On Monday 7 July, recently sold ex-North Queensland Warbirds Curtiss Wright P-40N Kittyhawk warbird VH-MIK arrived from its now former Mareeba home. After taking on fuel, it departed to Moree in New South Wales.
On Thursday 10 July, Careflight Kawasaki BK117 B-2 VH-IME was due to call into Emerald from Longreach. It was due to depart to Biloela / Thangool Airport.
It appears that the BK117 has been operating in the Northern Territory and North-West Queensland.
Also both Bayswater Road / Australian Aerial Mapping (AAM) and Fugro Spatial Solutions aerial survey aircraft continue to operate out of Emerald Airport with AAM Reims F406 VH-EYQ spotted recently on radar operating sorties over a wide area of CQ!
Also, with the massive Ag-Grow QMIX Field Days on at Emerald this week, as expected there has been a few light aircraft and helicopters noted touching down at Emerald Airport and surrounding private airstrips.
Over at Mackay Airport there have also been a few light visitors including , Wagners Development Company Hawker Beechcraft B300 Super King Air VH-WJW, which popped in on Wednesday 9 July from Archerfield and Toowoomba.
|File photo taken by Jamie ©
Also at Mackay this week, Royal Newcastle Aero Club Cessna 182 VH-RNL passed through from Hervey Bay to Hamilton Island on Monday 7 July, and Handel Aviation Cessna 210 VH-TEY has been operating aerial survey and mapping flights. Also, Hunt Aviation Piper PA-28R-200 VH-WJO has flown in and out of Mackay and Rockhampton Airports this week too.
Finally, a few regular light visitors have again called into Central Queensland Airports this week with J.M. Kelly (Project Builders) Cessna 310 VH-FFA, Austrek Aviation Cessna 310 VH-ULF, Cirrus SR22 VH-YDM, Wolff Aviation Hawker Beechcraft G58 Baron VH-WGU, and the Queensland Police Service (Airwing) Raytheon B1900D VH-PSK all noted at visiting Mackay, Rockhampton and Gladstone Airports this week.
Just another busy week in CQ!