Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

Far North Queensland Skies Cairns and Townsville Airport, Australia

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Monday 31 July 2017

FNQ Yestayear Images - July 1996

         Yesteryear July 1996

catching up since April, Charrak’s Electra N360Q was still operating to HIR during the month.

Of note on the 11th was Dash 7 VH-UUM operated by Jetcraft.  It is temporarily based for FIFO work.

BN-2 B-12222 ex Formosa ALS ferried in from Taipei via the islands and was noted at GA on the 13th.

The short lived Port Douglas Air’s colourful EMB110 VH-BWC was noted on the 15th.

Pacific Air Freighters DC-4 Skymaster paid a visit on the 20th and is seen here on approach to RW33.

On the 22nd Ipec DC-9-33F was a welcome sight on a return to CNS

A RAAF B707 overnighted on the 26th and is seen here smoking out from RW15

Regional Air (PNG)’s early trim seen here on P2-KSR during the month

and Trans Pacific Air’s DO-228 VH-URU was noted flying to HID on the 24th

Thanks to the late GAFLIKS for providing this Yestayear report.

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PNG Air ATR72-600 P2-ATE

P2-ATE AT76 Port Moresby-Cairns-Port Moresby

P2-ATE AT76 at Cairns.

P2-ATE AT76 at Cairns.

Tamara Niger Aviation Beech 1900 5U-TNE

Noted out of the paint shop in Cairns today a Beech 1900 5U-TNE displaying "Tamara Niger Aviation" titles.

5U-TNE B190 at Cairns.

US Navy C-2A Greyhounds 162175 and 162154

PSWD30 162154 C2A Townsville-Port Moresby, was Amberley-Townsville 30/7/2017
PSWD33 162175 C2A Townsville-Port Moresby, was Amberley-Townsville 30/7/2017

162154 C2A at Townsville, Photo by Leroy.

162175 C2A at Townsville, Photo by Leroy.

162154 C2A at Townsville, Photo by Graham.

Sunday 30 July 2017

Royal New Zealand Air Force Boeing 757-200 NZ7572

KIW496 NZ7572 B752 Cairns-Andersen AFB, was Whenuapai-Cairns 29/7/2017

NZ7572 B752 at Cairns.

NZ7572 B752 at Cairns.

Nauru Air Boeing 737-300 freighter VH-VLI

RON502 VH-VLI B733 Cairns-Port Moresby-Momote-Port Moresby-Brisbane, was Brisbane-Cairns 29/7/2017

VH-VLI B733 at Cairns.

Saturday 29 July 2017

Allpoints Jet Gulfstream G550 B-8269 departs

B8269 GLF5 Cairns-Melbourne

B8269 GLF5 at Cairns.

B8269 GLF5 at Cairns.

Thursday 27 July 2017

Newly registered Hevilift Twin Otter VH-YWJ

Noted today Hevilift Twin Otter wearing new registration VH-YWJ and new Hevilift scheme operating a test flight from Cairns-Innisfail-Cairns.

VH-YWJ DHC6 at Cairns.

VH-YWJ DHC6 at Cairns.

Gulfstream G550 B-8269

B8269 GLF5 Sydney-Cairns

B8269 G550 at Cairns.

USAF Gulfstream V C-37A 01-0028

SPAR35 01-0028 C37A Honolulu-Townsville-Alice Springs

01-0028 C37A at Townsville, Photo by Graham.

Monday 24 July 2017

L-3 Communications Learjet N16FN

Learjet N16FN has been in Amberley for the last couple of weeks in support of the Talisman Sabre exercise.
The Learjet provides airborne electronic warfare and electronic countermeasures support for training of aircrews and shipboard personnel.

RTD16 N16FN LJ36 Amberley-Cairns-Andersen AFB, was PGUA-YBCS-YAMB 10/7/2017

"Riptide 16" N16FN LJ36 at Cairns.

Saturday 22 July 2017

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

CTM1162 065 CN35 Darwin-Cairns-Noumea, was Noumea-Cairns-Darwin 20/7/2017

065 CN35 at Cairns.

Friday 21 July 2017

US Army ARC Huron C-12V 95-0092 drops in

PAT92 95-0092 (95-00092) C-12V Townsville-Cairns-Townsville

95-0092 C-12V at Cairns.

