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SAAF Air Show 17
A North American T-6 Harvard of the Golden Lions Harvard Display Team comes in to land. These aircraft were used as initial flying trainers by the SAAF until 1995.
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SAAF Air Show 16
The Mango Airlines 737-800 (a budget airline) put in an appearance at the air show.
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SAAF Air Show 15
A former SAAF Cheetah C fighter, built by Atlas Aircraft Corporation as an upgrade of the Mirage III. Here it is seen taking off from Zwartkop AFB. Photo, Janet Szabo.
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SAAF Air Show 14
Atlas/Aermacchi Impala. This type was the standard advanced trainer of the SAAF for decades and was also effective as a ight bomber in the Border War. The original Silver Falcons aerobatics team flew Impalas.
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Just a note to let you know we were away for about two weeks. (With the security situation in this country, we don't mention things like that before going away, only after...)
So, I'm back, not going anywhere for Christmas!

Cheerio,
Chris

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Christopher Szabo
Artist | Photography
South Africa
I'm not an artist, I'm a journalist. I started taking photos to illustrate my articles and got interested in photography. I did a basic course and, as the saying goes, "it changed my life". Well, maybe my perspective through the viewfinder, anyway!
I also have an artistic streak, so I appreciate the great art I see here.
I really love the classics, and have been fortunate enought to have seen Michelangelo's La Pieta and Moses. Amazing!
Here I offer some of my humble efforts.

Current Residence: Pretoria, South Africa/Hungary when possible.
Favourite genre of music: Classical
Favourite style of art: Renaissance or Classical
Operating System: Yes
Skin of choice: My Own!
Favourite cartoon character: Dagwood
Personal Quote: "Political correctness is tyranny with manners." Charlton Heston.
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F16CrewChief Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the favs of my F-106 and T-33 pics!
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artlovr59 Featured By Owner 2 days ago   Photographer
You're very welcome, they're wonderful historical references, too!
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thesketchydude13 Featured By Owner Edited May 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I hate to bother you but can you help me Identify the type of Truck in this Photograph? (it was taken around 1942 or 43 in Hungary or Russia) 


Hungarian armoured Convoy Truck (and its crew)
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artlovr59 Featured By Owner May 16, 2017   Photographer
No problem! I had a look at the main types of trucks used, and can't say what it is. What's odd is the oval shape of the grille. All the ones I saw in my reference books have rectangular-shaped grilles.
I also looked on the Internet and you might try looking at different models of the Scania Vabis. Hungary did use a lot of Swedish kit, so maybe that's it.
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thesketchydude13 Featured By Owner May 16, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I Think I found a match www.offroadvehicle.ru/AZBUCAR/…  its a "39M V8 Ford"
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artlovr59 Featured By Owner May 16, 2017   Photographer
That does look convincing. They had a real mish-mash of Hungarian, Czech, German and American Ford trucks, as well as Marmons and lots of other vehicles, not to mention Fords captured from the Russians. My Dad talks in his memoirs about their "Russki Fords" that they'd captured.
Are you looking at doing a series on military trucks, then?
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ESLB-Photography Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017
thanks for the watch
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artlovr59 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2017   Photographer
You're welcome!
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HoremWeb Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2017   Photographer
Köszi a favot, és 

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Judit in Black Light 10 - Laser Harp by HoremWeb
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artlovr59 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2017   Photographer
Nagyon szivesen, nincs mit! Nagyon kreatív, eredeti!
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