After some time on the ground, VH-XPN returned to Brisbane in the early afternoon.
Also spotted at Maryborough Airport also on Tuesday 29 May was the Aero Dynamic Flight Academy Cessna 310 VH-NFE which visited for part of the day from its Sunshine Coast base.
Meanwhile, there has been several other corporate bizjets and other light General Aviation (GA) aircraft noted calling into CQ Airports over the last couple of days.
On Tuesday 29 May, Mackellar Mining Equipment / Flight Options (Australia) Cessna 560 Citation Ultra VH-MMC completed a flight from and back to the Sunshine Coast via airwork at Gladstone Airport.
Kennedy Aviation (Kennedy Air Services) of Gunnedah in New South Wales, North American Rockwell 500S VH-XAS was also noted completing airwork in CQ on Tuesday, flying up from Redcliffe to Mackay Airport via airwork at Maryborough, Bundaberg, Gladstone and Rockhampton Airports. From Mackay Airport, VH-XAS continued to Townsville and then Cairns.
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UPDATE! VH-XAS was noted returning South on Wednesday 30 May, flying from Cairns to Gladstone Airport via airwork at Townsville, Mackay and Rockhampton Airports. It then flew to Redcliffe and back into New South Wales.
Toowoomba-based Piper PA-31-350 Navajo VH-TTX was noted arriving into Rockhampton Airport from there before it later departed to Bowen Airport. It later returned to Rocky before continuing 'home' to Toowoomba.
Another Toowoomba-based Navajo in the form of Redjet Aviation Piper PA-31 VH-PJU was noted arriving into Longreach Airport via Roma Airport from Toowoomba also on Tuesday 29 May. At the time of writing, it was due to return to Toowoomba on Wednesday 30 May.
Also at the time of writing, late on Tuesday 29 May, LifeFlight (Aeromed) LearJet 45 bizjet VH-CXJ "Ambulance 452" was due to pop into Longreach Airport from Townsville and later depart to Brisbane. While last Friday 25 May, fellow Lifeflight LearJet 45 VH-VVI "Ambulance 451" was noted flying in and out of Charleville Airport from and back to Brisbane.
Finally, up at Hamilton Island Airport, on Monday 28 May, a pair of Australian-based bizjets were noted calling in. Port Macquarie-based Cessna 510 Citation Mustang VH-VSQ arrived from there and stayed, while Balmoral Air Dassault Falcon 2000LX VH-WIO arrived from Bankstown.
VH-WIO was noted departing to Coffs Harbour and Bankstown on Tuesday 29 May.
Sincere thanks to David G at Maryborough for taking the time to capture and send through these great photos!
Photos taken by David Geck ©