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Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Aircraft Update for 31-Aug-2016

Updated: 31-Aug-2016 @ 1140

  • Added entry for DHC-8-314 MSN 309

Good size update to end the month of August, although it is dominated by Beech types (not that there is anything wrong with that).

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Sprint Air's SP-SPD (MSN 387) popped into Glasgow on a flight from Italy on 05-Aug-2016 and is seen below with thanks to Ian Mackenzie.

MSN 387 - ATR-72-212(F) SP-SPD
Sprint Air
Glasgow, Scotland 05-Aug-2016
Iain Mackenzie Photo

LJ-481 - Beech B90 N670AT BCM Enterprises LLC, Des Moines, IA

Registered to Central Virginia Aviation Inc., Petersburg, VA 25-Aug-2016.

LJ-744 - Beech C90 N91TJ Old Glory Inc., Tulsa, OK

Registered to Adams Aviation Services Inc. Trustee, Wilmington, DE 30-Aug-2016.

LJ-1022 - Beech C90 N522SC BT-GS Aviation LLC, Baytown, TX

Registered to Smitco Aviation LLC, Fayetteville, AR 23-Aug-2016.

LW-72 - Beech E90 N81HP Pegasus Aviation Inc., Cleveland, OH

Registered to Fly Buys Too LLC, Wilmington, DE 25-Aug-2016.

A couple of Beech 90 series below, an E90 in Albany, OR and an F90 at Oshkosh, WI both with thanks to Ken Swartz.

MSN LW-20 - Beech E90 N87CH
Albany, OR 09-Aug-2016
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo

MSN LA-34 - Beech F90 N98HA
Indiana Aviation Partners
Oshkosh, WI 29-Jul-2016
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo

BV-11 - Beech RC-12M (200) N4ZB Naval Research Laboratory, St. Petersburg, FL

Registration cancelled 24-Aug-2016.

BY-268 - Beech B200GT N503GF Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Registered 23-Aug-2016.

BY-270 - Beech B200GT N502GF Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Registered 25-Aug-2016.

BY-271 - Beech B200GT N508GF Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Registered 25-Aug-2016.

BY-272 - Beech B200GT N272TA Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Registered 26-Aug-2016.

FA-39 - Beech 300 5Y-CBX Avmax Aircraft Leasing Africa Inc., Calgary, AB (ALS Ltd., Nairobi)

Officially imported to Canada 30-Aug-2016. The aircraft is seen below at Nairobi-Wilson in Sep-2014 in full Red Cross c/s, with thanks to John Yates.

MSN FA-39 - Beech 300 5Y-CBX
ALS Ltd.
Nairobi-Wilson, Kenya 24-Sep-2014
John Yates Photo

FL-103 - Beech B300 N113GF Grimmway Enterprises Inc., Bakersfield, CA

Registered to Davis Transportation Services Inc., Davis, CA 30-Aug-2016 (replaced with FL-710 see below).

FL-381 - Beech B300 N337AT Arrow Trading Inc., Fort Lauderdale, FL

Registered to Ed Santos & Associates Inc. Trustee, Wilmington, DE 30-Aug-2016.

FL-710 - Beech B300 N6410M Beech Aircraft Corp., Wichita, KS

Registered to Grimmway Enterprises Inc., Bakersfield, CA 30-Aug-2016.

FL-1062 - Beech B300 N1062 Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Registered 25-Aug-2016.

U-165 - Beech 99 C6-FLI Flamingo Air, Freeport

Left runway on landing at Bimini 15-Aug-2016 and right main gear collapsed during the excursion into the field. Repairable.

UE-206 - Beech 1900D N87551 UE-206 LLC, Helena, MT

Registration cancelled 22-Aug-2016 on export to Dominican Republic.  Registered to Sky High Aviation Services 26-Aug-2016 as HI 1007.

56 - DHC-7-102 (EO-5C) N566CC U.S. Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Flew  El Paso, TX - Tucson-Davis Monthan, AZ 29-Aug-2016 for storage. It is seen below after arrival, and is the first EO-5C to enter the storage facility. All of the fleet will be replaced by DHC-8-300 airframes in due course. N566CC had previously been in the low-vis gray scheme, so I assume that it received the updated red & white colours when it was in Muskoka, ON in Nov/Dec-2015.

