Western Australia Government Air Wing

 

Key Facts

Current Title:
Western Australia Government Air Wing
English Title:
Western Australia Government Air Wing
Abbreviation:
WAGAW
First Established:
?
ICAO Code:
(None)
Country:
Australia
Status:
Active

History

Narrative Summary

The Western Australia state government currently leases two aircraft from Maroomba Airlines for VIP transport of government officials around the state. It is not known what aircraft were operated prior to the current lease contract.

Key Dates

19?? First Western Australia state government aircraft used.
2006 Aircraft leasing contract with Maroomba Airlines starts.

Current Status

The aircraft of the WAGAW are fully operational.

Future Plans

No plans known.

Markings

Special Markings

WAGAW aircraft operate in an overall white colour scheme with a blue and gold fuselage cheatline. The flag of Western Australia is carried on the fin. No service titles are displayed.

Aircraft Serial Numbers

Aircraft operating with the WAGAW carry standard Australian civil aircraft registrations in no special sequence, e.g. Hawker 850XP VH-MQY.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used.

Aircraft

Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used

Current Aircraft Inventory

Aircraft Type Total Del’d Total Active Still on Order Role
Beech Super King Air 200 1 1 0 VIP Transport
Hawker 850XP 1 1 0 VIP Transport

All-Time Aircraft Used List

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Out of Service Origin
Beech Super King Air 200 1 2006 current leased
Hawker 850XP 1 2006 current leased

Aircraft NOT Used

No false reports known.

Aircraft Losses and Incidents

No losses known.

Organisation

Main Headquarters

Western Australia Government Air Wing, Perth Airport, Western Australia.

Organisational Structure

The air wing has no subordinate units.

Current Unit Assignments

No subordinate units.

Historical Unit Assignments

Not applicable.

All-Time Flying Units List

Not applicable.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

WAGAW aircraft are based at Perth International Airport.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

As above.


More Information

Books

None known.

Magazines

To be added

Websites

WA government aircraft
Aviation WA

Any photographs illustrating this operator would be welcome.

 

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