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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

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Does anyone know what's the biggest aircraft to ever land in Walvis Bay?
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

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CockpitCat wrote: ↑Tue Apr 30, 2024 3:05 pm En route to Falkand Islands...?

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Yep, looks like its inbound to the Falklands from Ascension. Quite a regular flight...
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

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Something I found odd 🤨 4 C172 flying around at 2am 🧐. 3 of them looked like they were doing circuits :-k
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Transporter flight over FAST around 2am on 3 May 2024

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Anybody else heard what sounded like a transporter this morning just after 2am?
I used the playback feature on Flightradar but there didn't seem to be any flights into or out of Cape Town this morning.
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Re: Transporter flight over FAST around 2am on 3 May 2024

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wolfd wrote: ↑Fri May 03, 2024 10:18 am Anybody else heard what sounded like a transporter this morning just after 2am?
I used the playback feature on Flightradar but there didn't seem to be any flights into or out of Cape Town this morning.
Not possibly the B733 Cargo's on their way back to Jhb from Cape Town?
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Re: Transporter flight over FAST around 2am on 3 May 2024

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wolfd wrote: ↑Fri May 03, 2024 10:17 am Anybody else heard what sounded like a transporter this morning just after 2am?
I used the playback feature on Flightradar but there didn't seem to be any flights into or out of Cape Town this morning.
It was the IL76 out of FALA, departed 02h12
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Re: Transporter flight over FAST around 2am on 3 May 2024

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opsmike wrote: ↑Fri May 03, 2024 2:13 pm
wolfd wrote: ↑Fri May 03, 2024 10:17 am Anybody else heard what sounded like a transporter this morning just after 2am?
I used the playback feature on Flightradar but there didn't seem to be any flights into or out of Cape Town this morning.
It was the IL76 out of FALA, departed 02h12
I don't think the IL76's engines are loud enough to be heard in Cape Town when it takes off from FALA... :wink:
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Re: Transporter flight over FAST around 2am on 3 May 2024

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ddevos wrote: ↑Fri May 03, 2024 2:37 pm
opsmike wrote: ↑Fri May 03, 2024 2:13 pm
wolfd wrote: ↑Fri May 03, 2024 10:17 am Anybody else heard what sounded like a transporter this morning just after 2am?
I used the playback feature on Flightradar but there didn't seem to be any flights into or out of Cape Town this morning.
It was the IL76 out of FALA, departed 02h12
I don't think the IL76's engines are loud enough to be heard in Cape Town when it takes off from FALA... :wink:
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

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N105TS test flight in Equador by Nomadic before her possible 4 May ferry to South Africa for Safair as ZS-FGN

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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

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Snitch wrote: ↑Sat May 04, 2024 12:48 am N105TS test flight in Equador by Nomadic before her possible 4 May ferry to South Africa for Safair as ZS-FGN
N105TS arrived ORT on 7 May after a ~7000km flight from Recife across the Atlantic!

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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

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The old man is retiring ✈🇺🇸
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

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Landed 🛩 🇺🇸. Did the whole journey low and slow at 21 000 feet and 278 knots.

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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

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African Flyer wrote: ↑Fri May 03, 2024 9:58 am Something I found odd 🤨 4 C172 flying around at 2am 🧐. 3 of them looked like they were doing circuits :-k
Circuits at FABW? More than likely AIFA training a/c.
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Re: The Flightradar 24 interesting traffic thread

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AviatorChuck wrote: ↑Thu May 16, 2024 7:44 am
African Flyer wrote: ↑Fri May 03, 2024 9:58 am Something I found odd 🤨 4 C172 flying around at 2am 🧐. 3 of them looked like they were doing circuits :-k
Circuits at FABW? More than likely AIFA training a/c.
Circuits at George. All 3 came from BW. I just found it odd because you don't normally see flight schools doing circuit training at 2am
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