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Sunday, 8 June 2014

Aircraft Movements & Photo Update

When MSN 106 C-FGQH returned from California in May it was only partially painted, however it has now received the full Westcoast scheme, and is seen below in service a couple of days ago. Thanks to Garry Dickinson for the photo.

MSN 106 - DHC-6-200HG C-FGQH
Westcoast Air
Vancouver Harbour, BC 06-Jun-2014
Garry Dickinson Photo

276 - DHC-6-300 C-GKSQ Planes & Parts Ltd., Turner Valley, AB


  • Salalah, Oman (OOSA/SLL) - Male, Maldives (VRMM/MLE)

C-GKSQ has today arrived safely on delivery to Island Aviation Services, joining 8Q-IAL (MSN 358) which arrived in the Maldives in Apr-2014. The delivery flight for C-GKSQ began in Calgary, AB on 02-Jun-2014 and was flown by Worldwide Ferry/Planes & Parts Ltd.

429 - DHC-6-300 N162DE Corvaire LLC, Colorado Springs, CO (Rampart Aviation LLC)


  • Kerkyra, Greece (LGKR/CFU) - Alexandria-Borg el Arab, Egypt (HEBA/HBB)

N162DE continues its trip today which began in Louisburg, NC on 01-Jun-2014. As we can see from the picture below at Amsterdam on 06-Jun-2014, N162DE has now received ARKeX titles, as well as a Rampart Aviation logo while it was back in the U.S. It still however maintains the former U.S. Department of Energy paint scheme. 

Previously the ARKeX contract was flown by DHC-6-200 MSN 181 N181CS which returned to the U.S. in Feb-2014.

Thanks to Ren0W for the photograph below of N162DE as it went through Amsterdam.

MSN 429 - DHC-6-300 N162DE
Corvaire LLC/Rampart Aviation/ARKeX
Amsterdam-Schipol, Netherlands 06-Jun-2014
Ren0W Photo