Melbourne-Tullamarine, Lethbridge & Avalon International Air Show 3rd March 2023 (John Tomlinson)

The eagerly awaited day arrived and a first look at the Avalon International Air Show.

As usual, a quick look at Melbourne-Tullamarine then Lethbridge~Vic, as this is a dedicated overflow airfield for the show visitors.

A couple of requests for Avalon below.

Photo links at:
Avalon~Vic Day 1:

Kind regards


Trip Airfield Albums

Country Folders

Old Kodak Prints


Noted between 0710-0740hrs

VH-FGJ Bombardier Global ExpressBD-700-1A10 C/n 9163 Corporate
VH-YQT Boeing 7172BL C/n 55179 QANTASlink
VH-CCD Bombardier Global ExpressBD-700-1A10 C/n 9297 Corporate
VH-VZF Boeing 737838 C/n 34200 QANTAS
VH-PAG Boeing 7378FE C/n 37821 Regional Express
VH-ZNA Boeing 7879 C/n 39038 QANTAS
VH-VKA Boeing 7878 C/n 36227 Jetstar Airways
VH-YXV Airbus A320232(SL) C/n 5598 Jetstar Airways
VH-VWX Airbus A321231 C/n 3899 Jetstar Airways
VH-YWD Boeing 737800 C/n 41020 Virgin Australia
VH-ZLO SAAB 340B C/n 382 Regional Express
VH-VUO Boeing 7378FE C/n 36601 Virgin Australia
VH-YFU Boeing 7378FE C/n 41029 Virgin Australia
VH-YXS Airbus A320232(SL) C/n 5732 Jetstar Airways
VH-ZNB Boeing 7879 C/n 39039 QANTAS
9M-LRL Boeing 7378MAX C/n 43012 Batik Air Malaysia
A6-EUK Airbus A380861 C/n 223 Emirates Airlines
VH-EBB Airbus A330201 C/n 522 Withdrawn from use
VH-VXG Boeing 737838 C/n 30901 QANTAS
ZK-NNC Airbus A321271NX(SL) C/n 8573 Air New Zealand
VH-EBA Airbus A330201 C/n 508 QANTAS
VH-SCE de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-315 C/n 602 QANTASlink
VH-IWQ Boeing 7378SA C/n 44225 Virgin Australia
VH-XZN Boeing 737838 C/n 44575 QANTAS
VH-VHD Airbus A319115X C/n 1999 Skytraders Pty Ltd


Noted between 0900-0940hrs

VH-FSO Piper PA-34200T C/n 34-7870372 Private
VH-CIX Piper PA-28151 C/n 28-7715182 Private
VH-MAD Zenair CH.200 C/n V40 Private
VH-DBW Neico Lancair360 C/n 51 Private
VH-TMB Cessna 182Q C/n 182-67103 Private
VH-AYK Aeronca 7AC C/n 7AC-3076 Private
VH-LXW Cessna TR.182 C/n R182-01404 Private
VH-ZOO Piper PA-30160 C/n 30-1408 Private
VH-VJA Piper PA-28161 C/n 28-7916460 Private
24-5203 Fly Synthesis Storch C/n 422-366A Private
VH-TRL Cirrus Design SR-22 C/n 780 Private
VH-ICF Cirrus Design SR-22 C/n 4063 Private
24-8676 Tecnam P.92 Eaglet C/n 1523 Private
VH-KFR Cessna 182P C/n 182-62481 Private
VH-UFS Van’s RV-6A C/n 24729 Private
24-8392 Tecnam P.92 Eaglet C/n 1406 Private


Noted between 1120-2100hrs

Alpha Numeric Order

UNKNOWN Rebuilt Mad Max Gyrocopter
UNKNOWN C/n Rosco Unmarked Gyrocopter
UNKNOWN C/n Benson Unmarked Gyrocopter Rainbow tail
UNKNOWN C/n Bell 47 nose – Benalla Aviation Museum

