119 results found
Registration / Serial:P2-PNG
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 300/350 Super King Air
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 300/350 Super King Air
Aircraft Version:Beech Super King Air 350 (B300)
C/n (msn):FL-79
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:2 December 2018
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:332799Submit Correction
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Papua New Guinea government corporate aircraft.
Registration / Serial:P2-PNG
Aircraft Version:Beech Super King Air 350 (B300)
C/n (msn):FL-79
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:2 December 2018
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:P2-PNG
Aircraft Original Type:Beech 300/350 Super King Air
Aircraft Generic Type:Beech 300/350 Super King Air
Aircraft Version:Beech Super King Air 350 (B300)
C/n (msn):FL-79
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:2 December 2018
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:332799Submit Correction
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Papua New Guinea government corporate aircraft.
Registration / Serial:P2-PNG
Aircraft Version:Beech Super King Air 350 (B300)
C/n (msn):FL-79
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:2 December 2018
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:N300A
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II
Aircraft Generic Type:Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159/G-IV/G-V Gulfstream (C-20/C-37)
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G-V-SP Gulfstream G550
C/n (msn):5309
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:332091Submit Correction
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Three Mobil Exxon Gulfstreams were at Port Moresby at the same time.
Registration / Serial:N300A
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G-V-SP Gulfstream G550
C/n (msn):5309
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:N300A
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II
Aircraft Generic Type:Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159/G-IV/G-V Gulfstream (C-20/C-37)
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G-V-SP Gulfstream G550
C/n (msn):5309
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:332091Submit Correction
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Three Mobil Exxon Gulfstreams were at Port Moresby at the same time.
Registration / Serial:N300A
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G-V-SP Gulfstream G550
C/n (msn):5309
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:N100A
Aircraft Original Type:Gulfstream Aerospace G650 (G-VI)
Aircraft Generic Type:Gulfstream Aerospace G650 (G-VI)
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G650ER (G-VI)
C/n (msn):6010
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:332066Submit Correction
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Three Mobil Exxon Gulfstreams were at Port Moresby at the same time.
Registration / Serial:N100A
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G650ER (G-VI)
C/n (msn):6010
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:N100A
Aircraft Original Type:Gulfstream Aerospace G650 (G-VI)
Aircraft Generic Type:Gulfstream Aerospace G650 (G-VI)
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G650ER (G-VI)
C/n (msn):6010
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:332066Submit Correction
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Three Mobil Exxon Gulfstreams were at Port Moresby at the same time.
Registration / Serial:N100A
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G650ER (G-VI)
C/n (msn):6010
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:N200A
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II
Aircraft Generic Type:Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159/G-IV/G-V Gulfstream (C-20/C-37)
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G-V-SP Gulfstream G550
C/n (msn):5341
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:332062Submit Correction
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Three Mobil Exxon Gulfstreams were at Port Moresby at the same time.
Registration / Serial:N200A
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G-V-SP Gulfstream G550
C/n (msn):5341
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:N200A
Aircraft Original Type:Grumman G-1159 Gulfstream II
Aircraft Generic Type:Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159/G-IV/G-V Gulfstream (C-20/C-37)
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G-V-SP Gulfstream G550
C/n (msn):5341
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:332062Submit Correction
View count: 36
Three Mobil Exxon Gulfstreams were at Port Moresby at the same time.
