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Boat Plane

Post by HEPZIBAH »

Does the boat plane still fly in Luxor. I've only ever seen it flying once and haven't heard anything, or seen anything written about it, for a long time.


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No, I managed to have it permanently disabled, it's now lying under the Nile, it was either that or a stinger missile and their not cheap, well not since the revolution anyway.
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I went on the seaplane twice many years ago when it was operated by a German company with a German pilot. He trained two ex-Egyptian air force pilots to operate the flights, but due to lack of spare parts, it just sat on the river for years. Obviously noisy, but you did see more as it also flew over Luxor. But at 500LE per person it was too expensive.
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Re: Boat Plane

Post by Bullet Magnet »

Noisy old thing I have to agree.
Its still parked up on the East bank of the Nile as I recall, somewhere near the Sofitel. That was back in November.
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