September 2017

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VH-HRG Eurocopter AS 350 B3 Squirrel (MSN 4642) of Aerotech aircraft Holdings at Jandakot Airport – 30 sept 2017.
VH-HRG Eurocopter AS 350 B3 Squirrel (MSN 4642) of Aerotech aircraft Holdings at Jandakot Airport – 30 sept 2017.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
VH-HRG Eurocopter AS 350 B3 Squirrel (MSN 4642) of Aerotech aircraft Holdings at Jandakot Airport – 30 sept 2017.
VH-HRG Eurocopter AS 350 B3 Squirrel (MSN 4642) of Aerotech aircraft Holdings at Jandakot Airport – 30 sept 2017.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
PK-ELV Beechjet 400 (MSN RK-527) of Elang Indonesia at Perth airport – 30 Sept 2017.
PK-ELV Beechjet 400 (MSN RK-527) of Elang Indonesia at Perth airport – 30 Sept 2017.
Landing on runway 03 at 3:17 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
A7-BBH Boeing 777-2DZ LR (MSN 36102/885) of Qatar Airways, named “Al Qalail” at Perth Airport – 29 Sept 2017.
A7-BBH Boeing 777-2DZ LR (MSN 36102/885) of Qatar Airways, named “Al Qalail” at Perth Airport – 29 Sept 2017.
Normally a direct flight from Auckland, New Zealand direct to Doha, this aircraft is making a fuel stop in Perth due to fuel issues in Auckland, photographed here on finals to runway 21 at 3:37 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
A7-BBH Boeing 777-2DZ LR (MSN 36102/885) of Qatar Airways, named “Al Qalail” at Perth Airport – 29 Sept 2017.
A7-BBH Boeing 777-2DZ LR (MSN 36102/885) of Qatar Airways, named “Al Qalail” at Perth Airport – 29 Sept 2017.
Normally a direct flight from Auckland, New Zealand direct to Doha, this aircraft is making a fuel stop in Perth due to fuel issues in Auckland, photographed here departing off runway 21 at 5:13 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
A7-BBH Boeing 777-2DZ LR (MSN 36102/885) of Qatar Airways, named “Al Qalail” at Perth Airport – 29 Sept 2017.
A7-BBH Boeing 777-2DZ LR (MSN 36102/885) of Qatar Airways, named “Al Qalail” at Perth Airport – 29 Sept 2017.
Normally a direct flight from Auckland, New Zealand direct to Doha, this aircraft is making a fuel stop in Perth due to fuel issues in Auckland, photographed here departing off runway 21 at 5:13 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)

A7-BBH Boeing 777-2DZ LR (MSN 36102/885) of Qatar Airways, named “Al Qalail” at Perth Airport – 29 Sept 2017.

ZS-RSB Eurocopter AS350B3 Squirrel (MSN 3613) of NRG (New Resolution Geophysics) / Wild Dog Helicopters / Skyhorse Aviation, at Meekatharra Airport - 29 September 2017. Fuel stop en route to Geraldton from geophysical survey operations. New Resolution Geophysics (NRG) is an airborne geophysical company formed in 2005, specialising in the collection of ultra-high resolution airborne data, with offices in South Africa (Cape Town, Pretoria) and Perth, Western Australia. Photo © Geoff Carberry
ZS-RSB Eurocopter AS350B3 Squirrel (MSN 3613) of NRG (New Resolution Geophysics) / Wild Dog Helicopters / Skyhorse Aviation, at Meekatharra Airport – 29 September 2017.
Fuel stop en route to Geraldton from geophysical survey operations. New Resolution Geophysics (NRG) is an airborne geophysical company formed in 2005, specialising in the collection of ultra-high resolution airborne data, with offices in South Africa (Cape Town, Pretoria) and Perth, Western Australia. Photo © Geoff Carberry
PK-GFN Boeing 737-86N/W (MSN 38033) of Garuda Indonesia at Perth Airport – 25 September 2017.
Operating GA728 from Jakarta, on final for runway 21 at 10:36 pm
Photo © Marcus Graff.
