Saturday, February 7, 2015

Another Virgin Embraer E-190 VH-ZPF at Gladstone Airport on Saturday - And More!

For the third time in four days, Virgin Australia has sent an Embraer E-190 jet into Gladstone Airport operating a scheduled service from and back to Brisbane.

On this occasion, on Saturday 7 February, VH-ZPF was captured by local plane spotter Michael F as it departed operating the VOZ1712 service back to Brisbane.  It had earlier arrived as VOZ1709.

Fellow E-190s VH-ZPL and VH-ZPC had called into Gladstone Airport earlier in the week.

Also captured by Michael departing Gladstone Airport on Saturday 7 February was Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) Raytheon B200 King Air VH-FDR.  It departed to Brisbane.

As did (unconfirmed) was the Queensland Police Service (Airwing) Cessna 208 VH-PSQ, which has been spending a fair amount of time at Gladstone Airport in recent weeks.

It was heard to depart via Agnes Water.

Meanwhile, a couple of other interesting light General Aviation (GA) aircraft were noted calling into Gladstone Airport on Friday 6 February with Brisbane-based Cessna 340 VH-LKM noted calling in from Archerfield, while Sunshine Coast Air Charter Beech E55 VH-WZO called in from the Sunshine Coast.

All photos taken by Michael Fleetwood  ©

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