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Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Regional/Corporate/Utility Turboprop Update for 21-Dec-2016

Updated: 21-Dec-2016 @  1135 1220 1240

  • Added entry for Beech 99 U-118 C-FVCE
  • Added entry for Beech 1900 UE-58 C-FNCP

  • Island Air Hawaii takes delivery of Q400 N681WP
  • Aeromar ATR-42-600 XA-UYK departs Toulouse on delivery
  • Last former Virgin Australia Fokker 50 departs to Africa
  • Fourth Q400 for Aurora arrives in Russia

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MSN 700 - ATR-72-212A (500)  HS-PGF
Siem Reap Air
Phuket 27-Jan-2008
Jakkrit Prasertwit Photo

MSN 868 - ATR-72-212A (500) 9M-FYG
Koh Samui 14-Mar-2010
Jakkrit Prasertwit Photo

MSN 929 - ATR-72-212A (500) RDPL-34175
Lao Airlines
Luang Prabang 20-Jun-2012
Jakkrit Prasertwit Photo

121 - DHC-8-102 C-GJOP Air Creebec Inc., Timmins, ON

Collided with company DHC-8-106 C-FLSX (MSN 285) on the ground at Chisasibi, QC 20-Dec-2016. Both aircraft sustained minor damage.

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

Flew Toulouse - Glasgow - Reykjavík 21-Dec-2016 on delivery, this had been planned for the past couple of days, but did not depart Toulouse until this morning.

1364 - ATR-72-212A (600) F-WTDM Azur Aviation, Le Cannet

Updating entry for yesterday; flew Toulouse-Francazal - Toulouse - Alexandria - Ras Al Khaimah - Hyderabad 20/21-Dec-2016 on delivery to Trujet. Will become VT-TMC.

1379 - ATR-72-212A (600) SE-MKI Hurricane Leasing DAC, Dublin (Braathens Regional)

Updating entry for yesterday; registered 20-Dec-2016; was delivered to Braathens at Angelholm the same day.

19227 - Douglas DC-3C (BT-67) C-GAWI Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB

Updating entry for yesterday, flew Goose Bay, NL - Keflavík - Bremen  21/22-Dec-2016.

U-118 - Beech 99A C-FVCE North-Wright Airways Ltd., Norman Wells, NT

Updating entry for 16-Dec-2016; flew Springbank, AB - Fort St. John, BC - Vancouver-Int'l, BC 15-Dec-2016 as ORK99. This would make it the third Beech 99 for Vancouver-based Orca Airways.

UE-58 - Beech 1900D C-FNCP Air Labrador Ltd., Goose Bay, NL

Updating entry for 10-Oct-2016 which saw the registration being cancelled on 06-Oct-2016, upon completion of lease to Air Labrador. North Cariboo immediately wet-leased the aircraft to PAL Airlines, but it remained unregistered until 21-Dec-2016, when it was finally registered to North Cariboo Flying Service Ltd., Fort St. John, BC. It remains in operation for PAL Airlines flying Halifax - Charlo - Wabush.

17 - DHC-8-103 C-GFSJ Avmax Aircraft Leasing Inc., Calgary, AB

Registration cancelled 20-Dec-2016 on export to Norway as LN-FVA. Had been delivered to Norway on 25-Oct-2016.

341 - DHC-8-102 N885EA Icecap Trustee LLC, Anchorage, AK (Ravn Alaska)

Post maintenance test flight at Québec City, QC 20-Dec-2016, and then flew Québec City, QC - North Bay, ON - Winnipeg, MB same day. The aircraft had been with Premier Aviation since 18-Nov-2016.

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

Updating entry for yesterday; continued Nome, AK - Petropavlovsk 20-Dec-2016 on delivery to Aurora.

4543 - DHC-8-402 N681WP Wells Fargo Bank NW Trustee (Elix Aviation Capital/Island Air)

Registered 20-Dec-2016; flew Downsview, ON - Duluth, MN - McMinnville, OR 21-Dec-2016 on delivery, as SXA356. The ferry flight is being undertaken by Southern Cross Aviation of McMinnville, OR.

MSN 4543 - DHC-8-402 C-FRZC
Bombardier (Elix Aviation Capital/Island Air)
Downsview, ON 09-Dec-2016
Nigel Harris/Canadian Aviation News Photo

4546 - DHC-8-402 C-FSTZ Bombardier Inc., Montréal, QC

Is for Elix Assets/Island Air as N682WP.

208B-5339 Cessna 208B (EX) N339ZZ Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Flew Wichita, KS - Aberdeen, MS - Titusville, FL 21-Dec-2016 for completion work by North American Surveillance Systems.

20107 - Fokker F27-050 VH-FNB APU Investors LLC, Dover, DE

Flew Perth, WA - Jakarta-Halim - Singapore-Seletar 21-Dec-2016, as SYU1608. This is the final
former Virgin Australia Fokker 50 to leave Australia for Africa.

BB-1342 - Beech B200 N304DM Martin Sales Inc., Raleigh, NC

Registered to Technical Aviation LLC, Los Angeles, CA 20-Dec-2016

FL-1037 - Beech B300 N137KF Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Test flown from Wichita-Beech, KS 20-Dec-2016, and then flew to Wichita-Eisenhower, KS same day.

1660 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N42PN Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd., Broomfield, CO

Registered to Pem Craft LLC, Wilmington, DE 20-Dec-2016.