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Monday, 19 December 2016

Regional/Corporate/Utility Turboprop Update for 19-Dec-2016


Updated: 19-Dec-2016 @ 1200 1300 1355


  • Added entry for Convair 640 XA-UNH and XA-UTW
  • Added photo for DHC-8 MSN 537 C-FUCL






  • Three more former Russian Caravans head across the North Atlantic to the U.S.
  • Q400 C-FPZS departs Toronto on delivery to Aurora
  • First Beech 1900D for Fly Baghdad
  • ATR deliveries to Aeromar and Air Tahiti
  • Next Q400 combi for Ryukyu Air Commuter outside at the factory





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OE-LGM returned from painting in Bratislava on 16-Dec-2016 where it received the latest version of Austrian's colours, which have seen the "My" disappear from the titles. It is the first Q400 to carry the revised titles.


MSN 4319 - DHC-8-402 OE-LGM
Austrian Airlines
Innsbruck 13-Aug-2016
Maximilian Gruber Photo

MSN 4319 - DHC-8-402 OE-LGM
Austrian Airlines
Innsbruck 16-Dec-2016
Maximilian Gruber Photo



108 - ATR-72-201(F) ZS-XCH Solenta Aviation Pty Ltd., Johannesburg

Updating entry for 23-Nov-2016; flew Las Palmas - Abidjan 17-Dec-2016 on delivery, ex EI-SLR.

725 - ATR-72-212A (500) M-ABEW Hubli Aircraft Leasing Ltd., Grand Cayman

Registration cancelled 12-Dec-2016 as scrapped. Last known stored at Delhi in poor condition, ex VT-DKD.

1211 - ATR-42-600 XA-UYK Aeromar, Mexico City, DF

Scheduled to be flown Toulouse - Glasgow - Keflavík 19-Dec-2016 on delivery, however it has not yet left Toulouse as this is written at 1700 EST.

1376 - ATR-72-212A (600) F-ORVV SNC Komako Bail, Montrouge (Air Tahiti, Papeete)

Scheduled to be flown Toulouse - Alexandria - Al Ain 19/20-Dec-2016 on delivery.



UE-396 - Beech 1900D YI-BAJ Fly Baghdad, Baghdad

Updating entry for 24-May-2016; recently noted at Erbil, ex VH-XDY.



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

Updating entry for 16-Dec-2016; flew Keflavík - Iqaluit, NU - Thompson, MB - Calgary-Int'l, AB
16/17-Dec-2016 on delivery, ex OY-YBG. It is seen below after arrival in Calgary, with thanks to Dave Subelack.

MSN 537 - DHC-8-103 C-FUCL
Avmax Aircraft Leasing Inc.
Calgary-Int'l, AB 18-Dec-2016
Dave Subelack Photo


4481 - DHC-8-402 C-FPZS World Wide Aircraft Ferrying Ltd., Mississauga, ON

Flew Toronto-Pearson, ON - Saskatoon, SK - Whitehorse, YT 19-Dec-2016 on delivery to Aurora. The aircraft is seen below at Toronto earlier this year, with thanks to Ted Larkin.

MSN 4481 - DHC-8-402 C-FPZS
World Wide Aircraft Ferrying (Aurora)
Toronto-Pearson, ON 30-Jun-2016
Frederick K. Larkin Photo

4543 - DHC-8-402 C-FRZC Bombardier Inc., Montréal, QC

Test flown from Downsview, ON 16-Dec-2016 as BBA3. (for Island Air)

4544 - DHC-8-402 C-GKQG Bombardier Inc., Montreal, QC

Noted at Downsview, ON 18-Dec-2016 doing engine runs, in full Porter c/s. The aircraft is seen earlier in the day with thanks to Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications.

MSN 4544 - DHC-8-402 C-GKQG
Bombardier (Porter Airlines)
Downsview, ON 18-Dec-2016
Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo


4545 - DHC-8-402 C-FRYV Bombardier Inc., Montréal, QC

Test flown from Downsview, ON 16-Dec-2016 as BBA20, and 18-Dec-2016 as BBA22. The aircraft is seen at Downsview on 18-Dec-2016 with thanks to Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications.

MSN 4545 - DHC-8-402 C-FRYV
Bombardier (Ryukyu Air Commuter)
Downsview, ON 18-Dec-2016
Kenneth I. Swartz/Aeromedia Communications Photo



208-00373 - Cessna 208 (TT) N332SV Texas Turbine Conversions Inc., Denison, TX

Test flown from Denison, TX 16/17-Dec-2016, and then flew Denison, TX - South Saint Paul, MN 18-Dec-2016.

