Tuesday, April 14, 2015

US Register Update 13 April 2015

+ N150KM Israel GULFSTREAM G150 (206) 13.04.15 Adin Acquisitions Llc, Concord, MA R24.03.15
+ N227DD Boeing B727-227 (21996) 13.04.15 PCG Acquisition I Inc, Incline Village, NV R13.04.15
R N305 SOCATA Rallye 235E (12878) 13.04.15 Keene Keith L, Crosby, TX R13.04.15 (restored)
+ N316FC Uav FOX CAR (316) 13.04.15 UAV PRO Inc, Blackstone, VA R13.04.15
+ N507CZ Canadair CL-600-2B16 (5047) 13.04.15 Challenger 5047 Leasing Corp, Wilmington, DE R18.03.15
R N520SH Eurocopter DAUPHIN AS 365 N3 (6868) 13.04.15 Augustawestland Philadelphia Corp, Philadelphia, PA R13.04.15 (restored)
+ N525BK Bell 525 (62002) 13.04.15 Bell Helicopter Textron Inc, Fort Worth, TX R13.04.15
+ N525TA Bell 525 (62001) 13.04.15 Bell Helicopter Textrom Inc, Fort Worth, TX R13.04.15
+ N549BD Leptron RDASS (344-2808-38) 13.04.15 Arlington Police Department, Arlington, TX R13.04.15
+ N549DF Leptron RDASS (368-2808-38) 13.04.15 Arlington Police Department, Arlington, TX R13.04.15
+ N829SA Pilatus PC-12/47E (1533) 13.04.15 Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd, Broomfield, CO R13.04.15
R N1427V Briegleb BG-6 (K1) 13.04.15 Limpia Botas Inc, Wilmington, DE R13.04.15 (restored)
R N5011A Cessna 172 (28011) 13.04.15 Bolinger Stephen W, Huntington, IN R13.04.15 (restored)
R N65852 Schweizer SGS 2-33A (342) 13.04.15 Thermal Lift Llc, LAS Vegas, NV R13.04.15 (restored)
R N80508 Cessna 172M (17266627) 13.04.15 Culwell Edwin A, Arlington, TX R13.04.15 (restored)
R N89361 Cessna 140 (8393) 13.04.15 Bolinger Stephen W, Huntington, IN R13.04.15 (restored)
R N8960H Grumman G-164A (1595) 13.04.15 Curry Timothy S, Salisbury, MD R13.04.15 (restored)

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Production concerns future of DHC6-400 Viking

From AINalert we received this worrying report.

Canada’s Viking Air is slashing production of its Model 400 Twin Otter turboprop by 25 percent and laying off 116 employees, nearly 20 percent of its workforce, in the face of slowing orders. The company will continue to employ 432 and plans to deliver 18 aircraft this year, down from its earlier forecast of 24. Most of the layoffs will be among unionized employees at Viking’s plant in North Saanich, British Columbia, not far from Seattle.

A senior company executive blamed the decline in orders on a variety of factors, including global currency fluctuations, weakness in the oil sector and growing economic problems in Russia, a leading customer market where the company expected to sell more than 100 aircraft over the next decade. Viking is also storing an unspecified number of aircraft for customers who have failed to make full payments (ie Vietnamese).

Since obtaining the Twin Otter type certificate and restarting production in 2010, Viking has delivered 68 Twin Otters. Powered by a pair of Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-34 engines, the $7 million aircraft can seat up to 19 passengers and features Honeywell Primus Apex avionics.

US & Canadian Registers Update 06 April 2015

Not a large listing in view of the 6th being Easter Monday .

