Sydney-K.Smith, Nowra~NSW, Wollongong-Illawarra Regional~NSW Melbourne-Tullamarine 28th February 2023 (John Tomlinson)

Another day and another flight further South down the East coast to our final destination and the Avalon show, Melbourne.

However a few fields and museums to do before the evening flight.

Photographs links:
Wollongong-Illawarra Regional~NSW
Wollongong-Illawarra Regional~NSW Museum

Kind regards


Trip Airfield Albums

Country Folders

Old Kodak Prints


Noted at 0600hrs

B-4184 Learjet 36A C/n 36-053 China United Airlines
Nowra-Princess Highway~NSW
Noted at 0845hrs
N9-3102 Bell Helicopters UH-1C C/n 3102 Preserved


Noted between 0900-1120hrs

Unknown. Juno Training Aid C/n Unknown Royal Australian Air Force
Unknown. Juno Training Aid C/n Unknown Royal Australian Air Force
Unknown. H-91 Training Aid C/n Unknown Royal Australian Air Force
Unknown. Tiger Training Aid C/n Unknown Royal Australian Air Force
A38-02 Tiger Training Aid C/n Unknown Royal Australian Air Force
VH-VHA CASA 212400 C/n 474 Skytraders Pty Ltd
VH-NVE AgustaWestland AW139 C/n 31610 Lloyds Helicopters
VH-VHB CASA 212400 C/n 475 Skytraders Pty Ltd
VH-SLF Learjet 36A C/n 36-049 Pel-Air Aviation
VH-VLJ Learjet 35A C/n 35-432 Corporate
VH-SLD Learjet 35A C/n 35-145 Pel-Air Aviation
VH-SLE Learjet 35A C/n 35-428 Pel-Air Aviation
N48-013 Sikorsky MH-60R C/n Unknown Royal Australian Navy
VH-NPP Learjet 60 C/n 60-158 Corporate
VH-LJW Learjet 31A C/n 31-055 Corporate
VH-CGF Gulfstream G4 C/n 1083 Corporate
VH-AJP IAI Westwind1124-1 C/n 238 Pel-Air Aviation
N12-153597 Grumman S-2G C/n 341-C Withdrawn from use
VH-LJU Learjet 35A C/n 35-366 Corporate
VH-LRH Learjet C-21A C/n 35-527 Gojet
VH-LJQ Learjet 35A C/n 35-231 Gojet
VH-LPS Learjet 35A C/n 35-407 Corporate
VH-TXO Cessna 152 C/n 152-80961 Private
VH-WWS Cessna 150M C/n 150-77676 Private
N52-004 Airbus Helicopters EC135T2+ C/n 1214 Royal Australian Navy
N52-006 Airbus Helicopters EC135T2+ C/n 1218 Royal Australian Navy
VH-LJH Learjet 35A C/n 35-498 Corporate
VH-LFN Learjet 35A C/n 35-242 Gojet
VH-JZV Learjet 35A C/n 35-397 Corporate
VH-LRN Learjet 35A C/n 35-450 Corporate
VH-OVB Learjet 35A C/n 35-400 Corporate
VH-ZMO Beech 200 C/n BB-470 Gojet
A27-34 British Aerospace Hawk127 C/n DT-034 Royal Australian Air Force
A27-03 British Aerospace Hawk127 C/n DT-003 Royal Australian Air Force
N48-019 Sikorsky MH-60R C/n 704811 Royal Australian Navy
N48-020 Sikorsky MH-60R C/n 704814 Royal Australian Navy
N52-014 Airbus Helicopters EC135T2+ C/n 1242 Royal Australian Navy

Gate Guards C/n
N24-009 Sikorsky S-70B-2 C/n 70490 Withdrawn from use
N22-018 Aerospatiale AS.350BA C/n 1758 Preserved

