March 2017

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9M-XXH Airbus A330-343 (MSN 1165) of Air Asia X at Perth Airport – 23 March 2017.
9M-XXH Airbus A330-343 (MSN 1165) of Air Asia X at Perth Airport – 23 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing this special livery dedicated to their late Group Chief Operating Officer, Anaz Ahmad Tajuddin, Anaz The Legend. Photographed here on short finals for runway 24 at 3:33 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
9M-XXH Airbus A330-343 (MSN 1165) of Air Asia X at Perth Airport – 23 March 2017.
9M-XXH Airbus A330-343 (MSN 1165) of Air Asia X at Perth Airport – 23 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing this special livery dedicated to their late Group Chief Operating Officer, Anaz Ahmad Tajuddin, Anaz The Legend. Photographed here on short finals for runway 24 at 3:33 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
9M-XXH Airbus A330-343 (MSN 1165) of Air Asia X at Perth Airport – 23 March 2017.
9M-XXH Airbus A330-343 (MSN 1165) of Air Asia X at Perth Airport – 23 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing this special livery dedicated to their late Group Chief Operating Officer, Anaz Ahmad Tajuddin, Anaz The Legend. Photographed taking off from runway 24 at 5:06 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
Malaysia Airlines 9M-MXX B737-800 (MSN 10161/5052), an infrequent visitor, departing PER runway 21 for BKI Kota Kinabalu at 1513hrs Sun 19 Mar 2017. © Jimmy Leng
Malaysia Airlines 9M-MXX B737-800 (MSN 10161/5052), an infrequent visitor, departing PER runway 21 for BKI Kota Kinabalu at 1513hrs Sun 19 Mar 2017.
© Jimmy Leng
VH-IPX Sikorsky S-92A Helibus (MSN 920116, ex N924R) of HNZ Group/PHI over the Swan River, Perth - Thu 16 March 2017. On a test flight after being reassembled following its arrival by sea on 31 December 2016. It flew from Perth Airport over North Perth and Fremantle, then back up the Swan River to Perth Airport. It departed the next day to Carnarvon, then Karratha and Broome on 19 March. The registration VH-IPX stands for INPEX, the company it is being operated for. Photo © David Eyre
VH-IPX Sikorsky S-92A Helibus (MSN 920116, ex N924R) of HNZ Group/PHI over the Swan River, Perth – Thu 16 March 2017.
On a test flight after being reassembled following its arrival by sea on 31 December 2016. It flew from Perth Airport over North Perth and Fremantle, then back up the Swan River to Perth Airport. It departed the next day to Carnarvon, then Karratha and Broome on 19 March. The registration VH-IPX stands for INPEX, the company it is being operated for.
Photo © David Eyre
VH-IPX Sikorsky S-92A Helibus (MSN 920116, ex N924R) of HNZ Group/PHI over the Swan River, Perth - Thu 16 March 2017. On a test flight after being reassembled following its arrival by sea on 31 December 2016. It flew from Perth Airport over North Perth and Fremantle, then back up the Swan River to Perth Airport. It departed the next day to Carnarvon, then Karratha and Broome on 19 March. The registration VH-IPX stands for INPEX, the company it is being operated for. Photo © David Eyre
VH-IPX Sikorsky S-92A Helibus (MSN 920116, ex N924R) of HNZ Group/PHI over the Swan River, Perth – Thu 16 March 2017.
On a test flight after being reassembled following its arrival by sea on 31 December 2016. It flew from Perth Airport over North Perth and Fremantle, then back up the Swan River to Perth Airport. It departed the next day to Carnarvon, then Karratha and Broome on 19 March. The registration VH-IPX stands for INPEX, the company it is being operated for.
