Tuesday, May 30, 2017

RAAF Airbus A330-203 / KC-30A (MRTT) A39-005 "Dragon 45" Pops into Rockhampton Airport Tuesday

Late in the afternoon on Tuesday 30 May, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Airbus A330-203 / KC-30A (MRTT) A39-005 touched down at Rockhampton Airport from RAAF Base Amberley as "Dragon 45".

Local plane spotter Kayanne H popped out to Rockhampton Airport and captured some great photos as the KC-30A touched down on Runway 15 and parked on Gate 6 on the Southern end of the parking apron.  It looked to keep its engines running and and seemingly completing a crew swap inside the aircraft.

A short time later, A39-005 departed to Townsville.

It was later noted returning to Amberley.

Sincere thanks to Kayanne H for taking the time to capture and send through these great photos and video!

All photos and video taken by Kayanne Hardsman  ©

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