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Thursday, 5 January 2017

Regional/Corporate/Utility Turboprop Update for 05-Jan-2017



Updated: 05-Jan-2017 @ 1215




  • Swiftair ATR-72 EC-KUL crosses the North Atlantic
  • NAC ATR-72 OY-YAT exits the paint shop in Shannon in Flybe c/s
  • Avmax DHC-8 C-FRQH to Great Falls for painting
  • 2nd Q400 departs Canada on delivery to Aurora





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MSN 120328 - EMB-120ER N658CT
Via Air
Washington-Dulles, VA 12-Apr-2012
Anton van Ruiten Photo


MSN 110382 - EMB-110P2 PJ-VIP
Insel Air
Bonaire 06-Apr-2013
Anton van Ruiten Photo

MSN 3008 - Dornier Do328 N472PS
ex-PSA Airlines
Myrtle Beach, SC 01-Jan-2007
Anton van Ruiten Photo



112 - ATR-42-300 OY-CIU Danish Air Transport, Billund

Flew Kaunas - East Midlands 03-Jan-2017 for repainting. Aircraft had been in Sunrise Airlines c/s since it was returned from lease in Oct-2016.

696 - ATR-72-212A OY-YAT NAC Aviation 8 Ltd., Billund (Nordic Aviation Capital)

Flew East Midlands - Billund 04-Jan-2017 after repainting into Flybe c/s, will be operated by Blue Islands.

🔵 809 - ATR-72-212A EC-KUL Swiftair, Madrid

Last service Alicante - Madrid 01-Jan-2017 for Air Europa. Titles removed and flew Madrid - Shannon - KeflavĂ­k - St. John's, NL - Toronto-Pearson, ON 02/04-Jan-2017.

1210 - ATR-42-600 F-WWEN ATR-GIE Avion de Transports Regional, Toulouse

Noted at Toulouse 04-Jan-2017, all white, no titles

1391 - ATR-72-212A (600) F-WWEE ATR-GIE Avion de Transports Regional, Toulouse

Noted at Toulouse 04-Jan-2017 in primer (for Iran Air as EP-ITC).



UE-20 - Beech 1900D C-FMCN Pacific Coastal Airlines Ltd., Richmond, BC

Registered 04-Dec-2016. Aircraft has been operated by Pacific Coastal since 23-Oct-2016, but had remained registered to North Cariboo.



540 - DHC-8-103 C-FRQH Avmax Aircraft Leasing Inc., Calgary, AB

Flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Great Falls, MT 04-Jan-2017 for painting. For FlyViking as LN-FVB.

4195 - DHC-8-402 G-PRPF Flybe Ltd., Exeter

Flew Exeter - Shannon 04-Jan-2017 for painting into Flybe c/s.

🔵 4482 - DHC-8-402 C-FQBC World Wide Aircraft Ferrying Ltd., Mississauga, ON

Flew Toronto-Pearson, ON - Saskatoon, SK - Whitehorse, YT - Fairbanks, AK - Nome, AK 03/05-Jan-2017 on delivery to Aurora.

4537 - DHC-8-402 C-GWEN Westjet Encore Ltd., Calgary, AB

Registered 04-Jan-2017. Aircraft was delivered to Westjet Encore on 16-Dec-2016.

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

Registration cancelled 03-Jan-2017; aircraft was delivered to Ryukyu Air Commuter in Okinawa 03-Jan-2017.

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

Registration cancelled 03-Jan-2017; for Island Air as N682WP.



LJ-371 - Beech B90 N718K B90 King Group LLC, Austin, TX

Registered to Francisco Falomir, El Paso, TX 04-Jan-2017.

BB-1078 - Beech B200 N129TT Adair Acquisitions LLC, Concord, MA

Updating entry for 31-Dec-2016; aircraft officially imported to Canada 03-Jan-2017.

BB-1891 - Beech B200 N5AE LJ Associates Inc., Latrobe, PA

Registered to Tenax Aerospace LLC, Ridgeland, MS 03-Jan-2017.

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

Registered to TP&L Aviation LLC, Casper, WY 04-Jan-2017. Flew Wichita-Beech, KS - Grand Forks, ND - Casper, WY 13/14-Dec-2016 on delivery.

FL-559 - Beech B300 N291E Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, OH

Registered to Treetop Holdings LLC, West Charleston, VT 04-Jan-2017.



1359 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N359ST Skytech Inc., Baltimore, MD

Registered 03-Jan-2017, ex M-BISA.

1647 - Pilatus PC-12/47E N11NY Pro Star Pilatus Center LLC, Londonderry, NH

Registered to Blue Grace LLC, Petaluma, CA 03-Jan-2017. Flew Ocala, FL - Mesquite, TX - Taos, NM - Petaluma, CA 04/05-Jan-2017 on delivery.



100-0196 - Quest Kodiak N456SB Quest Aircraft Company LLC, Sandpoint, ID

Registered to Surfbird Aviation LLC, Seattle, WA 04-Jan-2017. Flew Seattle-Boeing, WA - Billings, MT - South St. Paul, MN 21-Dec-2016 for completion work by Wipaire.