Sunday, 11 September 2011 Shared Mexican delights! 2011-09-11 08:43:39 UTC+2 Howdy, howdy, howdy…….I wish you were all here! In fact as I was strolling up from the beach to get a beer and then proceed to the business centre, I thought about an idea. It means so much to us that there are so many of
James , Andrew and Michiel de Koker flew to Namibia last weekend to demo the Sling 2 and Sling 4. The Namibians were seriously impressed especially with the Sling 4. The guys in Windhoek couldn’t believe the take-off roll and climb capabilities with four large people and full tanks! Namibia is a beautiful, clean, friendly
This afternoon Mike & Andy took delivery of their new factory built Sling 4 ZU-MJL. This is the second customer delivery of a Sling 4. Congratulations guys, may you have many happy hours of safe and pleasure filled flying!!!
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What Makes ZU-TAD different from Standard Sling 4’s? We wanted to keep this Sling 4 as close to the standard product as possible but due to the distances we have to travel over oceans, jungles, deserts and ice caps we have had to make a couple of changes. Namely… The fuel tanks – they are
Leg Departure from Arrival at Designator Distance (km) Time (hrs) Date 1 Tedderfield Airpark, Johannesburg South, South Africa Lanseria Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa FALA 65 0.4 2013/07/20 2 Lanseria Airport, Johannesburg, South Africa Luanda, Angola FNLU 2 447 13.6 2013/07/21 3 Luanda, Angola (FNLU) Accra, Ghana DGAA 2 183 12.1 2013/07/22 4 Accra, Ghana Dakar
James and I (Andrew) flew down to Saldanha on Tuesday after it turned out to be the only place in the country with clear skies and a low altitude runway to complete flight testing on the Sling 4. Tomorrow we are off to Namibia for a weekend of demos and meetings, and hopefully a little