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by Phantom
19 Jun 2016, 18:54
Forum: Guest Corner
Topic: On Line Evening 14 June 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 875

Re: On Line Evening 14 June 2016

Debrief: Operation High Peaks. Seven very worried pilots reported for duty. Top of Mt Kili? In a helicopter? Eish! Take off was a bit late at 18h25z out of Jomo Kenyatta (probably making sure all the thermal underwear was in place!) and the squad routed to Amboseli to land and collect medical teams...
by Phantom
08 Jun 2016, 19:41
Forum: Guest Corner
Topic: On Line Evening 14 June 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 875

On Line Evening 14 June 2016

OPERATION “HIGH PEAKS” Background: The SAVAF Helicopter Squadron are on operational duty in Kenya. Whilst there, a distress call is received. It is believed that a group of climbers have gotten themselves in trouble on Mount Kilimanjaro and have indicated that they require urgent airlifting off the...
by Phantom
06 Jun 2016, 19:26
Forum: Guest Corner
Topic: On Line Evening 31 May 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 739

Re: On Line Evening 31 May 2016

Debrief Exercise "Mach Run" A very interesting start to the mission: I think that there were more serviceable Grippens in the SAVAF on line than the real SAAF have serviceable at the moment!!! Nine pilots were on line at FAWK! A pity that Brownman had connection problems and could not complete the ...
by Phantom
30 May 2016, 16:39
Forum: Guest Corner
Topic: On Line Evening 31 May 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 739

On Line Evening 31 May 2016

Exercise "Mach Run” Background: The SAVAF Fighter Squadron has just taken delivery of some new SB39 Grippens. These airplanes are required to be put through a series of tests, one of which being to test their capabilities at high speed in high altitude and low altitude profiles. The SAVAF fighter p...
by Phantom
20 Apr 2016, 18:42
Forum: Guest Corner
Topic: On Line Evening 19 April 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 2224

Re: On Line Evening 19 April 2016

Debrief: Operation "Medic" Six SAVAF Pilots reported for duty. Due to serious IvaP technical problems, the flight only scrambled at 18h22z. However the rest of the mission went off relatively well with Brownman experiencing connectivity problems. All medical supplies and personnel were safely dropp...
by Phantom
17 Apr 2016, 14:31
Forum: Guest Corner
Topic: On Line Evening 19 April 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 2224

On Line Evening 19 April 2016

OPERATION “MEDIC” Background: The SAVAF helicopter squadron are on operational duty at Lilongwe, Malawi. Intel has been received of what appears to be an epidemic of sorts that has broken out along the shores of Lake Malawi. Villagers are becoming desperately ill, and the Malawian Health Authoritie...
by Phantom
09 Apr 2016, 21:34
Forum: Guest Corner
Topic: On Line Evening 05 April 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 821

Re: On Line Evening 05 April 2016

Debrief Exercise "Ferry Flight" Six pilots reported for duty. The King Airs got airborne out of FAYP, and routed to FAOB to land. From there a quick change over to C130's and then on to FAUP. This was a kind of "unnofficial' Race,and guess what? FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER PHANTOM BEAT SMOKEY!!!!! Drin...
by Phantom
03 Apr 2016, 17:31
Forum: Guest Corner
Topic: On Line Evening 05 April 2016
Replies: 2
Views: 821

On Line Evening 05 April 2016

EXERCISE “FERRY FLIGHT” Background: As if the SAVAF pilots have nothing better to do, Headquarters have decided that our intrepid pilots play ferry pilots tonight. We are to take off from Ysterplaat with the SAVAF VIP King Airs, and ferry them to Overberg for maintenance. However, there is also a f...
by Phantom
23 Mar 2016, 21:09
Forum: Guest Corner
Topic: On Line Evening 22 March 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 15181

On Line Evening 22 March 2016

Debrief: Operation "Horn Buster" Seven pilots reported for duty. Take off was for once pretty much on time. Two spotter planes and five helicopters took off from Hoedspruit in the pre dawn hours and routed to Phalaborwa to collect to Spec Forces. From there all routed along the river to just before...
by Phantom
20 Mar 2016, 12:36
Forum: Guest Corner
Topic: On Line Evening 22 March 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 15008

On Line Evening 22 March 2016

OPERATION “HORN BUSTER” Background: Rhino Poaching has escalated again in South Africa. A syndicate is currently very active in the central region of the Kruger Park and is responsible for the killing of 11 Rhinos in the past two week period. The "gang" is heavily armed and Kruger's Rangers have co...