Aircraft Down Nylstroom

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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by newbie » Fri May 10, 2019 4:18 pm

Sad to hear - RIP
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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by Piggy-Hawk » Fri May 10, 2019 4:53 pm

I'm told they were heading to Nylstroom to visit their son, who apparently, and unfortunately, witnessed the crash and rushed to assist and to extinguished the flames.

This must have been terrible.
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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by PCXL » Fri May 10, 2019 5:13 pm

RIP my friend - sad sad
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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by Ugly Duckling » Fri May 10, 2019 5:19 pm

Damn sad.

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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by JvTonder » Fri May 10, 2019 5:59 pm

Rus sag Oom, jy was 'n legende in SA vlieg kringe! :(
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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by Spoke Eagle » Fri May 10, 2019 6:21 pm

A legend indeed as well as his wife Engela. Very sad day.
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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by jimdavis » Fri May 10, 2019 7:13 pm

Anyone know what the weather was?

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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by kobusvisser@mweb » Fri May 10, 2019 7:15 pm

Very sad news!
A gentleman so true to himself. I will miss you - thanks for what I could learn from you!
Rest in peace - with your beloved wife.

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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by Bearcat » Fri May 10, 2019 7:19 pm

Another sad passing of an SA aviation legend :(
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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by jimdavis » Fri May 10, 2019 7:20 pm

Stertsleper wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 3:51 pm
Tomahawk now had a Lycoming engine.
They have always had Lycoming engines - O-235 112HP. However this might have been replaced with an O-360 of 150HP.

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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by Willie » Fri May 10, 2019 7:21 pm

31 jaar een van my beste maats. My hart is stukkend. Gister het ons nog 'n nuwe projek bespteek. :(
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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by Bearcat » Fri May 10, 2019 7:23 pm

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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by Willie » Fri May 10, 2019 7:23 pm

jimdavis wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 7:20 pm
Stertsleper wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 3:51 pm
Tomahawk now had a Lycoming engine.
They have always had Lycoming engines - O-235 112HP. However this might have been replaced with an O-360 of 150HP.

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It was fitted with a 0-320
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Re: Aircraft Down Nylstroom

Unread post by Willie » Fri May 10, 2019 7:24 pm

jimdavis wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 7:20 pm
Stertsleper wrote:
Fri May 10, 2019 3:51 pm
Tomahawk now had a Lycoming engine.
They have always had Lycoming engines - O-235 112HP. However this might have been replaced with an O-360 of 150HP.

jim


It was fitted with a 0-320
ZS-UJC Hatz Bi-plane
ZS-UGS Evans VP 2
ZS-UNC & ZS- UUJ KR2
ZS-VTV Thunderbird MK4
ZU-EJD Thorp T-18
PPT Tecnam P2002 JF
Jabiru J400 ZU-VHB
Zenith 601 XL ZU-DVN

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