+ N77BV Cessna P210N (P21000221) 06.04.15 STM Aviation Llc, Wilmington, DE R16.03.15
+ N215H Cessna 560 (560-0352) 06.04.15 John Hopkinson & Associates Ltd, Wilmington, DE R06.04.15
+ N285CQ Boeing B777-200ER (28520) 06.04.15 International Aviation Capital & Mgmt LLC Trustee, Greenwich, CT R06.04.15
+ N383DA Piper PA28R-201 (2844098) 06.04.15 Dolphin Leasing Llc, Daytona Beach, FL R19.03.15
+ N516BL BRM Bristell S-LSA (116/2015) 06.04.15 Sport Flying USA Inc, Remsenburg, NY R06.04.15
+ N547WU Sensefly Ebee (EB-02-618) 06.04.15 Ohio State University, Columbus, OH R06.04.15
R N3191J Cessna 150G (15065891) 06.04.15 Phillips David L, Chetek, WI R06.04.15 (restored)
R N41924 Piper PA28-151 (28-7415358) 06.04.15 Mclanahan John P, Lynchburg, VA R06.04.15 (restored)
R N8095Q Beech F33A (CE-1693) 06.04.15 ATC Wings Inc, Bluffton, SC R06.04.15 (restored)
- C-GECW Cessna 185D (1850940) 06.04.15 (DB partially updated; CoR was cx 13.01.15)
- C-GVOM Piper PA18A-150 (18-6082) 06.04.15 (DB partially updated; CoR was cx 13.01.15)

Saturday, April 4, 2015

US Exports WK14

- N35SA LEAR 35A (326) 02.04.15 MEXICO
- N118CT CESSNA 172N (17272223) 01.04.15 VENEZUELA
- N160TS DIAMOND DA 42 (42.AC008) 01.04.15 SWITZERLAND
- N210LP CESSNA 210L (21060320) 30.03.15 PARAGUAY
- N260WL MCDONNELL DOUGLAS A4N (158730) 02.04.15 CANADA
- N272PR PIPER PA28R-201T (28R-7703145) 31.03.15 BRAZIL
- N445SD SOCATA TB-20 TRINIDAD (1916) 02.04.15 FRANCE
- N505BD LYONS GARY V BD-5B (1667) 31.03.15 AUSTRALIA
- N545SR CIRRUS SR22 (2568) 01.04.15 POLAND
- N736AA CESSNA R172K (R1722362) 30.03.15 BOLIVIA
- N760NA BOEING B767-39H (26257) 01.04.15 CANADA
- N909JC BELL 208B 02.04.15 TURKEY
- N976AS DOUGLAS DC-9-83(MD-83) (53452) 30.03.15 INDONESIA
- N3161K AIR TRACTOR AT-301 (301-0490) 01.04.15 MEXICO
- N3164S AIR TRACTOR AT-301 (301-0538) 02.04.15 MEXICO
- N4190 FOCKE WULF FW 190-A8 (173056) 30.03.15 AUSTRALIA
- N5012P ROBINSON R44 II (10740) 31.03.15 CANADA
- N5018E PIPER PA32R-301 (3246186) 02.04.15 BRAZIL
- N7007Q BELL 412EP 01.04.15 CANADA
- N7614P PIPER PA18-150 (9967CC) 31.03.15 KENYA
- N29137 CESSNA U206C (U206-1107) 01.04.15 BOLIVIA
- N52718 CESSNA 182P (18262795) 02.04.15 PARAGUAY
- N89302 CESSNA 152 (15282707) 01.04.15 HONG KONG

