Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Bizjets Galore at Hamilton Island Airport Over the Last Few Days

As reported below, arriving into Hamilton Island on Tuesday 2 April was AVN Air LLC Gulfstream Aerospace G-V-SP Gulfstream G550 N671LE.  It is believed to have departed to Sydney on Saturday 6 April.

But as one lovely bizjet departed, another arrived in the form of French-operated Dassault Falcon 900EX F-HDLJ, which touched down at Hamilton Island late on Saturday 6 April.

Paul Carlotti / www.airliners.net

After overnighting, F-HDLJ also departed to Sydney.

As well as these lovely overseas bizjets, Hamo played host to several locally-based aircraft as well over the last few days.

On Saturday 6 April, Sunshine Air Services Raytheon Hawker 800XP VH-VRC departed Hamilton Island for Brisbane.  Later in the day, it returned to Hamo, and eventually departed to Melbourne (Essendon).

Shortstop Jet Charter British Aerospace BAe-125-1000B VH-LMP also flew into Hamilton Island from Essendon on Saturday 6 April.  It departed back to Essendon later in the as well.  It also operated a similar return flight on Thursday 4 April.

Balmoral Air Dassault Falcon 2000EX VH-WIO made yet another trip into Hamilton Island from Bankstown on Saturday 6 April.  After overnighting, it departed back to Bankstown on Sunday 7 April.

File photo taken by Jimi Ludriks  ©

Brenzil Dassault Falcon 2000EX VH-CRW also arrived into Hamilton Island on Saturday 6 April, touching down from Brisbane.  It was scheduled to return to Brisbane on Tuesday 9 April.

File photo taken by Jimi Ludriks  ©

Lastly, there have also been a couple of noteworthy corporate turbo-prop aircraft to pop into Hamilton Island over the last few days.  HSE Contracting Raytheon B300 Super King Air VH-KJD visited Hamo from Brisbane on Tuesday 2 April, while on Friday 5 April, Cessna 441 VH-OPM, touched down from its Warrnambool base.

Certainly a busy few days on Hamo!

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