Tuesday 15 Aug: Gulfstream's G280 demonstrator N280GL visited Sydney Airport today for customer inspections, before heading off to Melbourne at sunset.
Tuesday 8 Aug: RAAF F/A-18B Hornet A21-109 Callsign TALON2 on a short final for Runway 30 at Williamtown RAAF Base. Between 10am and 1pm today, twelve Hornets were out on flying training, along with three Hawks and a Wedgetail.
Friday 28 Jul: Scoot Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner 9V-OFA touching down on Runway 25 at Sydney Airport against a strong westerly wind. Scoot and Tigerair (Singapore) merged on the 25th July, and will now operate under the single brand Scoot. The Scoot designator code will change from TZ to TR, and the merger is part of our long-term growth strategy to enable a more seamless travel experience.
Tuesday 25 Jul: Volga-Dnepr Group Ilyushin IL-76 RA-76511 visited Sydney today, arriving from Noumea and landing on Runway 34L. After vacating on the ALFA2 Rapid, RA-76511 taxied to the Cargo Apron to unload. It was only a very short 4hr turnaround before they were on their way again back to Noumea.
Thursday 13 Jul: The Embraer KC-390 made an overnight visit to Sydney yesterday, departing for Darwin at 1036L this morning. This aircraft was on display at the recent Paris Airshow, and had been visiting the Royal New Zealand Air Force Base at Whenuapai in Auckland, to demonstrate the KC-390s capabilities to an interested RNZAF. This is the second production aircraft and a very rare sight for Sydney.
Thursday 29 Jun: Four US Marines MV-22B Osprey arrived early this morning at Sydney Airport to pickup Officials and Media for a short flight out to the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard, and the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 Talisman Sabre joint US and Australia military exercise. Full News, Image and Video Coverage
Friday 9 Jun: After delivering a tonne of books to the Solomon Islands this week, RNZAF C-130 Hercules NZ7005 arrived in Sydney at 1347L this afternoon from Noumea. Two pallets of cargo were sitting on the DOM 6 Apron, waiting for the aircraft to arrive.
Sunday 4 Jun: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis are visiting Sydney for the annual AUSMIN security and foreign affairs talks to be held on Monday 5th June. This evening, a Boeing E4-B (Advanced Airborne Command Post), C-17A Globemaster III, Boeing 757-200, and two Boeing 737-700's arrived between 19:30 and 22:00 hours local time. Full News and Image Coverage