MSN 56 was originally delivered to Ransome Airlines in 1981, and was acquired by the military in 2002.

MSN 56 - DHC-7-102 (EO-5C) N566CC
U.S. Army
Davis Monthan AFB, AZ 29-Aug-2016
309th Aerospace Maintenance & Regeneration Group

98 - DHC-8-103 C-GWRI Avmax Aircraft Leasing Inc., Calgary, AB (R1 Airlines, Calgary, AB)

Flew Calgary, AB - Cranbrook, BC - Prince Rupert, BC - Anchorage, AK 29/30-Aug-2016, and is seen below at Anchorage with thanks to Kevin Fortney.

MSN 98 - DHC-8-103 C-GWRI
R1 Airlines
Anchorage, AK 30-Aug-2016
Kevin Fortney Photo

309  - DHC-8-314 C6-BFP  Bombardier Services Corp. (Bahamasair, Nassau)

Flew Bangor, ME - St. John's, NL 31-Aug-2016 as BHS881, on return to lessor. (see blog entry for 30-Aug-2016 as well)

4532 - DHC-8-402 C-GVEN Bombardier Inc., Montréal, QC (Westjet Encore Ltd., Calgary, AB)

Entered service 30-Aug-2016 Toronto-Pearson, ON - Thunder Bay, ON (fl/n 435). Aircraft had been delivered from Downsview to Toronto on 25-Aug-2016.

208-00586 - Cessna 208 N7129S Wells Fargo Bank NW Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Flew Wichita, KS - Bellingham, WA - Anchorage, AK - Adak, AK - Sapporo-Chitose 29/31-Aug-2016 on delivery. The aircraft is seen below passing through Anchorage with thanks to Kevin Fortney.

MSN 208-00586 - Cessna 208 N7129S
WFBNW Trustee
Anchorage, AK 30-Aug-2016
Kevin Fortney Photo

208B-0251 - Cessna 208B N741AS Caravan International Leasing Inc., Carson City, NV

Re-registered N960HL 25-Aug-2016.

F406-0049 - Cessna F406 N406GV Icecap LLC Trustee, Anchorage, AK

Registration cancelled 26-Aug-2016 

303 - DHC-4 Caribou (Turbine) N303PT Penturbo Aviation Inc., Rio Grande, NJ

Registration cancelled 22-Aug-2016 on export to Indonesia. Aircraft arrived in Biak, Indonesia on 10-May-2016. (see blog entry for same date)

1263 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N263NX Lowcountry Trading LLC, Baltimore, MD

Registration pending to Tempus Aircraft Sales & Service Inc., Englewood, CO 24-Aug-2016.

Kodiak 100 N179KQ is seen below at Anchorage, AK on 29-Aug-2016 on its delivery flight to China. Thanks to Kevin Fortney for the photo.

MSN 100-0179 - Kodiak 100 N179KQ
Pilot International Inc. (Aero Sports Federation of China)
Anchorage, AK 31-Aug-2016
Kevin Fortney Photo

200 - TBM-700 N275CA ALDH Services LLC, Houston, TX

Re-registered N275LH 22-Aug-2016.

438 - TBM-700 (850) N851SH Clyde TBM LLC, East Islip, NY

Registered to Advisors Academy Air LLC, Fort Lauderdale, FL 30-Aug-2016

1056 - TBM-700 (950) N975JB JB Air II LLC, Camden, DE

Registration pending to 200 South Avenue LLC, Wilmington, DE 26-Aug-2016.

1094 - TBM-700 (950) N434MA Muncie Aviation LLC, Muncie, IN

Registered to Upper Cumberland Aircraft Services LLC, Cookeville, TN 22-Aug-2016, replacing MSN 263 N263CW (see blog entry for 29-Aug-2016).

SH3690 - Short SD360 Alebco Corp. 2 K/S 

Certificate of Registration cancelled 30-Aug-2016.