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Friday, October 31, 2014

Pacific Aerospace 750XL ZK-KNK

Pacific Aerospace 750XL ZK-KNK ferried Hamilton, NZ to Brisbane today. Flight time was 9 hours and 42 mins.

A similar PAC-750XL

Falcon 7X N889AB

Falcon 7X N889AB msn 170 operated Auckland - Brisbane - Singapore today.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Jetstar A320 Little Athletics special

Jetstar A320 VH-VFL made its first visit to BNE today wearing new little athletics livery. Arriving from Sydney as JQ824, the aircraft wears a special sticker marking a sponsorship deal with Little Athletics Australia.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Gulfstream G650 N650ER

Gulfstream Aerospace Gulfstream G650ER N650ER msn 6084 arrived BNE today marking the first visit of a G650ER model to Brisbane.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Sydney diversions today

Due to fog in Sydney we had two international diversions this morning.

  • Qantas QF128 B747-438ER VH-OEJ Hong Kong - Sydney
  • Air New Zealand A320 ZK-OJG Wellington - Sydney

Friday, October 24, 2014

USN C-130 163591

United States Navy Lockheed KC-130T Hercules 163591 msn 5143 arrived back into BNE today as "convoy 3183".

Falcon 7X C-GCUL

Falcon 7X C-GCUL msn 57 arrived BNE today from Sydney.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Gulfstream 550 N443M

Gulfstream 550 N443M msn 5199 arrived BNE today from HNL.

PX brings in a F100 today to BNE.

As well as the normal 763 and 737 flights to BNE today PX brought in a F100.

P2-ANJ operated a charter to BNE this arvo.


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A couple of A330-200's today landing 19.

Taken today at Acacia St viewing area.



A6-EEU today

2ND visit however first scheduled visit into YBBN of A6-EEU today.

Both photos were taken off airport

earlier today.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Cessna 180 N6TK

Cessna 180K Skywagon N6TK msn 180-53186 arrived BNE today from Noumea. Piloted by Thom Kane and Veronica Baird who are attempting their second round the world flight. Progress can be followed on this blog.

Gulfstream 550 N818LF

Westfield Aviation Gulfstream 550 N818LF msn 5311 arrived BNE today from Sydney

File Photo

Citation 525 CJ4 N159CJ

Cessna 525C CitationJet CJ4 N159CJ msn 525C0159 operated by Cessna Aircraft Company arrived BNE today from Maroochydore via Archerfield.

N159CJ seen at Archerfield

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Atlas Air B744F N492MC

Atlas Air Boeing 747-47UF N492MC arrived BNE today from Sydney as GTI7558.

File Photo

Acacia st viewing area now open

The Acacia Street viewing area (aka loop road) has re-opened today after some perimeter fence works.

*EDIT The area opened later this afternoon. 

Friday, October 17, 2014

Gulfstream 5 N222LX

Gulfstream 5 N222LX msn 633 arrived today from the Gold Coast.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Gulfstream G550 N523AC

Gulfstream G550 N523AC msn 5411 arrived this morning from Sydney.

Diversions due Sydney storms

Below is a summary of diversions into Brisbane last night due to storms in the Sydney area. The flights listed as Brisbane - Brisbane are flights which departed BNE for Sydney but returned to Brisbane. This list may be incomplete.

  • Hawaiian Airlines HA451 A330-200 N392HA Honolulu - Sydney (Photo in earlier post)
  • Qantas QF551 B767-300 VH-OGS Brisbane - Brisbane
  • Toll Freight TFR21 B737-300F ZK-TLD Brisbane - Brisbane
  • Virgin Australia VA986 E190 VH-ZPT Brisbane - Brisbane
  • Qantas QF555 B737-800 VH-VZA Brisbane - Brisbane
  • Qantas QF557 B737-800 VH-XZF Brisbane - Brisbane
  • Jetstar JQ819 A320 VH-VGQ Brisbane - Brisbane
  • Virgin Australia VA992 VH-VUX Brisbane - Brisbane
  • Jetstar JQ959 A320 VH-VQJ Cairns - Sydney
  • Fiji Airways FJ915 B737-800 DQ-FJM Nadi - Sydney
  • Qantas QF566 A330-200 VH-EBP Perth - Sydney
  • Emirates EK414 A380 A6-EEU Auckland - Sydney (1st visit to BNE of A6-EEU)
  • Virgin Australia VA437 B737-800 VH-YFE Adelaide - Sydney (Also div to Canberra)
  • Qantas QF845 B737-800 VH-VYI Darwin - Sydney (Also div to Newcastle)

Emirates B77W A6-ENU

Emirates Boeing 777-31H(ER) - C/N 41367 operated its first service to BNE as EK432 last night.

