Monthly Archives: December 2012

Plane Spotting Adelaide celebrates 1st Anniversary

On 20/12/12 Plane Spotting Adelaide blog celebrated its 1st year of operation. During this time we have posted over 200 entries covering various and exotic movements passing through Adelaide Airport. Many of these visitors incuded business jets, cargo aircraft, gernal aviation aircraft, 1st visitors, extra flights and diversions.

On behalf of the Plane Spotting Adelaide crew, we would like to thankyou for viewing and supporting the Plane Spotting Adelaide blog. We wish everyone a happy and safe New Year and hope you will continue to view our blog in 2013.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGE (1st visit)

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGE arrived as ‘EK440’ from Dubai at 20.52hrs completing its 12hrs 4min flight. The aircraft departed as ‘EK441’ at 22.31hrs with a flight time of 12hrs 42mins to Dubai.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECI (1st visit)

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECI arrived as ‘EK440’ from Dubai at 21.04hrs completing its 12hrs 9min flight. The aircraft departed as ‘EK441’ at 22.43hrs with a flight time of 12hrs 49mins to Dubai.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGF (1st visit)

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGF arrived as ‘EK440’ from Dubai at 21.10hrs completing its 12hrs 02mins flight. The aircraft departed as ‘EK441’ at 22.50hrs with a flight time of 12hrs 51mins to Dubai.

Alliance Fokker 70 VH-QQY (1st Visit)

Alliance Airlines F70 VH-QQY arrived from Port Augusta at 15.45hrs as ‘UTY603‘.

This is the aircraft 1st visit to Adelaide, and the 2nd visit to Adelaide opf a F70. The 1st visit of an F70 occured on November 14th when sistership VH-QQX visited.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECD 1st visit operating EK440/441

Emirates B777-31HER A6-ECD arrivied at 20.42hrs completing 11hr 49mins flight from Dubai as ’EK440‘. The aircraft departed as ‘EK441’ at 22.45hrs..

This is A6-ECD’s 2nd visit to Adelaide, but 1st visit operating EK440/441 service. A6-ECD’s 1st visit was back on 13/06/12 when it diverted to Adelaide enroute Dubai via Singapore to Melbourne as EK404.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECJ (1st visit)

Emirates B777-300ER A6-ECJ arrived as ‘EK440’ from Dubai at 21.05hrs completing its 11hrs 35mins flight. The aircraft departed as ‘EK441’ at 22.45hrs with a flight time of 12hrs 58mins to Dubai.

A pair of Caravans arrive into Adelaide

A pair of Cessna 208 Caravans arrived into Adelaide this afternoon completing their delivery to their new owners…

C208 N308TC arrived from Townsville at 16.55hrs after completing its 6hr 55min flight. The aircraft into Townsville from the Marshall Islands on 13/12/12.Prior to that the aircraft stoped at Honolulu, Merced (KMCE) and Nogales (KOLS)

Sistership N309TC arrived from Townsville at 17.05hrs after completing its 6hr 51min flight. The aircraft into Townsville from the Marshall Islands on 13/12/12.Prior to that the aircraft stoped at Honolulu, Merced (KMCE) and Nogales (KOLS)

Vincent Aviation Bae146-200 ZK-ECO comes to town

Vincent Aviation Bae146-200 ZK-ECO arrived from Ayres Rock at 21.25hrs as ‘Vincent 810′.

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGA (1st visit)

Emirates B777-300ER A6-EGA arrived as ‘EK440’ from Dubai at 20.45hrs completing its 11hrs 30mins flight. The aircraft departed as ‘EK441’ at 22.50hrs with a flight time of 12hrs 53mins to Dubai.