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Saturday, 30 January 2016

Aircraft Update for 30-Jan-2016


1305 - ATR-72-212A (600) F-WWEK ATR-GIE Avions de Transport Regional, Toulouse

Noted at Toulouse 28-Jan-2016 in full Azul c/s; "KI" on nose gear doors, named "Sorrir e Azul"

1313 - ATR-72-212A (600) F-WWET ATR-GIE Avions de Transport Regional, Toulouse

Noted at Toulouse 28-Jan-2016 in full BRA c/s

Mount Cook Airline ATR-72-500 ZK-MCA departed the paint shop in Townsville, QLD on 30-Jan-2016, positioning back to Brisbane and Christchurch as seen in the photo below.

MSN 597 - ATR-72-212A (500) ZK-MCA
Mount Cook Airline
Townsville, QLD 30-Jan-2016
Leroy/FNQ Skies Photo


UE-147 - Beech 1900D C-GNAJ Northern Air Charter (P.R.) Ltd., Grimshaw, AB

Flew Bridgewater, VA - Duluth, MN - Calgary-Int'l, AB  30-Jan-2016 on delivery as NLI147, ex N1900F


285 - CASA 212-S1 N433CA EADS CASA N.A., Mobile, AL

Registration cancelled 25-Jan-2016 to LV -....  Aircraft flew via Key West, FL - Cancun 28-Sep-2015

144 - CASA 295M SU-BSZ/1197 Egyptian Air Force, Cairo

Flew Seville - Malta - Cairo-Almaza AFB 29/30-Jan-2016 as EC-002


208-00522 - Cessna 208 VH-WTY Sky Business Ltd., Hamilton Island, QLD (Whitsunday A/S)

Crashed 28-Jan-2016 while landing on Chance Bay off Whitsunday Island, QLD, coming to a stop after crossing the beach and into adjacent trees. 

MSN 208-00522 - Cessna 208 VH-WTY
Whitsunday Air Services
Chance Bay, QLD 28-Jan-2016

208B-5238 - Cessna 208B/EX N103VF Rangeflyers Inc., Wichita, KS

Registration cancelled 27-Jan-2016 to PK-....  Aircraft departed Wichita 27-Oct-2015 on delivery.

Susi Air Cessna 208B PK-VVH is seen below taxiing at Cairns, QLD on 30-Jan-2016. The aircraft flew Essendon - Brisbane - Rockhampton - Cairns and on to Merauke. Indonesia.

MSN 208B-1078 - Cessna 208B PK-VVH
Susi Air
Cairns, QLD 30-Jan-2016
FNQ Skies Photo


AT-017 - SA226AT Merlin IV Perimeter Aviation, Winnipeg, MB

Flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Boise, ID - Santa Maria, CA - Hilo, HI 28/29-Jan-2016 on delivery to Vanuatu.

The aircraft is seen below in full Perimeter Cargo colours, at Saskatoon in 2014.

MSN AT-017 - SA226AT Merlin IV C-GPCL
Perimeter Aviation
Saskatoon, SK 02-Oct-2014
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo

Seen in Calgary on 11-Jan-2016, C-GPCL is still in basic Perimeter colours, however with the titles removed.

MSN AT-017 - SA226AT Merlin IV C-GPCL
ex-Perimeter Aviation
Calgary-Int'l, AB 28-Jan-2016

Going back a few more years, below is C-GPCL taken at Montréal in 1991; in Soundair Express colours, with Air Dorval titles.

MSN AT-017 - SA226AT Merlin IV C-GPCL
Air Dorval Express
Montréal-Trudeau, QC 05-May-1991
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo


340B-410 SAAB 340B N410XJ  US Bank Trustee/Penair, Anchorage, AK

Departed Québec City, QC 30-Jan-2016 for Duluth, MN following maintenance. N369PX (MSN 340B-295) arrived in Québec to take its place yesterday.

Penair certainly must have the most transcontinental SAAB 340 operation as they move aircraft between their operations in Alaska, the east and west coasts of the lower 48, and maintenance in eastern Canada.