Ospreys visit Sydney Airport

Four US Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys made a spectacular early morning landing at Sydney Airport on June 29 to collect dignitaries and media to attend a ceremony onboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6). The Ospreys, from the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (VMM-265) ‘Dragons’ based in Japan, approached … [Read more...]

HARS to receive John Travolta Boeing 707

Actor John Travolta says he hopes to personally deliver his ex-Qantas Boeing 707 that he has decided to donate to the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS). The keen pilot said the 707-138B, registered N707JT, would be well looked after at HARS’s facility at Albion Park given so many of its … [Read more...]

Israeli Air Force 707 arrives in Perth

An Israeli Air Force Boeing 707 tanker has visited Perth and RAAF Base Pearce. The otherwise unmarked aircraft wore the serial '272', and arrived at Perth a little after 11am on Monday using the callsign 'IAF401'. A Defence spokesperson said the RAAF was providing limited support for the aircraft's … [Read more...]

Malindo gets the MAX

Malindo Air first Boeing 737 MAX 8, 9M-LRC. (Boeing)

Malaysia-based Malindo Air has become the first airline to take delivery of the Boeing 737 MAX. The airline, part of Indonesia-based Lion Air Group's portfolio of carriers, received 737 MAX 8 9M-LRC at Boeing’s Seattle delivery centre on Tuesday (US time). It was expected to enter service on the Kuala … [Read more...]