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 Post subject: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 30 Oct 2015, 05:28 
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What is happening at FAWK this week. Uk tanker flew in and a Gripen fired flares at sunset.


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 30 Oct 2015, 06:34 
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A welcome for these guys and gals:

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They performed at the Claremont Civic Centre in Cape Town on Wednesday.

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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 30 Oct 2015, 07:22 
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The story isn't relevant but the photo used in this news article is curious. Why was a Cameroon Army officer on board a SAAF C130 at FAWK on 19 October?
https://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/World ... urces.ashx


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 30 Oct 2015, 10:03 
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Roger, he was probably visiting troops on course at Denel.

http://www.denel.co.za/press-article/St ... -Denel/100


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 30 Oct 2015, 10:19 
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Roger the Dodger wrote:
The story isn't relevant but the photo used in this news article is curious. Why was a Cameroon Army officer on board a SAAF C130 at FAWK on 19 October?


Here for Exercise Amani Africa II, more likely.


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 12 May 2020, 17:31 
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Some SAAF movements around FAWK this week - apologies for rubbish shots - long range, not so good camera...-:

PC-12

ImageIMG_4878 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr

Falcon 50 (I think...) :

ImageIMG_4864 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr

Casa C212 :

ImageIMG_4863 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr

Caravan 3005 - last saw this two weeks ago in Cape Town :

ImageIMG_4857 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 12 May 2020, 17:32 
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And C-130BZ close overhead on finals - not sure if 401 or 405 ?

ImageIMG_4876 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 12 May 2020, 20:13 
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Seems like it was all over gauteng today, doing big circuits into FALA


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 13 May 2020, 17:43 
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Another very long range shot of SAAF PC-12 - just for the record - from 13 May :

ImagePC-12 - 147A1719 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 13 May 2020, 17:45 
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BassBoy wrote:
Seems like it was all over gauteng today, doing big circuits into FALA


Same today 13 May 2020 - this time I was ready with decent camera in hand waiting in my yard watching FR24 - C-130BZ #401 - man, I just love the Herky-Bird (especially in low vis grey) !! :D :

ImageC-130BZ 401 - 147A1703 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr

ImageC-130BZ 401 - 147A1716 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 13 May 2020, 17:50 
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Very nice.

Now they can paint in green and tan. Or natural metal and white...


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 13 May 2020, 20:36 
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Mistral, are you a magnet for SAAF planes, do you have military-grade catnip, or what?

Great photos. \:D/

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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 13 May 2020, 22:15 
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Dean wrote:
Mistral, are you a magnet for SAAF planes, do you have military-grade catnip, or what?

Great photos. \:D/


Catnip !!! :smt023

I've been lucky in the two areas I've spent lockdown. My house in Pta is just southwest of FAWK. :D


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 25 Aug 2020, 20:49 
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Some recent FAWK movements :

C212 #8010 - 20 August 2020 :

Image147A2796 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr

C208 Caravan #3003 - 21 August 2020 :

ImageC208 3003 - 147A2862 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr

Dassault Falcon 900 ZS-NAN - 24 August 2020 :

ImageZS-NAN - 147A2880 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr

ImageZS-NAN - 147A2892 - 800 by Malcolm Reid, on Flickr


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 Post subject: Re: Fawk Activity
PostPosted: 26 Aug 2020, 07:42 
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=D> :smt023

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