Saturday, July 30, 2016

Royal Australian Air Force C-27 Spartan A34-001 (1st visit)

(Royal Australian Air Force C27 Spartan A34-001 taxiing for departure after its short visit to Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
Royal Australian Air Force C-27 Spartan A34-001 arrived ex. Richmond at 12.20hrs as 'Wallaby 30'. After a quick re-fuel and unload the aircraft departed back to Richmond at 14:30hrs using the same callsign.

This was the aircraft's 1st visit to Adelaide. it was the 1st C27 to visit Adelaide, The RAAF have 2 in operation currently with another 10 on order. 

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Nanshan Jet Gulfstream 650 N566NS (1st Visit)

(Nanshan Jet Gulfstream 650 N566NS taxiing to the bay after arriving from Sydney on 26/7/16) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
Nanshan Jet Gulfstream 650 N566NS arrived ex. Sydney at 09.10hrs. After spending the day and night stopping in Adelaide the aircraft departed the following day at 10.40hrs to Coolangatta.

This was the aircraft's 1st visit to Adelaide, It is also the 4th different Gulfstream 650 to visit Adelaide.

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Gulfstream 350 VH-NKD (1st Visit)

(CML Aviation Gulfstream 350 VH-NKD parked at Adelaide Airport on a gloomy day) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
CML Aviation Gulfstream 350 VH-NKD arrived from Auckland at 13.25hrs. The aircraft is still currently on the ground in Adelaide.

This is NKD's 1st visit to Adelaide. Thgis is the 1st G350 to also visit Adelaide. 

Friday, July 8, 2016

Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALI (1st visit)

(Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALI on pushback on its 1st visit to Adelaide ready for its long flight back to Doha as 'QR915'
Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
(Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALI arriving on Rwy.05 on its 2nd visit to Adelaide
Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
Qatar Airways A350-900 A7-ALI arrived ex. Doha at 16.30hrs as 'QR914'. The aircraft returned back to Doha departing at 21.20hrs as 'QR915'.

This was ALI's 1st visit to Adelaide. With ALI's visit, this means all current 9 A350's in the Qatar fleet have made at least 1 visit to Adelaide. This aircraft was only delivery to Qatar on 2/7/16

Sunday, July 3, 2016

China Southern A330-300 B-5928 diverts to Adelaide (1st Visit)

(China Southern A330-300 B-5928 taxiing to Bay 18R after diverting to Adelaide as 'CZ321') Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
(China Southern A330-300 B-5928 taxiing for departure bound for Melbourne after diverting to Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2016)
China Southern A330-300 B-5928 operating 'CZ321' from Guangzhou to Melbourne diverted to Adelaide this morning due to a medical emergency on board. Arriving in Adelaide at 07.10hrs, the ill passenger was disembarked from the aircraft, the aircraft continued to Melbourne departing Adelaide at 09.10hrs.

This was the aircraft;s 1st visit to Adelaide. It was also only the 2nd visit of a Skyteam liveried aircraft to visit Adelaide, the 1 and only previous visit was also by China Southern when their B777-200ER B-2056 was charted to Adelaide back in 2013.