|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 ©