Thursday, 26 September 2013

RAAF Globemaster Pops By

Yesterday morning, Royal Australian Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster A41-207 made a visit to Cairns. A while later, the C-17 departed for parts unknown.

Taxiing to Runway 33


Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Today's Planespotting Photos

Lots of activity today:

NQAC Cessna 172 VH-SPW

RFDS Beechcraft Kingair 200 VH-FDS

The Beechcraft holding short with the massive C-17 in the background!

Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 VH-YIG

Cathay Pacific Airbus A330-300 B-LAJ

Cessna 182RG VH-HJF

Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 VH-YIV

QantasLink Dash 8 Q300 VH-TQZ

Jetstar Airbus A320 VH-VQN

Virgin Australia Being 737-800 VH-VUC

RFDS Beechcraft Kingair 200 VH-FDF

Skytrans Dash 8-100 VH-QQL about to depart for a short test flight

Virgin Australia Embraer 190 VH-ZPJ

Skytrans Dash 8-100 VH-QQL returning after the short test flight

Some of the heavier movements of the day

Jetstar Airbus A330-200 VH-EBK

Qantas Boeing 767-300 VH-OGN

Cessna 172 VH-THO with smoke and mountains in the background


Qantas 'Disney Planes' 767 Visits

Qantas Boeing 767-300 VH-OGG made it's first visit yesterday in its new colourful 'Disney Planes' livery. It arrived from Sydney (YSSY) as QF924 and departed back to Sydney (YSSY) as QF925.

Unfortunately I did not manage to get a photo.


Monday, 23 September 2013

Cathay Pacific A330-300 B-LBC (1st Visit)

Yesterday morning, Cathay Pacific's newest Airbus A330-300 B-LBC made its first visit to Cairns from Hong Kong (VHHH) as CPA103.

Later, it departed to Brisbane (YBBN) and eventually back to Hong Kong (VHHH) as CPA146

Below is a photo of another Cathay A330-300 departing Cairns a few months ago.

Cathay Pacific Airbus A330-300 - file photo

This A330-300 is only very new, being delivered to Cathay Pacific last month.


Sunday, 15 September 2013

Another Visitor From Yesterday

Also yesterday, Cessna 525A Citation VH-IYG made a quick stopover from Adelaide (YPAD) before it returned to Adelaide (YPAD).
Cessna 525A Citation VH-IYG - file photo

Planespotting Photos From Today

Lots of photos today!

QantasLink Boeing 717-200 VH-NXN

Jetstar Airbus A320 VH-VFI

Jetstar Airbus A330-200 VH-EBD

Qantas Boeing 767-300 VH-OGQ

Beechcraft BE76 Duchess VH-XHT

Westwing Aviation Cessna 208B Caravan VH-WZJ

Jetstar Airbus A330-200 VH-EBB

QantasLink Dash 8 Q300 VH-TQK

Qantas Boeing 767-300 VH-OGQ

Jetstar Airbus A320 VH-VGZ

QantasLink Dash 8 Q300 VH-TQM

Hinterland Aviation Cessna 402C VH-TFZ

Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800 VH-YFC

QantasLink Dash 8 Q400 VH-QOF

QantasLink Dash 8 Q400 VH-QOJ