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

US & Canadian Registers, Update 30 March 2015

+ N22DR Bellanca 17-30A (73-30596) 30.03.15 Scott Lisa, Atascadero, CA R30.03.15 (restored)
+ N124LF Van RV-12 (120465) 30.03.15 Forsgren Lyle M, Oshkosh, WI R30.03.15
+ N306AR Boeing B737-800 (30636) 30.03.15 Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee, Salt Lake City, UT R30.03.15
+ N529NG Pilatus PC-12/47E (1529) 30.03.15 Pilatus Business Aircraft Ltd, Broomfield, CO R30.03.15
+ N546JJ Zenair CH750 (C75-10265) 30.03.15 Knott Vernon W, North Kingstown, RI R30.03.15
+ N650WT Cessna 650 (650-7094) 30.03.15 Flioway Llc, Bettendorf, IA R30.03.15
+ N700AY Socata TBM 700 (191) 30.03.15 Avex Inc, Camarillo, CA R30.03.15
+ N797VS Cessna 650 (650-0151) 30.03.15 Egvs Holdings LC, Davenport, IA R03.03.15
+ N844UP Dassault FALCON 2000EX (287) 30.03.15 Dassault Falcon JET Corp, Little Ferry, NJ R30.03.15
+ N963EC Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (20119) 30.03.15 Williams Karl Douglas, Plano, TX R16.03.15
+ N2231Y Piper PA28-181 (28-7990384) 30.03.15 Mohawk Technologies Llc, Lantana, FL R30.03.15 (restored)
+ N2249A Piper PA22-135 (22-649) 30.03.15 Taylor Robert D, Luthersville, GA R30.03.15 (restored)
+ N3216S Piper PA32R-301T (3257454) 30.03.15 Mccandless Aircraft LC, Waterloo, IA R30.03.15
+ N4598 Grumman G-164A (1068) 30.03.15 Pettis Ag Aviation Llc, Roach, MO R30.03.15 (restored)
+ N49705 Aeronca 0-58B (058B-8272) 30.03.15 Dickens Todd H, Charlotte, NC R30.03.15 (restored)
+ N7429N Cessna 182P (18263207) 30.03.15 Davis Jeffrey O, La Plata, NM R30.03.15 (restored)
+ N79861 Mooney M20E (524) 30.03.15 Schultz Todd H, Bakersfield, CA R30.03.15 (restored)
i C- Ricardo De Almeida SS27DN 014/149 30.03.15 (ex: PP-XQQ) (candidate)
i C- Cessna A185F 18503495 30.03.15 (ex: N1861Q) (candidate)
- C-FDXV DeHavilland DHC8-202 426 30.03.15 (to Kenya; last known owner: Regional 1 Airlines Ltd.)
+ C-FGCT Dassault F900EX 046 30.03.15 (ex: N107CC) IMP Group Limited (Execaire), Dorval, Que. R30.03.15
+ C-FHMZ Bombardier BD700-1A10 9702 30.03.15 (ex: tbc) Bombardier Inc., Montreal, Que. R30.03.15
o C-FVHH Cessna T210G T2100219 30.03.15 Air Jasper Inc. to Barry M Pendrak, Hondo, Alb. R30.03.15
o C-FYRV Weatherly 620B 1628 30.03.15 Roger Chanel to Stuart Duguid, Arnes, Man. R30.03.15
+ C-GGWI Bombardier CL-600-2B19 7460 30.03.15 (ex: ST-NVF) World Wide Aircraft Ferrying Ltd., Mississauga, Ont. R30.03.15
-R C-GPHF Eurocopter EC-130 B4 3862 28.03.15 (DB partially updated; CoR was cx 04.01.15)
- C-GVEP DeHavilland DHC6-400 915 30.03.15 (to Japan; last known owner: Viking Air Limited)
- C-GVVA DeHavilland DHC6-400 916 30.03.15 (to Japan; last known owner: Viking Air Limited)
- C-GXZG Bombardier BD700-1A10 9625 30.03.15 (to Italy; last known owner: Bombardier Inc.)

