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Monday, 5 December 2016

Regional/Corporate/Utility Turboprop Update for 05-Dec-2016


Updated: 05-Dec-2016 @ 1600




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Today's Photos with thanks to:





Clicking on the name above will take you to their overall gallery, while clicking on the photo will take you to the specific picture within the gallery.

MSN 10560 - Fokker F27-500 HP-1542PST
Air Panama
Panama City-Allbrook 08-Mar-2011
Alec Wilson Photo

MSN 10663 - Fokker F27-20MAR 1202
Royal Thai Navy
Khon Kaen 12-Dec-2013
Alec Wilson Photo




LW-303 - Beech E90 N79CT PA Scale of Florida Inc., Deltona, FL

Collided with terrain near Sotillo de las Palomas, Spain 04-Dec-2016. The aircraft was en route to Cascais.

BE-33 - Beech B100 N900RD KIDD Aviation LLC, Chandler, TX

Gear collapsed on landing at Tyler, TX 02-Dec-2016.

MSN BE-33 - Beech B100 N900RD
KIDD Aviation LLC
Tyler, TX 02-Dec-2016




397 - ATR-42-300 2-CAPE Airtrails Trading, Zug

Rolled out at East Midlands 03-Dec-2016 in full United Express c/s & carrying registration N45838. For operation by Cape Air. The registration was reserved on 18-Nov-2016 by Cape Asset 397 LLC, Hyannis, MA.

449 - ATR-72-202(F) HB-ALQ Zimex Aviation Ltd., Glattbrugg

Flew Toulouse-Francazal - Toulouse - Altenrhein/Saint Gallen 05-Dec-2016 following cargo conversion. The aircraft had arrived at Francazal on 16-Sep-2016.

594 - ATR-42-500 XA-TPS Aeromar, Mexico City, DF

Flew Mexico City, DF - New Orleans, LA - Bangor, ME - Reykjavík - Billund - Toulouse 02/05-Dec-2016 on return to lessor.

1353 - ATR-72-212A (600) F-OZIP Air Caledonie, Nouméa

Flew Toulouse - Heraklion - Abu Dhabi-Al Bateen - Chennai 03/05-Dec-2016 on delivery.

1372 - ATR-72-212A (600) SE-MKH Braathens Regional Airways AB, Vastra

Flew Toulouse - Angelholm 05-Dec-2016 on delivery. Aircraft does not appear on the Swedish register at the time of writing.

1373 - ATR-72-212A (600) P2-ATD PNG Air, Port Moresby

Flew Toulouse - Al Ain - ? - Penang 03/04-Dec-2016 on delivery. 




UE-425 - Beech 1900D VH-OYU Air New Zealand Ltd., Auckland

Registered 29-Nov-2016, ex ZK-EAB.

UE-428 - Beech 1900D VH-OYV Air New Zealand Ltd., Auckland

Registered 30-Nov-2016, ex ZK-EAE.

UE-430 - Beech 1900D VH-OYW Air New Zealand Ltd., Auckland

Registered 30-Nov-2016, ex ZK-EAG.

UE-437 - Beech 1900D VH-OYY Air New Zealand Ltd., Auckland

Registered 30-Nov-2016, ex ZK-EAN/

UE-439 - Beech 1900D VH-OYZ Air New Zealand Ltd., Auckland

Registered 29-Nov-2016, ex ZK-EAP.



232 - DHC-8-311 VH-QQP Aircraft Solution Luxembourg S.A. (Skytrans Pty Ltd.)

Registration cancelled 02-Dec-2016 for export to Canada. 

4195 - DHC-8-402 G-PRPF NAC Aviation 23 Ltd., Billund (Flybe Ltd., Exeter)

Registered 01-Dec-2016, ex N195WQ. Aircraft was last test-flown at Toronto-Pearson, ON on 16-Nov-2016.

4202 - DHC-8-402 G-PRPJ NAC Aviation 23 Ltd., Billund (Nordic Aviation Capital)

Flew Exeter - East Midlands 03-Dec-2016 for painting.

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

Pending import to U.S.A. 30-Nov-2016 as N681WP.

4547 - DHC-8-402 C-GKQH Bombardier Inc., Montréal, QC

Registered 02-Dec-2016.


Both Westjet & Ethiopian Q400's were up on test flights over the weekend, and are seen below with thanks to Ken Swartz/Aeromedia Communications.

MSN 4537 - DHC-8-402 C-GWEN
Bombardier Inc. (Westjet Encore)
Downsview, ON 03-Dec-2016
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo

MSN 4542 - DHC-8-402 C-FRZP
Bombardier Inc. (Ethiopian Airlines)
Downsview, ON 03-Dec-2016
Kenneth I. Swartz Photo



41012 - BAe4101 Jetstream 41 N301UE Kirland 41012 LLC, Boca Raton, FL

Registered to KMR Aviation Services Inc., Lynchburg, VA 02-Dec-2016 (joining MSN 41083 from the day prior). N301UE is also last known to have been stored at Mena, AR since 2008.



SH1853 - Short SC.7 Srs 3 N731E Denton A. Wood, Anchorage, AK

Registered to Alaskan Air Charter LLC, Anchorage, AK 02-Dec-2016.



LA-193 - Beech F90 N190NC Dodson International Parts Inc., Rantoul, KS

Registered 02-Dec-2016, ex XA-AGG. 

BB-1571 - Beech B200 N318BF Ballard Aviation Inc., Newton, KS

Registered to FWA LLC, Stockton, CA 02-Dec-2016.

BB-1958 - Beech B200 N80LP Central Coast Aviation Services Inc., Salinas, CA

Registered to Club Aereo del Personal de Carabineros de Chile 28-Nov-2016 as CC-ARS.

FL-1003 - Beech B300 N1003V Wells Fargo Bank NW Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Flew Wichita, KS - Quebec City, QC - Goose Bay, NL - Reykjavík - Cologne 03/04-Dec-2016.

FL-1018 - Beech B300 N1018Y Wells Fargo Bank NW Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT

Flew Wichita-Beech, KS - Quebec City, QC - Goose Bay, NL - Reykjavík 04/05-Dec-2016.



123 - SOCATA TBM-700 N700CF S & K Commercial Property Investments, Alamo, CA

Registered to West Cherry Sales LLC, Wilmington, DE 02-Dec-2016.



1081 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N990AG Lowcountry Trading II LLC, Baltimore, MD

Registered to Tempus Aircraft Sales & Service Inc., Englewood, CO 02-Dec-2016. The aircraft has been working out of Crestview-Bob Sikes, FL for the last several months.