Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

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Sunday, 31 May 2015

FNQ Yestayear Images - May 1994

Airlink (PNG) Beech 58 Baron P2-ALE visited on the 10th

RAAF Nomad A18-403 looked very well in hi-viz, also displaying 75th Anniv endorsement as seen on the 16th

Kainantu Air Services DHC-6 P2-KSS departed to Marreba for some circuit bashing prior to dep to PNG on the 17th

'Downunder' titles were removed from DC-3 VH-MIN on the 18th

Thanks to GAFLIKS for providing this Yestayear report.

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New RAAF C-130J scheme on A97-441

Photographed today departing Townsville was RAAF C130J A97-441 displaying its new scheme.

A97-441 C30J at Townsville, Photo by Leroy.

Regional Express expands services to the Isa

Regional Express Airlines further expanded their services from Cairns this week operating a service to Mt Isa direct, (Monday-Friday).

The first service (25/5/2015) was operated as RXA5361 VH-ZLH and returned as RXA5382 VH-ZRH.

Rex Saab 340's parked at Cairns.

VH-ZLO SF34 at Cairns, Photo by GAFLIKS.

Saturday, 30 May 2015

Cairns Welcomes Silk Air Inaugural Flight

Silk Air commenced serviced today from Singapore to Cairns.

SLK828 9V-MGJ B738 Singapore-Cairns, the flight later returned to Singapore via Darwin.

9V-MGJ B738 at Cairns.

9V-MGJ B738 at Cairns.

9V-MGJ B738 at Cairns.

9V-MGJ B738 at Cairns.

9V-MGJ B738 at Cairns.

Qatar Executive Global 5000 A7-CEI

QQE100 A7-CEI GL5T Kota Bharu-Cairns

A7-CEI GL5T at Cairns.

Friday, 29 May 2015

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

ANZ5970 ZK-MCP AT72 Christchurch-Brisbane-Townsville

File Picture - ZK-MCO AT72 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.

Skytrans Dash 8 VH-QQI operates service

SKP844 VH-QQI DH8A Cairns-Lockhart River-Coen-Aurukun-Cairns

VH-QQI DH8A at Cairns.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

Tag Aviation (Asia) Global 6000 VP-CYA passes through

VP-CYA GLEX Hamilton Is.-Cairns-Hong Kong

VP-CYA GLEX at Cairns.

VP-CYA GLEX at Cairns.

Sunday, 24 May 2015

Central Aviation Pac 750 P2-BWC departs

P2-BWC P750 Cairns-Horn Is. ...

P2-BWC P750 at Cairns.

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

US Marines KC-130J 168075 passes through

SUMO79 168075 KC130J Darwin-Townsville-Darwin

File Picture - 168065 KC130.

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Hevilift AS-350 PK-FUI arrives

PK-FUI AS35 North-Cairns, was Merauke-Horn Is. 18/5/2015

PK-FUI AS35 at Cairns.

Monday, 18 May 2015

Air Niugini Cargo ATR-72 P2-PXZ departs

ANG6093 P2-PXZ AT72 Cairns-Port Moresby

See post: http://fnqskies.blogspot.com.au/2015/03/air-niugini-cargo-atr-72-p2-pxz.html

P2-PXZ AT72 at Cairns.

Air Niugini Dash 8 P2-ANK

Recently arrived from Port Moresby Dash 8 202 series P2-ANK noted today leaving the paint shop.
P2-ANK arrived in Cairns on the 9th of May 2015 as ANG6090.

P2-ANK DH8B at Cairns.

Central Aviation Pac 750 P2-BWC

P2-BWC P750 ... Horn Is.-Cairns

Saturday, 16 May 2015

French Kingair 350 F-OZEN departs

F-OZEN B350 Cairns-Coolangatta

F-OZEN BE30 at Cairns, Photo by GAFLIKS.

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Air China Airbus A330-200 B6092 departs

CCA174D B6092 A332 Cairns-Beijing

B6092 A332 at Cairns.

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

USAF C130T 74-1669 (YJ Yokota) passes through

TREK16 74-1669 C130T Richmond-Townsville-Andersen AFB

74-1669 C130T at Townsville, Photo by Graham.

74-1669 C130T at Townsville, Photo by Graham.

Armee De L'air Francaise Casa CN-235M 065

CTM1161 065 CN35 Cairns-Brisbane-Noumea, was Noumea-Cairns 12/5/2015

File Picture - 065 CN35 at Cairns.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Air China 174 calls through

CCA174 B6131 A332 Sydney-Cairns-Beijing

B6131 A332 at Cairns.

B6131 A332 at Cairns.

B6131 A332 at Cairns.

Monday, 11 May 2015

Air China Airbus A330 diverts

CCA174 B6092 A332 Sydney-Beijing diverts to Cairns

B6092 A332 at Cairns.

USAF "Super Galaxy" 85-0003 departs

RCH396 85-0003 C5M Townsville-Hickam

File Picture - C5 Galaxy.

Sunday, 10 May 2015

USAF "Super Galaxy" 85-0003 arrives

RCH396 85-0003 C5M Hickam-Townsville

File Picture - USAF C-5 Galaxy.

"New Zealand 90" drops in!

Air New Zealand Boeing 787-9 ZK-NZE diverted into Cairns early this morning enroute from Narita to Auckland. After a brief stopover the aircraft continued onto Auckland.

Thanks to Mike from MRC Aviation for supplying this great picture.

File Picture - ZK-NZE B789 at Auckland,
Photo by Mike MRC Aviation.

Thursday, 7 May 2015

National Jet Express BAe-146-100 VH-NJR rolls out of the paintshop

JTE5500 VH-NJR B461 Townsville-Adelaide

VH-NJR B461 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.

VH-NJR B461 at Townsville, Photo by Dave.

P2-THW AS-350 arrives

P2-THW AS35 ....-Coen-Cairns

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Mobil Corp Gulfstream V N200A

N200A GLF5 Cairns-Port Moresby, was Kona-Cairns 5/5/2015

N200A GLF5 at Cairns.

Couple of extra Golden Week Jetstar A330 flights

JST19 VH-EBE A332 operated (Melbourne)-Cairns-Narita

Last week JST32 VH-EBK A332 Narita-Cairns 2/5/2015 and JST20 VH-EBK A332 Cairns-Melbourne 3/5/2015

File Picture - VH-EBE A332 at Cairns.

Air Fast Indonesia Embraer ERJ-135LR

PK-OKE E135 Lombok-Darwin-Cairns-Sydney

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Palmer Aviation Global Express M-ATAR

M-ATAR GLEX Townsville-Noumea-Coolangatta, was Coolangatta-Townsville 4/5/2015

File Picture - M-ATAR GLEX at Townsville, Photo by Dave.

Saturday, 2 May 2015

Friday, 1 May 2015

USAF KC-135 58-0102 departs

RCH550 58-0102 K35R Cairns-Hickam

58-0102 K35R at Cairns.

58-0102 K35R at Cairns.

Tropicair Citation P2-MEH

P2-MEH C25B Port Moresby-Cairns-Brisbane

P2-MEH C25B at Cairns.

RNZAF C-130 NZ7005

KIW938 NZ7005 C130 Townsville-Darwin?-...., was Christchurch-Townsville 30/4/2015