Registration / Serial:N200A
Aircraft Version:Gulfstream Aerospace G-V-SP Gulfstream G550
C/n (msn):5341
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:28 June 2015
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-CMS
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon (U-17)
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0506
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:May 1974 to June 1974
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:332060Submit Correction
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VH-CMS and the aircraft parked behind, P2-MFU were moved from the Australian register to the new Papua New Guinea register at the start of May 1974. With so many aircraft making the switch, signwriters were not able to keep up with replacing VH- with P2-. Photo from: Lloyd Caughey
Registration / Serial:VH-CMS
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0506
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:May 1974 to June 1974
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-CMS
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon (U-17)
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0506
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:May 1974 to June 1974
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:332060Submit Correction
View count: 57
VH-CMS and the aircraft parked behind, P2-MFU were moved from the Australian register to the new Papua New Guinea register at the start of May 1974. With so many aircraft making the switch, signwriters were not able to keep up with replacing VH- with P2-. Photo from: Lloyd Caughey
Registration / Serial:VH-CMS
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0506
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:May 1974 to June 1974
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:VH-CAM
Aircraft Original Type:Auster J-5/8
Aircraft Generic Type:Auster J-5/8 Adventurer/Aiglet Trainer/Alpine/Autocar
Aircraft Version:Auster J-5 Adventurer
C/n (msn):2883
Operator / Titles:Department of Civil Aviation
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1949
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website
Photo ID:291789Submit Correction
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After initial use in Melbourne from 1949, VH-CAM was allocated to DCA's Papua New Guinea Region where it was based at Port Moresby. It flew on DCA duties for only two years until it crashed during a forced landing off Port Moresby harbour on 5 December 1951. Note the RAAF survey Mosquito in the background.
Registration / Serial:VH-CAM
Aircraft Version:Auster J-5 Adventurer
C/n (msn):2883
Operator / Titles:Department of Civil Aviation
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1949
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website
Registration / Serial:VH-CAM
Aircraft Original Type:Auster J-5/8
Aircraft Generic Type:Auster J-5/8 Adventurer/Aiglet Trainer/Alpine/Autocar
Aircraft Version:Auster J-5 Adventurer
C/n (msn):2883
Operator / Titles:Department of Civil Aviation
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1949
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website
Photo ID:291789Submit Correction
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After initial use in Melbourne from 1949, VH-CAM was allocated to DCA's Papua New Guinea Region where it was based at Port Moresby. It flew on DCA duties for only two years until it crashed during a forced landing off Port Moresby harbour on 5 December 1951. Note the RAAF survey Mosquito in the background.
Registration / Serial:VH-CAM
Aircraft Version:Auster J-5 Adventurer
C/n (msn):2883
Operator / Titles:Department of Civil Aviation
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1949
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website
Registration / Serial:P2-PXE
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 737
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 737-800 / 737-8 (BBJ2)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 737-8BK
C/n (msn):33024 / 1688
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
Promotional Titles:2015 Pacific Games Port Moresby XV Pacific Games
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:June 2015
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Photo ID:284171Submit Correction
View count: 164
The aircraft impacted the water of the Chuuk Lagoon 1,500ft short of the runway threshold after its final approach to runway 04 at Chuuk Airport on 28 September 2018.
Registration / Serial:P2-PXE
Aircraft Version:Boeing 737-8BK
C/n (msn):33024 / 1688
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:June 2015
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:P2-PXE
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing 737
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing 737-800 / 737-8 (BBJ2)
Aircraft Version:Boeing 737-8BK
C/n (msn):33024 / 1688
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
Promotional Titles:2015 Pacific Games Port Moresby XV Pacific Games
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:June 2015
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Photo ID:284171Submit Correction
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The aircraft impacted the water of the Chuuk Lagoon 1,500ft short of the runway threshold after its final approach to runway 04 at Chuuk Airport on 28 September 2018.
Registration / Serial:P2-PXE
Aircraft Version:Boeing 737-8BK
C/n (msn):33024 / 1688
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:June 2015
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:VH-EAR
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12035
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1955 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:278303Submit Correction
View count: 111
Reregistered VH-MAR in November 1960.
Registration / Serial:VH-EAR
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12035
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1955 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-EAR
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12035
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1955 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:278303Submit Correction
View count: 111
Reregistered VH-MAR in November 1960.
Registration / Serial:VH-EAR
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12035
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1955 to 1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:P2-RDA
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-200 Twin Otter
C/n (msn):187
Operator / Titles:Talair - Tourist Airline of Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:February 1978
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Photo ID:266921Submit Correction
View count: 64
Crashed 17 December 1994 in bad weather killing all on board.
Registration / Serial:P2-RDA
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-200 Twin Otter
C/n (msn):187
Operator / Titles:Talair - Tourist Airline of Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:February 1978
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:P2-RDA
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-200 Twin Otter
C/n (msn):187
Operator / Titles:Talair - Tourist Airline of Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:February 1978
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Photo ID:266921Submit Correction
View count: 64
Crashed 17 December 1994 in bad weather killing all on board.