VH-YVG Beech 200 Super King Air (MSN BB-165) of Star Aviation (Aus West Airlines (2010) Pty Ltd) at Meekatharra Airport - 24 September 2017. Taking off from runway 27 at 8:41am to Perth. Built in 1976, ex VH-SKU, VH-XRF, N76MB, N76MP. Photo © Geoff Carberry
VH-YVG Beech 200 Super King Air (MSN BB-165) of Star Aviation (Aus West Airlines (2010) Pty Ltd) at Meekatharra Airport – 24 September 2017.
Taking off from runway 27 at 8:41am to Perth. Built in 1976, ex VH-SKU, VH-XRF, N76MB, N76MP. Photo © Geoff Carberry
9M-MUD Airbus A330-243F (MSN 1180) of MasKargo at Perth Airport – 18 September 2017.
9M-MUD Airbus A330-243F (MSN 1180) of MasKargo at Perth Airport – 18 September 2017.
This aircraft was used to transport two giant panda’s from China to Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 2014 and still wears the special decals. Photographed here on finals for runway 21 at 2:57 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
9M-MUD Airbus A330-243F (MSN 1180) of MasKargo at Perth Airport – 18 September 2017.
9M-MUD Airbus A330-243F (MSN 1180) of MasKargo at Perth Airport – 18 September 2017.
This aircraft was used to transport two giant panda’s from China to Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 2014 and still wears the special decals. Photographed here on finals for runway 21 at 2:57 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
9M-MUD Airbus A330-243F (MSN 1180) of MasKargo at Perth Airport – 18 September 2017.
9M-MUD Airbus A330-243F (MSN 1180) of MasKargo at Perth Airport – 18 September 2017.
This aircraft was used to transport two giant panda’s from China to Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 2014 and still wears the special decals. Photographed here on finals for runway 21 at 2:57 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
9M-MUD Airbus A330-243F (MSN 1180) of MasKargo at Perth Airport – 18 September 2017.
9M-MUD Airbus A330-243F (MSN 1180) of MasKargo at Perth Airport – 18 September 2017.
This aircraft was used to transport two giant panda’s from China to Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 2014 and still wears the special decals. Photographed here on finals for runway 21 at 2:57 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
9M-MUD Airbus A330-243F (MSN 1180) of MasKargo at Perth Airport – 18 September 2017.
9M-MUD Airbus A330-243F (MSN 1180) of MasKargo at Perth Airport – 18 September 2017.
This aircraft was used to transport two giant panda’s from China to Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 2014 and still wears the special decals. Photographed here on finals for runway 21 at 2:57 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
T7-BRS Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global 6000 (MSN 9559) of Titan Aviation at Perth Airport – 18 Sept 2017.
T7-BRS Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global 6000 (MSN 9559) of Titan Aviation at Perth Airport – 18 Sept 2017.
On finals for runway 24 at 4:37 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
T7-BRS Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global 6000 (MSN 9559) of Titan Aviation at Perth Airport – 18 Sept 2017.
T7-BRS Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global 6000 (MSN 9559) of Titan Aviation at Perth Airport – 18 Sept 2017.
On finals for runway 24 at 4:37 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
C-GRRD Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (MSN 510-0232) of Real JH Doucet at Perth Airport – 18 Sept 2017.
C-GRRD Cessna 510 Citation Mustang (MSN 510-0232) of Real JH Doucet at Perth Airport – 18 Sept 2017.
On short finals for runway 24 at 3:17 pm.
Photo © Keith Anderson (Photographed using Canon cameras and lenses)
VH-RWE Piper PA-32R-300 Cherokee Lance (MSN 32R-7680036) owned by Michael Atherton, of Melbourne, Victoria, at Meekatharra Airport - 10 September 2017. On a trip around Australia - arrived from Broome and departed for Kalgoorlie. Built in 1975, ex N7020C. Photo © Geoff Carberry
VH-RWE Piper PA-32R-300 Cherokee Lance (MSN 32R-7680036) owned by Michael Atherton, of Melbourne, Victoria, at Meekatharra Airport – 10 September 2017.
