Hinterland Aviation has once again completed a 'swap' of their Cessna 208 Caravans which are based at Rockhampton Airport and complete Fly-in Fly-out (FIFO) charter flights to the Labona Station Airstrip within Adani Australia's (Bravus Mining & Resources) Carmichael Coal Mine site and back.
On Thursday 14 April, Cessna 208 Caravan VH-LZK flew to Labona as HND310 before it then headed to Cairns as HND490. Fellow Cessna 208 Caravan VH-NDC flew down from Cairns to Labona as HND490 before then flying to Rockhampton Airport as HND311.
Meanwhile, also on Thursday 14 April, Barkly Air Assets Piper PA-24-250 Commanche VH-DOE landed at my local Clermont Aerodrome from its Mount Isa base before then later returning there.
It also appears that Mackay-based Piper PA-32R-301 Saratoga VH-LPW flew from Clermont Aerodrome to Caboolture. It looked to arrive from Mackay Airport the previous day.
Of interest, on Wednesday 13 April, Gold Coast-based Cessna 182 VH-SFH flew from Southport to Theodore and Clermont Aerodromes before then continuing to Townsville.
While also on Thursday 14 April, BPW Aviation / Airspeed Aviation Cessna 441 Conquest II VH-EQU visited Emerald Airport again from Maitland.
MP Hydro Cessna 340A VH-XGH visited Mackay Airport from its Gold Coast base.
FKG Air (Redjet Aviation) Hawker Beechcraft B200GT VH-FKB called into Consuelo from Toowoomba before it then departed to Archerfield and then back to Toowoomba.
And the Queensland Police Service (Airwing) (State of Queensland) Raytheon B1900D VH-PSK visited Rockhampton Airport from Townsville.
Finally, also on Thursday 14 April, Machjet (Machjet International) Cessna 525 Citation CJ1 bizjet VH-SIY was noted arriving into Mackay Airport from its Sunshine Coast base.
UPDATE! On Friday 15 April, VH-SIY departed Mackay Airport and returned to the Sunny Coast.
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