LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

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Hennie van Zyl

Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by Hennie van Zyl » Tue Aug 24, 2010 9:22 am

Had a 3 hour flight. Fantastic. Windy, but stable and safe.
Really a fantastic aircraft! =D>
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Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by Christo » Tue Aug 24, 2010 9:34 am

Hennie van Zyl wrote:Had a 3 hour flight. Fantastic. Windy, but stable and safe.
Really a fantastic aircraft! =D>
FAWB - FAPN ?!?!? :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:

Sorry, could not resist.
Due to the price increase in ammunition, do not expect a warning shot.

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Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by Hennie van Zyl » Tue Aug 24, 2010 1:16 pm

Hallo Christo. Jammer om te hoor jy kan net tot in Pilanesberg kom
met jou vliegtuig.

Die Cheetah het darem 'n reikafstand van 7 ure. My vlug was
FAHG - FAKM en terug met brandstof oor!

and sorry, could not resist either..... :evil:
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Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by John Boucher » Tue Aug 02, 2011 11:32 pm

Okay ... finally it has started to happen!

Please note that this whole trip is dedicated to Rod Smith & Dave (RIP).... and will be writing an article for Microflight Africa!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry1qj7ClQl8

Some 5 hours flying.... with the longest stretch still to come! What a breeze....! =D>
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Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by markw » Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:21 pm

Check the LUFTSAFARI video - Cato To Germany In 7 months .
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Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by John Boucher » Wed Sep 21, 2011 2:29 pm

Please provide a link...
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Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by bryan » Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:01 pm

Flew East London to Uitenhage to Plett ovet the mountain to Uniondale and on to Oudtshoorn ..5.15hrs. Spent two days there and back same way....in Skyranger, which is very similar aircraft fitted with Jabiru 85hp motor. Was great fun. Cruised two up with full fuel[55litres] at 70 mph and had a ball! Seats a bit thin for a big guy like me but cockpit roomy and comfortable. Was first long trip in a fixed wing and what a pleasure to have a drink and a sarmie while cruising over Plett.
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Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by John Boucher » Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:08 pm

Just awesome scenery around here.... :D
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Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by markw » Wed Nov 14, 2012 11:36 pm

For Luftsafari ,please see short edited version on youtube under LUFSAFARI.
The DVD is available from Bryan Eaton ,Emoyeni aviation park.
This couple had zero flying experience,came to Africa ,did a LSA licence,bought a Cheetah and flew it home to Europe,crossing the mediteranian with extra fuel on board.
Not to be missed.
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Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by Christo » Thu Nov 15, 2012 6:38 am

Hennie van Zyl wrote:Hallo Christo. Jammer om te hoor jy kan net tot in Pilanesberg kom
met jou vliegtuig.

Die Cheetah het darem 'n reikafstand van 7 ure. My vlug was
FAHG - FAKM en terug met brandstof oor!

and sorry, could not resist either..... :evil:
I was more hinting on 60 nm in 3 hours :lol: just pulling your leg a little.
Due to the price increase in ammunition, do not expect a warning shot.

Sig Sauer, kinda like Glock except for men.
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Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by Kleinmeid123 » Tue Dec 24, 2013 8:12 pm

markw wrote:For Luftsafari ,please see short edited version on youtube under LUFSAFARI.
The DVD is available from Bryan Eaton ,Emoyeni aviation park.
This couple had zero flying experience,came to Africa ,did a LSA licence,bought a Cheetah and flew it home to Europe,crossing the mediteranian with extra fuel on board.
Not to be missed.
Need to get that dvd.
You guys must please post some movie clips. I envy you, but it helps if we non-flyers (yet) can enjoy with you.
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Re: LONG DISTANCES IN CHEETAH

Unread post by John Boucher » Tue Dec 24, 2013 9:59 pm

My apologies if my spellchecker or grammatical error checker lets me down - no one is perfect!

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