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

US & Canadian Registers, Update 23 March 2015

- C- Bombardier CRJ-900 (15359) 23.03.15 (to China)
- C- Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (20538) 23.03.15 (to Malta)
- C- Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (20535) 23.03.15 (to Malta)
- C- Bombardier BD-100-1A10 (20545) 23.03.15 (to Malta)
+ C-FBJV Van RV-7A (72621) 23.03.15 (ex: tbc) John Martin Swallow, Vernon, BC R23.03.15
+ C-FIEZ Bombardier BD700-1A10 (9703) 23.03.15 (ex: tbc) Bombardier Inc., Montreal, Que. R23.03.15
+ C-FIHN DeHavilland DHC8-402 (4494) 23.03.15 (ex: tbc) Bombardier Inc., Montreal, Que. R23.03.15
+ C-FJKQ Bell 429 (57270) 23.03.15 (ex: tbc) Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Limitee/B, Mirabel, Que. R23.03.15
M C-FTHZ Aerospatiale AS350B2 (2362) 23.03.15 Talon Helicopters Ltd, Richmond, BC R24.03.06
o C-FVAG Cirrus SR20 (1272) 23.03.15 Galileo Aviation Inc. to S. J. Taylor Medicine Professional Corpo, Kitchener, Ont. R23.03.15
o C-GADO GLASTAR GS1 (5077) 23.03.15 Wesley Leroy Secord to T. McCormick & Company Inc., Sidney, BC R23.03.15
o C-GBAO Piper PA31-350 (31-7405234) 23.03.15 Gogal Air Services Ltd. to 5243513 Manitoba Ltd, Gimli, Man. R23.03.15
+ C-GFMM Piper PA32-301XTC (3255035) 23.03.15 (ex: N330MA) **GU Philip Marillier, Chilliwack, BC R23.03.15
M C-GHLX Aerospatiale AS350BA (1589) 23.03.15 Heli-Lift International Inc., Yorkton, Sas. R18.09.08
- C-GIBW Burkhart Grob GROB G-109 (6153) 23.03.15 (to USA; last known owner: 514607 N.B. Inc.)
o C-GIQV Storm S 280 (C003M2) 23.03.15 Kostam Designs Inc to Steven Kostamo, Duncan, BC R23.03.15
o C-GJRG Pilatus PC-12/47E (1208) 23.03.15 HA Management Ltd to Tantalus Air Ltd, Richmond, BC R09.04.14
o C-GNMD Bell 206L (45080) 23.03.15 Bailey Helicopters Ltd to Buchanan & Son Aviation Ltd, Prince George, BC R23.03.15
o C-GWCR Bell 206L-1 (45652) 23.03.15 Westcan Aircraft Sales & Salvage Ltd to Kecoa Helicopters Ltd, Watson Lake, Yuk. R23.03.15
o C-ICHP Eipper Aircraft QUICKSILVER GT (2801489) 23.03.15 Airsport Aviation Inc. to Brian Naylor, Cambridge, Ont. R23.03.15
+ N82UA Kansas SkywalkerR 2014 1800M (KSU-AD-66) 23.03.15 Kansas State University, Salina, KS R23.03.15
+ N251MY Boeing B767-269 (23280) 23.03.15 KMW Leasing Ii Llc, Salt Lake City, UT R23.03.15
+ N314BT North American NA-64 (64-2166) 23.03.15 Epton Richard W, Brooks, GA R23.03.15 (restored)
+ N456WS Czech Sportcruizer (07SC076) 23.03.15 Borgen Gail T, Langdon, ND R23.03.15 (restored)
+ N525CW Cessna 525B (525B0465) 23.03.15 Cessna Aircraft Company, Wichita, KS R23.03.15
+ N525GG 3d X8 RTF (UASTSVC001) 23.03.15 Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA R23.03.15
+ N717CH Cessna 550 (550-0825) 23.03.15 Tiburon Aviation Ii Llc, Tyler, TX R26.02.15
+ N924JL Van RV-4 (4580) 23.03.15 Gross John L, Carthage, MS R23.03.15

Monday, March 23, 2015

Amazon NX384PA

Amazon is one step closer to delivering its parcels by drones. The FAA gave its experimental airworthiness certificate to a testvehicle called MK021A on March 19th and registered it as 384PA. We presume it has the NX prefix although getting photographic proof would be highly unlikely. Its c/n is 000019, so where are the other 18? A further nine drones have been planned: N386PA/N388PA, N390PA/N392PA,N394PA,N395PA and N398PA.