Mar 31, 2012

A330-343E 9V-STI SQ223/226 today

Singapore Airlines A330-343E 9V-STI msn 1085 operated this today's 'SQ223/226' flights from Singapore to Perth & return in place of regular B772 equipment, arrived at 14.20hrs & departed at 16.04hrs for the return flight back to Singapore. Hexcode: 76CE89

Canadian Utilities C750X Citation C-GCUL

Canadian Utilities Cessna Citation 750X C-GCUL msn 750-0090 arrived into Perth Airport (YPPH) at 13.24hrs ex: Brisbane (YBBN) Hexcode: C04C04 This aircraft is a regular visitor to Western Australia.

Canadian F-900EX C-GOAG (1st visit to Perth)

Sunwest Aviation Limited Dassault Falcon 900EX C-GOAG msn 15 arrived 14.29hrs ex: Brisbane (YBBN) as flight 'CNK900' Hexcode: C069A7 (1st visit to Perth)

This aircraft departed Calgary (Canada) on March 27th flying to Honolulu (USA) & onto Nadi (Fiji), before continuing onto Brisbane arriving on March 28th. The F-900 operated a return flight on March 30th from Brisbane to Gladestone , before departing Brisbane for Perth on March 31st.

Gulfstream G-IV:X (G450) N851CB (1st visit)

Pleasant Aircraft Leasing LLC, California USA Gulfstream G-IV:X (G450) N851CB msn 4132 arrived into Perth at 13.58hrs & departed at 11.34hrs 2/04. Hexcode: ABAB43 (1st visit to Perth)

BD-700-1A10 Global 5000 VH-FMG

Fortescue Mining Group BD-700-1A10 Global 5000 VH-FMG msn 9015 departed at 06.07hrs to Haikou Meilan Intl Airport, (ZJHK) Hainan China, & returned to Perth arriving at 13.41hrs 4/04. Hexcode: 7C1B06

Mar 30, 2012

Why have one, when you can have two!

Emirates 'doubled up' Dubai to Perth & return flights today!

Flight #1: EK420/421 operated by B777-31H (ER) A6-EBR msn 34483 arrived 17.09hrs & departed at 22.37hrs. (scheduled daily service)

Flight #2: EK3420/3421 operated by B777-31H (ER) A6-EBD msn 33501 arrived 19.09hrs & departed at 22.01hrs

Capital Airlines (HNA Group) G-V:SP (G-550)

Capital Airlines part of the HNA Group of China Gulfstream G-V:SP (G-550) B-8100 msn 5024 arrived 14.47hrs ex: Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (YSSY) as flight 'CBJ871' landing RWY21 & departed at 21.16hrs 31/03 to Beijing (ZBAA) China as flight 'CBJ872' . Hexcode: 7805DE (1st visit to Perth)

EMB-505 Phenom 300 PT-TRT (PER to ADL)

Embraer Aircraft Company EMB-505 Phenom 300 PT-TRT msn 00088-0300 departed 13.08hrs to Adelaide (YPAD) South Australia as 'Papa Tango - Tango Romeo Tango'. Hexcode: E48B78

BD-700-1A10 Global 5000 N900TR

Avwest Pty Ltd Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global 5000 N900TR msn 9226 departed 10.49hrs to Geraldton (YGEL/GET) as flight 'TBJ31' & returned to Perth at 14.20hrs as same. Hexcode: AC70E5

A320-232 VH-VFF (1st visit) JST972/969 A320-232 VH-VFF msn 5039 arrived 10.11hrs ex: Melbourne (YMML) as flight 'JST972' & departed at 11.06hrs returning to Melbourne (YMML) as flight 'JST969'. Hexcode: 7C6B09 (1st visit to Perth) to be further updated

RNZAF B757-2K2 NZ7571 'Kiwi 916' In & Out

Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) B757-2K2 NZ7571 msn 26633 arrived 01.02hrs ex: Diego Garcia (FJDG) & departed at 02.56hrs to Whenuapai (NZWP) as flight 'Kiwi 916'. Hexcode: C87F00

Mar 29, 2012

CL-600-2B16 (CL604) VH-URR

SC Aviation Pty Ltd opb Avwest Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (CL604) VH-URR msn 5439 departed 07.38hrs to Onslow (YOLW) & returned to Perth landing RWY21 at 17.16hrs. Hexcode: 7C67B5

