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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Jean Crous » Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:39 pm

Air Hog, dit is vir my n bietjie moeilik om te verstaan .............die mense wat moet "besluit" of hierdie conversion "kan werk" , is heel moontlik self nie eens in staat om so n conversion te kan doen ## ## (**) Nou terwyl "hulle" kop of gat daarvan probeer maak , moet jy nou net geduldig sit en wag :?: :?: :?:
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Boet » Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:05 am

Het jy nou al jou pampiere? Of moet die vrag k@k op die papiere nou net soveel soos die vliegtuig weeg? :evil:
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Air Hog » Mon Jun 25, 2012 12:16 pm

Boet wrote:Het jy nou al jou pampiere? Of moet die vrag k@k op die papiere nou net soveel soos die vliegtuig weeg? :evil:
Blykbaar nou die week. Wil graag die aerie reg kry vir Kroon Fly In. Volgens Trevor lyk dit goed.
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Goose » Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:28 pm

Air Hog wrote:
Boet wrote:Het jy nou al jou pampiere? Of moet die vrag k@k op die papiere nou net soveel soos die vliegtuig weeg? :evil:
Blykbaar nou die week. Wil graag die aerie reg kry vir Kroon Fly In. Volgens Trevor lyk dit goed.
En is daar al goeie nuus :?: :?: :?: :?:
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby meerkat » Tue Jul 17, 2012 10:56 am

HI JOHAN
HOE VER MET DIE T- BIRD , VLIEG SY AL?
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Air Hog » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:57 pm

AT LAST!!!!!

Picked up PFA today. Now we start test flying!!! If all goes well, will have it at Kitty Hawk MISASA function. (^^) (^^) (^^) (^^)
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Rudix » Thu Oct 04, 2012 4:58 pm

Air Hog wrote:AT LAST!!!!!

Picked up PATF today. Now we start test flying!!! If all goes well, will have it at Kitty Hawk MISASA function. (^^) (^^) (^^) (^^)
WOW, at last, great news Johan!

Now the fun starts!

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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Goose » Thu Oct 04, 2012 6:24 pm

Mooi manne, nou gaan daar gevlie word (^^)
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Ian » Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:44 pm

First flight:

As I arrived at Crosswinds this AM Trevor was in the circuit with this aerie. WOW, a real nice sound.

The PProp made especially for this combo is huge.....

Well done Air Hog and Trevor (^^) (^^) (^^)

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Trevor looks real happy !
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Jean Crous » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:53 am

Air-Hog, and Trevor......... (^^) (^^) (^^) (^^) (^^) well done.
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Air Hog » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:02 pm

Thanks Guys. It is a wonderfull feeling. On her first flight... well you won't believe me if I tell, so we will have her at Kittyhawk next Saturday. If you want to see a fart out of a bath... :shock: :roll:
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Rudix » Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:09 pm

Air Hog wrote:Thanks Guys. It is a wonderfull feeling. On her first flight... well you won't believe me if I tell, so we will have her at Kittyhawk next Saturday. If you want to see a fart out of a bath... :shock: :roll:
Well done guys!

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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Big Mac » Wed Oct 10, 2012 5:35 pm

Well done and congrats Trevor and Johan (^^) vhpy
Have many safe and fun hours
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Playboy » Wed Oct 17, 2012 2:53 pm

So at last I will get a chance to fly the Beast :!: :!: :!:
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Re: Thunderbird - BMW R1200 Engine

Postby Air Hog » Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:01 am

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