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Saturday, 23 July 2016

Aircraft Update for 23-Jul-2016




457 - ATR-42-500 F-GPYA Nordic Aviation Contractors (Ireland) Ltd., Limerick

Flew Sönderborg - Kerkyra - Heraklion 21-Jul-2016 on delivery to Skyexpress Airlines


574 - ATR-42-500 2-GJSA Flair Aviation GmbH, Rückersdorf

Flew Mönchengladbach - Altenrhein/Saint Gallen - Toulouse 21-Jul-2016. Aircraft had been parked at Mönchengladbach since arriving from Oman on 22-Feb-2016.


846 - ATR-72-212A (500) OY-YBJ Billund Leasing 1 Ltd., Billund (Nordic Aviation Capital)

Updating blog entry for 15-Jul-2016; registration cancelled 20-Jul-2016 on export to Spain as EC-MMZ with Air Europa Express




UE-433 - Beech 1900D ZK-EAJ Eagle Airways Ltd., Hamilton

Registered to Manila Aircraft Products Trading, Pasay City 08-Jul-2016; flew Auckland - Gold Coast, QLD - Charleville, QLD - Alice Springs, NT 11/12-Jul-2016, then Alice Springs, NT - Broome, WA - Surabaya 22-Jul-2016 on delivery.




4 - DHC-8-102 VH-QQB Aircraft Solutions Luxembourg (Skytrans Airlines)

Test flown from Cairns, QLD 21-Jul-2016, and returned to service same day Cairns, QLD - Lockhart River, QLD - Weipa, QLD - Aurukun, QLD. Aircraft had previously been parked at Cairns since 24-Feb-2016.


304 - DHC-8-106 C-GRGI Avmax Aircraft Leasing Inc., Calgary, AB

Registered 22-Jul-2016 (see blog entry for 27-Jun-2016)


402 - DHC-8-311 VQ-BVH Yakutia Airlines, Yakutsk

Delivered via Edmonton-Int'l, AB 14/15-Jun-2016, as seen in the photo below courtesy of James Paveley. This aircraft had previously been in open storage at Arnprior, ON (see blog entry for 07-Mar-2016)

MSN 402 - DHC-8-311 VQ-BVH
Yakutia Airlines
Edmonton-Int'l, AB 15-Jun-2016
James Paveley Photo

A couple of recent shots from Montréal, with thanks to Ken Swartz/Aeromedia Communications. C-FHNF, which has been in this all white c/s for several months, and below C-FSRN of Sky Regional. The latter is expected to move to Jazz Aviation at the end of 2016, along with the balance of Sky's Q400 fleet.


MSN 4492 - DHC-8-402 C-FHNF
Bombardier Inc.
Montréal-Trudeau, QC 21-Jul-2016
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo

MSN 4170 - DHC-8-402 C-FSRN
Sky Regional Airlines
Montréal-Trudeau, QC 21-Jul-2016
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo





208B-5048 - Cessna 208B (EX) N248JP 208B Trading Company LLC, Wilmington, DE

Registered to Paul A. Maritz, Mercer Island, WA 20-Jul-2016




3010 - Do328-100 N473PS Berry Aviation Inc., San Marcos, TX

Flew San Marcos, TX - Dayton, OH - Bangor, ME - Keflavík - Belfast - Oberpfaffenhofen 21/23-Jul-2016 on delivery; for USAF.





DC-887B - SA227DC Metro 23 C-GSHZ Sunwest Aviation Ltd., Calgary, AB

Flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Duluth, MN - Nashua, NH 21-Jul-2016; this is the second Sunwest Metro 23 to be flown to Nashua, C-GSHV arrived the previous day.

MSN DC-887B SA227DC Metro 23 C-GSHZ
Sunwest Aviation
Calgary-Int'l, AB 25-Jun-2015
DJRXXS Photo





1639 - Pilatus PC-12/47E HB-FSF Pilatus Flugzeugwerke, Stans

Registered M-YAKW 19-Jul-2016


1641 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N641NG Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd., Broomfield, CO

Registered 21-Jul-2016, ex HB-FSH




100-0173 Kodiak 100 N969TB Pegasus Air of Montana LLC, Missoula, MT

Registered 21-Jul-2016, ex N696TB





2000-062 - SAAB 2000 SE-LTU Eric Thun AB, Lidköping (TUS Airways, Larnaca)

Flew Örebro - Belgrade - Larnaca 21-Jul-2016 on delivery