EMB 505 Phenom 300 PT-TRT (1st visit to Perth)

Embraer Aircraft Company Embraer EMB-505 'Phenom 300' PT-TRT msn 00088-0300 arrived 16.16hrs ex: Ngurah Rai Intl Airport, Denpasar Bali (WADD) Indonesia as flight 'PT-TRT'. This aircraft was on show in February 2012 in Singapore at the Asian Aerospace Expo. Hexcode: E48B78 (1st visit to Perth)

GLF5 VH-CCC Avionics

Crown Casino Gulfstream G-V VH-CCC msn 581 arrived 14.46hrs ex: Halim Airport (WIHH) Jakarta, Indonesia as 'Avionics'. Hexcode: 7C0A6A

Mar 28, 2012


Pratt Aviation (Melbourne, Victoria) Bombardier BD-700-1A10 VH-VDX msn 9101 ex: VP-BOK arrived 10.44hrs ex: Melbourne Essendon Airport (YMEN) landing RWY 21 & departed 11.44hrs to Cape Town (FACT) South Africa. This aircraft returned to Australia on Thursday 5th April arriving into Melbourne Essendon Airport (YMEN) ex: Sir Seretse Khama Intl Airport Botswana. Hexcode: 7C6AD3

Mar 27, 2012

C-560 Citation VH-MXD PER-ADL-PER overnight

Maxem Aviation Cessna 560 Citation VH-MXD msn 560-0807 departed at 23.13hrs to Adelaide (YPAD) & returned to Perth arriving at 06.54hrs 28/03. Hexcode: 7C3FFF

G-V:SP (G-550) N235DX departed

EWS II LLC Gulfstream Gulfstram G-V:SP (G-550) departed Perth at 19.57hrs to Bora Bora (NTBB/BOB) French Polynesia. Flight time of 11hrs.08mins (approx) Distance of 5,006.28 (NM), 5,762.35 (MI), 9,271.63 (KM) Hexcode: A21B74

Updated: 28/03: With thanks to Mike Condon for the departure destination details.

Jet City Gates Learjet VH-LJJ

Jet City opb Turbojet Holdings Gates Learjet 35 VH-LJJ msn 35A-324 arrived 19.41hrs ex: Denpasar (WADD) Bali, Indonesia & departed at 09.03hrs 28/03 to Darwin (YPDN).

A320-211 VH-YQB re-registered N549CL

Air Australia (Strategic Airlines) last remaining aircraft in Australia, Airbus A320-211 VH-YQB msn 279 here in Perth, was cancelled from the Australian register on Friday 23rd March to become N549CL to AWAS Aviation Services New York City, USA.

B737-8U3 (W) PK-GFM GA724/725

Garuda Indonesia B737-8U3 (W) PK-GFM msn 39920 operated this afternoon's 'GA725/725' Denpasar (Bali) to Perth & return service, arrived 13.45hrs & departed at 15.02hrs. Hexcode: 8A026E (This aircraft painted in Garuda's retro c/s)

CL-600-2B16 (CL604) N604AU departs to Sydney

ANZA Aviation NA LLC Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (CL-604) N604AU msn 5434 departed at 14.54hrs to Sydney 'Kingsford Smith' Airport (YSSY) Hexcode: A7D62E

A319-115 (CJ) VH-VHD 'SND001' in & out today

Skytraders Pty Ltd Airbus A319-115 (CJ) VH-VHD msn 1999 arrived ex: RAAF Curtin Derby (YCIN) & Darwin (YPDN) at 12.50hrs as flight 'SND001' & departed 13.55hrs returning to RAAF Curtin Derby (YCIN) as same. This aircraft returned to Perth landing at 19.53hrs 27/03 & departed to Melbourne at 09.15hrs Wednesday 28th March as flight 'SND001'. Hexcode: 7C6B4F

Mar 26, 2012

CL-600-2B16 (CL604) N604AU departs to YGNW

ANZA Aviation NA LLC (Ohio USA) CL-600-2B16 (CL-604) N604AU msn 5434 departed at 09.48hrs to Gnowangerup (YGNW) & returned to Perth arriving back at 15.34hrs. Hexcode: A7D62E

