May 23, 2017

Israeli Air Force B707-3L6C 272 / JY-JYV (YPPH-YPEA-YPPH) as flight 'IAF401'


B707-3L6C '272' JY-JYV
IAF401 / ZZ401
(YPPH-YPEA)













Photos: Mark Lynam (1-9)  Duncan Watkinson (10)
All images copyright 2017

Israeli Air Force B707-3L6C Saknai 272 / JY-JYV c/n 21096 (seen here above) departing off Perth Airport's RWY03 at 08.17hrs in horrible conditions to RAAF Base Pearce (YPEA) as flight 'IAF401' arrived 08.23hrs after a flight time of 6mins, landing RWY36. 



Photo: Duncan Watkinson
copyright 2017

The return flight from RAAF Base Pearce (YPEA) back to Perth Airport (YPPH) departed at 12.57hrs off RWY36R & cruised down the coast at 4,700 ft, flying at 262knots before making a left hand turn & onto finals for RWY03 landing at 13.17hrs (as seen here above) to ITB bay 156 after arriving with a flight time of 20mins. Hexcode: 738A01

May 22, 2017

Star Visitor Award: Israeli Air Force B707-3L6C Saknai '272' / 4X-JYV arrives ex: India as flight IAF401


B707-3L6C '272' JY-JYV
FLIGHT IAF 401









Photos: Caleb Holtz (1) Duncan Watkinson (2) Mark Lynam (3-7)
All images copyrighted 2017

Israeli Air Force Boeing 707-3L6C Saknai 272 / 4X-JYV c/n 21096 'seen here above' arriving into Perth Intl Airport (YPPH) ex: Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl Airport (VABB) Mumbai, India at 11.03hrs landing RWY03, as flight 'ZZ401 / IAF401' & was noted using the c/sign: 'India Foxtrot 401' to ITB bay 156 for parking, the aircraft was then towed to ITB bay 162 for overnight parking. Hexcode: 738A01

Update: 23/05: Departed Perth Airport (YPPH) at 08.17hrs RWY03 to RAAF Base Pearce (YPEA) as flight 'IAF401' & arrived at 08.23hrs after a short 6min flight landing RWY36. 


May 21, 2017

Sultan of Johor Gulfstream G-650ER 9M-ZZZ (1st visit to Perth) WMKJ-YPPH-WMKG


Sultan of Johor's newest aircraft Gulfstream G-650ER 9M-ZZZ c/n 6216 ex: N616GA arrived delayed at 17.34hrs ex: Senai Intl Airport (WMKJ) Johor Bahru Malaysia, landing RWY21 & departed at 10.09hrs 23/05 returning to Malaysia as same. Hexcode: 75041A (New aircraft / 1st visit to Perth)

May 20, 2017

Sultan of Johor B737-8ZE (BBJ2) 9M-III arrives ex: Johor Baru Malaysia


Sultan of Johor Ibrahim Iskander's  Boeing 737-8ZE (BBJ2) 9M-III c/n 60686 arrived 13.10hrs ex: Senai Intl Airport (WMKJ) Johor Baru, Malaysia as flight 'Nine Mike- India, India, India' landing RWY21 & departed at 13.13hrs 23/05 returning to Malaysia as same. Hexcode: 7503E6

Singapore Airlines Cargo B747-412F (SCD) 9V-SFM 'SQC7192 (SIN-PER-SIN)





Photos: Mark Lynam 1, Caleb Holtz 2 & 3

Singapore Airlines Cargo B747-412F (SCD) 9V-SFM c/n 32898 arrived 04.53hrs ex: Singapore 'Changi' Airport (WSSS) Singapore as flight 'SOC7192' & departed 07.41hrs returning to Singapore as flight 'SQC7191'. Hexcode: 76CCCD

Atlas Air B747-47UF (SCD) N476MC 'GTI-8370' (1st visit to Perth) SIN-PER-HKG

B747-47UF (SCD) N476MC c/n 29256
GTI-8370
WSSS-YPPH-VHHH






Photos: Mark Lynam (1-4) Caleb Holtz (5)

Atlas Air B747-47UF (SCD) N476MC c/n 29256 ex: Etihad Airways Cargo operated arrived 04.29hrs ex: Singapore 'Changi' Airport (WSSS) Singapore, as flight 'GTI8370' & departed at 09.20hrs (as seen here above) to Chek Lap Kok Intl Airport (VHHH) Hong Kong, China. Hexcode: A5D87A (1st visit to Perth)