531 Hawker HunterFR.74B C/n 41H/688089 Private
615 General Dynamics F-16C C/n DA-9 Republic of Singapore Air Force
1912 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21R C/n 94R01912 Preserved
8317 McDonnell-Douglas F-15SG C/n 1428 Republic of Singapore Air Force
88167 Boeing-Vertol CH-47F C/n M2078 Republic of Singapore Air Force
88171 Boeing-Vertol CH-47F C/n M2082 Republic of Singapore Air Force
05-5152 McDonnell-Douglas C-17A C/n P-152 United States Air Force
06-4122 Lockheed F-22A C/n 4122 United States Air Force
06-4127 Lockheed F-22A C/n 4127 United States Air Force
07-4139 Lockheed F-22A C/n 4139 United States Air Force
13-20592 Sikorsky UH-60M C/n 704351 United States Army
18-1215 Kawasaki C-2 C/n 15 Japanese Air Self Defence Force
19-1809 Murphy RenegadeSpirit C/n 538 Private
19-2098 Airplane Factory Sling 2 C/n 366K Private
19-2228 Rainbow Cheetah C/n CH-240C Private
19-7123 Van’s RV-7 C/n 71863 Private
19-7701 Zenair CH.701 C/n 1256618 Private
19-8831 Just Aircraft Superstol C/n JA-504-12-16 Private
20-03330 McD-D Helicopters AH-64E C/n NM330 United States Army
20-46075 Boeing KC-46A C/n 41894 United States Air Force
23-1560 Tecnam P.2008 C/n 155 Private
23-1693 Jabiru J230 C/n 959 Private
23-1780 Tecnam P.92 Echo Mk.II C/n 1640 Private
23-1783 Aerospool WT-9 C/n DY744/2021 Private
23-1784 TL Ultralight TL-2000 C/n 231ST496 Private
23-2007 TL Ultralight TL-3000 C/n 21SI207 Private
23-2091 Pipistrel Alpha Electro167 C/n 828 AE 60 Private
24-3326 Skyfox CA-25N C/n CA25N012 Private
24-3759 TL Ultralight TL-2000 C/n 02ST116 Private
24-4852 Tecnam P.92 Echo C/n 1010 Private
24-8544 Aeroprakt A.22LS C/n A22LS-220 Private
24-9153 Vanessa Air VL-3 C/n VL-3-432 Private
32-4712 Aerochute Dual Deluxe C/n 280 Private
32-4729 Aerochute Dual Deluxe C/n 232 Private
54+37 Airbus A400M C/n 113 German Air Force
62-3549 Boeing KC-135R C/n 18532 United States Air Force
83-0025 McDonnell-Douglas F-15C C/n 873 United States Air Force
83-0029 McDonnell-Douglas F-15C C/n 878 United States Air Force
83-0078 Douglas KC-10A C/n 48219 United States Air Force
85-0005 Lockheed C-5M C/n 500-091 United States Air Force
A15-302 Boeing-Vertol CH-47F C/n M7432 Australian Army
A27-32 British Aerospace Hawk127 C/n DT-032 Royal Australian Air Force
A30-001 Boeing 737E-7A C/n 33474 Royal Australian Air Force
A30-004 Boeing 737E-7A C/n 33477 Royal Australian Air Force
A32-437 Beech 350 C/n FL-437 Royal Australian Air Force
A35-009 Lockheed Martin F-35A C/n AU-9 Royal Australian Air Force
A35-016 Lockheed Martin F-35A C/n AU-16 Royal Australian Air Force
A35-020 Lockheed Martin F-35A C/n AU-20 Royal Australian Air Force
A35-021 Lockheed Martin F-35A C/n AU-21 Royal Australian Air Force
A38-008 Eurocopter EC-665ARH C/n 4008 Australian Army
A40-027 NH Industries MRH-90 C/n 1263 Australian Army
A44-201 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F C/n AF/A-18F-0001 Royal Australian Air Force
