Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

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Saturday 31 March 2012

FNQ Yestayear Images - March 1991

Thanks GAFLIKS for providing info and pictures

22 Mar 1991 - 60107 C130-30 RTAF with
Engine for Thai Int A313 HS-TIF

22 Mar 1991 - VH-NLS F27 Air Crusiing from Horn Is.

27 Mar 1991 - GII XA-RUS, Arr from WLG/SYD
departed to DRW then Nadi

29 Mar 1991 - A10-603 and A10-607 HS-748's 32Sqn
from Darwin and Easter stopover

N76EA Cessna Caravan

N76EA C208 Honiara-Cairns

Refer GA Long Haul News http://galonghaulnews.blogspot.com.au/2012/03/another-caravan-on-move.html

PNG Weekly Report 19-25 Mar

19/3 VH-PDX CVLT Cairns-Port Moresby
19/3 TOM941 G-OOBE B752 Nadi-Port Moresby
20/3 UTY561/562 VH-QQX Cairns-Rabaul-Cairns
20/3 VH-LUL F900 Cairns-Honiara*
20/3 VDA6509 RA-76952 IL76 Brisbane-Noumea-Hang Nadim (Riau Is.)*
20/3 VH-VPZ B190 Townsville-Port Moresby
21/3 VH-VPZ B190 Port Moresby-Townsville
21/3 P2-NTR BE9L Port Moresby-Cairns
22/3 TOM941 G-OOBE B752 Port Moresby-Darwin
22/3 P2-NTR BE9L Cairns-Port Moresby
22/3 VH-PDX CVLT Port Moresby-Cairns
22/3 P2-PNG BE30 Port Moresby-Cairns
22/3 P2-HSM B407 Townsville-Cairns
23/3 P2-HSM B407 Cairns-Cooktown-Lockhart River-Horn Is
23/3 VH-VPZ B190 Townsville-Port Moresby
24/3 N8989N GLF4 Singapore-Port Moresby
24/3 VH-VPZ B190 Port Moresby-Townsville
24/3 P2-HCS B412 Cairns-Horn Is
25/3 VH-BZL BE40 Cairns-Port Moresby-Cairns

Thanks Mike and Dave for the infils

P2-PNG BE30 at Cairns

P2-NTR BE9L at Cairns

VH-LUL F900 at Cairns

Thursday 29 March 2012

Wednesday 28 March 2012

Ghost 53 re-appears!

GHOST53 GLF4 165153 AE0698 SEL/HQLR Fua'amotu-Cairns-Dili

165153 C-20G at Cairns

Thanks GAFLIKS for this picture of 165153 at Cairns

165153 C-20G at Cairns

165153 C-20G at Cairns

165153 C-20G at Cairns

USMC 165153

165153 C-20G at Cairns

P2-OMA arrives Cairns

P2-OMA P750 Coolangatta-Rockhampton-Cairns

(26/3 Ardmore-Kerikeri-Norfolk Is, 27/3 Norfolk Is-Lord Howe-Coolangatta)

P2-OMA P750 at Cairns

Tuesday 27 March 2012

Saturday 24 March 2012

YBTL this week!

Dave reports the following interesting Townsville movements this week:

20/3 VH-DHN C650 Coolangatta-Port Vila-Townsville
20/3 DRGN13 A39-004 A332 Amberley?-Townsville-Amberley?
20/3 ASY018 CS-TQL A343 Brisbane-Sydney-Townsville-Darwin-Dubai
22/3 WGTL06 A30-005 E737 7CF8F4 Williamtown?-Townsville-Williamtown?
22/3 ASY432 C17A A41-208 7CF86B Andersen AB?-Townsville
22/3 UTY1011/1012 VH-XWQ F100 Townsville-Cloncurry-Townsville
23/3 DRGN84 A39-003 A332 7CF866 Amberley?-Townsville-Amberley? (first time recorded YBTL)
23/3 ASY432 C17A A41-208 7CF86B Townsville-Amberley?
24/3 STAL01 C17A A41-208 7CF86B Amberley-Townsville-Darwin?

File Picture, A30-003 E737 at Townsville

Interesting Article in the Townsville Bulletin today. On a Wing and a Prayer.

Picture courtesy of the Townsville Bulletin.

