The Waterskiing Harvards “The Flying Lions Formation Aerobatic Team”
Early morning anglers were treated to the spectacle of four T-6 Harvard aircraft from The Flying Lions Aerobatic Team water skiing across the Klipdrift Dam near Johannesburg, South Africa. Lead by Scully Levin, with wingman Arnie Meneghelli, Stewart Lithgow and Ellis Levin, this renown airshow display team rehearse a sequence for the newly launched “Aviation Action” television program on Supersport.
Meneghelli from Academy Brushware, owner of the aircraft had this to say, “What we did today I believe is a world first. It illustrates that South African air show pilots are amongst the best in the world”.
This unusual act, approved by the South African Civil Aviation Authority CAA), and supported by Castrol Aviation,was meticulously planned and took place under the watchful eye of divers and paramedics that were on site.
Read more about this wild photo shoot at Air and Space Magazine, image taken by Frans Dely