On a trip around Australia – arrived from Broome and departed for Kalgoorlie. Built in 1975, ex N7020C. Photo © Geoff Carberry
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA - at Perth Airport - 8 September 2017. The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as 'SAM338' from Diego Garcia. Seen here being pushed back from bay 156 at 6:16am - it was towed to Bay 160, then parked side on behind Bay 155 aft of the AirAsia X A330. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA – at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as ‘SAM338’ from Diego Garcia. Seen here being pushed back from bay 156 at 6:16am – it was towed to Bay 160, then parked side on behind Bay 155 aft of the AirAsia X A330. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA - at Perth Airport - 8 September 2017. The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as 'SAM338' from Diego Garcia. Seen here being pushed from bay 156 to bay 160 at 6:18am - it was then parked side-on west of Bay 155. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA – at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as ‘SAM338’ from Diego Garcia. Seen here being pushed from bay 156 to bay 160 at 6:18am – it was then parked side-on west of Bay 155. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA - at Perth Airport - 8 September 2017. The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as 'SAM338' from Diego Garcia. Seen here being pushed from bay 156 to bay 160 at 6:18am - it was then parked side-on west of Bay 155. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA – at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as ‘SAM338’ from Diego Garcia. Seen here being pushed from bay 156 to bay 160 at 6:18am – it was then parked side-on west of Bay 155. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA - at Perth Airport - 8 September 2017. The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as 'SAM338' from Diego Garcia. Seen here parked side-on, west of Bay 155, about to taxy out. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA – at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as ‘SAM338’ from Diego Garcia. Seen here parked side-on, west of Bay 155, about to taxy out at 6:36am. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA - at Perth Airport - 8 September 2017. The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as 'SAM338' from Diego Garcia. Seen here parked side-on, west of Bay 155, about to taxy out at 6:36am. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA – at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as ‘SAM338’ from Diego Garcia. Seen here parked side-on, west of Bay 155, about to taxy out at 6:36am. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA - at Perth Airport - 8 September 2017. The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as 'SAM338' from Diego Garcia. Seen here taxying out at 6:40am. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA – at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as ‘SAM338’ from Diego Garcia. Seen here taxying out at 6:40am. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA - at Perth Airport - 8 September 2017. The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as 'SAM338' from Diego Garcia. Seen here taxying out at 6:40am. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA – at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as ‘SAM338’ from Diego Garcia. Seen here taxying out at 6:40am. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA - at Perth Airport - 8 September 2017. The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as 'SAM338' from Diego Garcia. Seen here taxying out at 6:41am. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA – at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as ‘SAM338’ from Diego Garcia. Seen here taxying out at 6:41am. It took off at 6:48am from runway 06, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA - at Perth Airport - 8 September 2017. The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as 'SAM338' from Diego Garcia. Seen here taking off from runway 06 at 6:48am, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA – at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as ‘SAM338’ from Diego Garcia. Seen here taking off from runway 06 at 6:48am, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA - at Perth Airport - 8 September 2017. The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as 'SAM338' from Diego Garcia. Seen here taking off from runway 06 at 6:48am, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) (MSN 29025/783) of the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing, US Air Force, based at Andrews AFB, Maryland, USA – at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
The aircraft arrived at 4:22am as ‘SAM338’ from Diego Garcia. Seen here taking off from runway 06 at 6:48am, departing to Brisbane, using the same callsign. The aircraft was built in 1998 and test flown as N3519L before being delivered to the US Air Force as 98-0001. It was fitted with winglets in 2008. The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business-class seats. The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed. The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business-class seats. The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets. Photo © David Eyre
