Another day - another C-17 over Rockhampton!
This time, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Boeing C-17A Globemaster III A41-206 conducted a missed approach at Rockhampton Airport on Thursday 3 July.
Local plane spotter 'IAD' was on hand to capture some great images as the mighty C-17 performed the missed approach onto Rockhampton Airport's Runway 15, before making a left turn and flying to the Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA).
In what was a similar flight to the RAAF C-17 from Wednesday, A41-206 was later noted conducting a missed approach at Maryborough Airport, before continuing South.
A41-206 was heard to be using the radio callsign of "Stallion 25".
Meanwhile, as this post was being written, RAAF Boeing B737-7DT(BBJ) A36-001 also conducted a missed approach at Rockhampton Airport late on Thursday 3 July. The BBJ was noted to be using the radio callsign of "Envoy 7" and was believed to be flying from Townsville.
Reports suggest that A36-001 was also seen flying into Longreach Airport earlier on Thursday before flying onto Townsville and then Rockhampton.
Thanks to 'IAD' for sending through these awesome images!
All photos taken by 'IAD' ©
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