Monthly Archives: August 2014

Antonov Design Bureau AN124 UR-82008 pops into town (1st Visit)

UR-82008 (2)

 (Antonov Design Bureau AN124 UR-82008 arriving on Rwy.23 from Darwin) Photo by Stefan P Copyright 2014

Antonov Design Bureau AN124 UR-82008 arrived into Adelaide Airport today as ‘Design Bureau 2078‘ from Darwin at 15.30hrs.

This was the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide. It is the 1st Antonov 124 to visit Adelaide since 6/2/1, when sister ship UR-82027 made a quick visit.

Qantas B737-800 VH-XZM (1st Visit)

VH-XZM(Qantas B737-800 VH-XZM taxiing for departure to Melbourne on its 1st visit to Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2014)


Qantas B737-800 VH-XZM arrived ex. Melbourne at 20.05hrs operating ‘QF701‘. The following morning the aircraft departed at 07.30hrs to Melbourne as ‘QF674‘.

 This was XZM’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it was also its 3rd and 4th revenue flights. It entered service earlier in the day operating QF613 from Brisbane to Melbourne. It was delivered on 6/8/14.

Qantas B737-800 VH-XZL (1st Visit)

VH-XZL

(Qantas B737-800 VH-XZL Taxiing for departure back to Melburne as ‘QF692’) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2014)

Qantas B737-800 VH-XZL arrived ex. Melbourne at 15.58hrs operating ‘QF689‘. The aircraft departed back to Melbourne at 16.55hrs as ‘QF692‘.

 This was XZL’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it was also its 2nd and 3rd revenue flights. It entered service earlier in the day operating QF645 from Brisbane to Melbourne. It was delivered on 30/7/14.