Registration / Serial:P2-RDA
Aircraft Version:De Havilland Canada DHC-6-200 Twin Otter
C/n (msn):187
Operator / Titles:Talair - Tourist Airline of Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:February 1978
Photo from:Peter Gates CollectionContact
Registration / Serial:P2-ELP
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402A
C/n (msn):402A-0072
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:243652Submit Correction
View count: 67
Ex VH-ELP, Cessna 402A P2-ELP is shown at Port Moresby waiting to load passengers for flight 829 to Wau on 23rd December 1974. This aircraft went on to serve with Talair as P2-GKF before returning to Australia as VH-END. It ended it's days as VH-NQC being cancelled from the register in 1996.
Registration / Serial:P2-ELP
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402A
C/n (msn):402A-0072
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-ELP
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 401/402 Utililiner/Businessliner
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402A
C/n (msn):402A-0072
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:243652Submit Correction
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Ex VH-ELP, Cessna 402A P2-ELP is shown at Port Moresby waiting to load passengers for flight 829 to Wau on 23rd December 1974. This aircraft went on to serve with Talair as P2-GKF before returning to Australia as VH-END. It ended it's days as VH-NQC being cancelled from the register in 1996.
Registration / Serial:P2-ELP
Aircraft Version:Cessna 402A
C/n (msn):402A-0072
Operator / Titles:Macair Charters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:23 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:JA8780
Other Marks:LA780
Aircraft Original Type:NAMC YS-11
Aircraft Generic Type:NAMC YS-11
Aircraft Version:NAMC YS-11A-214
C/n (msn):2164
Operator / Titles:All Nippon Airways - ANA / Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:27 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:243635Submit Correction
View count: 126
NAMC YS-11 JA8780 was leased to Air Niugini by All Nippon Airways from November 1974 to January 1975. It operated mainly between Lae & Port Moresby during that time.
Registration / Serial:JA8780
Aircraft Version:NAMC YS-11A-214
C/n (msn):2164
Operator / Titles:All Nippon Airways - ANA / Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:27 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:JA8780
Other Marks:LA780
Aircraft Original Type:NAMC YS-11
Aircraft Generic Type:NAMC YS-11
Aircraft Version:NAMC YS-11A-214
C/n (msn):2164
Operator / Titles:All Nippon Airways - ANA / Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:27 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:243635Submit Correction
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NAMC YS-11 JA8780 was leased to Air Niugini by All Nippon Airways from November 1974 to January 1975. It operated mainly between Lae & Port Moresby during that time.
Registration / Serial:JA8780
Aircraft Version:NAMC YS-11A-214
C/n (msn):2164
Operator / Titles:All Nippon Airways - ANA / Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:27 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:VH-EAA
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 49 Constellation / Starliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Constellation / Starliner (C-69/C-121)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1049G/02 Super Constellation
C/n (msn):1049E-4580
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Aircraft Name:Southern Sea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:241930Submit Correction
View count: 225
Converted to an L1049H with a rear freight door in 1960. Remained in service with Qantas until the end of the 1962 then sold in the US as N9714C.
Registration / Serial:VH-EAA
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1049G/02 Super Constellation
C/n (msn):1049E-4580
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-EAA
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed 49 Constellation / Starliner
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed Constellation / Starliner (C-69/C-121)
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1049G/02 Super Constellation
C/n (msn):1049E-4580
Operator / Titles:Qantas
Aircraft Name:Southern Sea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:241930Submit Correction
View count: 225
Converted to an L1049H with a rear freight door in 1960. Remained in service with Qantas until the end of the 1962 then sold in the US as N9714C.
