Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Many Photos of RAAF Boeing C-17A Globemaster III A41-208 and Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet A44-202 Overhead Central Queensland on Anzac Day

A pair of Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) aircraft were spotted completing spectacular fly-overs throughout parts of Central Queensland during local commemorations on Tuesday 25 April - ANZAC Day.

RAAF Boeing C-17A Globemaster III A41-208 "Stallion 56" was photographed and videoed in multiple locations completing a spectacular low pass over commemorations in Rockhampton.


And in Gladstone where the Globemaster completed two low-level passes.

While Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet A44-202 "Buckshot 21" completed spectacular fly-bys over parts of the Fraser Coast including Hervey Bay and Maryborough where it was captured by local photographer and part time plane spotter Rowena B.

Of interest, A44-202 joined fellow Super Hornet (or "Rhino") A44-211 in overflying the Brisbane Anzac Day parade and commemorations, and they both featured on the state-wide television coverage.

Meanwhile, also in the Fraser Coast region, Brisbane-based North American P51-D-30NT Mustang VH-FST was heard to overfly commemorations at Bundaberg.

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VH-FST is reportedly the only North American-built Mustang in Australia.

Finally, in the 'Northern' part of Central Queensland at Charters Towers, a pair of RAAF Beech B350 Super King Air turboprops overflew local commemorations before continuing to Townsville and Cairns as "Boomer".

Sincere thanks to to all the local plane spotters for capturing these stunning photos and for allowing us to share them with you all!

Photos taken by Kayanne Hardsman, Gordon Clarke, Daniel Bishop and Rowena Baumgart  ©

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