Mar 25, 2012

Warburton Group's GLEX departs to YBCG

Warburton Group Bombardier Global Express BD-700-1A10 XRS M-ATAR opb Avwest msn 9060 departed at 19.54hrs to Gold Coast (YBCG/OOL) Coolangatta, Queensland. Hexcode: 43E917

Gulfstream GLF5 VH-CRQ arrives ex: VTBD

Crown Casino Gulfstream G-V VH-CRQ msn 603 arrived 06.44hrs ex: Don Muang Airport (VTBD) Bangkok, Thailand. Hexcode: 7C0C94

Singapore Airlines schedule changes

Singapore Airlines morning Boeing 777 'SQ225/224' resume back to daily services from today Sunday 25th March 2012. Today's service operated by B777-212 (ER) 9V-SQB msn 28508 which arrived at 06.14hrs & departed at 07.50hrs. Hexcode: 76CE22

Also an extra flight number has been allocated by Singapore Airlines on there overnight flights operating on the SIN-PER inbound sector only on the Sat / Sun service, the outbound flight number remains unchanged.

China Southern schedule change from today

China Southern Airlines A330-343E B-6500 msn 954 as seen here above landing RWY03 albeit in cloudy overcast conditions arriving ex: Beijing & via Guangzhou as flight 'CSN319', the outbound return flight 'CSN320' back to China now departs at the new time of 08.10hrs, reflecting the International Northern Winter Schedules.

Singapore Airlines SQ213/216 9V-STP A333

Singapore Airlines A330-343E 9V-STP msn 1146 operated o/nights 'SQ213/216' Singapore to Perth & return services, arrived at 00.55hrs & departed at 02.25hrs. Hexcode: 76CE90

Mar 24, 2012

Gulfstream G-V:SP (G-550) N235DX (1st visit)

EWS 11 Gulfstream G-V:SP (G-550) N235DX msn 5345 arrived 23.58hrs from Bahrain Intl Airport, Kingdom of Bahrain. (OBBI/BAH). Hexcode: A21B74 (1st visit to Perth)

Updated: 25/03

BD-700-1A10 VH-DNK arrives ex: Darwin (YPDN)

Tatary Pty Ltd Bombardier BD-700-1A11 'Global 5000' (GL5T) VH-DNK msn 9311 arrived 13.57hrs ex: Darwin (YPDN) landing RWY 03. Hexcode: 7C110E

BD-700-1A10 N888GX

Bank of Utah Trustee Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global Express N888GX msn 9248 arrived 13.20hrs ex: Sydney 'Kingsford Smith Airport' (YSSY) landing RWY03. Hexcode: AC3C39

Embraer E-190-100 (ECJ) N227GV departs

Bank of Utah Trustee Embraer E-190-100 (ECJ) N227GV msn 190000159 departed at 09.33hrs to Darwin (YPDN) via Geraldton (YGEL) Hexcode: A1FBAC

This aircraft arrived into Perth on 22nd March ex: Singapore (WSSS) at 15.34hrs.

Citation 510 VH-EJT (YPPH-YBLN-YPPH)

Maxem Aviation Cessna C-510 Citation VH-EJT msn 510-0214 departed Perth Airport at 07.20hrs to Bussselton (YBLN) & returned to Perth Airport landing at 08.37hrs.

Flight #2: Departed to Busselton (YBLN) at 16.30hrs & returned to Perth at 17.36hrs landing RWY 03. Hexcode: 7C1597

B777-312 (ER) 9V-SYG SQ225/224 today

Singapore Airlines B777-312 (ER) 9V-SYG msn 28528 operated today's morning 'SQ225/224' services from Singapore to Perth & return, arrived at 05.52hrs & departed at 07.57hrs. Hexcode: 76CF27

Mar 23, 2012

B777-219 ER ZK-OKC NZ175/176

Air New Zealand B777-219 (ER) ZK-OKC msn 34377 operated today's 'NZ175/176' Auckland to Perth & return services, arrived 16.43hrs & departed at 18.35hrs off 'RWY06' for the return. Hexcode: C81880

New Zealand Navy Warships in Port of Fremantle

Two Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) vessels, 'Anzac Class' Frigate Te Kaha 'F77' & the Oiler HMNZS Endeavour 'A11' arrived into Port of Fremantle at 09.30hrs & 12.45hrs today.

