Monthly Archives: April 2015

Royal Air Force C130J ZH865 makes a visit

IMG_1224(Royal Air Force C130J-30 C.4 Hercules ZH865 parked at Adelaide Airport just prior to its departure) Photo By Stefan P (Copyright 2015) 

 Royal Air Force C130J-30 C.4 Hercules ZH865 arrived at 15.25hrs from Wellington, New Zealand as ‘Ascot 5880/ RRR5880‘. After spending the weekend in Adelaide, the aircraft departed on 27/4/15 bound for Perth at 10.00hrs as ‘Ascot 5881/ RRR5881‘.

This was the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it was the 1st C130J to visit Adelaide. It was also the 1st RAF aircraft to visit Adelaide since 30/7/07.

Thomson Airways (TCS Expeditions) B757-200(WL) G-OOBF makes a visit

G-OOBF

 (Thomson Airways B757-200(WL) G-OOBF resting at its parking bay for its stay in Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Thomson Airways B757-200(WL) G-OOBF arrived ex. Tonga at 12.55hrs. After a 4 day stay in Adelaide the aircraft departed to Jakarta on 22/4/15 to Jakarta, Indonesia.

The aircraft is decked out in a all business class configuration operated by TCS expeditions. Adelaide was the 3rd stop in a 8 leg around the world flight.

This was the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide. This was the 2nd year in a row that this Around the World Charter has been to Adelaide

 

 

Singapore Airlines A330-300 9V-SSF (1st Visit)

Singapore Airlines A330-300 9V-SSF arrived at 07.45hrs from Singapore as ‘SQ279‘. The aircraft departed back to Singapore as ‘SQ278‘ at 09.30hrs.

This was SSF’s 1st visit to Adelaide since the aircraft was delivered on 1/4/15 and entered servic on 3/4/15.