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An-2 LY-AFC at Amman (Marka) Jordan 11 May 2001226 viewsOn our trip to Egypt and Jordan in a Twin Comanche
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Aqaba (on returning from Amman) May 2001115 viewsWe were parked on the new concrete apron which was surrounded by a tarmac strip. Holes had been dug for ground lighting but were unmarked. In his haste to get away first, the Mooney promptly taxied into one of them with his right undercarriage. Silence...
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Aqaba (on returning from Amman) May 2001108 viewsThe Mooney was bodily lifted out of the hole, there was obviously no prop strike, Papa Zulu straightened the bent undercarriage door and the trip to Hurghada continued. No test flight, just go...amazing behaviour!
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Aqaba (on returning from Amman) May 2001108 viewsAll went well, except that the take off to the north should have been a right turn after the mountain ridge. The eventual left turn took them over neighbouring Eilat (Israel), but the Israeli controllers must be used to it! Pas de probleme!
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MiG-19 Aswan 4 May 2001131 viewsTaken from the bus as we departed the airport, having arrived from Abu Simbel.
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MiG-15 UTI Aswan 4 May 2001139 viewsEgyptian Air Force. Spotted from the bus as we departed the airport. Apols for the poor quality!
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D-IAAM Rhodos-Maritsa 13 May 2001157 viewsCessna(Reims) FT.337G Pressurized Skymaster. This would be my mount for the return via Fano to Egelsbach.
c/n 0020/0270 ex-D-GAAM. Pilot Dr. Kuno Strauss with Hilde Mangold, author of 'Ein Himmliches Gefühl'
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MiG-21 Egypt AF Hurghada 4 May 2001345 views
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MiG-21 Egypt AF Hurghada 4 May 2001362 views
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6 October Airport Cairo May 2001292 views
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SU-BBO 6 October Airport Cairo 2001146 viewsCessna 188 Agwagon
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6 October Airport Cairo May 2001136 views
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