JMSDF Shirase '5003' sails to Japan

Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) icebreaker & supply vessel Shirase '5003' departed to Japan today, Shirase arrived into Port of Fremantle on Sunday 18th March 2012 ex: Antacrtica via Fremantle enroute back to Japan. This vessels carries two Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) Merlin CH101 helicopters.

This vessel was last noted in Port of Fremantle on 30th November 2011.

A330-343E B-6500 CSN319/320 today

China Southern Airlines A330-343E B-6500 msn 954 (seen here above) arriving 06.15hrs ex: Beijing & Guangzhou as flight 'CSN319' & departed at 10.07hrs returning to China as flight 'CSN320'. Hexcode: 7804A8

CL-604 VH-VRE arrives ex: Seletar (WSSL)

Wellard Group Bombardier Challenger CL-604 VH-VRE msn 5561 arrived 01.06hrs ex: Seletar Airport (WSSL) Singapore landing RWY21. Hexcode: 7C6CB8

Mar 22, 2012

Gulfstream G-V VH-CRQ arrives ex: VHHH

Crown Casino Gulfstream G-V VH-CRQ msn 603 arrived 20.05hrs ex: Hong Kong's Chep Lap Kok Airport (VHHH) landing RWY21 & departed at 20.26hrs Friday 23/03 to Don Muang Airport (VTBD) Bangkok Thailand. Hexcode: 7C0C94

EMB 190-100 ECJ N227GV

Bank of Utah Trustee Embraer 190-100 (ECJ) N227GV msn 19000159 arrived 15.34hrs ex: Singapore Changi Airport (WSSS) Hexcode: A1FBAC

A330-203 (MRTT) KC-30A A39-004 1st visit to Western Australia

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Airbus A330-203 MRTT A39-004 msn 1036 arrived into Perth Airport landing RWY21 at 12.40hrs (LT) this afternoon as flight 'Dragon 12'. The aircraft noted to be parked up for the night in ITB bay '56' & departed at 08.50hrs Friday 23rd March as same. Hexcode: 7CF867 (New aircraft & 1st visit to Western Australia and into Perth Airport).

We do not make habit of posting Australian military aircraft's movements, but we have on this occassion made an exception.

Gates Learjet 35A VH-LPJ

Linfox Aviation Gates Learjet 35A VH-LPJ msn 35A-593 departed at 11.15hrs to Melbourne (Essendon) Airport (YMEN) and operated by 'Air National Australia'.

Hawker 800XP VH-RIO departs to YPCC

Royal Flying Doctor Service (Western Operations) Hawker 800XP 'Life Saver Jet' VH-RIO msn 25894 departed 09.48hrs to Cocos (Keeling) Island (YPCC) & returned to Perth at 20.27hrs. Hexcode: 7C573E

Dash-8:402Q VH-QOP departs to ADL & SYD

Qantaslink (Sunstate Airlines) Dash-8:402Q VH-QOP msn 4238 departed at 00.19hrs to Adelaide (YPAD) as flight 'QLK714D' ending her short term operations here in Perth, covering another Dash-8:402 services to Geraldton & Learmonth which had gone tech earlier in the week.
Hexcode: 7C5307

Mar 21, 2012

CL-600-2B16 (CL604) N604AU ( In & Out )

ANZA Aviation NA LLC of Gahanna, Ohio USA, Bombardier CL-600-2B16 (CL-604) N604AU msn 5434 arrived 12.50hrs ex: Sydney (YSSY) & departed at 13.49hrs returning to Bankstown Airport (YSBK) Sydney, New South Wales. Hexcode: A7D62E

Updated: 24/03 N604AU returned to Perth Airport today arriving 15.32hrs ex: Sydney (YSSY).

VH-YQB Update: re-registered N268AT 13/03

Aero Turbine Aviation Soloutions (Miami, USA) registered on the 13th March 2012, former Air Australia (Strategic Airlines) Airbus A320-212 msn 395 to become N268AT formerly registered as VH-YQB, this aircraft remains parked up at Perth Intl Airport (WA) on tarmac area to become the new Terminal WA. The last remaining aircraft in Australia formerly operated by Air Australia.