Registration / Serial:VH-EAA
Aircraft Version:Lockheed L-1049G/02 Super Constellation
C/n (msn):1049E-4580
Operator / Titles:Qantas
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1959
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:P2-SBL
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12056
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:239433Submit Correction
View count: 128
This aircraft was delivered to the RAAF as A65-29 in 1944. In 1946 it was sold to TAA as VH-TAE. It was re-registered VH-SBL in 1960 and went into service in New Guinea in 1964. In 1973 it was sold to to Air Niugini and became P2-SBL, later changed to P2-ANR. It was withdrawn from service and sold 1976 and returned to Australia and registered as VH-SBL again.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBL
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12056
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SBL
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12056
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:239433Submit Correction
View count: 128
This aircraft was delivered to the RAAF as A65-29 in 1944. In 1946 it was sold to TAA as VH-TAE. It was re-registered VH-SBL in 1960 and went into service in New Guinea in 1964. In 1973 it was sold to to Air Niugini and became P2-SBL, later changed to P2-ANR. It was withdrawn from service and sold 1976 and returned to Australia and registered as VH-SBL again.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBL
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12056
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SBG
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12873
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:238731Submit Correction
View count: 205
Originally allocated to the RAAF in 1944 as A65-44 this aircraft was purchased by Qantas in 1948 and registered VH-EAP. It was sold to TAA in 1960 and registered VH-SBG. In 1973 it was sold to Air Niugini. This photo shows it still in full TAA Airlines of New Guinea colors. It was withdrawn in 1977 and in 1982 it was sold to Air Queensland as VH-BPL until 1988, after which it was sold and finally stored at Hoxton Park in NSW. it was later moved to the Qantas Founders Museum at Longreach and is on display as VH-EAP.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBG
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12873
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SBG
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12873
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:238731Submit Correction
View count: 205
Originally allocated to the RAAF in 1944 as A65-44 this aircraft was purchased by Qantas in 1948 and registered VH-EAP. It was sold to TAA in 1960 and registered VH-SBG. In 1973 it was sold to Air Niugini. This photo shows it still in full TAA Airlines of New Guinea colors. It was withdrawn in 1977 and in 1982 it was sold to Air Queensland as VH-BPL until 1988, after which it was sold and finally stored at Hoxton Park in NSW. it was later moved to the Qantas Founders Museum at Longreach and is on display as VH-EAP.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBG
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):12873
Operator / Titles:TAA Airlines of New Guinea
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:31 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SBD
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
C/n (msn):12187
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:30 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:238126Submit Correction
View count: 239
Originally allocated to the RAF in 1944 as FZ471 this aircraft was purchased by Qantas in 1949 and registered VH-EAN. It also carried registrations VH-EBF and VH-EBU until sold to TAA in 1960 . TAA registered it as VH-SBD for service in New Guinea. In 1973 it was sold to Air Niugini as P2-SBD and later changed to P2-ANO. In 1981 it was sold to Bush Pilots Airways and used for spares in Cairns.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBD
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
C/n (msn):12187
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:30 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:P2-SBD
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
C/n (msn):12187
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:30 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Photo ID:238126Submit Correction
View count: 239
Originally allocated to the RAF in 1944 as FZ471 this aircraft was purchased by Qantas in 1949 and registered VH-EAN. It also carried registrations VH-EBF and VH-EBU until sold to TAA in 1960 . TAA registered it as VH-SBD for service in New Guinea. In 1973 it was sold to Air Niugini as P2-SBD and later changed to P2-ANO. In 1981 it was sold to Bush Pilots Airways and used for spares in Cairns.
Registration / Serial:P2-SBD
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
C/n (msn):12187
Operator / Titles:Air Niugini
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:30 December 1974
Photo by:Peter T LeaContact
Registration / Serial:VH-COO
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec (UO/U-11)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2746
Operator / Titles:STOL Commuters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1969
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:219157Submit Correction
View count: 180
STOL Commuters was taken over by Patair but much of the fleet of light aircraft went to Macair including VH-COO.
Registration / Serial:VH-COO
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2746
Operator / Titles:STOL Commuters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1969
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-COO
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec (UO/U-11)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2746
Operator / Titles:STOL Commuters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1969
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:219157Submit Correction
View count: 180
STOL Commuters was taken over by Patair but much of the fleet of light aircraft went to Macair including VH-COO.