May 18, 2017

Conoco Phillips Gulfstream G-550 N793CP (In & Out)


Conoco Phillips Gulfstream G-550 N793CP c/n 5473 arrived 20.30hrs & departed at 07.53hrs 20/05 to Brisbane Intl Airport (YBBN) Queensland, arrived at 13.12hrs (EST). Hexcode: AAC36A

Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ 'SND2' YPXM Rotation


Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ c/n 1880 arrived 14.54hrs ex: Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) Victoria & departed to Christmas Island (YPXM) as flight 'SND2'. The return flight 'SND2' arrived back at 22.46hrs before returning to Melbourne (YMML) departing at 00.39hrs as same. Hexcode: 7C6AA1

May 16, 2017

Jet Aviation Business Jets G-550 VP-BNE arrives ex: India


Jet Aviation Business Jets Gulfstream G-550 VP-BNE c/n 5051 arrived 09.19hrs ex: Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl Airport (VABB/BOM) Mumbai, India landing RWY21. Hexcode: 400199

May 13, 2017

REX-Regional Express - SAAB 340 Aircraft Rotations VH-ZLH & VH-ZRH


REX-Regional Express SAAB 340B VH-ZLH c/n 340B-376 departed Perth Airport (YPPH) at 14.10hrs to Esperance Regional Airport (YESP) as flight 'RXA2375' arrived 15.35hrs.

Departed Esperance Regional Airport (YESP) at 09.26hrs 14/05 to Port Lincoln (YPLN) as flight 'RXA9901' arrived at 13.24hrs (ACST) & departed at 14.19hrs to Adelaide Intl Airport (YPAD) as flight 'RXA4377' arrived 14.56hrs (ACST). Hexcode: 7C8023


REX-Regional Express SAAB 340B VH-ZRH c/n 340B-392 departed 15.03hrs (ACST) 13/05 Adelaide Intl Airport (YPAD) as flight 'RXA4382' to Port Lincoln (YPLN) arrived 15.47hrs (ACST) & departed Port Lincoln (YPLN) at 16.53hrs (ACST) to Esperance Regional Airport (YESP) as flight 'RXA9900' arrived 18.21hrs.

Departed Esperance Regional Airport (YESP) at 10.24hrs 14/05 to Perth Airport (YPPH) as flight 'RXA2358' arrived 11.56hrs. Hexcode: 7C89FB (1st visit to Perth)

Malaysia Airlines B737-8H6 (W) 9M-MXS 'MH127/126'


Malaysia Airlines B737-8H6 (W) 9M-MXS c/n 40156 operated today's 'MH127/126' services from / to Kuala Lumpur (WMKK) Malaysia, arrived 01.31hrs & departed at 02.40hrs returning to Malaysia. Hexcode: 75021D

May 12, 2017

Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ 'SND2' In & Out (SYD-PER-SYD)


Skytraders Pty Ltd A319-132 (LR) VH-VCJ c/n 1880 arrived 13.17hrs ex: Sydney 'Kingsford Smith' Airport (YSSY) Sydney landing RWY03 & departed at 07.01hrs 13/05 returning to Sydney Airport (YSSY) as flight 'SND2'. Hexcode: 7C6AA1

Malaysia Airlines B737-8H6 (W) 9M-MXT 'MH127/126'


Malaysia Airlines B737-8H6 (W) 9M-MXT c/n 40157 operated today's overnight 'MH127/126' services from / to Kuala Lumpur (WMKK) Malaysia, arrived 01.06hrs & departed at 02.18hrs returning to Malaysia. Hexcode: 75021E

May 11, 2017

Gulfstream G-550 B-LMF arrived ex: Taiwan via Melbourne & departed to Auckland, New Zealand

Private Gulfstream G-550 B-LMF c/n 5388 arrived 16.36hrs ex: Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) & Kaohsiung Intl Airport Taiwan & departed at 22.00hrs 12/05 to Auckland Intl Airport (NZAA) New Zealand. Hexcode: 780A55 (1st visit to Perth) 

Malaysia Airlines B737-8H6 (W) 9M-MXT 'MH127/126'