Mar 20, 2012

Dash-8:402Q VH-QOP arrives in Perth

Qantaslink (Sunstate Airlines) Dash-8:402Q VH-QOP msn 4283 ex: C-FUOI arrived 23.30hrs ex: Sydney (YSSY) & Adelaide (YPAD). To operate services to Geraldton & Learmonth as a replacement aircraft for one of the two Perth based aircraft which has gone tech for the second time in as many weeks. Hexcode: 7C5307 (1st visit to Perth)

US Navy C-130T 165350 arrives & departs RAAF Pearce (YPEA)

United States Navy (USN) Lockheed C-130T Hercules 165350 MSN 382-5407 (Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 'VR-55') arrived into RAAF Pearce (YPEA) ex: Darwin (YPDN) landing 'RWY 18' at 12.30hrs & departed at 13.28hrs. Hexcode: AE03EE c/sign: was noted!

Shell Oil Company FA7X VQ-BSN

Shell Oil Company Dassault Falcon 7X VQ-BSN msn 58 arrived 10.20hrs today as flight 'Victor Quebec - Bravo Sierra November' landing RWY21 ex: Brisbane (YBBN). Hexcode: 424953

Jet Aviation (Asia Pacific) BD-700-1A10 (XRS) Global 5000 VP-BJN

Jet Aviation (Asia Pacific) Gulfstream Bombardier BD-700-1A10 XRS VP-BJN msn 9273 arrived 02.36hrs & departed at 23.12hrs to Auckland (NZAA) New Zealand. Hexcode: 42424F (Last prior visit to Perth, In 6.11.11 Out 10.11.11)

Mar 19, 2012

Skywest Airlines latest Fokker 100 PH-LMY arrives into Perth on delivery

Skywest Airlines latest Fokker 100 aircraft PH-LMY msn 11305 seen here on final approach to Perth Airport's RWY21, arriving at 13.14hrs today as flight 'SXI1229' ex: Halim Airport (WIHH) Jakarta, Indonesia. Photos: Duncan Watkinson (copyright 2012)

Delivery Details:

Skywest Airlines Fokker 100 PH-LMY msn 11305 departed from Woensdrecht Airport (EHWO/WOE) Netherlands on Friday 16th March 2012, commencing its 3 day delivery flight to Australia via: Trabzon Airport (LTCG/TZX) Turkey, Al Ain Airport (OMAL/AAN) United Arab Emirates, Sonegaon Airport (VANP/NAG) Nagpur India, Penang Intl Airport (WMKP/PEN) Malaysia, Halim Airport (WIHH/HLP) Jakarta, Indonesia arriving into Perth at 13.13hrs, landing RWY21 as flight 'SXI 1229 / Southern Cross International 1229' Hexcode: 484F58

PH-LMY will be re-registered to become 'VH-FZO' becoming Skywest's tenth Fokker 100 fleet strong aircraft.

Semangat Sir Freddie Laker A330-301 9M-XAA

Air Asia X A330-301 9M-XAA msn 54 named 'Semangat Sir Freddie Laker' operated today's 'Xanadu 236/237' services from Kuala Lumpur to Perth & return, arrived at 06.08hrs & departed at 07.36hrs under such clear blue skies over Perth today. Hexcode: 750007

Mar 18, 2012

Cessna 510 Mustang N5888GS (1st visit)

Mustang 209 Inc, Trustee (Wilmington, Deleware USA) Cessna 510 Mustang N888GS msn 510-0209 arrived 15.50hrs ex: Denpasar Bali (WADD) via Port Hedland (YPPD) as flight 'November 888 Golf Sierra' & departed at 08.07hrs Tuesday 20th March & returned to Perth later same day at 17.40hrs. The 510 Mustang departed Perth again on Thursday 22nd March, at 06.23hrs returning to Singapore via Port Hedland & Denpasar Bali, Indonesia.Hexcode: AC3C34 (1st visit to Perth)

Updated: 22.03.12

Air New Zealand B767-319 ZK-NCJ NZ177/178

Air New Zealand B767-319 (W) ZK-NCJ msn 26915 operated today's 'NZ177/178' Auckland to Perth & return services, arrived at 08.56hrs, landing RWY03 & departed at 10.39hrs off same for the return flight back to New Zealand. Hexcode: C8101F