Friday, December 12, 2014

Atlass Aviation - and Others - Vulcanair (Partenavia) P.68's Operating Around Rockhampton Airport

Noted in and out of Rockhampton Airport on Thursday 11 December were locally based Atlass Aviation Vulcanair (Partenavia) P.68C aircraft VH-CFT and VH-KBO.

VH-CFT had earlier departed to Kingaroy before arriving back in Rocky from Archerfield.  Of note, VH-KBO also returned to Rockhampton from Archerfield.

Atlass Aviation (Aerial Topographic Laser Survey Systems) operates aerial survey flights predominately out of Rockhampton to nearby Bowen Basin mine sites using a fleet of four aircraft - the two Vulcanair aircraft, plus Cessna U206G VH-JEK and Beechcraft A36 Bonanza VH-IOL.  See more at their website:

It's also worth noting that another locally-based Partenavia P.68C - VH-XLI of Capricorn Aircraft - flew has also recently flown back to its Rockhampton base from Goondiwindi and Dubbo last Friday 5 December.

One final Partenavia P.68C - VH-PNW of Airborne Aviation in New South Wales - passed through Mackay Airport on Monday 8 December, touching down from Redcliffe.  After overnighting it continued North to Cairns, and haas since been operating from there.

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