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Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Aircraft Update for 01-Mar-2016


There have recently been a considerable number of new subscribers, and the visitors are continuing to grow; both of which are good news. I believe there is a good opportunity to build on the initial success, so all readers are encouraged to help the growth continue through both contribution of material and photos, and by getting the word out to friends and colleagues. 





UC-109 - Beech 1900C-1 VH-EMI Commonwealth of Australia, DoD, Edinburgh, SA

Registered 22-Feb-2016, operated by Hawker Pacific Pty Ltd., Wetherhill Park NSW, ex A53-001.


UE-362 - Beech 1900D C-GROK Sunwest Aviation Ltd., Calgary, AB

Registration cancelled 29-Feb-2016 on export to U.S.A.  Aircraft flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Winnipeg, MB - ? 25-Feb-2016




MSN UE-362 - Beech 1900D C-GROK
Sunwest Aviation
Calgary-Int'l, AB 27-Aug-2014
Mike MacKinnon Photo









265 - DHC-8-102 N637AR EP Aviation LLC, Wood Dale, IL (AAR Airlift Group)


Following yesterday's test flight, N637AR today 01-Mar-2016 left North Bay, ON bound for La Grande Riviere, QC and Iqaluit.


289 - DHC-8-102 H4-SOL Solomon Airlines, Honiara

Flew Munda - Cairns, QLD 01-Mar-2016 as seen in the photo below courtesy of FNQ Skies.


MSN 289 - DHC-8-102 H4-SOL
Solomon Airlines
Cairns, QLD 01-Mar-2016
FNQ Skies Photo


4492 - DHC-8-402 C-FHNF Bombardier Inc., Montréal, QC


Flew Phoenix, AZ (DVT) - Wichita, KS - Hamilton, ON - Downsview, ON 29-Feb-2016. Presumably the trip to Deer Valley was related to Honeywell and avionics.


4519 - DHC-8-402 C-FMEZ Bombardier Inc., Montréal, QC

Flew Downsview, ON - Kitchener/Waterloo, ON - Downsview, ON 29-Feb-2016 as BBA3






208B-2137 - Cessna 208B VH-TYV ACENA Nominees Pty Ltd., Adelaide, SA


Registered 23-Feb-2016, ex N2137P; this aircraft arrived in Australia on 04-Feb-2016 from the U.S.A. and appears to have replaced a Cessna P210 of the same registration & owner.


208B-5258 - Cessna 208B N7125K Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Registered 29-Feb-2016


208B-5261 - Cessna 208B N401S Bacom Aviation LLC, New York, NY

Registered 29-Feb-2016; this aircraft flew Wichita, KS - South Saint Paul, MN 31-Dec-2015 and appears to remain there.








Convair information below courtesy of the great blog from NZ: MRC Aviation


277 - Convair 5800(F) ZK-KFS Air Freight New Zealand, Auckland


Last service 31-Dec-2015 Christchurch - Palmerston North, and then entered company hangar for maintenance prior to return to KF Aerospace in Canada.


MSN 277 - CV-5800(F) ZK-KFS
Air Freight NZ
Auckland Nov-2004
David Osborn/Aeroprints Photo









Fokker information is with credit to the excellent publication/website: AIRnieuws.nl




20112 - Fokker F.27-050 PH-KPB SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance BV

Registration cancelled 20-Jan-2016, will be sold by auction at Maastricht 04-Mar-2016


20113 - Fokker F.27-050 VH-FNH Virgin Australia Regional Airlines Pty Ltd., Bowen Hills, QLD

Last service Esperance, WA - Perth, WA 27-Feb-2016; the aircraft then operated a local farewell Fokker 50 flight from Perth marking the retirement of the type.


20114 - Fokker F.27-050 VH-FNI Virgin Australia Regional Airlines Pty Ltd., Bowen Hills, QLD

Last service Esperance, WA - Perth, WA 26-Feb-2016 and withdrawn from use there


20200 - Fokker F.27-050 VH-FNF Virgin Australia Regional Airlines Pty Ltd., Bowen Hills, QLD

Last service Geraldton WA - Perth, WA 27-Feb-2016 and withdrawn from use there


20212 - Fokker F.27-050 VH-FNE Virgin Australia Regional Airlines Pty Ltd., Bowen Hills, QLD

Last service Albany, WA - Perth, WA 26-Feb-2016 and withdrawn from use there


20214 - Fokker F.27-050 TF-JMM Flugfélag Íslands, Reykjavik

Was withdrawn from use at Reykjavík Dec-2015, and subsequently flown to Bergamo on 14-Dec-2015 for maintenance. Registered to African Holding of America Inc. 22-Jan-2016 as 2-RLAG, and departed Bergamo 26-Feb-2016 on delivery to Compagnie Africaine de Aviation (CAA)


MSN 20214 - Fokker F.27-050 TF-JMM
Flugfélag Íslands
Reykjavík, Iceland Jun-2007
Erik Johannesson Photo



20239 - Fokker F.27-050 PJ-JXN Denim Air BV

Arrived Saarbrucken 19-Jan-2016 on completion of United Nations UNHAS/WFP contract.







100-0166 - Kodiak 100 N166KQ Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Registered 29-Feb-2016








MSN 618 - ATR-42-500 CU-T1455
Aerogaviota
Santiago, Cuba 29-Mar-2012
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo


MSN 208B-5225 - Cessna 208B/EX 9M-PAR
Singapore 20-Feb-2016
Alec Wilson Photo



MSN 126 - CV-580 C-FIWN
KF Aerospace
Kelowna, BC 24-Aug-2006
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo


MSN 151 - CV-580 C-FKFZ
KF Aerospace (Purolator Courier)
Kelowna, BC 28-Sep-2014
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo


MSN 116 - PAC 750XL N820AB
Vertical Air
DeLand, FL 02-Mar-2015
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo


MSN 155 - PAC 750XL N155VV
Volatile Aero Ventures
Boulder, NV 09-Mar-2013
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo



MSN 407 - SAAB 340B N407XJ
Mesaba Aviation (US Airways Express)
Syracuse, NY 10-Nov-2011
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo