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Thursday, 10 May 2012

On the Move

In service photographs of the 400 Series are still relatively rare, so nice
to see MSN 850 8Q-TMZ taken at Male, in May 2012. Carsten Rhode Photo
via Skyliner




153 - DHC-6-200 N153KD Alberta Aircraft Leasing Inc., Las Vegas, NV

Flew Springbank-Great Falls-Ogden (as noted in earlier post below) 08-May-2012; on 09-May-2012 it departed Ogden heading southbound. Although the track ends south of Metropolitan Phoenix, in the vicinity of the suburb of Chandler it is lined up pretty well directly for Eloy. I suspect that was the destination.

480 - DHC-6-300 P2-SWE Southwest Air, Mendi, PNG

Although not necessarily an uncommon visitor to Australia, it flew Daru, PNG ((AYDU) - Cairns, Qld (YBCS) 02-May-2012; however it did venture a bit further into Queensland the following day, 03-May-2012 when it flew Cairns (YBCS)-Rockhampton (YBRK)-Brisbane/Archerfield (YBAF)

611 - DHC-6-300 C-FBKB Kenn Borek Air Ltd., Calgary, AB

Flew Majuro, Marshall Islands (PKMJ) to Weno, Chuuk (PTKK) 08-May-2012, and on 09-May-2012 continued Weno, Chuuk (PTKK) to Balikpapan, Indonesia (WALL). The aircraft is now known to be on delivery to PT Air Born (Air Borneo) in Indonesia. I hope to add a picture of the aircraft later today.

852 - DHC-6-400 C-FMJO Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Was noted via SBS reports flying at Victoria on 10-May-2012

854 - DHC-6-400 C-GUVA Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Officially cancelled from Canadian register 09-May-2012; it arrived Tripoli-Mitiga on 28-Apr-2012 for Petro Air, and was to become 5A-PAC.

859 - DHC-6-400 C-GVAQ Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Was noted via SBS reports flying at Victoria on 09-May-2012; this is destined for OK Tedi Mining as P2-BFW.

861 - DHC-6-400 C-GNVA Viking Air Ltd., Sidney, BC

Was noted via SBS reports flying at Calgary on 08-May-2012