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26th Mar 2015, 05:36
Replies: 25
Views: 6,798
Posted By David Eyre

It was an RAAF C-130 and King Air doing orbits...

It was an RAAF C-130 and King Air doing orbits over the city, not a P-3. Part of the special ops exercises.
11th Feb 2015, 05:36
Replies: 4
Views: 2,687
Posted By David Eyre

VH-KWO continued on from Auckland to Omaka and...

VH-KWO continued on from Auckland to Omaka and Feilding, and pineappledaz is correct that the aircraft is due to join Sounds Air (they are acquiring two PC-12s).

Photo of VH-KWO in NZ here:...
14th Jul 2014, 00:05
Replies: 77
Views: 16,291
Posted By David Eyre

RFDS Western Operations at Jandakot are retiring...

RFDS Western Operations at Jandakot are retiring some of their older PC-12s. There is already one parked on the grass in the 'boneyeard' area at Jandakot:...
19th Jun 2014, 04:53
Replies: 814
Views: 604,576
Posted By David Eyre

Best flight training company at Jandakot?

Hi All,

A friend of mine is looking into undertaking his PPL and maybe a CPL at Jandakot.

There are a number of operators there, such as Royal Aero Club of WA, Air Australia International,...
2nd Apr 2013, 05:06
Replies: 3
Views: 1,531
Posted By David Eyre

Rottnest Airlines was owned by Havsin Pty Ltd...

Rottnest Airlines was owned by Havsin Pty Ltd (hence the registration of VH-HPL). Havsin also owned Perth-based airline Execair.

Rottnest Airlines later renamed as Rottnest Airbus.

Will send...
26th Feb 2013, 04:15
Replies: 7
Views: 1,798
Posted By David Eyre

Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton ...

Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northrop_Grumman_MQ-4C_Triton)is the UAV being considered.

Boeing P-8A Poseidon ...
Forum: Rotorheads
25th Feb 2013, 03:01
Replies: 2,564
Views: 2,309,575
Posted By David Eyre

Earlier in this thread, studentpilotmcuk asked...

Earlier in this thread, studentpilotmcuk asked about the current whereabouts of S-76 G-BMAL.

G-BMAL is now used as a ground training airframe at the ERGT Oil and Gas Safety Traning Centre at...
Forum: Rotorheads
23rd Jan 2013, 03:33
Replies: 7
Views: 6,367
Posted By David Eyre

Photos of Blue Thunder here: Blue Thunder - the...

Photos of Blue Thunder here: Blue Thunder - the ultimate helicopter movie review for Rotary Action at rotaryaction.com (http://www.rotaryaction.com/pages/bluethunder.html)

From Wikipedia:

To...
23rd Jan 2013, 03:21
Replies: 11
Views: 4,922
Posted By David Eyre

Article mentions that the crashed Cessna 182...

Article mentions that the crashed Cessna 182 belonged to Shoal Air.

They have one in their fleet - VH-OWZ, a Skylane RG.
15th May 2012, 02:12
Replies: 4
Views: 4,337
Posted By David Eyre

Hi Turfdude, Can't help you with a side...

Hi Turfdude,

Can't help you with a side view, but the aircraft in the photo seems to be a B-52H, judging from the larger engines. The H model has TF33 turbofans, as opposed to the slimmer J57...
24th Feb 2012, 01:54
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By David Eyre

Here's one of VH-HPL, but it has the Quokka on...

Here's one of VH-HPL, but it has the Quokka on the nose:
All sizes | VH-HPL | Flickr - Photo Sharing! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/aerophotos54/5864952079/sizes/o/in/photostream/)
21st Feb 2012, 01:02
Replies: 14
Views: 2,361
Posted By David Eyre

Skywest Airlines started services with the...

Skywest Airlines started services with the Jetstream 31 on 27 February 1984 between Perth and Geraldton.

The Queensland-based Jetstreams were not delivered until 1986.
21st Feb 2012, 00:52
Replies: 35
Views: 8,698
Posted By David Eyre

There is a Grumman Albatross on the Australian...

