Tuesday, February 4, 2020

RAAF Boeing B737-7ES / E-7A Wedgetail A30-003 "Wedgetail 04" Completes Missed Approaches at Fraser Coast (CQ) Airports

A busy day on Tuesday 4 February for Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Boeing B737-7ES / E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft A30-003, which was noted completing missed approaches at both Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) and Bundaberg Airports during a busy day of flying.

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A30-003 initially departed its 'home' at RAAF Base Williamtown near Newcastle and flew up to complete a missed approach at Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) Airport.  It then landed at RAAF Base Amberley for a just over an hour.  A30-003 then departed Amberley again and headed back to the Fraser Coast region to complete a missed approach at Bundaberg Airport.  The Wedgetail then returned to Williamtown.

A30-003 was noted to be using the radio callsign of "Wedgetail 04" during both of its flights.

Photo taken by David Geck  ©

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