Sunday, September 25, 2016

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALK (1st Visit)

(Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALK arriving on Rwy.23 completing its maiden flight since delivery)
(Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALK touching down on Rwy.23 completing its maiden flight since delivery)
Photos by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALK arrived from Doha at 16.50hrs as 'QR914'. The aircraft then turned around and departed back to Doha at 21.40hrs as 'QR915'.

This was ALK's 1st visit to Adelaide, it was also the very 1st revenue flight which the aircraft has performed since it was delivered on 22/9/16.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Emirates Sky Cargo B777-F1H A6-EFL (1st Visit)

(Emirates Sky Cargo B777-F1H A6-EFL taxiing for departure)

(Emirates Sky Cargo B777-F1H A6-EFL waiting at the Rwy.23 holding point)

(Emirates Sky Cargo B777-F1H A6-EFL lining up on Rwy.23)

(Emirates Sky Cargo B777-F1H A6-EFL thundering down Rwy.23 bound for Manila)
(All Photos by Stefan P) Copyright 2016

Emirates Sky Cargo B777-F1H A6-EFL arrived ex. Sydney at 13.30hrs as 'EK9242'. The aircraft departed at 17.50hrs to Manila using the same flight number.

This is EFL's 1st visit to Adelaide, it is the 2nd visit of an Emirates Sky Cargo B777F to visit Adelaide in 2 weeks. Sistership EFD visited on 10/9 to drop off a new engine for broken B777-300ER A6-EGA, EFL picked up the boken engine to take to Lufthansa Technic.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Pionair Australia (Virign Australia Freight) Bae 146-200F VH-SFV (1st Visit)

(Pionair Australia (Virgin Australia Freight) Bae146-200F VH-SFV parked at Adelaide Airport resting up before entering service the next day.) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)

Pioanair Australia (operated by Virgin Australia Freight) Bae146-200F VH-SFV ferried in from Bankstown as 'VA9566' at 07.55hrs. The aircraft then entered its 1st day of freight operations the following day as to Melbourne as 'VA9570' departing at 20.45hrs.

This was SFV's 1st visit to Adelaide, the aircraft replaced Convair 580 VH-PDW which was used to operate for Virgin Australia whilst awaiting the delivery of SFV.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Airwork NZ (Toll Freight) B737-400F ZK-TLL (1st Visit)

(Airwork NZ (Toll Freight) B737-400F ZK-TLL having a rest at its parking bay) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)

Airwork NZ operated by Toll Freight B737-400F ZK-TLL arrived from ex. Melbourne at 05.10hrs as 'TFR36'. After spending the day in Adelaide the aircraft departed to Sydney at 19.20hrs as 'TFR21'.

This was TLL's 1st visit to Adelaide. The aircraft returned the next night and spent the corresponding weekend in Adelaide. 

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Emirates Sky Cargo B777-200LRF A6-EFD (1st Visit)

(Emirates Sky Cargo B777-200LRF A6-EFD arriving on Rwy.05)
(Emirates Sky Cargo B777-200LRF A6-EFD pulling into Bay 28R)
(Emirates Sky Cargo B777-200LRF A6-EFD taxiing for departure bound for Sydney)
(Emirates Sky Cargo B777-200LRF thundering down Rwy.23 bound for Sydney)
All Photos taken by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)

Emirates Sky Cargo B777-200LRF A6-EFD arrived from Dubai World Centre via Singapore at 09.25hrs as 'Emirates 9826'. After dropping off its precious cargo, the aircraft departed to Sydney at 12.20hrs using the same flight number.

The aircraft dropped off a new General Electric Engine for Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGA which has been stranded in Adelaide since last Wednesday when it diverted to Adelaide whilst operating 'EK432' from Dubai-Brisbane.

This aircraft made 3 records upon arrival into Adelaide. It was the 1st visit of a Emirates Sky Cargo, it was the 1st visit of A6-EFD, also it was the 1st visit of a B777F to visit Adelaide.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

United States Navy 166375 makes a visit

(United States Navy Gulfstream 5 (C-37A) 166375 parked at Adelaide Airport for its 4 day visit) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)

United States Navy Gulfstream 5 (C-37A) 166375 arrived ex Manila at 06.20hrs. After spending 4 days in Adelaide the aircraft departed to Hawaii at 16.00hrs on 8/9/16.

This was the aircraft's 3rd visit to Adelaide. It visited Adelaide Airport back on 6/10/16 and made a quick visit to Edinburgh Base on 1/4/15.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

High Wing Aviation Limited Learjet 60 M-IGHT (1st Visit)

(High Wing Aviation Learjet 60 M-IGHT taxiing tot he General Aviation terminal upon arrival from Essendon) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
High Wing Aviation Ltd. Learjet 60 M-IGHT arrived ex. Essendon at 17.40hrs. After night stopping in Adelaide, the aircraft departed back to Essendon at 17.40hrs the following day.

This was the aircraft's 1st visit to Adelaide. It is also only the 2nd learjet 60 to ever visit Adelaide.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Zetta Jet Global 6000 N588LQ (1st visit)

(Zetta Jet Global 6000 N588LQ taxiing for departure on 14/8/16) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
Zetta Jet Global 6000 N588LQ arrived ex. Essendon at 11.15hrs  After staying a couple of days in Adelaide the aircraft departed to Brisbane on 14/8/16 at 11.00hrs.

This was the aircraft's 1st visit to Adelaide, its joined Gulfstream 650 HB-IVJ and Learjet 60 M-IGHT all on the ground at once at Adelaide Airport