Saturday, May 8, 2021

Perhaps the Final Post About the Various Arrivals and Departures at Rockhampton Airport on Saturday as Beef Australia 2021 (Beef Week) Concludes

On Saturday 8 May, the departures continued from Rockhampton Airport of visiting corporate bizjets and other light General Aviation (GA) aircraft following the end of Beef Australia 2021 (Beef Week). 

Edwards Coaches Cessna 525 Citation CJ1 bizjet VH-KXL departed to Grafton, Tamworth and Armidale.  It had arrived from those places on Wednesday 5 May

Some of the lighties to depart included:  Moree-based Cessna 210 VH-FGY, Dubbo based Cessna 182 VH-HXI to Toowoomba and Orange, Brisbane-based Cessna 182 VH-YLU, Cessna 182 VH-WPG, Crown Cattle P/L Textron Aviation (Cessna) 208 VH-MGC to Longreach, Cirrus SR22 VH-LBQ, Malarga Pastoral Co (Brooweena) Piper PA-32R-300 Cherokee VH-LJC, Alpha-based Cessna 182 VH-PDH, Beech F33A Bonanza VH-ZWB, Beech 35-C33A Debonair VH-MMH, Paraway Pastoral Co Cessna 182 VH-YDP and Georgina Pastoral Co (Gympie) Beech 58 Baron VH-MCB.

Bowenville (near Toowoomba) based Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1+ bizjet VH-JSZ arrived from Archerfield then departed back to there. 

While Brisbane-based Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-AAC arrived into Rockhampton Airport from Archerfield before later heading back to the South. 

Brisbane-based Amateur built Lancair ES VH-DFH arrived from Archerfield.

UPDATE!  On Sunday 9 May, VH-DFH returned to Archerfield.

Boxgrove Pastoral Co (Collinsville) Robinson R22 helicopter VH-TLO arrived from the South. 

UPDATE!  On Sunday 9 May, VH-TLO departed to Bundaberg Airport.

Sincere thanks once again to local plane spotters Trevor H and Scott H for taking the time to help put together these posts during Beef Week - the information provided and photos provided and shared have been very welcome!

Photos taken by Trevor Hardsman and Scott Harris  ©️

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