Nowra~NSW The Fleet Air Arm Museum – Already reported

Wollongong-Illawarra Regional~NSW

Noted between 1230-1500hrs

VH-TJE AgustaWestland AW139 C/n 31741 Search and Rescue Services
N990S IAI Westwind1124-2 C/n 322 Withdrawn from use
VH-MUL Cessna 182P C/n 182-64503 Skydive the Beach
VH-YLI Rockwell Commander 114 C/n 14240 Private
VH-FMX Cessna 208B C/n 208B-0849 Skydive the Beach
VH-JDH Cessna 172N C/n 172-67879 Private
VH-DVF Beech 76 C/n ME-258 Private
24-8503 Jabiru J230 C/n 841 Private
VH-BXH Socata TB-10 C/n 254 Private
VH-HAM Cessna 208 C/n 208-00296 Skydive Australia
VH-XRE Cessna 208B C/n 208B-0250 Skydive Australia
VH-SKR Cessna 208B C/n 208B-1009 Skydive the Beach
VH-YBA Gippsland GA-8-TC 320 C/n GA8-TC 320-08-134 Skydive the Beach
VH-XCN Bell Helicopters 412HP C/n 36023 Careflight (Qld) Ltd
VH-YHY Cessna 152 C/n 152-82998 Private
VH-MJT Piper PA-28181 C/n 28-7790256 Private
VH-SEL Piper PA-28180 C/n 28-7405118 Private
24-4926 Jabiru J160 C/n 130 Private
VH-SQA Beech A23-19 C/n MB-289 Private
VH-APN Cessna 182P C/n 182-64798 Private
VH-TSV Aerospatiale AS.350BA C/n 1559 Corporate
VH-HWD Robinson R44 C/n 12876 Private
VH-TES Bell Helicopters CH-136 C/n 44026 Corporate
VH-VEP SAAB 340B C/n 377 Link Airways
24-7808 Jabiru J160 C/n 318 Private
24-5077 Jabiru J230 C/n 470 Private
VH-TLL Piper PA-46500TP C/n 4697346 Private
VH-ZCY Beech B200 C/n BB-1459 Corporate
24-7821 Jabiru J230 C/n 799 Private
VH-WZA Beech 76 C/n ME-377 Private
Wollongong-Illawarra Regional~NSW Historic Aircraft Restoration Society – Already reported


