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by Serge
29 Sep 2006, 20:53
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AIR FRANCE Safir pictures and repaint ?
Replies: 8
Views: 9237

Great ! Thanks a lot. "AK" happens to be the last Safir I've ever flown !
But the picture author mentions a "D" type (in 1972) instead of ""B" (in 1967). May be it has been converted later on. I'll contact him.
Any volunteer for a repaint ?
by Serge
29 Sep 2006, 11:59
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AIR FRANCE Safir pictures and repaint ?
Replies: 8
Views: 9237

AIR FRANCE Safir pictures and repaint ?

Hi there, When I was 19 years old (sigh !) in 1966/67, I was flying Air France Safir's. I would be interested in finding back pictures and, possibly, have someone commit a repaint (which I am unable to do myself, unfortunately). According to my log book, 5 SAAB 91B have been wearing Air France color...
by Serge
27 Sep 2006, 14:57
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: GEAR
Replies: 18
Views: 6627

Not a gear for ladies !

...And you should have seen that gear moving franticaly up and down all along the runway, while the plane was yoddeling up and down at low altitude when a lady pilot was desperately trying to lift it and lock it up. Since it needed a considerable amount of strenght, an a good synchronisation to lock...