Aircraft News / by Erik Johannesson

506 - DHC-8-202 N358PH Commutair Inc., N. OImstead, OH [Castlelake Inc.]

Last service; Charleston, WV - Washington-Dulles, VA 08-Dec-2017; flew Washington-Dulles, VA - Evansville, IN - Oklahoma City, OK - Roswell, NM 10-Dec-2017 for storage.

Pierre Gillard Photo ©

Pierre Gillard Photo ©


593 - DHC-8-103 C-FWLN Avmax Aircraft Leasing Inc., Calgary, AB

Flew Calgary-Int'l, AB - Thunder Bay, ON - Toronto-Pearson, ON 11-Dec-2017, for avionics work prior to delivery to Widerøe. This is the former JA8935.


4524 - DHC-8-402 C-GYJZ Jazz Aviation LP, Halifax, NS

Sustained landing gear and aft fuselage damage in hard landing at Toronto-City Center, ON 09-Nov-2017. The aircraft was operating AC7977 from Montréal-Trudeau, QC at the time. It remains grounded for repairs as of the time of writing.


4568 - DHC-8-402 C-GWFE Bombardier Inc., Montréal, QC

Registered to Westjet Encore Ltd., Calgary, AB 12-Dec-2017.


4572 - DHC-8-402 5Y-JXD Jambojet Ltd., Nairobi

Flew Toronto-Downsview, ON - Goose Bay, NL - Keflavík - Exeter - Malta - Aswan - Nairobi 08/10-Dec-2017 on delivery.

Shamu28 Photo © Exeter 09-Dec-2017

Shamu28 Photo © Exeter 09-Dec-2017


4573 - DHC-8-402 C-FWBW Bombardier Inc., Montréal, QC

Noted at Toronto-Downsview, ON 09-Dec-2017 in Jambojet c/s; test flown from 11-Dec-2017 as BBA20.


4574 - DHC-8-402 C-FWVB Bombardier Inc., Montreal, QC

Noted at Toronto-Downsview, ON 09-Dec-2017; for Chorus Aviation/Ethiopian Airlines, and in full ET c/s.


4575 - DHC-8-402 C-FWUX Bombardier Inc., Montréal, QC

Noted hangared at Toronto-Downsview, ON 09-Dec-2017 in primer.