Feb 21, 2020

RAAF Base Pearce welcomes seven FA/18 "classic Hornets" to support Australian Army exercises 'Phoenix Black & 'Nigrum Pugio' from 23FEB to 6MAR


Classic FA/18 Hornets arrive RAAF Base Pearce
75 Squadron  c/sign: 'Magpie'


A21-13


A21-16



A21-20


A21-26


A21-56


A21-57


A21-111

Photos: Richard Siudak
(all images copyright 2020)

Seven Royal Australian Air Force FA/18 Hornets (as seen here above) A21-13, A21-16, A21-20, A21-26, A21-56, A21-57, & A21-111 all arrived today into RAAF Base Pearce landing 13.34hrs - 13.37hrs ex: RAAF Base Tindal (YPTN) Northern Territory as flight 'Magpie'. 

The seven aircraft will be to support Australian Army exercises 'Phoenix Black' & 'Nigrum Pugio operating from Sunday 23rd February to Friday 6th March 2020.

The aircraft were supported by A330-203 MRTT A39-003 c/n 969 c/sign: 'Dragon 46' which had also departed ex: RAAF Tindal (YPTN) Northern Territory for in-flight refuelling support arriving into Perth Airport at 13.53hrs & departed to RAAF Amberley (YAMB) Queensland at 15.41hrs operating as 'Dragon 46'. Hexcode: 7CF866

RAAF A330-203 MRTT (KC-30A) A39-003 'Dragon 46' arrives Perth Airport ex: RAAF Tindal (NT) & departed to RAAF Amberley


Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) A330-203 MRTT (KC-30A) A39-003 c/n 969 arrived 13.53hrs into Perth Airport (YPPH) landing RWY06 as flight 'Dragon 46' ex: RAAF Tindal (YPTN) Northern Territory after in-flight refuelling of seven RAAF FA/18 Hornets A21-13, A21-16, A21-20, A21-26, A21-56, A21-57, & A21-111 all from ex: RAAF Tindal (YPTN) to RAAF Base Pearce (YPEA) in support Australian Army exercises 'Phoenix Black' & 'Nigrum Pugio' which is due to commence from Sunday 23rd February to Friday 6th March 2020) 

The aircraft departed Perth Airport off RWY06 & returning to RAAF Amberley (YAMB) Queensland as flight 'Dragon 46' once again. Hexcode: 7CF866 

Feb 20, 2020

Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ 'SND2' (YSSY-YPPH-YMML)


Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ c/n 1880 arrived 13.07hrs landing RWY03 ex: Sydney 'Kingsford Smith' Airport (YSSY) NSW as flight 'SND2' after a flight time of 4hrs.44mins & departed at 15.11hrs off RWY06 to Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) Victoria as same. Hexcode: 7C6AA1

Feb 19, 2020

Fortuna Jet Aviation Gulfstream G-650 (ER) N650FJ arrives ex: Macau





Photos: Mike Barlow
copyright 2020


Fortuna Jet Aviation's Gulfstream G-650 ER N650FJ c/n 6175 arrived 18.07hrs ex: Macau Intl Airport (VMMC) after a flight time of 7hrs.50mins. Hexcode: A88D40 to be further updated!

Cobham Aviation Services Dash-8:402 OE-IIQ (VH-IYH) arrives on delivery ex: Germany



Photo: Mike Barlow
copyright 2020

Cobham Aviation Services welcomed today their third De Havilland Dash-8-402 OE-IIQ c/n 4541 arriving into Perth Airport (YPPH) at 14.19hrs landing RWY24 (as seen here above) after a five day delivery from Germany. Hexcode:44041A Note: The aircraft to become: VH-IYH (1st visit to Perth)

The aircraft departed ex: Saarbrucken Intl Airport (EDDR) Germany on Friday 14th February making stops en-route to Perth via: Heraklion Intl Airport (LGIR) Greece; Cairo Intl Airport (HECA) Egypt; Al Bateen Intl Airport (OMAD) Abu Dhabi, UAE; Sandar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl Airport (VAAH) India; Chennai Intl Airport (VOMM) India; Trang Airport (VTST) Thailand; Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Intl Airport (WMSA) Subang, Malaysia; Ngurah Rai Intl Airport (WADD) Denpasar, Bali Indonesia & Broome Intl Airport (YBRM).

Erickson Aero Tanker MD-87 N293EA 'Bomber 102' (YPEA-YPEA)


Erickson Aero Tanker MD-87 N293EA c/n 53209 departed RAAF Base Pearce (YPEA) at 11.13hrs today operating as flight 'Bomber 102' & returned to RAAF Base Pearce (YPEA) landing RWY18L at 11.37hrs after a flight time of 24mins. Hexcode: A30104

Feb 16, 2020

Nauru Airlines B737-319 VH-XNU 'RON980/981' (YBBN-YPPH-YPXM-YPPH-YBBN )


Nauru Airlines B737-319 VH-XNU c/n 25609 arrived 19.13hrs ex: Brisbane Intl Airport (YBBN) as flight 'RON980' after a flight time of 5hrs.19mins & departed at 08.27hrs 17/02 to Christmas Island (YPXM) as same arrived at 11.19hrs (LT) after a flight time of 3hrs.52mins. Hexcode: 7C7658 

Nauru Airlines B737-319 VH-XNU c/n 25609 departed 12.36hrs Christmas Island (YPXM) as flight 'RON981' & arrived into Perth Airport (YPPH) at 17.18hrs after a flight time of 3hrs.42mins. The aircraft departed Perth for Brisbane Intl Airport (YBBN) at 18.33hrs arriving into Brisbane at 00.48hrs+1.