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 Post subject: Shackleton ground runs!
PostPosted: 18 Jun 2013, 17:05 
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Just curious as to why there haven't been any? Lack of funds?
Really miss watching the ground runs :(


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PostPosted: 18 Jun 2013, 18:41 
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I think technical issues.


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PostPosted: 19 Jun 2013, 17:25 
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Thanks for the feedback Dean :)


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PostPosted: 08 Jul 2013, 12:08 
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The monthly ground-runs were put on hold while 1722’s propellers were being treated for corrosion. Work is nearly complete and once a test run has been done to check for vibration, a date will be set for a public ground-run.


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PostPosted: 09 Jul 2013, 07:02 
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Thanks again for the update :)


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PostPosted: 19 Aug 2013, 20:57 
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Was at Ysterplaat today and the Shackleton successfully completed its ground run without any prop vibration issues. :smt023

Announcement for the next public ground run will be released shortly. :wink:


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PostPosted: 19 Aug 2013, 21:30 
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Thx Dean, hope its real soon, like in before the 7 of Sept soon.


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Looks like the next public ground-run is scheduled for 31 August 2013.
Phone the museum beforehand to confirm. 021 508-6576

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PostPosted: 21 Aug 2013, 21:44 
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Any official confirmation of the date yet? Time?


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Regretably, Saturday's (31 Aug '13) ground-run has been postponed to Saturday 07 September 2013, due to severe weather predictions throughout the entire coming weekend.


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PostPosted: 28 Aug 2013, 11:23 
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Darn it! probably gonna miss it. :cry:


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Dean wrote:
Regretably, Saturday's (31 Aug '13) ground-run has been postponed to Saturday 07 September 2013, due to severe weather predictions throughout the entire coming weekend.


Is the run still on for the weekend?

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Ground run is still on for this Saturday 7th September. Weather forecast looks good.
Please note the later run-up time of 12h30. =D>

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fix-a-dak wrote:
Ground run is still on for this Saturday 7th September. Weather forecast looks good.
Please note the later run-up time of 12h30. =D>


Hi everyone

Would that mean that you should be there from 12h00?

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PostPosted: 04 Sep 2013, 16:16 
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I would think from 11h30. Earlier if you want to see 1722 being taken out of 4 Hangar and maybe hear some choice words, currently not found in the English Dictionary, from Pottie. Please note this exercise carries a PG 18 restriction (strong language) and is not suitable for children! :D

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