Early on Tuesday 16 July, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules transport aircraft A97-465 was spotted at Rockhampton Airport soon after arriving direct Townsville as "Trojan 01".
After reportedly collecting VIP and other personnel, A97-465 "Trojan 01" departed Rockhampton Airport for Williamson Airfield within the Shoalwater Bay Training Area.
Then, later on Tuesday 16 July, A97-465 "Trojan 01" was returned to Rockhampton Airport from Shoalwater Bay to drop off its passengers before the Herc then flew back to Townsville.
Sincere thanks to local plane spotters 'IAD' and Daniel B for taking the time to capture and send through these great photos!
Photos taken by 'IAD' and Daniel Bishop ©