Noted between 1710-2045hrs

ZK-NNE Airbus A321271NX(SL) C/n 8799 Air New Zealand
VH-VZZ Boeing 737838 C/n 39445 QANTAS
VH-VFF Airbus A320232 C/n 5039 Jetstar Airways
VH-VYA Boeing 737838 C/n 33762 QANTAS
VH-QOA de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4112 QANTASlink
VH-VEF SAAB 340B C/n 457 Link Airways
VH-VKI Boeing 7878 C/n 36235 Jetstar Airways
JA885A Boeing 7879 C/n 43870 All Nippon Airways
B-LXD Airbus A3501041 C/n 206 Cathay Pacific Airways
A6-EVE Airbus A380842 C/n 250 Emirates Airlines
VH-QOB de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4116 QANTASlink
VH-LUN Bombardier Global 7500BD-700-2A12 C/n 70093 Corporate
VH-TXI Eurocopter AS.350B2 C/n 3709 Corporate
VH-YIB Boeing 7378FE C/n 37825 Virgin Australia
VH-REX Boeing 7378FE C/n 36609 Regional Express
N774CK Boeing 777F C/n 66084 Kalitta Air
VH-VXN Boeing 737838 C/n 33484 QANTAS
VH-VQG Airbus A320232 C/n 2787 QANTASlink
VH-QOD de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4123 QANTASlink
VH-TQX de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-202 C/n 439 QANTASlink
VH-VXM Boeing 737838 C/n 33483 QANTAS
VH-SBT de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-315 C/n 580 QANTASlink
VH-VXR Boeing 737838 C/n 33724 QANTAS
VH-UYY Embraer Emb-190100IGW C/n 19000212 Alliance Airlines
VH-YQW Boeing 7172BL C/n 55194 QANTASlink
VH-VXJ Boeing 737838 C/n 33480 QANTAS
VH-XZG Boeing 737838 C/n 39371 QANTAS
VH-LQF de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG C/n 4375 QANTASlink
VH-QOS de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4263 QANTASlink
VH-TQS de Havilland Canada DHC-8202 C/n 418 QANTASlink
VH-EBB Airbus A330201 C/n 522 Withdrawn from use
VH-VZD Boeing 737838 C/n 34198 QANTAS
VH-VZH Boeing 737838 C/n 34202 QANTAS
VH-TQL de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-315 C/n 603 QANTASlink
VH-VGU Airbus A320232 C/n 4245 Jetstar Airways
VH-VXO Boeing 737838 C/n 33485 QANTAS
B-18912 Airbus A350941 C/n 162 China Airlines
VH-EFR Boeing 767381F(ER) C/n 33510 Express Freighters
VH-YIU Boeing 7378FE C/n 40699 Virgin Australia
VH-LQD de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG C/n 4371 QANTASlink
VH-LQJ de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG C/n 4414 QANTASlink
VH-VWU Airbus A321231 C/n 3948 Jetstar Airways
VH-VUZ Boeing 7378FE C/n 39921 Virgin Australia
VH-IJW Boeing 7378SA C/n 44224 Virgin Australia
VH-SBW de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-315 C/n 599 QANTASlink
VH-VZV Boeing 737838 C/n 34189 QANTAS
VH-VGP Airbus A320232 C/n 4343 Jetstar Airways
VH-QON de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4218 QANTASlink
VH-NXJ Boeing 7172BL C/n 55166 QANTASlink
N863FD Boeing 777FS2 C/n 37734 Federal Express
A6-ETQ Boeing 7773FX(ER) C/n 41700 Etihad Airways
VH-VXU Boeing 737838 C/n 33761 QANTAS
VH-LQL de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402NG C/n 4449 QANTASlink
VH-YQS Boeing 7172BL C/n 55178 QANTASlink
VH-ZLV SAAB 340B C/n 386 Regional Express
VH-VXC Boeing 737838 C/n 30897 QANTAS
VH-QOE de Havilland Canada DHC-8Q-402 C/n 4125 QANTASlink
VH-VYK Boeing 737838 C/n 34183 QANTAS
4R-ALN Airbus A330343E C/n 1604 Srilankan
VH-RXX SAAB 340B C/n 209 Regional Express
VH-YXQ Airbus A320232(SL) C/n 5618 Jetstar Airways
VH-VZA Boeing 737838 C/n 34195 QANTAS
VH-VZI Boeing 737838 C/n 34203 QANTAS
VH-VYF Boeing 737838 C/n 33994 QANTAS
VH-VYB Boeing 737838 C/n 33763 QANTAS
VH-VZY Boeing 737838 C/n 39363 QANTAS
VH-XZB Boeing 737838 C/n 39360 QANTAS
VH-XZK Boeing 737838 C/n 39366 QANTAS
VH-EBC Airbus A330201 C/n 506 QANTAS
VH-VXH Boeing 737838 C/n 33478 QANTAS
VH-VZK Boeing 737838 C/n 34204 QANTAS


Noted 2203hrs
9M-MTO Airbus A330323E C/n 1489 Malaysia Airlines
VH-XZC Boeing 737838 C/n 39361 QANTAS
VH-VXI Boeing 737838 C/n 33479 QANTAS
VH-VXR Boeing 737838 C/n 33724 QANTAS
B-18903 Airbus A350941 C/n 66 China Airlines
A6-EUT Airbus A380842 C/n 236 Emirates Airlines
9V-SWS Boeing 777312(ER) C/n 34584 Singapore Airlines
HS-THF Airbus A350941 C/n 123 Thai Airways International
9V-OJD Boeing 7879 C/n 37115 Scoot
VH-VKE Boeing 7878 C/n 36230 Jetstar Airways
VH-NXK Boeing 717231 C/n 55092 QANTASlink
VH-YQV Boeing 7172BL C/n 55193 QANTASlink