Flying to Sun City in the morning -- worlds fastest zip line

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Flying to Sun City in the morning -- worlds fastest zip line

Postby Turbo » Fri Dec 27, 2013 8:16 pm

hey guys

im flying out to Sun City early tomorrow morning, routing through pinedene and over the ridge past gerotek and red and white mast.

We going to ride the worlds fastest and longest zip line --
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Re: Flying to Sun City in the morning -- worlds fastest zip

Postby Turbo » Mon Dec 30, 2013 1:36 pm

WOW what an experience!!! both the flying aswell as the zip line!!

The zip line reached 160km/h over 2000meters in distance. They attach a vertical stab to your legs so that you track straight..... its an AWESOME experience!!!! Very professional and a great bunch of guys who manage the event!!

The flight there was cool, stable and although cloudy, a nice flight. The flight back was SCARY to say the least! - we were playing dodgems with mother nature and her thunder storms!! we had to divert 100miles to get around all the storms from the red and white radio mast, vaalkop dam, and through the pinedene route, so we eventually flew over the CBD around past RAND and home -- at some point we were flying in the tail of two of the storms, and in the rain ... its scary, but somewhat stable.... the visbility sucks and you have to use sight through the doors of the cheetah - which is fine as they are big enough to see plenty!

What impressed me was how able the cheetah is In rain .... not to mention the heavy rock and roll just before we got into the rainy parts - we were approximately 7miles away from the storm flying in a southerly direction and the storm was blowing in a northerly direction which was just enough to still get rained on ..... just before you get near the storm the wind and updraft is massive! We climbed almost 250feet in about 5 seconds - you get thrown around a lot but the cheetah is more than capable!

What an aerie -- if only I had enough space to keep her!!!
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Re: Flying to Sun City in the morning -- worlds fastest zip

Postby Dish » Wed Jan 01, 2014 10:19 pm

Routing over the jhb cbd ?
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Re: Flying to Sun City in the morning -- worlds fastest zip

Postby Turbo » Fri Jan 03, 2014 11:02 am

Yes sir -CBD was the only option.
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Re: Flying to Sun City in the morning -- worlds fastest zip

Postby Robbie Shaw » Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:28 am

Great I need to do this trip..... Maybe set up another bunch of guys to do this trip .?.....
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Re: Flying to Sun City in the morning -- worlds fastest zip

Postby Turbo » Sat Jan 04, 2014 8:55 pm

I have done it a few times - let me know when you want to do it and ill gladly oblige.
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Re: Flying to Sun City in the morning -- worlds fastest zip

Postby Robbie Shaw » Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:49 pm

Turbo your on ..,....
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Re: Flying to Sun City in the morning -- worlds fastest zip

Postby Turbo » Sun Jan 05, 2014 8:41 pm

(^^) (^^) !!!! !!!! !!!! !!!! !!!!

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