Hawaiian A330-200 N392HA diverts in.

Hawaiian Airlines N392HA diverted to BNE last night due to storms in Sydney last evening.

Some photos of it at the old ITB this am.

Sunday, October 12, 2014

BNE snapshot today

Includes VH-YQW Tassie logojet,Virgin Blue 737-700 and 800,N146EX now with winglets,Our Airline 733.



Thai Airways B77W HS-TKW

Thai Airways Boeing 777-3D7(ER) HS-TKW msn 42112 made its first visit today operating TG473/474.

Falcon 50 N860BA

Dassault Falcon 50 N860BA msn 142 arrived BNE last night from Pago Pago.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Air New Zealand B77W ZK-OKS

Air New Zealand Boeing 777-319(ER) ZK-OKS msn 44547 made its first visit today operating NZ135.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Singapore Airlines A333 9V-SSD

Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-343 9V-SSD msn 1562 made its first visit to BNE this morning arriving from Singapore as SQ235.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Qantas B738 VH-XZO

Qantas Boeing 737-838 VH-XZO msn 44576 arrived BNE today on delivery from Nadi as QF6024.

Monday, October 6, 2014

RNZAF Texans N2845B and N2842B

Royal New Zealand Air Force Beechcraft T-6 Texan II's N2845B (NZ1405) and N2842B (NZ1404) arrived BNE tonight from Darwin via Cairns as part of their delivery flight to NZ.

Citation 680 VH-PYN

Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign VH-PYN 680-0262 arrived BNE from Pago Pago tonight on completion of its ferry flight from the USA. This is PYN's first visit to BNE and Australia.

VH-PYN pictured at Archerfield

Boeing 757-200 VQ-BTF departs

Boeing 757-23A VQ-BTF msn 24923 departed BNE today for Alice Springs after arriving into BNE back on September 27th.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Air New Zealand Link AT76 ZK-MVE

Air New Zealand Link ATR-72-600 ZK-MVE msn 1182 arrived BNE today from Kupang on its delivery flight to NZ.

Photo by Luke

DC-8 Departs our shores

Douglas DC-8-73F OB-2059-P msn 45990 operated by Transpacific Heavylift Airlines departed BNE today for Kuala Lumpur. The DC-8 operated it's last flight to Nauru on June 29th and has been sitting idle at BNE ever since. The DC-8 has been based at BNE since it arrived from Port Moresby on 20th December 2013. It is rumored the DC-8 is heading to Ostend, Belgium.

Some 332 movements yesterday in glorious light.

I was lucky to catch 3 A330-200 movements in about 15 mins yesterday arvo.



Emirates B77W A6-ENT

Emirates Boeing 777-31H(ER) A6-ENT msn 41366 made its first visit tonight operating EK432/433.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

A319CJ B-6435

Evergrande Airbus A319-133CJ B-6435 msn 4428 arrived BNE this afternoon from Sydney.

Photo by Lloyd

Rossiya Special Flight Detachment IL-96 RA-96018

Rossiya Special Flight Detachment Ilyushin IL96-300PU RA-96018 msn 74393202018 arrived BNE early this morning from Tianjin as "RSD 41". She is due to depart tomorrow early for Seoul Incheon.

Photo by Luke

USN KC-130 163591

United States Navy Lockheed KC-130T Hercules 163591 msn 5143 arrived BNE yesterday evening from RAAF Amberley.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

USAF C-40 02-0201

United Sates Air Force Boeing C-40C (737-7CP(BBJ)) msn 3075 arrived BNE tonight as "Boxer 43".

Acacia Street Viewing Area temporary closure

The Acacia Street viewing area (aka Loop Road) will be closed between October 7th and October 19th inclusive due to an upgrade to the perimeter fence surrounding the viewing carpark and platform. The works may be completed earlier than the 18th.

Source: BAC

Falcon 7X C-FBNS

Dassault Falcon 7X C-FBNS arrived BNE late last night. The Falcon was originally flying direct to Sydney however diverted to BNE instead. The Falcon departed to Sydney early this morning.

BN2 Islander F-GDHD

Britten Norman BN2 Islander F-GDHD msn 591 arrived into Brisbane from Darwin via Mt Isa yesterday. It is due to continue to Noumea today.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Lynden Cargo L100-30 N403LC was back yesterday once again.

Lynden Cargo Herc is based in POM these days after being based here and CNS prior.

Yesterday pics of it on short finals for 01.