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Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Regional/Corporate/Utility Turboprop Update for 14-Dec-2016


Updated: 14-Dec-2016 @ 1215 1700


  • Third Level Piston Supplement is updated including new photos.
  • Updated entry for DHC-8 MSN 484




  • Multi-Mission Q400 N404E departs for Greenville, TX
  • Brazilian registered Bandeirante continues survey work in southern U.S.





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Today's photos with thanks to:




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MSN BE-7 - Beech B100 C-GVIK
Max Aviation
Saint-Hubert, QC 24-May-2014
Pierre Gillard Photo

MSN B-106 - Beech A100 C-FDOS
Exact Air
Saint-Honoré, QC 18-Jun-2015
Pierre Gillard Photo



558 - ATR-72-212A (500) M-LDME Elix Aviation Capital, Dublin

Flew Toulouse-Francazal - Toulouse - Las Palmas - Praia 14-Dec-2016 on delivery to TACV Cabo Verde. Will be D4-CCC.

1374 - ATR-72-212A (600) F-WWEK ATR-GIE Avions de Transport Regional, Toulouse

Noted at Toulouse 13-Dec-2016 in full new Air Antilles c/s.




484 - DHC-8-202 N480AV Wells Fargo Bank NW Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT (Avmax Aircraft Leasing)

Flew Great Falls, MT - Pueblo, CO - San Marcos, TX 14-Dec-2016 presumably for Berry Aviation.
Aircraft had arrived in Great Falls on 25-Oct-2016 from Calgary, and is ex C-FOBU.

537 - DHC-8-103 C-FUCL Avmax Aircraft Leasing Inc., Calgary, AB

Registered 14-Dec-2016, ex OY-YBG.

4067 - DHC-8-402 N404E L-3 Communications Advanced Aviation, Helena, MT


Test flown from Abbotsford, BC 01-Dec-2016 following Cascade Aerospace conversion to Multi-Mission platform. Flew Abbotsford, BC - Phoenix, AZ - Greenville, TX 13-Dec-2016. Aircraft had arrived in Abbotsford on 13-Jul-2015, it is seen below in Abbotsford in Aug-2015, and then on the transit through Phoenix yesterday.

MSN 4067 - DHC-8-402 N404E
L3 Communications Advanced Aviation
Abbotsford, BC 07-Aug-2015

MSN 4067 - DHC-8-402 N404E
L3 Communications Advanced Aviation
Phoenix, AZ 13-Dec-2016
NomadYota Photo

4542 - DHC-8-402 ET-AUE Ethiopian Airlines, Addis Ababa

Updating entry for yesterday; flew Goose Bay, NL - Keflavík 14-Dec-2016 as it continues on its delivery flight to Addis Ababa.


The Angolan Government DHC-8-315 D2-EYU which arrived in Maastricht a couple days ago for attention at SAMCO is seen below, with thanks to Björn van der Velpen.

MSN 645 - DHC-8-315 D2-EYU
Government of Angola (Heli Malongo)
Maastricht 16-Dec-2016
Björn van der Velpen Photo



208-00573 - Cessna 208 N573CZ Cessna Aircraft Company, Wichita, KS

Registered to Edudav Air Corp., New Castle, DE 13-Dec-2016.

208B-0934 - Cessna 208B N886SP Priority Air Charter LLC, Kidron, OH

Updating entry for 01-Jun-2016; registered to Samaritan's Purse, Boone, NC 13-Dec-2016. This aircraft crossed the Atlantic, and via Malta 21/24-May-2016 en route to humanitarian work in Africa.



110461 - Embraer EMB-110P2 PT-SHO Fototerra Ativ. de Aerolevantamentos Ltda.

Flew Puerto Plata - Fort Lauderdale-Executive, FL - New Orleans-Lakefront, LA - Houma, LA 12/14-Nov-2016, and then Houma, LA - College Station, TX 14-Dec-2016.



T26-173 - Swearingen SA26AT Merlin IIB N579TX Osage Aviation LLC, Yates Center, KS

Registered to FMG Aviation LLC, Miami, FL 13-Dec-2016.



LJ-1518 - Beech C90A N982SB Foster Hospitality Group LLC, Springfield, MO

Registered to Cal-Ore Life Flight LLC, Brookings, OR 13-Dec-2016. Flew Springfield, OH - Wichita, KS - Price, UT - Salem, OR 17/18-Nov-2016.

BY-276 - Beech B200GT N119TL Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Test flown Wichita-Beech, KS 13-Dec-2016 and then departed to Grand Forks, ND same day.



22 - SOCATA TBM-700 N994DF Bleyco Inc., Castro Valley, CA

Registered to Base Utilities Inc., Minot, ND 13-Dec-2016. Flew Hayward, CA - North Platte, NE - Des Moines, IA - Minot, ND 19/20-Nov-2016.

312 - SOCATA TBM-700C N773TC Maca Transportation LLC, Springville, UT

Registered to Avex Inc., Camarillo, CA 13-Dec-2016.

1125 - SOCATA TBM-700 (930) N930YY Avex Inc., Camarillo, CA

Registered to Maca Transportation LLC, Springville, UT 13-Dec-2016, replacing MSN 312 above. Flew Camarillo, CA - Spanish Fork/Springville, UT 11-Nov-2016.



1413 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N307TS Aerotomas LLC, Billings, MT

Registered to Koinonia Aviation LLC, Casper, WY 13-Dec-2016.