Photo © David Eyre
VH-IPX Sikorsky S-92A Helibus (MSN 920116, ex N924R) of HNZ Group/PHI over the Swan River, Perth - Thu 16 March 2017. On a test flight after being reassembled following its arrival by sea on 31 December 2016. It flew from Perth Airport over North Perth and Fremantle, then back up the Swan River to Perth Airport. It departed the next day to Carnarvon, then Karratha and Broome on 19 March. The registration VH-IPX stands for INPEX, the company it is being operated for. Photo © David Eyre
VH-IPX Sikorsky S-92A Helibus (MSN 920116, ex N924R) of HNZ Group/PHI over the Swan River, Perth – Thu 16 March 2017.
On a test flight after being reassembled following its arrival by sea on 31 December 2016. It flew from Perth Airport over North Perth and Fremantle, then back up the Swan River to Perth Airport. It departed the next day to Carnarvon, then Karratha and Broome on 19 March. The registration VH-IPX stands for INPEX, the company it is being operated for.
Photo © David Eyre
 3B-NBJ Airbus A340-313 (MSN 800) of Air Mauritius at Perth Airport- 22 March 2017.  The A340 was replacing the A330 on this service. Photo © Dylan Thomas

Malindo 9M-LNK B737-900ER (MSN 38737) on a rare visit to PER, arriving on runway 24 at 1617hrs Thu 16 Mar 2017. © Jimmy Leng

Malindo 9M-LNK B737-900ER (MSN 38737) on a rare visit to PER, arriving on runway 24 at 1617hrs Thu 16 Mar 2017.
© Jimmy Leng

VH-THB Rokospol VIA (MSN VIA0710/2013), named 'Spirit', owned by Spencer E Flint of Sunbury, VIC, at Meekatharra Airport - 16 March 2017. Refuelling enroute from Kalgoorlie to Shark Bay. This two-seat aircraft was designed in the Czech Republic and this one was built in 2013. Photo © Geoff Carberry
VH-THB Rokospol VIA (MSN VIA0710/2013), named ‘Spirit’, owned by Spencer E Flint of Sunbury, VIC, at Meekatharra Airport – 16 March 2017.
Refuelling enroute from Kalgoorlie to Shark Bay. This two-seat aircraft was designed in the Czech Republic and this one was built in 2013. Photo © Geoff Carberry
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing Paris St Germain Football Club decals, photographed here departing off runway 21 at 10:29 pm.
Photo © Marcus Graff
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing Paris St Germain Football Club decals, photographed here departing off runway 21 at 10:29 pm.
Photo © Marcus Graff
VH-VZR Boeing 737-838 (MSN 34193/3754) of Qantas, named 'Coral Bay', at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017
VH-VZR Boeing 737-838 (MSN 34193/3754) of Qantas, named ‘Coral Bay’, at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017
Turning onto finals for runway 21 at 6:18 pm.
Photo © Richard Kreider
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing Paris St Germain Football Club decals, photographed here turning on to finals for runway 21 at 5:59 pm.
Photo © Allan Tilley
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing Paris St Germain Football Club decals, photographed here turning on to finals for runway 21 at 5:59 pm.
Photo © Allan Tilley
Alliance Fokker100 (MSN 11367) arriving into PER 1816hrs Thu 9 Mar 2017. First day of WA operations since entering service on 18 Jan 2017 © Jimmy Leng
Alliance Fokker100 (MSN 11367) arriving into PER 1816hrs Thu 9 Mar 2017.
First day of WA operations since entering service on 18 Jan 2017
© Jimmy Leng
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing Paris St Germain Football Club decals, photographed here turning off runway 21 after landing at 6:00 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing Paris St Germain Football Club decals, photographed here turning off runway 21 after landing at 6:00 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
A6-EET Airbus A380-861 (MSN 142) of Emirates at Perth Airport – 9 March 2017.
First visit to Perth wearing Paris St Germain Football Club decals, photographed here turning off runway 21 after landing at 6:00 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)

VH-JHF Cessna 210N Centurion (MSN 21063845) owned by Thomson Aviation Pty Ltd of Griffith East, NSW, at Meekatharra Airport - Thu 9 March 2017. Modified for geophysical survey work with a magnetometer 'stinger' tailboom. Built in 1980, ex VH-LJE, ZK-EQD, C-GGKP, (YV-1885P), (N6254C). Photo © Geoff Carberry
VH-JHF Cessna 210N Centurion (MSN 21063845) owned by Thomson Aviation Pty Ltd of Griffith East, NSW, at Meekatharra Airport – Thu 9 March 2017.