Sunday 2 July 2017

FNQ Monthly Movements Summary - June 2017

Date Callsign Registration AC Type Route / Location Operator Comments
1/06/2017 WHSE034 A40-034 MRH90 TSV-CNS-YBSG Army
1/06/2017 WHSE028 A40-028 MRH90 TSV-CNS-YBSG Army
1/06/2017 WHSE038 A40-038 MRH90 TSV-CNS-YBSG Army
1/06/2017 WHSE032 A40-032 MRH90 TSV-CNS-YBSG Army
1/06/2017 WHSE039 A40-039 MRH90 TSV-CNS-YBSG Army
1/06/2017 P2-IRM DHC6 CNS-POM Hevilift
1/06/2017 F-OIAY DHC6 OOL-MKY-CNS Air Loyaute
2/06/2017 VH-IQH B06 CNS-CNS Hevilift
2/06/2017 P2-SWZ BE20 POM-CNS South West Air
3/06/2017 QFA108 VH-QPA A333 PEK-SYD divert CNS-SYD Qantas Crew change
3/06/2017 N777DY C680 MAJ-CNS
4/06/2017 GAP5007 RP-C3031 DH8D BIK-CNS Philippine Air maintenance
4/06/2017 N777DY C680 CNS-DRW
5/06/2017 P2-SWZ BE20 CNS-POM South West Air
5/06/2017 FJI2006 DQ-FJH B738 XSP-CNS-NAN Fiji Air
6/06/2017 VH-HPP BE20 CNS-TWB
6/06/2017 VH-RIU HS25 CNS-PER
7/06/2017 N889JA GLEX SYD-CNS
7/06/2017 A37-002 CL60 CBR-CNS RAAF
8/06/2017 A37-002 CL60 CNS-SGO
8/06/2017 P2-SIB KODI POM-CNS SIL Aviation
8/06/2017 N2480H GLF5 (HND)-TSV-HTI
9/06/2017 P2-SIB KODI CNS-POM SIL Aviation
9/06/2017 N889JA GLEX CNS-SYD-WOL
10/06/2017 N2480H GLF5 HTI-CNS
11/06/2017 P2-SWE DHC6 POM-CNS South West Air
13/06/2017 N2480H GLF5 CNS-HND
14/06/2017 YJ-RV10 DHC6 CNS-POM Air Vanuatu
14/06/2017 N777DY C680 BNE-CNS
14/06/2017 A1333 C130 XRH-TSV TNI AU ex RAAF
14/06/2017 VH-JEC CL60 MEB-CNS-MEB Global Jet
14/06/2017 DEST041 A40-041 MRH90 TSV-CNS-TSV Army
15/06/2017 N777DY C680 CNS-MAJ
15/06/2017 TBJ75 N888NS GALX MCY-CNS
15/06/2017 VH-MRQ BE20 BIK-CNS RFDS Delivery, ex C-GTSV
16/06/2017 TBJ75 N888NS GALX CNS-DRW-PNH
16/06/2017 VH-MRQ BE20 CNS-BWU RFDS Delivery, ex C-GTSV
16/06/2017 N716LY EC30 TSV-MRG-north
17/06/2017 ZK-OMT PA32 arr'd CNS
18/06/2017 VDA3050 RA82043 A124 NKG-CNS Volga Dnepr Freight
19/06/2017 P2-NTZ KODI POM-CNS New Tribes Mission Av
20/06/2017 ZK-OMT PA32 CNS-SHR
20/06/2017 P2-SWE DHC6 CNS-POM South West Air
20/06/2017 PK-ICK C208 MKQ-CNS Pegasus Air Services maintenance
21/06/2017 P2-NTZ KODI CNS-POM New Tribes Mission Av
21/06/2017 P2-NTK KODI POM-CNS New Tribes Mission Av
22/06/2017 PK-OCH DHC6 MKQ-WEI-CNS Air Fast Indonesia
22/06/2017 CNV7448 165835 C40 QPG-TSV US Navy
23/06/2017 P2-NTK KODI CNS-POM New Tribes Mission Av
23/06/2017 VH-OAA F900 SYD-CNS
23/06/2017 F-PMHJ RV6 OOL-CNS
23/06/2017 CNV7448 165835 C40 TSV-UAM US Navy
25/06/2017 F-PMHJ RV6 CNS-DRW
26/06/2017 N850DL TBM8 OOL-MCY-CNS-KRB-CNS
26/06/2017 CNV7502 163591 KC130T BWN-DRW-TSV US Navy
27/06/2017 PK-ICK C208 CNS-MKQ Pegasus Air Services
27/06/2017 P2-NTZ KODI POM-CNS New Tribes Mission Av
27/06/2017 N850DL TBM8 CNS-MCY-OOL
27/06/2017 N523AC GLF5 (GRR-HNL)-TSV-HTI
27/06/2017 GHOST53 165153 C20G TSV-CBR US Navy
27/06/2017 CNV7502 163591 KC130T TSV-UAM US Navy
27/06/2017 PSWD30/33 /// & 162175 C2 x 2 DRW-TSV US Navy Ex Talisman Sabre 2017
28/06/2017 SPOCK41 13-5775 C130 UAM-CNS-XRH USAF
28/06/2017 VH-OAA F900 CNS-MEB
28/06/2017 ASY335 A37-003 CL60 CBR-SYD-HIR-CNS RAAF
28/06/2017 CNV7601 163591 KC130T UAM-TSV  US Navy
29/06/2017 P2-NTZ KODI CNS-POM New Tribes Mission Av
29/06/2017 ASY335 A37-003 CL60 CNS-HIR-SYD-CBR RAAF
29/06/2017 CMB560 N546JN MD11 DNA-TSV Western Global Airlines
29/06/2017 CNV7966 164106 KC130T UAM?-TSV-ROK US Navy
29/06/2017 KIW757 NZ7002 C130 WPE-TSV RNZAF
29/06/2017 KIW285 NZ7572 B752 WPE-TSV RNZAF Repaint
29/06/2017 ANZ165/166 ZK-NZG B789 AKL-CNS-AKL Air New Zealand First Ops ANZ B787-9
30/06/2017 VDA3051 RA82043 A124 CNS-DRW Volga Dnepr
30/06/2017 N523AC GLF5 HTI-CNS
30/06/2017 WGN8560 N546JN MD11 TSV-DNA Western Global Airlines
30/06/2017 CNV7500 166693 C40 UAM-TSV-UAM US Navy
30/06/2017 CNV7602 163591 KC130T UAM-TSV-UAM US Navy