Showing posts with label Cessna. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cessna. Show all posts

Monday, July 29, 2013

► KENYA: Missing Cessna 206F wreckage found in Aberdare forest; no survivors.

The wreckage of a Cessna U206F Stationair (MCN U206-02880 | 5Y-BUG) that disappeared on Thursday July 25 while en-route from Lentille Airstrip in Laikipia, Kenya to Nairobi Wilson Airport, has been found. All 3 persons on board (two American tourists and the pilot Captain Harro Trempaneau) are dead.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

► KENYA: DAC Aviation set to deploy six new Cessna Grand Caravan EXs to Nairobi Wilson for aid ops.

DAC Aviation International logoDAC Aviation International (DAC), a provider of aircraft charter and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services with expertise in serving aid and relief agencies in remote and conflict-affected areas, today announced the delivery of a new Cessna Grand Caravan EX (s/n: 208B5013). This aircraft is the first of six Grand Caravan EXs to be delivered to DAC by Cessna over the next six months and will be ferried to Nairobi Wilson later this month.

Saturday, March 30, 2013

► ETHIOPIA: Abedair Aviation Ethiopia rebrands itself as Aquarius Aviation.

Aquarius Aviation logoAddis Ababa-based Aberdair Aviation Ethiopia has been re-branded as Aquarius Aviation to distinguish itself from the Nairobi-based operator, Aberdair Aviation. On launching in 2009, Aquarius leased various aircraft from Aberdair Kenya, as well as paid it royalties for the use of its name in order to help establish a reputation for the ad-hoc charter airline.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

► MALAWI: Ulendo Airlink releases its Low & High Season domestic schedule for 2013/2014.

Ulendo Airlink logoUlendo Airlink (7Q), the trading name for Nyasa Express - the aviation division of Malawi’s Ulendo Travel Group - has outlined its High Season (01JUL13 - 31OCT13) and Low Season (15MAR13 - 30JUN13 & 01NOV13 - 15JAN14) domestic timetable.

Monday, March 25, 2013

► TANZANIA: Auric Air outlines added routes to Zanzibar, Mafia Island, Tanzanian mainland from June 2013.

Tanzanian private operator, Auric Air (AUK), has announced plans to launch flights to numerous new destinations on both the Tanzanian mainland, Mafia Island and Zanzibar effective 01JUN13.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

► NIGER: Cessna 337H crashes on take off at Niamey International; 3 dead.

NigerThree people were killed yesterday afternoon when their Cessna 337H Super Skymaster (MSN 337-1173 | 5U-ABP) crashed on take off from Niamey's Diori Hamani International Airport, Niger's Ministry of Transport has announced in a statement.

Friday, October 26, 2012

► NIGERIA: Cessna Caravan piloted by Taraba state governor, crashes; 6 in critical condition.

NigeriaA Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (MCN: 208B2098 | 5N-BMJ) operated by the Taraba State Government and piloted by the Governor of Taraba State in Nigeria, Dambaba Sunta, has crashed with 6 persons aboard. All are said to have survived, but are in a critical condition.

Monday, September 24, 2012

● SOUTH AFRICA: (Pics) Africa Aerospace & Defence 2012.

 Africa Aerospace & Defence 2012

South Africa, and Africa's, largest exhibition of air, sea and land capability, Africa Aerospace and Defence (AAD) 2012, swung into action today at Air Force Base (AFB) Waterkloof near Pretoria, South Africa.