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Friday, 1 February 2013

Aircraft Movements


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52 - DHC-6-100 N52FW Kapowsin Air Sports, Shelton, WA

01-Feb-2013

  • Shelton, WA (KSHN) - Calgary, AB (CYYC)
Looking at the track inbound to Calgary, it appears as though the aircraft has likely continued on to Springbank, AB (CYBW) after a brief stop of about an hour in Calgary.


MSN 52 - DHC-6-100 N52FW
Kapowsin Air Sports
Shelton, WA May-2011
Duncan Kirk Photo
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120 - DHC-6-200 N718KW Warren Transportation LLC, Dallas, TX

01-Feb-2013

  • Veracruz, Mexico (MMVR) - Brownsville, TX (KBRO)
  • Brownsville, TX (KBRO) - Addison, TX (KADS)

N718KW is returning to the U.S. as it arrives Brownsville, TX today before continuing on to Addison, TX. Normally based at the Warren-owned island of Barbareta, Honduras (near Roatan) the aircraft returned to Texas this time last year as well. In 2012 it arrived from Veracruz on 13-Feb-2012 and departed back to Honduras on 03-Mar-2012.

Certainly one of the sharpest looking -200 series around.

MSN 120 - DHC-6-200 - N718KW
Warren Transportation LLC
Addison, TX
B1rdman Photo

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239 - DHC-6-300 N239Z Gravitas Aviation/Bank of Utah Trustee, Salt Lake City

As noted in the blog entry for 19-Dec-2012, N239Z was cancelled from the U.S. register on 17-Dec-2012 to Antigua & Barbuda.

Noted parked at SVG Air hangar at Saint Vincent 10-Jan-2013 now registered J8-GAA.

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272 - DHC-6-300 C-GBEB Ashe Aircraft Enterprises Ltd., Calgary, AB

Registered 22-Jan-2013

As can be seen in the photo below, C-GBEB has been under a lengthy rebuild by Rocky Mountain Aircraft at Springbank. The aircraft stalled and crashed into trees on approach to Hook Lake, NT on 16-Jul-2008.

Given the recent registration again, it is presumably nearing completion.

MSN 272 - DHC-6-300 C-GBEB
Ashe Aircraft Enterprises Ltd.
Springbank, AB

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615 - DHC-6-300 Vistaliner N615AR Twin Otter International, Las Vegas, NV

Noted over Iceland 29/30-Jan-2013, and at Prestwick, UK (EGPK) 31-Jan-2013. Last year about this time N615AR was on a contract in Australia, which ended on 14-Apr-2012 when it positioned back to Grand Junction, CO (KGJT). By mid-2012 it was working primarily out of Hagerstown, MD (KHGR).

MSN 615 - DHC-6-300 N615AR
Twin Otter International Inc.
Prestwick, UK 31-Jan-2013
Gordon Macadie Photo

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650 - DHC-6-300 C-GKBC Kenn Borek Air, Calgary, AB

Lost contact while flying from South Pole Station to Terra Nova Bay, Antarctica on 23-Jan-2013; ELT location was determined 24-Jan-2013, and the wreckage was located 26-Jan-2013 at the 13,000ft level on Mount Elizabeth. Sadly, there were no survivors amongst the three onboard.
 
C-GKBC had left Canada for Antarctica on 14-Oct-2012.

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

17-Jan-2013

  • Guernsey, UK (EGJB) - Almeria, Spain (LEAM)

18-Jan-2013

  • Almeria, Spain (LEAM) - Agadir, Morocco (GMAD)

19-Jan-2013

  • Agadir, Morocco (GMAD) - Banjul, Gambia (GBYD)

20-Jan-2013

  • Banjul, Gambia (GBYD) - Lagos, Nigeria (DNMM)

MSN 864 - DHC-6-400 C-GUVA
Viking Air Ltd.
Agadir, Morocco
BNSF Photo