Friday, April 24, 2020

Fly Corporate (Corporate Air) / Vee H Aviation SAAB 340B VH-VEM Also Called into Mackay Airport - Plus More!

Also on Friday 24 April, Fly Corporate (Corporate Air) / Vee H Aviation SAAB 340B VH-VEM was also noted visiting Mackay Airport.  It looked to arrive direct from Brisbane and later depart to Emerald Airport.

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VH-VEM then returned to Brisbane.

It appeared that fellow Corporate Air SAAB 340B VH-VEP visited Emerald Airport also on Friday 24 April, arrival from and later departing back to Brisbane.  This looked to be its second visit to Emerald Airport for the week with it also arriving from Brisbane on Tuesday 21 April and departing back to Brisbane early on Wednesday 22 April.

While it appears that on Wednesday 22 April, Corporate Air SAAB 340B VH-VEO visited Moranbah Airport from Brisbane.

Meanwhile, a few other light General Aviation (GA) charter flights around the region this week included the return yet again of FKG Air (Redjet Aviation) Hawker Beechcraft B200GT VH-FKB which visited Emerald Airport on Tuesday 21 April, Williamson Airfield within the Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA) on Wednesday 22 April and Rockhampton Airport on Friday 24 April.

While on Friday 24 April, Henty Aviation Cessna 425 VH-BSM also arrived into Rockhampton Airport from Townsville and later departed to Archerfield.  Redjet Aviation Piper PA-31 Navajo VH-PJU called into Clermont Aerodrome from Toowoomba.  And down at Bundaberg Airport, Vanderfield Cessna 210N VH-JSC popped in from Toowoomba, while Townsville Airlines (Flightech Air Logistics) Beech B200 King Air VH-WZN popped in from Cairns and Townsville before departing to Brisbane.

And on Thursday 23 April, Austrek Aviation Beech B200 King Air VH-ZMW made a late arrival into Rockhampton Airport from Toowoomba before later departing back there via Archerfield.

Finally, Seair Pacific / Istlecote looked to complete more Fly-in Fly-out (FIFO) charter flights into the region with these now starting to occur on a weekly basis.  Again on Wednesday 22 April, DHC-6-100 Twin Otter VH-ZKF arrived into Rockhampton Airport from the Gold Coast and Brisbane before it then departed to Collinsville Aerodrome and Townsville.  It later returned to Collinsville Aerodrome and Rockhampton Airport before heading 'home' to the Gold Coast via Brisbane.

While on Thursday 23 April, two Seair Pacific / Istlecote Cessna 208 Caravans looked to complete FIFO flights into Wanella Station (near Coppabella).  VH-LYT flew there from Rockhampton Airport after it had arrived into the beef capital on Wednesday 22 April from Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) Airport.  While VH-KNQ flew into Wanella Station direct from Hervey Bay Airport before returning there via Maryborough Airport.

One other Seair Cessna 208 Caravan, VH-TLH was noted arriving into Middlemount Aerodrome about the same time on Thursday 23 April, also arriving from Hervey Bay Airport and departing back there via Maryborough Airport.

Photo taken by Alan Macdonald  ©

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