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Friday, 30 December 2016

Regional/Corporate/Utility Turboprop Update for 30-Dec-2016

Updated: 30-Dec-2016 @ 1150

  • Fourth ATR-42 for Policía Nacional de Colombia
  • One Caravan across the Pacific, and one across the Atlantic

🔵 = Transoceanic flight.

Wishing everyone a safe and happy new year. Thank-you for your support and contributions over the past twelve months. Readership numbers are up considerably in the past sixty days, so let's keep that trend going into 2017.

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MSN 4065 - DHC-8-402 5Y-QUE
Nairobi-Kenyatta 05-Nov-2015
Michael Ward Photo

MSN 120292 - EMB-120ER 9J-RYL
Royal Air Charter
Lusaka 28-Jul-2016
Michael Ward Photo

255 - ATR-42-300 T7-LBA Policía Nacional de Colombia, Bogota

Flew Rome-Fiumicino - Mönchengladbach 30-Dec-2016 after painting into PNC c/s. The aircraft is seen below on arrival with thanks to Judith Dahmen. The aircraft rudder remains in the previous UTAir colours.

This is the fourth ATR-42 for PNC, and the second to come from the former UTAir Aviation fleet.

MSN 255 - ATR-42-300 T7-LBA
Policía Nacional de Colombia
Mönchengladbach 30-Dec-2016
Judith Dahmen Photo

1359 - ATR-72-212A (600) F-WWET ATR Avions de Transports Regional, Toulouse

Correcting the MSN from yesterday's report. I made the change on the web version yesterday, but this will serve as a correction in the subscription copies.

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

Test flown from Downsview, ON 29-Dec-2016 as BBA20. Full Porter Airlines c/s.

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

Updating entry for 29-Dec-2016; continued Reykjavík - Birmingham - Malta 30-Dec-2016 as it makes its way towards Okinawa for Ryukyu Air Commuter.

I have added a couple sub-designators to the Caravans (SC) = Super Cargomaster; (GC) =Grand Caravan and (GC/EX) Grand Caravan EX.

🔵 208-00556 - Cessna 208 N764DF TVPX ARS Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Flew Winston-Salem, NC - Danbury, CT - Goose Bay, NL - Narsarsuaq 29/30-Dec-2016.

MSN 208-00556 - Cessna 208 N764DF
Carolina Jet Photo

208B-0141 - Cessna 208B (SC) N9634B Bird of Paradise Inc., Vinton, IA

Registered to MEC International Trading LLC, Daytona Beach, FL 29-Dec-2016. Although built as a Super Cargomaster, it has been modified for skydiving use as can be seen in the photo below.

MSN 208B-0141 - Cessna 208B N9634B
Chris Rosenfelt

🔵 208B-2396 - Cessna 208B (GC) N3296A Gateway Air Center Inc., Merced, CA

Flew Merced, CA - Honolulu, HI - Apia 27/29-Dec-2016 on delivery. This is the former RA-67170.

208B-5326 - Cessna 208B (GC/EX) N128DS Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Registered to Endurance Capital Management LLC, Dallas, TX 29-Dec-2016.

340A-084 - SAAB 340A N671BC JAHN671BC LLC, Miami, FL (Jetstream Aviation Capital)

Registered to Nations Fund 1 LLC, Norwalk, CT 29-Dec-2016, and remains in service with IBC Airways.  This joins N641BC which was registered accordingly yesterday. 

LJ-1197 - Beech C90A N655DF Listo LLC, Franksville, WI

Registered to Summit Aviation Group LLC, Wallace, NC 26-Dec-2016. Flew Kenosha, WI - Greenville-Donaldson, SC 15-Nov-2016 and on to Wilmington, NC 22-Dec-2016.

MSN LJ-1197 - Beech C90A N655DF
AKC Aviation Photo

BY-207 - Beech B200GT N721GF Beechcraft Corp., Wichita, KS

Test flown from Wichita-Beech, KS 28-Dec-2016, and flew Wichita Beech, KS - Charleston, SC 29-Dec-2016, ex N207KA.

BY-277 - Beech B200GT N916DT Textron Aviation Inc., Wichita, KS

Flew Wichita-Beech, KS - Jackson, WY 30-Dec-2016.

FL-364 - Beech B300 N399BW Ballard Aviation Inc., Newton, KS

Updating entry for 29-Dec-2016; registered 29-Dec-2016, ex C-FTCH.

1008 - SOCATA TBM-700 (900) N728MA Muncie Aviation Inc., Muncie, IN

Registered to UFA Equipment LLC, Naples, FL 29-Dec-2016.

MSN 1008 - TBM-900 N728MA
Muncie Aviation Photo