Sunshine Coast~Qld, Caloundra~Qld, Redcliffe~Qld, Brisbane-International, Sydney-K.Smith~NSW 25th February 2023 (John Tomlinson)

After the excitement of flying a Commonwealth CA-16 Wirraway III at Caboolture yesterday, it was back to more mundane flights, an airliner down to Sydney!

However before that an airfield or two.

Only the one query, however I doubt if it will be resolved, so here goes: At Sunshine Coast~Qld
Unmarked. Piper PA-28? No C/n plate noted

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Sunshine Coast~Qld

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Sunshine Coast~Qld
An early morning start, as usual, to get to the Sunshine Coast~Qld
We were wanting to see a number of Bonza Airlines B7378MAX which were parked here

Noted between 0740-0820hrs

VH-YQK Eurocopter AS.350B3 C/n 3630 Pacific Crown Helicopters
JA9495 Aerospatiale AS.350B C/n 2028 Stored
VH-DJV Cessna 208 C/n 208-00523 Ramblers Skydiving
VH-UJK Boeing 7378MAX C/n 43974 Bonza Airlines
VH-TQW Cessna 208B C/n 208B-2064 Seair Pacific
VH-EYI Robinson R22 C/n 4852 Private
VH-TVO Piper PA-28161 C/n 28-7716108 Private
VH-HXZ Neico Lancair320 C/n N223 Private
VH-PIY Cessna 525C C/n 525C-0164 Corporate
VH-SUY Cessna 525A C/n 525A-0167 Corporate
VH-SIY Cessna 525 C/n 525-0002 Corporate
VH-ZIY Cessna 525A C/n 525A-0156 Corporate
VH-ZSY Beech B200 C/n BB-2004 Corporate
VH-VGU Airbus A320232 C/n 4245 Jetstar Airways
VH-IEJ Bombardier 650 C/n 6100 Corporate
VH-VPY Cessna 421C C/n 421C-0688 Corporate
VH-RFA Cessna 310Q C/n 310Q-0500 Private
VH-VGP Airbus A320232 C/n 4343 Jetstar Airways
VH-UIK Boeing 7378MAX C/n 43975 Bonza Airlines
VH-UKH Boeing 7378MAX C/n 61864 Bonza Airlines
VH-UJT Boeing 7378MAX C/n 62533 Bonza Airlines
VH-DZZ Cessna 208 C/n 208-00197 Skydive the Beach
P2-MRM Cessna 550/551 C/n 550-0289 Corporate
Unmarked. Piper PA-28? No C/n plate noted

Noted at 0907hrs
A2-1022 Bell Helicopters UH-1B C/n 1022 Preserved


Noted between 0930-1300hrs

About the field and easy to read and photograph

VH-XHL Airplane Factory Sling 4TSi C/n 267S Private
24-8514 Airplane Factory Sling 2 C/n 171 Private
23-1675 Airplane Factory Sling 2 C/n 127 Private
VH-TTS Piper PA-30160 C/n 30-1913 Private
VH-TXG Cessna 177RG C/n 177RG-0392 Private
VH-AEG Robinson R44 C/n 46 Private
24-7155 Tecnam P.2002 Sierra C/n 402 Private
VH-IAD Piper PA-38112 C/n 38-78A0782 Private
23-7788 Airplane Factory Sling 2 C/n 261 Private
VH-LGM Cessna 210M C/n 210-62329 Private
VH-DKO Cessna 182G C/n 182-55286 Private
19-3186 Raj Hamsa X Air C/n 438 Private
VH-FDV Beech 65 C/n LC-203 Private
VH-CTO Beech A23 C/n M-748 Private
VH-HSN Piper PA-28RT-201 C/n 28R-8018026 Private
VH-SUI Cessna 210N C/n 210-63435 Private
VH-YGY Van’s RV-8 C/n 80605 Private
VH-NWX Piper PA-28RT-201T C/n 28R-7931009 Private
VH-TKY Piper PA-38112 C/n 38-78A0383 Private
VH-SXL Cessna 172M C/n 172-67568 Private
VH-EKV Cessna 172L C/n 172-60094 Private
VH-CLA Beech D55 C/n TE-461 Private
VH-TIO Cessna 182P C/n 182-63894 Private
24-7520 Fly Synthesis Texan C/n F901193107/550 Private
VH-RWC Airplane Factory Sling 4TSi C/n 309S Private
VH-MAL Thorp T.18 C/n V96 Private
VH-NZX North American AT-6D C/n 88-17011 Private
VH-DNN Boeing Stearman KaydetPT-13D C/n 75-5620 Private
VH-INS Piper PA-28R-180 C/n 28R-30452 Private
VH-EFY Cessna 182L C/n 182-58992 Private
24-7599 Flight Design CTLS C/n F-10-09-02 Private
VH-DDL Cessna 172N C/n 172-69991 Private
VH-PLP Piper PA-28140 C/n 28-20721 Private
VH-WMG Piper PA-28140 C/n 28-21168 Private
VH-DBB Cessna 172N C/n 172-73229 Private
24-5955 Tecnam P.92 Eaglet C/n 1162 Private
24-5285 Fly Synthesis Texan C/n F700991812/600 Private
VH-SLQ Eurocopter EC135P2+ C/n 649 Surf Life Saving Australia
VH-BNX Gippsland GA-8 C/n GA8-03-032 Private