208B-0250 - Cessna 208B VH-SFX B&B No.2 Pty Ltd., Wollongong, NSW (Skydive the Beach)

Registered 14-Dec-2016, ex N250BZ.

208B-0536 - Cessna 208B N1128L Randigo LLC, Wilmington, DE

Registered to Arne Aviation LLC, Suffolk, VA 16-Dec-2016.

208B-5036 - Cessna 208B (EX) N336JP 208B Trading Company LLC, Wilmington, DE

Flew Friedrichshafen - Luxembourg - Wick 18-Dec-2016 on delivery, ex RA-67179.

208B-5037 - Cessna 208B (EX) N437JP 208B Trading Company LLC, Wilmington, DE

Flew Friedrichshafen - Luxembourg - Wick 18-Dec-2016 on delivery, ex RA-67180.

208B-5044 - Cessna 208B (EX) N244JP 208B Trading Company LLC, Wilmington, DE

Flew Friedrichshafen - Saarbrücken - Luxembourg - Wick 18-Dec-2016 on delivery, ex RA-67183.

208B-5319 - Cessna 208B (EX) N997AR USAF/AFMC/AFLCMC, Dayton, OH

Registration cancelled 15-Dec-2016 on export to Argentina.

208B-5321 - Cessna 208B (EX) N998AR USAF/AFMC/AFLCMC, Dayton, OH

Registration cancelled 15-Dec-2016 on export to Argentina.

208B-5333 - Cessna 208B (EX) N193K Wells Fargo Bank NW Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Flew Santa Maria, CA - Hilo, HI 19-Dec-2016.




Classic shot of Convair 640 XA-UNH departing Hamilton yesterday, with thanks to Reinhard Zinabold. VTM332 arrived in Hamilton from Laredo and Shreveport, and departed back to Shreveport and El Paso.

MSN 332 - Convair 640 XA-UNH
Aeronaves T.S.M.
Hamilton, ON 18-Dec-2016
Reinhard Zinabold Photo

Also arriving in Hamilton yesterday was XA-UTW, which arrived from Tulsa, OK and remains on the ground at Hamilton today.

MSN 64 - Convair 640 XA-UTW
Aeronaves T.S.M.
Hamilton, ON 18-Dec-2016
Reinhard Zinabold Photo





340B-451 - SAAB 340B N361AG JAHN361AG LLC, Miami, FL (Jetstream Aviation Capital)

Updating entry for 23-Nov-2016; registration cancelled 23-Nov-2016 and registered to Cayman Airways Express, Grand Cayman 23-Nov-2016 as VP-CBT.



BY-161 - Beech B200GT N247MG Horizon Group Inc. Trustee, Boca Raton, FL

Registration cancelled 15-Dec-2016 on export to Poland. Aircraft crossed the north Atlantic 13/14-Dec-2016 on delivery.

FL-747 - Beech B300 N784AP GPK Aviation LLC, Georgetown, TX

Registered to Garrett Air Inc., Wilmington, DE 16-Dec-2016.

FL-988 - Beech B300 VH-KQF Hawker Pacific Pty Ltd., Bankstown, NSW

Registered 15-Dec-2016, ex N988KA.

FL-1003 - Beech B300 VH-KQG Hawker Pacific Pty Ltd., Bankstown, NSW

Registered 15-Dec-2016, ex N1003V.



1131 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N5326S S&S Aviation LLC, Helena, MT

Registered to Spair Equipment Leasing LLC, Houston, TX 16-Dec-2016.

1654 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N373EZ Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd., Broomfield, CO

Registered to Hawkins Aiation LLC, Boise, ID 16-Dec-2016. Flew Denver-Rocky Mountain, CO - Boise, ID 27-Oct-2016.

1655 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N655NG Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd., Broomfield, CO

Registered to Kansas City Aviation Center Inc., Olathe, KS 16-Dec-2016. Flew Denver-Rocky Mountain, CO - Olathe, KS 09-Nov-2016.

1664 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N816WG Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd., Broomfield, CO

Registered to Karol Atmosfera LLC, Boston, MA 16-Dec-2016. Flew Denver-Rocky Mountain, CO - Bedford, MA 16-Dec-2016.

1675 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N675NG Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd., Broomfield, CO

Registered 16-Dec-2016.



100-0174 - Quest Kodiak N174KQ Pilot International Inc., Valley Center, KS

Became B-10JD which was registered 14-Dec-2016.