Alex Fisher's 'Flight of Solidarity', is also about raising awareness and funds for the Royal Flying Doctors Service (RFDS) and motivating the youth of Australia to actively contribute to their communities.
Both aircraft eventually departed further North-bound to the Whitsunday Airport at Airlie Beach / Shute Harbour where they will be spending the night.
He will depart the next day heading North to Townsville and Cairns.
To keep up with Alex's journey, view his satellite tracker or donate to the RFDS, visit: http://www.flightofsolidarity.com.au
We wish Alex all the best on his record-breaking flight and encourage all followers to donate to this very worthy cause.
Photos taken by Anthony Schulz and Michael Fleetwood ©