Across the road we visited the Queensland Air Museum, this has already been posted to the forum.



All viewed from the perimeter, nice and easy for the=is quick passing visit

Noted between 1300-1340hrs
VH-DXJ Cessna 182L C/n 182-59119 Private
VH-TOI Socata TB-10 C/n 635 Private
VH-LOK Cessna 172S C/n 172S-8103 Private
VH-JTV Cessna 310R C/n 310R-0712 Private
VH-ROC Cessna 182T C/n 182-82085 Private
VH-RGF Cessna 175A C/n 56644 Private
VH-YRE Cessna 172S C/n 172S-10472 Private
VH-ZBZ Beech F33A C/n CE-1200 Private
VH-IVW Cessna 172S C/n 172S-11298 Private
VH-RAQ Cessna 172S C/n 172S-9798 Private
VH-TRE Cessna 182Q C/n 182-67670 Private
VH-UEM Diamond DA 40NG C/n 40.NC046 RAAF Air Training Corp.
VH-KFD Cessna R.182 C/n R182-00414 Private
VH-XGV Beech B200 C/n BB-1230 Corporate
VH-ZOS Beech 200 C/n BB-145 Corporate
24-7440 Tecnam P.92 Eaglet C/n 1290 Private
VH-KOL Agusta A-119 C/n 14532 Heliflite
24-4924 Jabiru J160 C/n 133 Private
VH-YWK Van’s RV-12iS C/n 121217 Private
VH-TNK Piper PA-28140 C/n 28-7225063 Private
VH-SZB Piper PA-28181 C/n 28-7690281 Private
VH-XIV Van’s RV-14A C/n 140149 Private
24-5150 Tecnam P.2004 Bravo C/n 109 Private
VH-ZGF Robinson R44 C/n 2118 Private
VH-LTJ Guimbal G-2 C/n 1088 Private
VH-RUC Guimbal G-2 C/n 1036 Private
VH-LTO Guimbal G-2 C/n 1071 Private
VH-SHD Eurocopter AS.350B3 C/n 3423 Aeropower
VH-XNO Aeromot AMT-200S C/n 200-129 Private
VH-WFS Piper PA-28140 C/n 28-22607 Private
VH-DQZ Cessna 210J C/n 210-59181 Private
VH-NGD Cessna P.210N C/n P210-00459 Private
VH-TNM Cessna 172S C/n 172S-9736 Private
VH-CMZ Cessna 172M C/n 172-63149 Air Queensland
VH-CIO Cessna 340A C/n 340A-0007 Private
VH-JXM Cessna 182S C/n 182-80811 Private
VH-FRF Piper PA-28181 C/n 28-7890348 Private
VH-WHE Piper PA-31-310 C/n 31-691 Corporate
VH-LEO Piper PA-60601 C/n 61-0788-8062150 Corporate
VH-ITZ Rockwell Commander 114 C/n 14215 Private
VH-VMV Partenavia P.68C C/n 435 Corporate
24-1651 TL Ultralight TL-2000Sting S4 C/n 14ST423 Private
VH-LFX Piper PA-32300 C/n 32-7640011 Private
VH-RVZ Piper PA-28140 C/n 28-20420 Private
VH-RLB Piper PA-23150 C/n 23-787 Private


Noted between 1420-1740hrs and departure to Sydney

However before we went to our departure terminal, we has a quick look at an Australian aircraft with a lot of history.
Preserved-Kingsford Smith Memorial
VH-USU Fokker F.VIIb/3m C/n 4954 Preserved

