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Gatsby Photo Shoot

Nov
01

A while ago, Steve McCurrach - pilot and expert aerial photographer - phoned me and asked if I would loan my aeroplane for a photo-shoot. Questions from me elicited the answer that the shoot might include a young lady or two and that my aeroplane would act as a backdrop to a photography school class run by a well-known Johannesburg-based photographer and tutor

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Whats Hot and Happening

Nov
01

What our members are up to - Chapter 1502 East Coast

Chris Hicks is coordinating a programme that should lead to the restoration-to-flight of one of South Africa's oldest homebuilt aircraft still extant.
This is a Taylor Monoplane, built by Ian Parker back in the late 60s. Many old-timers may remember this aircraft from the EAA Conventions held in Pietermaritzburg back in the 1970s, and then later when it adopted pseudo RAF camouflage and roundels.

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Refuelling Platform

Nov
01

We are proud of our field and Chris is always striving to make it a safer place to be, as he is our Chapter 1502 Safety Officer.

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Groblersdal Fly-in

Oct
25

Attended rescheduled Groblersdal Flying Club ‘Fly, Braai and Waai ’on 26 September. Good event, very well supported by EAA in congenial and warm surroundings - about 25 planes flew in. Excellent hospitality and great braai, with inexpensive top quality braai packs. An event that will be worthwhile attending when it is held again. Distributed EAA Sun n Fun publicity postcards.
Also attended the SA Flyer 20th Anniversary function on 21 September at Dainfern Country Club. A most enjoyable function. Distributed EAA Sun n Fun publicity postcards.

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RLU-1 Breezy 'Ugly Duckling' - Loads of Fun

Oct
25

In 1964, when Charley Roloff, Carl Unger and Bob Liposky designed and constructed the Breezy, they had one goal in mind: to build an affordable family fun aircraft. The Breezy exceeded their wildest expectation and almost 1,000 sets of plans have been sold.

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