Foreign Airfield Visit

Sydney ott, Mascot, Bankstown, Picton, Goulbourn, Canberra – Saturday 29th February to Monday 2nd March 2020 (Mark Paulin)

Evening all,

After a fantastic weekend of weather, Opera, Parades and Sport time to get back to aviation related activities.

To start one noted overflying Manly Beach on Saturday 29th whilst watching the National Beach Volleyball Championships was:

F-ONCP C525C*

VH-PHM EC135 NSW Police

Then whilst at the Olympic Park on Sunday 1st March the following helicopters noted overflying:

VH-TJE AW139*

VH-TJJ AW139

This morning we picked up a new Hire car, bizarrely registered in Western Australia for the start of a near week long roadtrip.

First port of call this morning was Mascot but nothing new noted.

Next a quick circuit of Bankstown at 1130 produced these:

VH-FYC C208A*

VH-PVM TBM850

VH-ZOS Be200

VH-BLE B407

VH-ELC AS350B

VH-LBT AS350*

From here back on the Motorway to the Sydney Skydiving airfield at Picton. Just the one noted as follows at 1230:

VH-XLV C208

Next stop was Goulbourn at 1400

VH-EQB EMB110

VH-YNS R44*

Whilst at Goulbourn we hung around in the hope of seeing the QTR A35X leave Canberra. At 1417 the following flew almost ott

A7-ANP A35X QTR*

From here we continued on to Canberra. Noted on a circuit at 1600 and then from Room 524 of the Vibe Hotel up to 2205 have been:

9V-SWR B773 SIA

A36-002 BBJ RAAF

N522AX DC10 Erickson

A56-001 Da7X RAAF

A56-002 Da7X RAAF

VH-EID Be350*

VH-FGJ BD700

I will report back tomorrow with a report for the Canberra area.

Mark Paulin

 

Poto credit: Mark Paulin

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