fired for posting stuff like this on an open media :lol:
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Re: Phoned in sick… and then went flying with Team RV

Unread post by Ryan Beeton » Thu Mar 27, 2014 6:09 pm

Any time Dennis! Great that you could join us and experience how awesome these machines really are and how much fun one can have while being safe.

Now hurry up and finish yours so you can be a wingman!
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