Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

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Thursday, 30 April 2015

FNQ Yestayear Images - April 1994 (Part 2 of 2)


Air Swift took delivery of former German C404 Titan (D-IEEE) on the 11th after its ferry flight which was displayed on a decal on its rear fuselage, (see image). Departing from Dortmund , it flew via Athens, Luxor, Dubai, Bombay, Madras, Phuket, Singapore, Denpasar and Darwin, as VH-JOR but retained German Flg.  The crews names are also listed.

A welcome change from their B722's and L1011 Tristars, ATA sent in this B757 N754AT on the 27th during one of their South Pacific Air Cruises..

Australian Asia's B763 VH-OGA dropped in on the 20th.

Flight West's E110 VH-XFM newly endorsed in 'Cowboys' trim seen here on the 23rd.

Interesting visitor from up north was Beech 65 Queen Air P2-PCQ on the 10th.


Thanks to GAFLIKS for providing this Yestayear report.

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USAF KC-135 58-0102 heads west for the day

RCH550 58-0102 K35R Cairns-Learmonth-Cairns


58-0102 K35R at Cairns, Photo by GAFLIKS.


58-0102 K35R at Cairns.

Solomons Charter to Manila

SOL614 H4-BUS A320 Townsville-Manila-Townsville-Brisbane


H4-BUS A320 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.

Skytrans Dash 8 VH-QQB operates

Skytrans Dash 8 VH-QQB was noted operating the Cairns-Northern Peninsula service today as SKP880.


VH-QQB DH8A at Cairns.


Wednesday, 29 April 2015

FNQ Yestayear Images - April 1994 (Part 1 of 2)

The former Coral Wings Ranger converted G44 Widgeon VH-WET, dep CNS on the 19th to its new operator Massim Tours of Rabaul, where it was to become P2-WET.  GAFLIKS was lucky enough to sample a short flight before it left our shores.  Images below show Green Island, the Cairns Esplanade prior development, the comfortable and roomy interior, and turning finals on to rw33.
 






Thanks to GAFLIKS for providing this Yestayear report.

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Tuesday, 28 April 2015

USAF KC-135 Stratotanker 58-0102 touches down

RCH550 58-0102 K35R Hickam-Cairns


58-0102 K35R at Cairns.


58-0102 K35R at Cairns.


58-0102 K35R at Cairns.

Friday, 24 April 2015

SIL Aviation Kodiak P2-SIT

P2-SIT KODI Cairns-Port Moresby, was Port Moresby-Cairns 23/4/2015


P2-SIT KODI at Cairns.


Hevilift Bell 212 P2-DFB

P2-DFB B212 Cairns-Cooktown...


P2-DFB B212 at Cairns.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

French registered Beech Kingair F-OZEN

Noted at Cairns today Kingair F-OZEN.


F-OZEN BE30 at Cairns, Photo by GAFLIKS.

Movement Summary 7 - 22 April

7/4
A6-AIN B737 Singapore-Cairns
B-3799 E135 Manila-Cairns
YJ-AV72 AT72 Darwin-Cairns

8/4
YJ-AV72 AT72 Cairns-Port Vila

10/4
CSN325 B6532 A332 Guangzhou- divert Cairns - Sydney

11/4
B-3799 E135 Cairns-Melbourne
B-LCK GLF4 Nadi-Cairns-Hong Kong

13/4
ANZ6397 ZK-OXI A320 Kuala Lumpur-Cairns
A6-AIN B737 Cairns-Dunedin

14/4
ANZ6397 ZK-OXI A320 Cairns-Christchurch
N550A GLF5 Honolulu-Cairns-Perth

15/4
M-LOOK CL60 Coolangatta-Cairns
N666ZW GLF4 Coolangatta-Cairns-Hong Kong

17/4
N550A GLF5 Perth-Cairns-Honolulu
MAGMA3 10-3026 D328 Darwin-Cairns-Brisbane
N588PX GLF5 Sydne-Cairns
JTE5500 VH-NJR B461 Perth-Alice Springs-Townsville

18/4
MAGMA3 10-3026 D328 Brisbane-Cairns-Darwin
N588PX GLF5 Cairns-Hong Kong

19/4
N142GZ E550 Manila-Cairns-Mackay

20/4
ANZ5971 ZK-MCO AT72 Townsville-Brisbane-Christchurch

22/4
A6-AIN B737 Dunedin-Cairns-Singapore


ZK-MCO AT72 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.


VH-NJR B461 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.


B3799 E135 at Cairns, Photo by Dave.


A6-AIN B737 at Cairns, Photo by Dave.

Friday, 10 April 2015

GBR's new Bell 206 VH-EPS

VH-EPS B206 arrived ....Townsville-Cairns on the 31/3/2015 and is now operating locally from Cairns.


VH-EPS B206 at Cairns, Photo by John.

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Monday, 6 April 2015

Learjet 45 N751LJ

N751LJ LJ45 Brisbane-Ayr-Archerfield-Essendon


N751LJ LJ45, Photo by Lloyd

Sunday, 5 April 2015

U.S. Airforce C-5 Galaxy 85-0006 departs

RCH292 85-0006 C5 Townsville-Hickam


85-0006 C5 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.


85-0006 C5 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.


85-0006 C5 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.


85-0006 C5 at Townsville, Photo by Leroy.


Yona Aviation Boeing 737 BBJ N108MS

N108MS B737 Cairns-Brisbane, was Honolulu-Cairns 4/4/2015


N108MS B737 at Cairns.


N108MS B737 at Cairns.


N108MS B737 at Cairns.

Saturday, 4 April 2015

Mount Cook Airline ATR-72 ZK-MCO arrives at the paint shop

ANZ5970 ZK-MCO AT72 Auckland-Brisbane-Townsville


ZK-MCO AT72 at Townsville, Photo by Leroy.
ZK-MCO AT72 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.


ZK-MCO AT72 at Townsville, Photo by Leroy.




U.S. Airforce C-5 Galaxy touches down!

RCH292 85-0006 C5 Hickam-Townsville


85-0006 C5 at Townsville, Photo by Leroy.


85-0006 C5 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.


85-0006 C5 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.


85-0006 C5 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.


85-0006 C5 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.


Gulfstream 650 N1AL departs

N1AL GLF6 Cairns-Kupang


N1AL GLF6 at Cairns.

Friday, 3 April 2015

Lynden Air Cargo C130 P2-LAC

LYB5009 P2-LAC C130 Cairns-Perth, was Port Moresby-Cairns 2/4/2015


P2-LAC C130 at Cairns.





Gulfstream 650 N1AL

N1AL GLF6 Port Vila-Cairns


N1AL GLF6 at Cairns.


N1AL GLF6 at Cairns.









Tropicair Kingair P2-JAU

P2-JAU BE20 Port Moresby-Cairns-Port Moresby


P2-JAU BE20 at Cairns.


P2-JAU BE20 at Cairns.









Skytrans new livery revealed!

Below picture of Skytrans Dash 8-100 VH-QQA at Cairns in new livery.


VH-QQA DH8A at Cairns, Photo by John.