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Monday, 24 September 2012

On the Move, New Video & Images

69 - DHC-6-100 N2714R Alaska Aeronautical Industries, Anchorage, AK

Finally officially cancelled from U.S. register 20-Sep-2012. This aircraft was transported to Springbank, AB (CYBW) in Jul-1984 for reduction to spares.

It's full history can be found here:

351 - DHC-6-300 HB-LUC Zimex Aviation, Glattbrugg

Currently (24-Sep-2012) at Bratislava, Slovakia being prepared for delivery to PT Air Born as PK-BAE as can be seen in the photograph below

PT Air Borneo
Bratislava, Slovakia 24-Sep-2012
Peter Psenica Photo

542 - DHC-6-300 N34KH JAS Aircraft Sales & Leasing, Jacksonville, FL

Registered to Ikhana Group Inc., Murietta, CA 20-Sep-2012, and reserved as N808RT the same day to Ikhana Aircraft Services, Murietta, CA. This aircraft has actually been idle & parked at the RWMI/Ikhana Group facility at Murietta, CA (F70) for the past eleven years. It was delivered to Winair in 1977, and sold to JAS Aircraft in October 2000.

851 - DHC-6-400 HB-LPY Zimex Aviation, Glattbrugg

After being delivered from the Farnborough Air Show to Altenrhein, Switzerland on 17-Jul-2012, HB-LPY is now en route to it's contracted base as of 23-Sep-2012. It has flown via Sitia, Greece (LGST) to Aswan, Egypt (HESN) with a final destination of Entebbe, Uganda. Given that, it is likely either joining or replacing sistership HB-LUX (MSN 846) at the Kampala Aero Club & Flight Training Center at the MAF owned airfield at Kajjansi, Uganda.

New Images

The Hevilift/OK Tedi Development Series 400 P2-IRM departed Cairns, QLD (YBCS) 23-Sep-2012 bound for Port Moresby (AYPY) and Mount Hagen (AYMH) and is pictured below in a rather typical PNG scene on 24-Sep-2012.