Thursday, April 18, 2019

Victorian-based Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 Bizjet N227SL Pops into Mackay and Emerald Airports - Plus More!

On Thursday 18 April, Victorian-based but American-registered Embraer EMB-505 Phenom 300 N227SL was spotted on the ground at Mackay Airport.  It arrived from the Sunshine Coast after previously arriving there from Warrnambool in Victoria the previous day.

After a few hours on the ground, N227SL departed Mackay Airport for Emerald Airport.  Then during the early evening, it returned to the Sunshine Coast.

The Phenom 300 is reportedly flown by the Warrnambool Bus & Motor Co. in Victoria.

Meanwhile, noted also calling into Emerald Airport but much earlier on Thursday 18 April was Gulf Coast Aviation Cessna 510 Citation Mustang bizjet VH-KXM.  It arrived from Bankstown and later departed to Vanrook Station in Far North Queensland.

While out at Barcaldine Airport, also on Thursday 18 April, South Australia-based Pegasus Air / Pilatus Australia Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-STE looked to fly in from the Gold Coast.  The PC-12 also visited Barcy the previous week.

Finally, on Tuesday 16 April, another interesting visitor to Emerald Airport was Armidale Fire and Safety Piper PA-31-350 VH-ASD which arrived from it Armidale base and later departed to Cairns.

Sincere thanks to local plane spotter 'JM' for taking the time to capture and send through these great photos!

All photos taken by 'JM'  © 

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