Monday, August 1, 2016

Alliance Airlines Fokker F-50 VH-FKX Back at Longreach Airport - And More!

Alliance Airlines Fokker F-50 VH-FKX has returned to Longreach Airport once again late on Sunday 31 July.  It arrived from Darwin via Gove (Nhulunbuy) and Century Mine as UTY4467/4469/4471.

After staying for the night, VH-FKX was photographed resting nearby to the historic Qantas hangar early on Monday 1 August.

VH-FKX later departed to Brisbane and Adelaide as UTY4473/4475.

VH-FKX passed through Longreach Airport in mid-July heading North to Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast) Airport and ports around Far North Queensland and the Northern Territory on what looked to be a closed tourist charter.

Meanwhile, also visiting Longreach Airport on Monday 1 August was Cairns-based Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-MDH which arrived from Archerfield and Brisbane.  It later departed to Devoncourt.

Another PC-12 in the form of Brisbane-based Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-AAD was also noted visiting Longreach Airport but on Saturday 30 July.  It called in from Archerfield and later departed to Brunette Downs.

And a pair of Redcliffe Aero Club Cessna 172s VH-SPP and VH-YRE also arrived at Longreach Airport on Monday 1 August from Redcliffe and Roma.

Photo taken by 'AC'  ©

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