9M-XXV Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1589) of AirAsia X, named 'Global Xpansion', at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017. Flight D7237 to Kuala Lumpur, parked at Bay 155 at 6:31am. Behind it is 98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) of the US Air Force, about to depart to Brisbane. Photo © David Eyre
9M-XXV Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1589) of AirAsia X, named ‘Global Xpansion’, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
Flight D7237 to Kuala Lumpur, parked at Bay 155 at 6:31am. Behind it is 98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) of the US Air Force, about to depart to Brisbane. Photo © David Eyre
9V-SSC Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1544) of Singapore Airlines, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017. Flight SQ224 to Singapore, parked at Bay 154 at 6:40am, a few minutes before pushback. To the right is 98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) of the US Air Force, about to taxy out on departure to Brisbane. Photo © David Eyre
9V-SSC Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1544) of Singapore Airlines, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
Flight SQ224 to Singapore, parked at Bay 154 at 6:40am, a few minutes before pushback. To the right is 98-0001 Boeing C-32A (757-2G4) of the US Air Force, about to taxy out on departure to Brisbane. Photo © David Eyre
9V-SSC Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1544) of Singapore Airlines, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017. Flight SQ224 to Singapore, on pushback from Bay 154 at 6:43am. Photo © David Eyre
9V-SSC Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1544) of Singapore Airlines, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
Flight SQ224 to Singapore, on pushback from Bay 154 at 6:43am. Photo © David Eyre
9V-SSC Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1544) of Singapore Airlines, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017. Flight SQ224 to Singapore, on pushback from Bay 154 at 6:43am. Photo © David Eyre
9V-SSC Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1544) of Singapore Airlines, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
Flight SQ224 to Singapore, on pushback from Bay 154 at 6:43am. Photo © David Eyre
9V-SSC Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1544) of Singapore Airlines, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017. Flight SQ224 to Singapore, taxying out at 6:47am. Photo © David Eyre
9V-SSC Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1544) of Singapore Airlines, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
Flight SQ224 to Singapore, taxying out at 6:47am. Photo © David Eyre
9V-SSC Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1544) of Singapore Airlines, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017. Flight SQ224 to Singapore, taxying out at 6:47am. Photo © David Eyre
9V-SSC Airbus A330-343X (MSN 1544) of Singapore Airlines, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
Flight SQ224 to Singapore, taxying out at 6:47am. Photo © David Eyre
A6-BLJ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (MSN 39657/486) of Etihad, at Perth Airport - 8 September 2017. This aircraft operated flight EY487 to Abu Dhabi the previous evening (7 September 2017), departing Perth at 5:14pm, but encountered severe turbulence off the coast at around 28,000 feet, so descended to 20,000 feet, but the turbulence continued, so it returned to Perth when off the cost near Cervantes at about 5:48pm, and landed at Perth again at 6:42pm. Nobody was injured, but the aircraft needed to be inspected by engineers. It eventually departed empty on 9 September at 5:36am to Abu Dhabi as EY487A. Photo © David Eyre
A6-BLJ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (MSN 39657/486) of Etihad, at Perth Airport – 8 September 2017.
This aircraft operated flight EY487 to Abu Dhabi the previous evening (7 September 2017), departing Perth at 5:14pm, but encountered severe turbulence off the coast at around 28,000 feet, so descended to 20,000 feet, but the turbulence continued, so it returned to Perth when off the cost near Cervantes at about 5:48pm, and landed at Perth again at 6:42pm. Nobody was injured, but the aircraft needed to be inspected by engineers. It eventually departed empty on 9 September at 5:36am to Abu Dhabi as EY487A. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82029 Antonov An-124-100M Ruslan (MSN 19530502288/ LN 02-08) of Antonov Airlines / Antonov Design Bureau at Perth Airport – 6 September 2017.
On final for runway 03 at 2:20pm.
Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
UR-82009 Antonov An-124-100M-150 (MSN 19530501008 / LN 01-08) of Antonov Airlines, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Taking off from runway 21 at 12:37pm as flight ADB260F to Cairns. It arrived from Bangkok the previous day at 6:19pm as ADB2154. Construction completed 26 March 1987 as CCCP-82009, in Aeroflot livery but operated by Antonov Design Bureau. It set a world record by performing a non-stop flight of 20,151 km along the borders of the Soviet Union for 25 hours 30 minutes. Was also displayed at the Paris Air Show in June 1987. Converted to an An-124-100 in 1994 and reregistered UR-82009. Photo © David Eyre
