Monthly Archives: December 2015

Deer Jet G550 B-8152 (1st Visit)

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(Deer Jet Gulfstream 550 B-8152 taxiing to its parking area after arriving from Sydney) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Deer Jet Gulfstream 550 B-8152 arrived ex. Sydney at 11.00hrs as ‘Deer 577‘. The aircraft departed back to Sydney on 28/1/15 at 20.10hrs as ‘Deer 578’.

This is the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it is also the 1st visit of a Deer Jet airline aircraft to visit Adelaide.

SAAB 340B N420XJ arrives on delivery

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(SAAB 340B N420XJ sitting outside the REX hanger after completing its delivery flight) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Former Silver Airways SAAB 340B N420XJ arrived ex. Orange at 13.35hrs completing its delivery flight to Regional Express. The aircraft will under go maintenance and possible re-paint in Adelaide before entering service with the Regional airline.

The aircraft made an massive 6 stops from its delivery port in USA at Bangor. it routed Bangor-Renton- Hilo- Apia-Coolangatta-Orange-Adelaide.

Royal Air Force C17 ‘ZZ176’ (1st Visit)

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(Royal Air Force C17 ZZ176 being towed to its layover area for its night stop in Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Following on from ZZ173’s visit last week, this week Royal Air Force C17 Globemaster III ZZ176 arrived from Whenuapai, New Zealand at 16.30hrs as ‘Ascot 6342‘. The aircraft will night stopped in Adelaide.

This was ZZ176’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it is only the 4th RAF C17 to visit Adelaide with sisterships ZZ171, 172 and 173 making visits. .

Harpo Productions Gulfstream 550 N540W (1st Visit)

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(Harpo Productions N540W sitting at Bay 101 absorbing the evening Adelaide sun) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Harpo Productions Gulfstream 550 N540W arrived from Melbourne at 12.30hrs. After spending a couple of days in Adelaide the aircraft departed to Perth on 5/12/15 at 11.30hrs.

This weas the aircraft’s 1st visit to Adelaide. The aircraft was carrying in US daytime personality Oprah Winfrey on her tour around the country,

Royal Air Force C17 ‘ZZ173’ (1st Visit)

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(Royal Air Force C17 ZZ173 being towed to its layover area for its night stop in Adelaide) Photo by Stefan P (Copyright 2015)

Royal Air Force C17 Globemaster III ZZ173 arrived from Whenuapai, New Zealand at 17.35hrs as ‘Ascot 6697‘. The aircraft night stopped in Adelaide and departed the following day to Woomera, SA at 1230hrs then onto Perth, WA.

This was ZZ173’s 1st visit to Adelaide, it is only the 3rd RAF C17 to visit Adelaide with sisterships ZZ171 and 172 making visits. ZZ172 was the last one to visit way back in July 200