There is a Grumman Albatross on the Australian register - VH-MAH:

CASA Search -- CASA Aircraft Register...
21st Feb 2012, 00:07
Replies: 27
Views: 10,252
Posted By David Eyre

The aircraft was registered F-WZAV (cn 5J-0005)...

The aircraft was registered F-WZAV (cn 5J-0005) and appeared at the Farnborough Air Show in September 1976 - some more photos of it at Farnborough here:

F-WZAV BD-5J | Flickr - Photo Sharing!...
1st Feb 2012, 03:16
Replies: 237
Views: 105,650
Posted By David Eyre

Only the first two aircraft were leased from...

Only the first two aircraft were leased from Emirates - all subsequent A330s are brand new aircraft:

From AviationWA (http://www.aviationwa.org.au/) :

The new Virgin Australia A330-243 aircraft...
31st Jan 2012, 03:50
Replies: 11
Views: 1,761
Posted By David Eyre

Hi Alchad, In March 1974, these were the...

Hi Alchad,

In March 1974, these were the only international carriers operating scheduled services to Perth:


Qantas
BOAC
Air India
Singapore Airlines
Cathay Pacific
24th Jan 2012, 02:04
Replies: 17
Views: 3,277
Posted By David Eyre

There's an explanation of why the helicopters...

There's an explanation of why the helicopters took over from the Cessna 172RG - in this extract from a State Government media release (5 December 2008), when the helicopter took over (at the time it...
18th Jan 2012, 02:23
Replies: 16
Views: 3,775
Posted By David Eyre

Hi lorrym, The aircraft involved was: ...

Hi lorrym,

The aircraft involved was:
G-AABF Blackburn L.1B Bluebird III

Manufacturer's serial number 1450/5 - it was the fifth of this type to be built.

The aircraft had first been...
16th Jan 2012, 04:39
Replies: 17
Views: 3,277
Posted By David Eyre

There is an article on the two beach patrol/shark...

There is an article on the two beach patrol/shark spotting helicopters in WA if you scroll odwn the page a bit:
AviationWA (http://www.aviationwa.org.au)

Regards,
David
11th Jan 2012, 04:37
Replies: 23
Views: 10,356
Posted By David Eyre

Hi Akerosid, You are correct that the...

Hi Akerosid,

You are correct that the Viewing Area is better for photography once the sun has moved higher into the sky.

The Observation Deck in the International Terminal is good in the...
19th Dec 2011, 04:00
Replies: 23
Views: 10,356
Posted By David Eyre

Photos and info on the new Perth Airport Viewing...

Photos and info on the new Perth Airport Viewing Area are here:
AviationWA (http://www.aviationwa.org.au)

Regards,
David
7th Dec 2011, 08:18
Replies: 9
Views: 2,373
Posted By David Eyre

There were two Tiger Moths registered as VH-WPK,...

There were two Tiger Moths registered as VH-WPK, but only one Tiger Moth registered VH-WPO.

VH-WPK (1) (construction number T113) was built in Australia by De Havilland Aircraft at Bankstown, and...
7th Oct 2011, 04:42
Replies: 17
Views: 4,428
Posted By David Eyre

At least three Vulcan's were in Western Australia...

At least three Vulcan's were in Western Australia for the 1962 Commonwealth Games flypast, accompanied by RAAF Sabres - see photos at below links:

SLWA Online Catalogue /Pictures...
27th Sep 2011, 05:11
Replies: 1,629
Views: 435,993
Posted By David Eyre

Tiger Airways (Singapore) buys 33% of Mandala (Indonesia)

Perhaps they will send them to "Tiger Indonesia" (Tiger has bought a third of Mandala)
Tiger Mandala tie up opens new front in LCC competition | Plane Talking...
25th Jul 2011, 22:20
Replies: 6
Views: 1,900
Posted By David Eyre

Full fleet list here (scroll down to Royal Aero...

Full fleet list here (scroll down to Royal Aero Club of WA):

AviationWA (http://www.aviationwa.org.au/Enthusiasts/AirlinesAustL-Z.html)


Regards,
David
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