Friday 23 March 2012

RNZAF NZ7572 heads home to Whenuapai

KIW551 NZ7572 B752 C87F01 Cairns-Whenuapai

ZK-OJN A320 and NZ7572 B752 at Cairns

P2-HSM Bell 407 continues North

P2-HSM B407 Cairns-Cooktown-Lockhart River-Horn Is-Daru-Kerema-Port Moresby

P2-HSM B407 at Cairns

Thursday 22 March 2012

KIW551 B757 arrives on dusk

KIW551 NZ7572 B752 Kota Kinabalu-Cairns

NZ7572 B752 at Cairns

NZ7572 B752 at Cairns
NZ7572 B752 at Cairns

Air Fast Indonesia MD82

Air Fast Indonesia operating its regular Timika-Cairns-Timika service, PK-OCT MD82

PK-OCT MD82 at Cairns

PK-OCT MD82 at Cairns

PK-OCT MD82 at Cairns

Hevilift Bell 412 P2-HCS

P2-HCS B412 noted at Cairns

P2-HCS B412 at Cairns

P2-HCS B412 at Cairns

Heli Solutions P2-HSM Bell 407

P2-HSM B407 Townsville-Cairns, ex N406TR (Bankstown-Brisbane via PQQ 19/3)

P2-HSM B407 at Cairns

Learjet 45 VH-VVI all stops North


VH-VVI LJ45 at Cairns

VH-VVI LJ45 at Cairns

Wednesday 21 March 2012

PNG Weekly Report 12-18 Mar

12/3 P2-MTS R44 Daru-Horn Island
13/3 VH-WZN BE20 Cairns-Lihir Is-Horn Is-Townsville
13/3 P2-SIB KODI Port Moresby-Cairns
13/3 VH-PDX CVLT Cairns-Port Moresby
13/3 VH-JPQ CL60 Brisbane-Tokua
13/3 VH-VPZ B190 Townsville-Port Moresby
13/3 VH-CXJ LJ45 Townsville-Port Moresby-Townsville
13/3 N543TC C208 Cairns-Mareeba
14/3 VH-JPQ CL60 Tokua-Guam (15/3 Guam-Cairns)
14/3 VH-BZL BE40 Cairns-Madang-Saipan
14/3 P2-SIB KODI Cairns-Port Moresby
14/3 VH-VPZ B190 Port Moresby-Townsville
15/3 VH-WZN BE20 Cairns-Lae-Horn Is-Townsville-Cairns
15/3 VH-PDX ANG6090 CVLT Port Moresby-Cairns
15/3 VH-BZL BE40 Saipan-Madang-Cairns
15/3 VH-VPZ B190 Townsville-Port Moresby
16/3 VH-WZN BE20 Cairns-Lae-Horn Is-Townsville-Cairns
16/3 VH-TSO PA31 Cairns-Port Moresby
16/3 VH-LWF B412 Redcliffe-Rockhampton-Townsville-Cairns
16/3 VH-VPZ B190 Port Moresby-Townsville
17/3 VH-FWH UTY551/552/993 Cairns-Rabaul-Cairns-Townsville
17/3 VH-LWF B412 Cairns-Lockhart River-Horn Is-Port Moresby
18/3 VH-PDX CVLT Cairns-Port Moresby/Mt Hagen-Cairns

Thanks Mike & Dave for info

VH-JPQ CL60 at Cairns

VH-PDX CVLT at Cairns

File Picture - VH-CXJ LJ45

Couple of recent movements

19/3 VH-LUL F900 Brisbane-Cairns
19/3 VH-URR CL60 Cairns-Brisbane
19/3 M-MNAA GLEX Hamilton Island-Cairns-Beijing
20/3 VH-LUL F900 Cairns-Honiara

VH-LUL F900 at Cairns

VH-LUL F900 at Cairns

VH-URR CL60 at Cairns

Saturday 17 March 2012

Noted at General Aviation

VH-JJU BE9L at Cairns, operated Cloncurry-Cairns 16/3

VH-PYN BE30 at Cairns

Friday 16 March 2012

Recent Movements

VH-JTG E135 Darwin-Osborne Mine-Longreach-Rockhampton-Maroochydore
VH-CXJ LJ45 Townsville-Port Moresby-Townsville

VP-CFP C750 Brisbane-Townsville-Brisbane

ASY017 CS-TQL A343 Darwin-Townsville-Brisbane
VH-URR CL60 Perth-Cairns

VH-VVI LJ45 Brisbane-Cairns-Brisbane

File Picture - VH-URR CL60

File Picture - VH-CXJ LJ45

File Picture - VP-CFP C750

Mt Isa Aerodrome Report

Dave has been on the road again and has kindly provided some more great pictures from Mt Isa airport.

West Wing operate from the base of the decommissioned Tower

Mt Isa General Aviation parking lines

Mt Isa General Aviation parking

Two RFDS Kingairs based in Mt Isa

Skytrans DH8A parked at Mt Isa
Regular services via Gulf communites to Cairns and
Western communities to Brisbane

Air North E170 VH-ANV which operates twice weekly

Alliance F100 VH-FWI, TSV-ISA-TSV

Qantas B738 VH-VYI at Mt isa
QF operates 2 flights/day BNE-ISA-BNE M-F & 1 flight/day Sa/Su