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Training Flight 17 2018-01-18

    We wish to remind everyone that reserve pigeons must be paid for by the current participants holding the reserves before Saturday 20th January. If they are not activated by the participants holding them, the reserves will be available for anyone else to activate from 12 noon GMT on Saturday 20th January.

    Any third party wishing to take up reserve birds may book them by sending an email to The allocation will be on a first booked basis and must be by email.


    After TF17 there is only one more Training Flight, TF18 on Sunday the 21st.


    Training Flight 17

    Scheduled for tomorrow morning, 19 January from 47 km with a liberation time of 6.00 am.

    The flight is on our website Home page under Running Race on the right with all the relevant links;

    Alternatively you can view it on the Benzing site as usual;

    Herewith the Recovery Bay list of birds not going on Training Flight 17;









    Late return

    Piotr Surowiec


    IF2017 WVC 167

    United States

    Aria (Activated)


    Late return

    Mohamed Rassam


    KWC17 155637


    0 (Activated)


    Long term injuries

    Petersen & Van Zyl Family


    VFWCPR ZA17 4611

    South Africa

    P Cobra (Reserve)


    Medium term injuries

    Sayaf & Eyathah


    KWC17 144866


    Sayaf & Eyathah 9 (Reserve)


    Medium term injuries

    For Sale BE


    BE 4232542 17


    2542 (Donor- Etienne Debruxelles)


    If you would like to activate a For Sale bird (Venture) kindly email us. Herewith the rules regarding venture birds,


    Herewith our banking details for payments;

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