Modified for geophysical survey work with a magnetometer ‘stinger’ tailboom. Built in 1980, ex VH-LJE, ZK-EQD, C-GGKP, (YV-1885P), (N6254C). Photo © Geoff Carberry
VH-TET Cessna 210M Centurion (MSN 21062889) owned by Neatford Pty Ltd, of Kora, Queensland, at Meekatharra Airport - Wed 8 March 2017. Built in 1978, ex N6021N. Photo © Geoff Carberry
VH-TET Cessna 210M Centurion (MSN 21062889) owned by Neatford Pty Ltd, of Kora, Queensland, at Meekatharra Airport – Wed 8 March 2017.
Built in 1978, ex N6021N. Photo © Geoff Carberry
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas C1 (MSN 016) of 24/70 Squadron, Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – Sun 5 March 2017. First visit to Pearce, climbing after take-off from runway 36R at 10.25am using the callsign 'ASCOT 4101', after attending the Avalon Air Show. This is the second of 22 A400M aircraft on order for the Royal Air Force, to replace the Lockheed-Martin C-130J Hercules and it was delivered in December 2016, ex EC-406, A4M016. Photo © David Eyre
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas C1 (MSN 016) of 24/70 Squadron, Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – Sun 5 March 2017.
First visit to Pearce, climbing after take-off from runway 36R at 10.25am using the callsign ‘ASCOT 4101’, after attending the Avalon Air Show. This is the second of 22 A400M aircraft on order for the Royal Air Force, to replace the Lockheed-Martin C-130J Hercules and it was delivered in December 2016, ex EC-406, A4M016. Photo © David Eyre
Photo © David Eyre
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas C1 (MSN 016) of 24/70 Squadron, Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – Sun 5 March 2017. First visit to Pearce, climbing after take-off from runway 36R at 10.25am using the callsign 'ASCOT 4101', after attending the Avalon Air Show. This is the second of 22 A400M aircraft on order for the Royal Air Force, to replace the Lockheed-Martin C-130J Hercules and it was delivered in December 2016, ex EC-406, A4M016. Photo © David Eyre
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas C1 (MSN 016) of 24/70 Squadron, Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – Sun 5 March 2017.
First visit to Pearce, climbing after take-off from runway 36R at 10.25am using the callsign ‘ASCOT 4101’, after attending the Avalon Air Show. This is the second of 22 A400M aircraft on order for the Royal Air Force, to replace the Lockheed-Martin C-130J Hercules and it was delivered in December 2016, ex EC-406, A4M016. Photo © David Eyre
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas C1 (MSN 016) of 24/70 Squadron, Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – Sun 5 March 2017. First visit to Pearce, climbing after take-off from runway 36R at 10.25am using the callsign 'ASCOT 4101', after attending the Avalon Air Show. This is the second of 22 A400M aircraft on order for the Royal Air Force, to replace the Lockheed-Martin C-130J Hercules and it was delivered in December 2016, ex EC-406, A4M016. Photo © David Eyre
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas C1 (MSN 016) of 24/70 Squadron, Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – Sun 5 March 2017. First visit to Pearce, climbing after take-off from runway 36R at 10.25am using the callsign ‘ASCOT 4101’, after attending the Avalon Air Show. This is the second of 22 A400M aircraft on order for the Royal Air Force, to replace the Lockheed-Martin C-130J Hercules and it was delivered in December 2016, ex EC-406, A4M016. Photo © David Eyre
A6-BLL Boeing 787-9 DreamLiner (MSN 39656) of Etihad Airways at Perth Airport – 5 March 2017
A6-BLL Boeing 787-9 DreamLiner (MSN 39656) of Etihad Airways at Perth Airport – 5 March 2017
Departing off runway 21 at 5:05 pm.