A44-203 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F C/n AF/A-18F-0003 Royal Australian Air Force
A44-204 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F C/n AF/A-18F-0004 Royal Australian Air Force
A44-208 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F C/n AF/A-18F-0008 Royal Australian Air Force
A44-210 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F C/n AF/A-18F-0010 Royal Australian Air Force
A44-216 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F C/n AF/A-18F-0016 Royal Australian Air Force
A44-222 McDonnell-Douglas F/A-18F C/n AF/A-18F-0022 Royal Australian Air Force
A46-306 McDonnell-Douglas EA-18G C/n AEA-18G-0006 Royal Australian Air Force
A47-006 Boeing P-8A C/n 63182 Royal Australian Air Force
A47-008 Boeing P-8A C/n 63191 Royal Australian Air Force
A54-024 Pilatus PC-21 C/n 257 Royal Australian Air Force
A54-031 Pilatus PC-21 C/n 264 Royal Australian Air Force
A54-032 Pilatus PC-21 C/n 265 Royal Australian Air Force
A54-034 Pilatus PC-21 C/n 267 Royal Australian Air Force
A54-039 Pilatus PC-21 C/n 272 Royal Australian Air Force
A54-040 Pilatus PC-21 C/n 273 Royal Australian Air Force
A54-041 Pilatus PC-21 C/n 274 Royal Australian Air Force
A54-044 Pilatus PC-21 C/n 277 Royal Australian Air Force
A57-001 MQ-4C Triton Mock Up C/n N/a Royal Australian Air Force
A8-131 General Dynamics F-111C C/n 7 Preserved
A84-232 English Electric CanberraMk.20 C/n 32 Preserved
A97-464 Lockheed C-130J-30 C/n 5464 Royal Australian Air Force
CA31-007 Large or Full Scale Model of Commonwealth CA-31 C/n Unknown Preserved
F-HITX Dassault Falcon 8X C/n 487 Dassault Aviation
G-001 Rotary Air Force RAF-2000 C/n Unknown Private
G-1262 ELA Aviacion ELA 10 C/n Unknown Private
G-1384 Magni M-24C C/n Unknown Private
G-1386 Magni M-16 C/n Unknown Private
G-1841 Magni M-24C C/n Unknown Private
G-1843 Magni M-16 C/n 16170574 Private
G-199 Sport Copter Vortex C/n Unknown Private Marked G-0199
G-1995 AutoGyro Europe Cavalon C/n Unknown Private
G-2208 Sport Copter Lightning C/n Unknown Private
G-250 Pagotto Brako Gyro C/n Unknown Private
G-3012 Air Command 582Tandem C/n ASRA2126 Private
G-3040 AutoGyro Europe MTO C/n Unknown Private
G-5150 TAG Aviation Pty Titanium Explorer C/n Unknown Private
G-6007 ELA Aviacion ELA 07 C/n Unknown Private
M54-01 Airbus A400M C/n 22 Royal Malaysian Air Force
N151GA IAI G280 C/n 2251 Gulfstream Aerospace
N257AK Eclipse Aviation 500 C/n 258 Corporate
N3030Z Gulfstream G500 C/n 72033 Gulfstream Aerospace
N48-009 Sikorsky MH-60R C/n 704364 Royal Australian Navy
N48-024 Sikorsky MH-60R C/n 704825 Royal Australian Navy
N52-009 Airbus Helicopters EC135T2+ C/n 1232 Royal Australian Navy
N673EX Cessna 208B C/n 208B-5673 Textron Aviation Inc
N757HW Boeing 757225 C/n 22194 Honeywell International
PR-ZIQ Embraer Emb-195E2 C/n 19020041 Yabora Industria Aeronautica
T2-6358 C/n 04 17 081 Private
T7-280 IAI G280 C/n 2181 TAG Aviation San Marino
