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PostPosted: 08 Feb 2019, 08:54 
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Wow Dean, details please!! I'm free and would like to photograph from any vantage point

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About an hour ago I passed a convoy on the N12 between Hopetown and Strydenburg. Four G6 on transporters, a Command Ratel, another Ratel type I could not recognise in the few seconds I saw it, and a few Samil trucks. Given the route (N12 rather than N1) I presume they are from Potchefstroom.


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PostPosted: 12 Feb 2019, 14:32 
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Latest info I have is that they arrive in Cape Town tomorrow morning. :smt023

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PostPosted: 12 Feb 2019, 14:34 
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PostPosted: 15 Feb 2019, 19:45 
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So far spotted 1 A109, 1 Oryx, 2 Rooivalk, 2 Gripen and 2 Hawk.

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PostPosted: 15 Feb 2019, 19:57 
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Sadly, there was another accident today involving a convoy of vehicles :cry:

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PostPosted: 15 Feb 2019, 20:04 
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Rosh wrote:
Sadly, there was another accident today involving a convoy of vehicles :cry:


Eish man. Not good :( :(


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PostPosted: 16 Feb 2019, 16:23 
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Visited the Fan Park this morning. SAAF static display a little disappointing, the only hardware being an Agusta A109 and a SAAF Museum Alo III. There were also displays by the SAAF Museum, Survival Section, etc.

Flying included a six-ship heli flypast (Oryx, 2 x A109, 2 X Super Lynx, Rooivalk) and a low-cloud display by the Silver Falcons.

Cannot upload photos due to the pin in my CF card reader breaking. :-x

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PostPosted: 18 Feb 2019, 13:40 
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Any ideas what the best route to night shoot in Muizies would be, and at what time should I leave Brackenfell to not get stuck in traffick? Taking my old man with 25 yrs service as a surprise. He has no clue what he is in for tomorrow evening!!! I am super stoked to see his reaction. He has been a civvie for about 25 years now .... it will be "Legen ... wait for it ... dary!!!!!!!"


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PostPosted: 18 Feb 2019, 13:58 
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I'd get there early, certainly by mid-afternoon.

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Was fortunate to have been invited to Fort iKapa on Saturday morning.

Herewith a few pics of some of the assets that will form part of the parade on Thursday:

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Also saw G-6 and Olifant tanks. :D

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The Army had some very good display at the Fanpark at the Mandela Park Stadium in Khayelitsha.

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