About the field
ZK-NZL Boeing 7879 C/n 43218 Air New Zealand
VH-QOV de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4277 QANTASlink
VH-QOI de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4189 QANTASlink
VH-VBZ Boeing 7377FE C/n 34322 Virgin Australia
VH-FDI Beech B200C C/n BL-162 Royal Flying Doctor Service
VH-UYO Embraer Emb-190100IGW C/n 19000098 Alliance Airlines
VH-RQG Boeing 7378FE C/n 34168 Regional Express
VH-FDM Beech B200C C/n BL-161 Royal Flying Doctor Service
VH-VXU Boeing 737838 C/n 33761 QANTAS
VH-IWX Boeing 7378SA C/n 44232 Virgin Australia
VH-VXD Boeing 737838 C/n 29552 QANTAS
VH-VZV Boeing 737838 C/n 34189 QANTAS
VH-QOR de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4241 QANTASlink
VH-QOF de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4128 QANTASlink
VH-QOT de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4269 QANTASlink
VH-QOX de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4287 QANTASlink
VH-VYJ Boeing 737838 C/n 34182 QANTAS
VH-QOH de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4132 QANTASlink
VH-NXH Boeing 7172K9 C/n 55055 QANTASlink
VH-YWE Boeing 737800 C/n 41015 Virgin Australia
VH-VFD Airbus A320232 C/n 4922 Jetstar Airways
VH-NXO Boeing 717231 C/n 55096 QANTASlink
VH-VGJ Airbus A320232 C/n 4460 Jetstar Airways
VH-RQP Boeing 7378FE C/n 37822 Regional Express
VH-VZH Boeing 737838 C/n 34202 QANTAS
VH-QOP de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4238 QANTASlink
VH-VUP Boeing 7378FE C/n 36604 Virgin Australia
VH-YIU Boeing 7378FE C/n 40699 Virgin Australia
VH-QPJ Airbus A330303 C/n 712 QANTAS
ZK-NHF Airbus A320271N(SL) C/n 10589 Air New Zealand
VH-VXC Boeing 737838 C/n 30897 QANTAS
VH-VYG Boeing 737838 C/n 33995 QANTAS
VH-VZR Boeing 737838 C/n 34193 QANTAS
VH-IJU Boeing 7378SA C/n 44223 Virgin Australia
VH-OFA Bombardier 604 C/n 5521 Corporate
ZK-NNE Airbus A321271NX(SL) C/n 8799 Air New Zealand
VH-XNW Airbus A320232(SL) C/n 5813 Jetstar Airways

On taxi to holding point and take off
VH-VXA Boeing 737838 C/n 29551 QANTAS
VH-VZU Boeing 737838 C/n 34187 QANTAS
VH-VZC Boeing 737838 C/n 34197 QANTAS
VH-VZZ Boeing 737838 C/n 39445 QANTAS
VH-QPC Airbus A330303 C/n 564 QANTAS
VH-VZK Boeing 737838 C/n 34204 QANTAS
A6-EOG Airbus A380861 C/n 172 Emirates Airlines
VH-VZX Boeing 737838 C/n 34188 QANTAS
VH-QQY Fokker F-70 C/n 11575 Alliance Airlines
VH-IWQ Boeing 7378SA C/n 44225 Virgin Australia
VH-VUW Boeing 7378KG C/n 39449 Virgin Australia
VH-UQG Fokker F-100 C/n 11520 Alliance Airlines
VH-XVX Embraer Emb-190100IGW C/n 19000081 QANTASlink
VH-NXK Boeing 717231 C/n 55092 QANTASlink
VH-VYZ Boeing 737838 C/n 34190 QANTAS


Noted between 2000-2100hrs

N879FD Boeing 777F C/n 40685 Federal Express
N895FD Boeing 777FS2 C/n 41749 Federal Express
VH-VGT Airbus A320232 C/n 4178 Jetstar Airways
VH-LQJ de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG C/n 4414 QANTASlink
VH-LQB de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG C/n 4343 QANTASlink
VH-VXS Boeing 737838 C/n 33725 QANTAS
VH-EBK Airbus A330202 C/n 945 QANTAS
VH-VGX Bombardier Global ExpressBD-700-1A10 C/n 9079 Corporate
VH-VYB Boeing 737838 C/n 33763 QANTAS
VH-AMR Beech 350CER C/n FM-96 Pel-Air Aviation
VH-8AM Beech 350CER C/n FM-88 NSW Ambulance
VH-FIZ Beech 350i C/n FL-779 Pearl Aviation
N881HS Gulfstream G5 C/n 603 Corporate
N25XP Hawker-Siddeley 125800XP C/n 258572 Corporate
ZK-JCJ Bombardier 604 C/n 5304 Corporate
VH-LJX Learjet 45 C/n 45-056 Corporate
N978CC Gulfstream G4SP C/n 1335 Corporate
VH-VSK Bombardier Global ExpressBD-700-1A10 C/n 9248 Execujet Australia
N2QE Bombardier Global 5000BD-700-1A11 C/n 9629 Corporate
N988NC Gulfstream G650ER C/n 6314 Corporate
VH-ZRY SAAB 340B C/n 401 Regional Express
VH-ZRC SAAB 340B C/n 390 Regional Express
P2-ANW Dassault Falcon900EX EASy C/n 218 Corporate