Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Boeing B737-7DT(BBJ) A36-001 dropped in to Rockhampton Airport for a brief visit late on Thursday 7 May. Reports suggested that it brought Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to Rocky to visit Beef Australia 2015 - "Beef Week" - however, the BBJ was noted departed to Brisbane a short time later.
On Friday 8 May, A36-001 returned to Rocky from Brisbane with Prime Minister Abbott photographed a short time later at Beef Week. It later departed North to Cairns and then on to Darwin.
For all its flights, it was heard to be using the radio callsign of "Regent 87".
File photo taken by 'IAD' ©
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