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Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Aircraft Movements & Photo Update

MSN 706 P2-KSI was up on some local test flying from Cairns yesterday following a period of maintenance at Hevilift's facility there. The aircraft has been present since 28-Jun-2013 when it arrived from Port Moresby.

MSN 706 - DHC-6-300 P2-KSI
Cairns, QLD 20-Aug-2013
FNQ Skies Photo

880 - DHC-6-400 C-GVVA Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

C-GVVA arrived safely in Kota Kinabalu on 20-Aug-2013 becoming the first Series 400 to be handed over to MASwings, where it will become 9M-SSA. The delivery flight began in Victoria on 13-Aug-2013, and visited Anchorage, Anadyr, Magadan, Khabarovsk, Vladivostok and Taipei before arriving in Kota Kinabalu.

MSN 880 - DHC-6-400 C-GVVA (9M-SSA)
Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia 21-Aug-2013
The second aircraft for MASwings, MSN 883 C-GFAP is currently in Victoria undergoing pre delivery modifications.

881 - DHC-6-400 C-GVEP Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC
The Russian demonstrator aircraft has now flown across Siberia, and its current location is now allowing it to be tracked a little bit better. It appears as the aircraft has recently visited Naryan-mar, Archangelsk, and St. Petersburg. The MAKS 2013 Airshow begins in Moscow on 27-Aug-2013 and runs through 01-Sep-2013.