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.
Tuesday 6 Jun: After spending a few days in Sydney, this 27 year old Spanish Air Force Airbus A310-304 T.22-1 departed off Runway 16R. This same aircraft visited Sydney from 3rd to 5th September 2014. An A310 in Sydney is very rare, as the last scheduled operator was Air Paradise back in 2004.
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