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REEFSTEAMERS AT KRUGERSDORP 23 JUNE 2018

KLIPRIVER PYLON RACING SATURDAY 23 JUNE 2018

THE DISCOVERY 201 AND XL-2

THE SAAB J-29-SWEDEN'S FIRST JET FIGHTER

BESSICA RAICHE THE FIRST WOMAN TO SOLO IN THE USA



Reefsteamers at Krugersdorp 23 June 2018



It all began in 2015 at a fly-in near Balfour when Ian Morison (Reefsteamers) and Courtney Watson (Krugersdorp Flying Club) discussed the possibility of flying a vintage aircraft over a steam hauled passenger train from Krugersdorp to......
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Klipriver Pylon Racing Saturday 23 June 2018



Following on to the first pylon race for weight shift microlights that was held on 14 April 2018 at Klipriver Airfield Saturday's race unfortunately because of the icy cold conditions, strong wind and poor visibility only saw...............
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THE DISCOVERY 201 AND XL-2



On 17 July 1997 the Avia Accord 201 a twin engine twin boom aircraft designed by E. Maslov of Russia's Avia Aircraft took to the sky for the first time. Like all Russian aircraft the 201 is a rugged, versatile utility aircraft..............
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The Saab J-29-Sweden's first jet fighter



The Saab 29, colloquially called Flygande tunnan ("The flying barrel"), is a Swedish fighter designed and manufactured by Saab in the 1950s. The original R 1001 was designed around a mostly straight wing, but after the Swedish engineers....
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Bessica Raiche the first woman to solo in the USA



01Bessica Faith Raiche née Medlar, a dentist by profession, was the first woman in the United States accredited with flying solo in an airplane. Her accomplishment was all the more impressive because she had received no flight............
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