VH-VXL Boeing 737-838 (MSN 33482/1172) of Qantas, named 'Charleville', at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. QF592 to Adelaide, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 12:57pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-VXL Boeing 737-838 (MSN 33482/1172) of Qantas, named ‘Charleville’, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
QF592 to Adelaide, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 12:57pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-VXL Boeing 737-838 (MSN 33482/1172) of Qantas, named 'Charleville', at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. QF592 to Adelaide, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 12:57pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-VXL Boeing 737-838 (MSN 33482/1172) of Qantas, named ‘Charleville’, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
QF592 to Adelaide, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 12:57pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-FNC Fokker 100 (MSN 11334) of Virgin Australia Regional Airlines, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Flight VA1791 to Geraldton, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 12:59pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-FNC Fokker 100 (MSN 11334) of Virgin Australia Regional Airlines, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Flight VA1791 to Geraldton, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 12:59pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-YFX Boeing 737-8FE (MSN 41013/6330) of Virgin Australia, named 'Mackenzie's Bay', at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Flight VA688 to Melbourne, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 1:18pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-YFX Boeing 737-8FE (MSN 41013/6330) of Virgin Australia, named ‘Mackenzie’s Bay’, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Flight VA688 to Melbourne, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 1:18pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-YFX Boeing 737-8FE (MSN 41013/6330) of Virgin Australia, named 'Mackenzie's Bay', at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Flight VA688 to Melbourne, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 1:18pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-YFX Boeing 737-8FE (MSN 41013/6330) of Virgin Australia, named ‘Mackenzie’s Bay’, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Flight VA688 to Melbourne, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 1:18pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-YFX Boeing 737-8FE (MSN 41013/6330) of Virgin Australia, named 'Mackenzie's Bay', at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. Flight VA688 to Melbourne, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 1:18pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-YFX Boeing 737-8FE (MSN 41013/6330) of Virgin Australia, named ‘Mackenzie’s Bay’, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
Flight VA688 to Melbourne, climbing after take-off from runway 21 at 1:18pm. Photo © David Eyre
VH-ZUW Sikorsky S-92A Helibus (MSN 920221) of Bristow Helicopters Australia, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. This S-92 is normally based in Broome, operating offshore LNG support contracts. It arrived in Perth from Broome via Karratha and Meekatharra on 2 June 2017, possibly for heavy maintenance. Seen here returning to Perth Airport at 2:02pm, after a post-maintenance test flight off the coast near Scarborough. It departed Perth direct to Broome on 3 September 2017. Built in 2013, ex N221ER. Photo © David Eyre
VH-ZUW Sikorsky S-92A Helibus (MSN 920221) of Bristow Helicopters Australia, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
This S-92 is normally based in Broome, operating offshore LNG support contracts. It arrived in Perth from Broome via Karratha and Meekatharra on 2 June 2017, possibly for heavy maintenance. Seen here returning to Perth Airport at 2:02pm, after a post-maintenance test flight off the coast near Scarborough. It departed Perth direct to Broome on 3 September 2017. Built in 2013, ex N221ER. Photo © David Eyre
VH-ZUW Sikorsky S-92A Helibus (MSN 920221) of Bristow Helicopters Australia, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. This S-92 is normally based in Broome, operating offshore LNG support contracts. It arrived in Perth from Broome via Karratha and Meekatharra on 2 June 2017, possibly for heavy maintenance. Seen here returning to Perth Airport at 2:02pm, after a post-maintenance test flight off the coast near Scarborough. It departed Perth direct to Broome on 3 September 2017. Built in 2013, ex N221ER. Photo © David Eyre
VH-ZUW Sikorsky S-92A Helibus (MSN 920221) of Bristow Helicopters Australia, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
This S-92 is normally based in Broome, operating offshore LNG support contracts. It arrived in Perth from Broome via Karratha and Meekatharra on 2 June 2017, possibly for heavy maintenance. Seen here returning to Perth Airport at 2:02pm, after a post-maintenance test flight off the coast near Scarborough. It departed Perth direct to Broome on 3 September 2017. Built in 2013, ex N221ER. Photo © David Eyre