VH-8AT Cirrus Design SR-22T C/n 8675 Private
VH-8R2 Robinson R22 C/n 4878 Private
VH-8WA Robinson R44 C/n 30071 Private
VH-AAX de Havilland Canada DHC-2A1 C/n 1411 Sydney Skydiving Centre
VH-AFZ Tecnam P.2008 C/n 196 Private
VH-AHR Piper PA-28R-201T C/n 28R-7703017 Private
VH-AHT Innovator Technologies MosquitoXET C/n MXE 1231 Private
VH-AJT Bell Helicopters 429 C/n 57403 Corporate
VH-ASS Lake LA-4180 C/n 311 Private
VH-ATS Auster 5 C/n 1736 Private
VH-BDM Auster AOP.3 C/n 639 Private
VH-BLV Bell Helicopters 206L-3 C/n 51582 Choppair Helicopters
VH-BOB Commonwealth CA-18 C/n 1429 Private
VH-CNO Victa Airtourer100 C/n 26 Private
VH-COI Victa Airtourer150 C/n A.537R Private
VH-CQE MXR Technologies MXS C/n 10 Private
VH-CTC Eurocopter EC.130B4 C/n 3596 Corporate
VH-CTT Robinson R44 C/n 12599 Private
VH-CXV de Havilland DH-82A C/n 83250 Private
VH-DEH Diamond DA 62 C/n 62.226 Private
VH-DGL Guimbal G-2 C/n 1258 Private
VH-DHB Beech C33 C/n CD-816 Private
VH-EBA Airbus A330201 C/n 508 QANTAS
VH-EBU Boeing 747338 C/n 23223 Preserved
VH-EFB Cirrus Design SR-22 C/n 1744 Private
VH-EIG Cirrus Design SR-22 C/n 8598 Private
VH-FTS Commonwealth CA-25 C/n 25-39 Preserved
VH-FVF Pilatus PC-12-47E C/n 1228 Royal Flying Doctor Service
VH-FWA Piper PA-46500TP C/n 4697523 Private
VH-GAV de Havilland DH-82A C/n DHA598 Private
VH-GHM Diamond HK 36TC C/n 36.85 Private
VH-GVR Bristol B.171Mk.3 C/n 12894 Preserved
VH-HGM Eurocopter EC.225LP C/n 2603 Corporate
VH-HVD North American AT-6D C/n 88-15870 RAAF Museum
VH-HYC Robinson R44 C/n 10101 Private
VH-ICK Piaggio P-180 C/n 1155 Corporate
VH-IMV Cessna 172R C/n 172-80270 Private
VH-IOG Extra 300L C/n 100 Private
VH-ION Beech 58 C/n TH-14 Private
VH-IOV Cessna 208 C/n 208-00396 Sydney Seaplanes
VH-IPB Pitts S-1E Special C/n 2104362536 Paul Bennet Airshows
VH-IRM Cessna 182P C/n 182-62601 Private
VH-JAM Piper PA-38112 C/n 38-82A0078 Private
VH-JET Beech 350i C/n FL-1197 Corporate
VH-JKM Guimbal G-2 C/n 1293 Private
VH-JKU Pilatus PC-12-47E C/n 1045 Corporate
VH-JLP Cessna 180J C/n 180-52383 Private
VH-JLR Neico Lancair320 C/n N157 Private
VH-KBK Auster J/1B C/n 2685 Private
VH-KGO Quest Aircraft Co. Kodiak100 C/n 100-0195 Private
VH-KIW Lake LA-250 C/n 114 Private
VH-KKO Piper PA-22150 C/n 22-878 Private
VH-KSN Auster J/5 C/n 2811 Private
VH-KZJ Piper PA-44180 C/n 4496462 AIRFLITE
VH-LAF Airbus Helicopters EC135 P3H C/n 2183 Capital Jet Charter (VH)
VH-LHG Robinson R66 C/n 970 Bankstown Helicopters
VH-LHJ AgustaWestland AW-109SP C/n 22419 Corporate
VH-LKA Lake LA-250 C/n 120 Private
VH-LNM Nanchang CJ-6A C/n 1232027 Preserved
VH-LPJ Learjet 60 C/n 60-162 Corporate
VH-LWV Cirrus Design SR-20 C/n 1995 Private
VH-LZT Partenavia P.68R C/n 453 Corporate
VH-MHU R & B Aircraft BearhawkLSA C/n 59 Private
VH-MIK Airplane Factory Sling 4TSi C/n 103SK Private
VH-NAT Maule M-5180C C/n 8036C Private
VH-NBJ Diamond DA 40 C/n 40.1238 Private
