Friday, September 28, 2018

AirServices Australia / Pearl Aviation Super King Air VH-FIY "Auscal 03" at Gladstone Airport Friday

On Friday 28 September, AirServices Australia / Pearl Aviation Hawker Beechcraft B300 Super King Air VH-FIY was noted visiting Gladstone Airport completing one of its regular calibration flights of the Gladstone Airport Instrument Landing System (ILS) and other navigational aids (navaids).

VH-FIY at Gladstone Airport last year  (File photo)

VH-FIY looked to arrive into Gladstone Airport from Brisbane during the early morning.  It then completed a two-and-a-half-hour flight around Gladstone before returning to land.

VH-FIY  then departed Gladstone Airport for and returned to Brisbane.

VH-FIY was heard to be using its usual radio callsign of "Auscal 03".

Photo taken by Terry Purcell  ©

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