T7-TAA Bombardier BD-700-1A11 Global 5000 (MSN 9249) owned by TAG Aviation Asia, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. First visit by this aircraft and first visit by an aircraft registered in the tax haven Italian micro state of San Marino. On final approach to runway 21 at 3:03pm, arriving from Darwin. It departed the next day to Esperance and Melbourne. Built in 2007, ex C-FMGE, HB-JGN, 9H-AFR. Photo © David Eyre
T7-TAA Bombardier BD-700-1A11 Global 5000 (MSN 9249) owned by TAG Aviation Asia, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
First visit by this aircraft and first visit by an aircraft registered in the tax haven Italian micro state of San Marino. On final approach to runway 21 at 3:03pm, arriving from Darwin. It departed the next day to Esperance and Melbourne. Built in 2007, ex C-FMGE, HB-JGN, 9H-AFR. Photo © David Eyre
T7-TAA Bombardier BD-700-1A11 Global 5000 (MSN 9249) owned by TAG Aviation Asia, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. First visit by this aircraft and first visit by an aircraft registered in the tax haven Italian micro state of San Marino. On final approach to runway 21 at 3:03pm, arriving from Darwin. It departed the next day to Esperance and Melbourne. Built in 2007, ex C-FMGE, HB-JGN, 9H-AFR. Photo © David Eyre
T7-TAA Bombardier BD-700-1A11 Global 5000 (MSN 9249) owned by TAG Aviation Asia, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
First visit by this aircraft and first visit by an aircraft registered in the tax haven Italian micro state of San Marino. On final approach to runway 21 at 3:03pm, arriving from Darwin. It departed the next day to Esperance and Melbourne. Built in 2007, ex C-FMGE, HB-JGN, 9H-AFR. Photo © David Eyre
T7-TAA Bombardier BD-700-1A11 Global 5000 (MSN 9249) owned by TAG Aviation Asia, at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. First visit by this aircraft and first visit by an aircraft registered in the tax haven Italian micro state of San Marino. On final approach to runway 21 at 3:03pm, arriving from Darwin. It departed the next day to Esperance and Melbourne. Built in 2007, ex C-FMGE, HB-JGN, 9H-AFR. Photo © David Eyre
T7-TAA Bombardier BD-700-1A11 Global 5000 (MSN 9249) owned by TAG Aviation Asia, at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
First visit by this aircraft and first visit by an aircraft registered in the tax haven Italian micro state of San Marino. On final approach to runway 21 at 3:03pm, arriving from Darwin. It departed the next day to Esperance and Melbourne. Built in 2007, ex C-FMGE, HB-JGN, 9H-AFR. Photo © David Eyre
VH-XNF Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 604 (MSN 5656) owned by Cobham SAR Services Pty Ltd, operated for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. On final approach to runway 21 at 3:10pm. Used for search and rescue. The long radome under the forward fuselage is a multi mode search radar, whilst the smaller fairing just in front of it contains a search and rescue direction finder. Built in 2006, ex C-FOGX, N338FX, C-FIXN, C-GLXY. Photo © David Eyre
VH-XNF Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 604 (MSN 5656) owned by Cobham SAR Services Pty Ltd, operated for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
On final approach to runway 21 at 3:10pm. Used for search and rescue. The long radome under the forward fuselage is a multi mode search radar, whilst the smaller fairing just in front of it contains a search and rescue direction finder. Built in 2006, ex C-FOGX, N338FX, C-FIXN, C-GLXY. Photo © David Eyre
VH-XNF Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 604 (MSN 5656) owned by Cobham SAR Services Pty Ltd, operated for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. On final approach to runway 21 at 3:10pm. Used for search and rescue. The long radome under the forward fuselage is a multi mode search radar, whilst the smaller fairing just in front of it contains a search and rescue direction finder. Built in 2006, ex C-FOGX, N338FX, C-FIXN, C-GLXY. Photo © David Eyre
VH-XNF Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 604 (MSN 5656) owned by Cobham SAR Services Pty Ltd, operated for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
On final approach to runway 21 at 3:10pm. Used for search and rescue. The long radome under the forward fuselage is a multi mode search radar, whilst the smaller fairing just in front of it contains a search and rescue direction finder. Built in 2006, ex C-FOGX, N338FX, C-FIXN, C-GLXY. Photo © David Eyre
VH-XNF Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 604 (MSN 5656) owned by Cobham SAR Services Pty Ltd, operated for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), at Perth Airport - 2 September 2017. On final approach to runway 21 at 3:10pm. Used for search and rescue. The long radome under the forward fuselage is a multi mode search radar, whilst the smaller fairing just in front of it contains a search and rescue direction finder. Built in 2006, ex C-FOGX, N338FX, C-FIXN, C-GLXY. Photo © David Eyre
VH-XNF Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 604 (MSN 5656) owned by Cobham SAR Services Pty Ltd, operated for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), at Perth Airport – 2 September 2017.
On final approach to runway 21 at 3:10pm. Used for search and rescue. The long radome under the forward fuselage is a multi mode search radar, whilst the smaller fairing just in front of it contains a search and rescue direction finder. Built in 2006, ex C-FOGX, N338FX, C-FIXN, C-GLXY. Photo © David Eyre