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










Andrew

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

Andrew

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.

Andrew

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.

Andrew

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