4th Annual Botswana Air Race

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4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by mdw031 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:58 pm

Hi all,

I recently came across an add in the February 2018 edition of SA Flyer for the 4th annual Botswana Air Race, which is stated to happen on 28June to 1 July 2018.
Obviously being interested, I tried to access the website to sign up just to find that the website was down. I then tried to contact the number and the email address provided but to no avail.

Does anyone know when the entry polls will be open? And if this event will even happen?

Thanks x
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by abezzi » Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:28 am

I think you are talking about Race for Rhinos, is that correct?
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by Iceberg » Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:40 am

Got an email from Deola Briers - it is definitely on and they are working on updating the website.
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by Fransw » Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:12 pm

mdw031 wrote:Hi all,

I recently came across an add in the February 2018 edition of SA Flyer for the 4th annual Botswana Air Race, which is stated to happen on 28June to 1 July 2018.
Obviously being interested, I tried to access the website to sign up just to find that the website was down. I then tried to contact the number and the email address provided but to no avail.

Does anyone know when the entry polls will be open? And if this event will even happen?

Thanks x
I think they 'signed' a 5 year agreement, and will most probably renew it after that..
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by Iceberg » Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:16 pm

Website now updated and entries for 2018 open:
www.airrace.co.bw
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by ScUbA_fLyEr » Fri Mar 02, 2018 2:01 pm

Entered and already flying the course in my mind.

It will be my 4th Race For Rhino's (3/3 so far hehehe)
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by pietmeyer » Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:16 pm

Entered for this year's race. Will be my first Race For Rhino. Done PTAR the previous 2 years so looking forward to the bots race.
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by ScUbA_fLyEr » Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:02 am

I see that they are up 55 Entries already

http://www.airrace.co.bw/participants-list
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by ScUbA_fLyEr » Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:24 pm

86 Entries and slots seem to be filling quickly.
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by pietmeyer » Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:20 am

Will this race be held at Kubu island or at Sua airport FBSN ?
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by cage » Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:58 am

I see there is a bell longranger entered. It comes up well short of the 400nm minimum range required, wonder how they will manage that.
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by ScUbA_fLyEr » Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:45 pm

cage wrote:I see there is a bell longranger entered. It comes up well short of the 400nm minimum range required, wonder how they will manage that.
Typical fling wing pilot, probably did not read the Terms and Conditions :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by kloot piloot » Tue May 08, 2018 4:12 pm

Is anyone else having difficulties to pay the entry fees?
I've used two different cards on their payment system - no success.
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by ScUbA_fLyEr » Wed May 09, 2018 12:54 pm

kloot piloot wrote:Is anyone else having difficulties to pay the entry fees?
I've used two different cards on their payment system - no success.
:?:
Hi Roel,

Are you trying to pay via the website when you register as an entry or from the link sent to you via the race organisers?
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Re: 4th Annual Botswana Air Race

Unread post by kloot piloot » Wed May 09, 2018 1:08 pm

I tried the link they sent us by e-mail. :(
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