Photo © Allan Tilley.
Etihad A6-BLL B787-900 (MSN 39656/530) 1st visit to PER arriving on runway 03 at 1238hrs Sun 5 Mar 2017. The aircraft ferried from Moses Lake to PAE Everett on 14 Feb 2017, then PAE to AUH 8 days later on 22 Feb 2017. The first revenue flight was flown AUH-BNE on 23 Feb 2017. © Jimmy Leng
Etihad A6-BLL B787-900 (MSN 39656/530) 1st visit to PER arriving on runway 03 at 1238hrs Sun 5 Mar 2017.
The aircraft ferried from Moses Lake to PAE Everett on 14 Feb 2017, then PAE to AUH 8 days later on 22 Feb 2017. The first revenue flight was flown AUH-BNE on 23 Feb 2017.
© Jimmy Leng
Dassault Falcon 2000EX M-SNER of Wincor Aviation Establishment. On short final for Runway 28 at Broome at 11:42am on 3 March 2017 after a flight from Ayers Rock.
Photo © John Graff
BAE Systems Hawk 127 A27-18 (MSN DT18), of 79 Squadron RAAF Pearce, returning to Broome at 11:03am on 3 March 2017. A27-18 and A27-29 visited Broome to perform a short fly-by and aerial display as part of the commemorations of the 75th anniversary of the Japanese air raid on Broome during World War II. On March 3rd, 1942, nine Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero fighters and a Mitsubishi C5M2 reconnaissance plane attacked Broome. At least 88 lives and 24 aircraft were lost across both sides, including 15 allied flying boats anchored in Roebuck Bay; the wrecks of some of these can be still be visited on the mudflats of the bay at very low tides.
Photo © John Graff
BAE Systems Hawk 127 A27-29 (MSN DT29), of 79 Squadron RAAF Pearce, returning to Broome at 11:03am on 3 March 2017. A27-18 and A27-29 visited Broome to perform a short fly-by and aerial display as part of the commemorations for the 75th anniversary of the Japanese air raid on Broome during World War II.
Photo © John Graff
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas (MSN 016) of Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – 3 March 2017.
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas (MSN 016) of Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – 3 March 2017.
First visit to Pearce, on finals for runway 18L at 10.00 am using the callsign Ascot 4101, after attending the Avalon Air show.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas (MSN 016) of Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – 3 March 2017.
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas (MSN 016) of Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – 3 March 2017.
First visit to Pearce, on finals for runway 18L at 10.00 am using the callsign Ascot 4101, after attending the Avalon Air show.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas (MSN 016) of Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – 3 March 2017.
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas (MSN 016) of Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – 3 March 2017.
First visit to Pearce, on finals for runway 18L at 10.00 am using the callsign Ascot 4101, after attending the Avalon Air show.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas (MSN 016) of Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – 3 March 2017.
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas (MSN 016) of Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – 3 March 2017.
First visit to Pearce, on finals for runway 18L at 10.00 am using the callsign Ascot 4101, after attending the Avalon Air show.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas (MSN 016) of Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – 3 March 2017.
ZM401 Airbus A400M Atlas (MSN 016) of Royal Air Force at RAAF Base Pearce – 3 March 2017.
First visit to Pearce, on finals for runway 18L at 10.00 am using the callsign Ascot 4101, after attending the Avalon Air show.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
Emirates A6-EUI A380-800 (MSN 221) 1st visit to PER arriving on runway 21 at 1734hrs Wed 1 Mar 2017. The aircraft was delivered to Emirates on 21 Feb 2017 with its first revenue flight flown on 23 Feb 2017 DXB-SYD. © Jimmy Leng
Emirates A6-EUI A380-800 (MSN 221) 1st visit to PER arriving on runway 21 at 1734hrs Wed 1 Mar 2017.
The aircraft was delivered to Emirates on 21 Feb 2017 with its first revenue flight flown on 23 Feb 2017 DXB-SYD.
© Jimmy Leng