Malaysia Airlines B737-8H6 (W) 9M-MXT c/n 40157 operated today's overnight  'MH127/126' services from / to Kuala Lumpur, arrived at 01.08hrs & departed at 02.31hrs returning to Malaysia. Hexcode: 75021E

May 10, 2017

Virgin Australia B737-800 VH-YFX 'VA713/714' (1st visit to Perth)


Virgin Australia B737-800 VH-YFX c/n 41013 named 'Mackenzies Bay' arrived 08.22hrs ex: Adelaide Intl Airport (YPAD) South Australia as flight 'VA713' & departed at 09.08hrs returning to Adelaide as flight 'VA714'. Hexcode: 7C7A4B (New aircraft / 1st visit to Perth)

Outpost International (USA) BD-700-1A10 Global Express XRS N416BD (In & Out)

Outpost International (USA) LLC Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global Express XRS N416BD c/n 9375 arrived 05.49hrs ex: King Shaka Intl Airport (FALE/DUR) Durban, South Africa, landing RWY21 & departed at 07.07hrs to Cairns Intl Airport (YBCS/CNS) Queensland. Hexcode: A4EA87

Malaysia Airlines B737-8H6 (W) 9M-MLH 'MH127/126'


Malaysia Airlines B737-8H6 (W) 9M-MXH c/n 40135 operated today's overnight MH127/126 services from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport (WMKK) Malaysia, arrived 00.51hrs & departed at 02.30hrs returning to Malaysia. Hexcode: 750208

May 9, 2017

Malaysia Airlines B737-8H6 (W) 9M-MLO 'MH127/126'


Malaysia Airlines B737-8H6 (W) 9M-MLO c/n 39325 operated today's overnight MH127/126 services from / to Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport (WMKK) Malaysia, arrived 01.04hrs & departed at 03.27hrs. Hexcode: 750282

May 8, 2017

Malaysia Airlines reduces capacity of MH127/126 KUL-PER services from 8th May to 19th June 2017


Malaysia Airlines effective from (Monday 8th May to Monday 19th June 2017) have temporarily reduced capacity on its Kuala Lumpur to Perth 'MH127/126' services. 

Previously operated by Airbus A330 aircraft, the service will now be served on a daily basis by Boeing 737-8H6 (W) aircraft.

MH127 KUL1930 - 0120+1 PER   MH126 PER 0210 - 0800 KUL





May 7, 2017

Shortstop Jet Charter Falcon-900C VH-OAA (1st visit to Perth) YMEN-YPPH-YMEN



Photo: Mike Barlow
copyright 2017

Shortstop Jet Charter Falcon 900C VH-OAA c/n 188 arrived 11.27hrs (as seen here above) ex: Melbourne Essendon Airport (YMEN) landing RWY03 & departed at 18.36hrs returning back to Melbourne's Essendon Airport. Hexcode: 7C45E0 

Malindo Air B737-8GP (W) 9M-LNR 'MXD155/156' (1st visit to Perth)


Malindo Air B737-8GP (W) 9M-LNR c/n 39863 operated today's 'MXD155/156' services from / to Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport (WMKK) Malaysia, arrived 01.01hrs & departed at 02.20hrs returning. Hexcode: 7503D7 (1st visit to Perth)

May 5, 2017

Penske Jet Inc G-550 N1RP arrives into Perth for Perth Supersprint 2017 5-7th May Barbagello Raceway

Roger Penske Gulfstream G-550 N1RP c/n 5458 arrived into Perth Airport (YPPH) ex: Melbourne 'Tullamarine' Airport (YMML) landing RWY21 at 08.18hrs & departed at 17.19hrs 07/05 to Cairns Intl Airport (YBCS) . Hexcode: A00187

May 4, 2017

Vistajet Malta CL-605 Challenger 9H-VFF 'VJT552' In & Out (1st visit to Perth)



Photo: Mike Barlow
copyright 2017

Vistajet Malta Canadair CL-605 Challenger 9H-VFF c/n 5977 arrived 15.49hrs landing RWY21 ex: Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Intl Airport (WMSA/SZB) Subang, Malaysia as flight 'VJT552' & departed at 16.05hrs 06/05 (as seen here above) returning to Malaysia as same. Hexcode: 4D20CE (1st visit to Perth)