May 19, 2013
United States Navy 'Reserve Fleet Logistics' Lockheed C-130T Hercules 165379 msn 382-5430 (VR-64) 'Condors' McGuire AFB, arrived 16.25hrs RAAF Pearce (YPEA) ex: Townsville (YBTL) after a 8hrs + flight across the continent as flight 'CNV7042'.
Departed 08.45hrs Monday 20th May to Darwin (YPDN) as same. Hexcode: AE03F1
China Southern Airlines A330-223 B-6531 msn 1233 arrived 05.38hrs landing RWY21 ex: Beijing via Guangzhou as flight 'CSN319' and departed at 08.40hrs returning to China as flight 'CSN320' Hexcode:780747 (1st visit to Perth)
May 18, 2013
Photos: Mark Lynam
Singapore Airlines Cargo B747-412F (SCD) 9V-SFO msn 32900 seen here above arriving at 07.21hrs ex: Singapore (WSSS) as flight 'SQC7296' and departed to Sydney (YSSY) at 10.39hrs as same. The flight bringing into Perth a consignment of mining equipment. Hexcode: 76CCCF
May 17, 2013
United States Navy (USN) Lockheed P3C Orion 1630003 departed RAAF Pearce (YPEA) today returning to back to Kadena AFB (RODN) Japan, via Darwin and Andersen AFB Guam USA.
The P3 arrived into Pearce on 5th May, conducting several sorties also with an RAAF AP-3C Orion also operating from the base.
The P3 is attached to VP-45 'Pelicans' operating from Kadena AFB Okinawa Japan.
China Southern Airlines A330-243 B-6526 msn 1220 operated today's 'CSN319/320' services from Beijing via Guangzhou to Perth and return, arrived 05.51hrs landing RWY03, and departed at 08.38hrs returning to China. Hexcode: 78070D (1st visit to Perth)