Registration / Serial:VH-COO
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec C
C/n (msn):27-2746
Operator / Titles:STOL Commuters
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1969
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-CSA
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec (UO/U-11)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec
C/n (msn):27-221
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:March 1970
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:213916Submit Correction
View count: 55
Transferred to Papua New Guinea register in 1974 as P2-CSA
Registration / Serial:VH-CSA
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec
C/n (msn):27-221
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:March 1970
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-CSA
Aircraft Original Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec
Aircraft Generic Type:Piper PA-23 Apache/Aztec (UO/U-11)
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec
C/n (msn):27-221
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:March 1970
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID:213916Submit Correction
View count: 55
Transferred to Papua New Guinea register in 1974 as P2-CSA
Registration / Serial:VH-CSA
Aircraft Version:Piper PA-23-250 Aztec
C/n (msn):27-221
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:March 1970
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Registration / Serial:VH-BFM
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 652
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 652 Anson
Aircraft Version:Avro 652A Anson I
C/n (msn):[ EG494 ]
Operator / Titles:Papuan Air Transport
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:211127Submit Correction
View count: 164
VH-BFM withdrawn from use in 1956. Papua Air Transport became Patair. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-BFM
Aircraft Version:Avro 652A Anson I
C/n (msn):[ EG494 ]
Operator / Titles:Papuan Air Transport
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:VH-BFM
Aircraft Original Type:Avro 652
Aircraft Generic Type:Avro 652 Anson
Aircraft Version:Avro 652A Anson I
C/n (msn):[ EG494 ]
Operator / Titles:Papuan Air Transport
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Photo ID:211127Submit Correction
View count: 164
VH-BFM withdrawn from use in 1956. Papua Air Transport became Patair. Photo from: Civil Aviation Historical Society, Melbourne, Australia
Registration / Serial:VH-BFM
Aircraft Version:Avro 652A Anson I
C/n (msn):[ EG494 ]
Operator / Titles:Papuan Air Transport
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1955
Photo from:Ed Coates Collection / CAHSContact
Registration / Serial:VH-SBU
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon (U-17)
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0429
Operator / Titles:(TAA Sunbird Services)
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:October 1968
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
Photo ID:207400Submit Correction
View count: 84
Moved to Papua New Guinea register as P2-SEQ in 1975
Registration / Serial:VH-SBU
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0429
Operator / Titles:(TAA Sunbird Services)
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:October 1968
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
Registration / Serial:VH-SBU
Aircraft Original Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon
Aircraft Generic Type:Cessna 185 Skywagon (U-17)
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0429
Operator / Titles:(TAA Sunbird Services)
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:October 1968
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
Photo ID:207400Submit Correction
View count: 84
Moved to Papua New Guinea register as P2-SEQ in 1975
Registration / Serial:VH-SBU
Aircraft Version:Cessna 185A Skywagon
C/n (msn):185-0429
Operator / Titles:(TAA Sunbird Services)
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:October 1968
Photo by:Geoff Goodall (via David Carter)Website
Registration / Serial:F-BEEA
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (299)
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Aircraft Version:Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
C/n (msn):8552
Operator / Titles:IGN - Institut Géographique National
Aircraft Name:Chateau de Verneuil
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1967
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website
Photo ID:175296Submit Correction
View count: 92
Close up of the modifications to the nose of this survey aircraft.
Registration / Serial:F-BEEA
Aircraft Version:Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
C/n (msn):8552
Operator / Titles:IGN - Institut Géographique National
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1967
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website
Registration / Serial:F-BEEA
Aircraft Original Type:Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (299)
Aircraft Generic Type:Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Aircraft Version:Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
C/n (msn):8552
Operator / Titles:IGN - Institut Géographique National
Aircraft Name:Chateau de Verneuil
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1967
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website
Photo ID:175296Submit Correction
View count: 92
Close up of the modifications to the nose of this survey aircraft.
Registration / Serial:F-BEEA
Aircraft Version:Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
C/n (msn):8552
Operator / Titles:IGN - Institut Géographique National
City / Airport:Port Moresby - Jacksons International (AYPY / POM)Map
Country:Papua New Guinea
Photo Date:1967
Photo from:Civil Aviation Historical Society Collection (via Phil Vabre)Website