VH-NGZ DG Flugzeugbau DG-1000S C/n 10-216 Private
VH-NVO Tecnam P.2006T C/n 336 Private
VH-NXX Airbus Helicopters EC.130T2 C/n 9201 Corporate
VH-NYV Cessna 172S C/n 172S-12739 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
VH-NZP NZ Aerospace CT/4A C/n 77 Preserved
VH-OPM Zenair CH.750 C/n 75-8812 Private
VH-OTO Cessna O-2A C/n 337M-0137 Paul Bennet Airshows
VH-OVP Beech 58 C/n TH-2013 Awesome Aviation (VH)
VH-PHL Bell Helicopters 206L-1 C/n 45177 Corporate
VH-PHN Aerospatiale AS.355F2 C/n 5355 Corporate
VH-PVB Pitts S-1S Special Replica C/n WPP-001 Paul Bennet Airshows
VH-PVE Beech 350ER C/n FL-1181 Police – Australia
VH-PVO AgustaWestland AW139 C/n 31878 Police – Australia
VH-PVX Pitts S-1-11 Special C/n UB001 Paul Bennet Airshows
VH-PWP Cessna T.206H C/n T206-09655 Private
VH-PXT Diamond DA 42NG C/n 42.N443 Private
VH-PYF Van’s RV-12iS C/n 121239 Private
VH-RSY Ryan STM-2 C/n 474 Preserved
VH-RUH Piper PA-31-350 C/n 31-7752064 Corporate
VH-SAH Auster J/1N C/n 3371 Private
VH-SQA Beech A23-19 C/n MB-289 Private
VH-SQV Cessna 510 C/n 510-0466 Corporate
VH-STN Stinson 108-3 C/n 108-4267 Private
VH-SYM Cessna 182T C/n 182-81768 Private
VH-SZT Steen Skybolt C/n 1 Private
VH-TCS Cessna 525B C/n 525B-0665 Corporate
VH-TJS Cessna 210M C/n 210-61634 Air Frontier
VH-TMG Tecnam P-Mentor C/n 1030 Private
VH-TVJ Tecnam P.2010TDI C/n 149 Private
VH-UCE Cessna 680A C/n 680A-0316 Corporate
VH-UDP Pitts S-1E Special C/n N472 Paul Bennet Airshows
VH-UMN AgustaWestland AW169 C/n 69034 Leonardo Australia
VH-UVZ de Havilland DH-82A C/n 3508 Preserved
VH-VCS Schempp-Hirth Discus CS C/n 324CS Private
VH-VDO Aerospatiale AS.350BA C/n 1772 Corporate
VH-VFF Airbus A320232 C/n 5039 Jetstar Airways
VH-VNV Tecnam P.2012 C/n 047/US Private
VH-VOR Airplane Factory Sling 4TSi C/n 287SK Private
VH-VWY Airplane Factory Sling 4TSi C/n 311SK Private
VH-WIO Dassault Falcon2000LX C/n 259 Corporate
VH-WPO de Havilland Canada DHC-1 C/n C1/0720 Private
VH-WSY Cessna R.182 C/n R182-01233 Private
VH-WUJ Cessna 182T C/n 182-83142 Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
VH-WVV Airbus Helicopters EC.130T2 C/n 8103 Microflite Helicopter Services
VH-WWG Auster J/1B C/n 2671 Private
VH-WYH Eurocopter EC.130B4 C/n 3624 Corporate
VH-XIW AgustaWestland AW139 C/n 31784 Lifeflight Australia
VH-XUN Robinson R44 C/n 2677 Private
VH-XVA Cessna A-37B C/n 43130 Preserved
VH-XWW Progressive Aerodyne SeaRey C/n LSX-002A Private
VH-YCW Pacific Aerospace CT/4B C/n 95 Preserved
VH-YWQ Diamond DA 40NG C/n 40.N432 AIRFLITE
VH-YWR Diamond DA 40NG C/n 40.N433 AIRFLITE
VH-ZEI Zenair CH.750 C/n 75-8209 Private
VH-ZFP Piper PA-28181 C/n 2881499 Schofields Flying Club
VH-ZRD Schempp-Hirth Duo DiscusT C/n 153 Private
VH-ZSQ English Electric CanberraTT.18 C/n HP223B Preserved
VH-ZUM Piper PA-31-350 C/n 31-8152186 Jayrow Helicopters
VH-ZVJ Bell Helicopters 505 C/n 65130 Glenample Air
ZE350 McDonnell-Douglas F-4J{UK} C/n 1692 Preserved