Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Australian Army MRH-90 Helicopter A40-035 Pops into Rockhampton Airport as "Warhorse 251"

On Wednesday 9 October, Australian Army NH Industries MRH-90 Multi-Role Helicopter A40-035 was noted visiting Rockhampton Airport.  It arrived from Brisbane.

A40-035 at Rockhampton Airport during a previous visit  (File photo)

After taking on fuel, A40-035 then departed to Townsville.  The MRH-90 was heard to be using the radio callsign of "Warhorse 251".

Meanwhile, also on Wednesday 9 October, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Boeing B737-7ES / E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft A30-006 was noted back in Central Queensland and completed a missed approach at Bundaberg Airport.  It was noted flying as "Wedgetail 07" and flew up from RAAF Base Williamtown via a missed approach at RAAF Base Amberley.  After completing the airwork, the Wedgetail departed back to Williamtown. 

As mentioned below, A30-006 completed a missed approach at Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) Airport on Tuesday 8 October but as "Wedgetail 01".

Photo taken by Kayanne Hardsman  ©

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