Monday, July 15, 2019

LifeFlight (Aeromed) Bombardier Challenger 604 Bizjet VH-URR "Ambulance 604" Spotted at Rockhampton Airport

On Monday 15 July, LifeFlight (Aeromed) Bombardier Challenger 604 bizjet VH-URR "Ambulance 604" was spotted departing Rockhampton Airport.  It looked to arrive from and later depart back to Brisbane.

As mentioned below, VH-URR "Ambulance 604" also visited Mackay Airport on Sunday 14 July, arriving from Brisbane and later departing to Townsville and Cairns.

Also on Monday 15 July, LifeFlight (Aeromed) LearJet 45 bizjet VH-CXJ "Ambulance 452" was noted visiting Longreach Airport.  It arrived from Townsville and then departed to Albury in Southern New South Wales.  It then popped into Brisbane before it then returned to Townsville.

UPDATE!  VH-CXJ "Ambulance 452" popped into Mackay Airport in the wee small hours of Wednesday 17 July.  It arrived from Townsville and Mount Isa and later returned to Townsville.

Meanwhile, also on Sunday 14 July, locally-based Embraer EMB-550 Legacy 500 bizjet N142GZ returned home to Mackay Airport from Gladstone Airport after flying down there on Thursday 11 July.

Finally, also spotted at Rockhampton Airport, also on Monday 15 July, was Bundaberg-based Aero Optics Aero Commander 500-S VH-JAJ.

It looked to fly up from Bundy to Rocky and then complete a four-and-a-half hour survey flight over the Rockhampton area.  VH-JAJ then returned to Bundaberg Airport.

UPDATE(S)!  VH-JAJ was back in the air and returned to Rockhampton Airport on Tuesday 16 July.  On Wednesday 17 July, it then continued to Mackay Airport before completing an aerial survey flight on Thursday 18 July.  VH-JAJ then continued to Townsville where it has been noted completing daily aerial survey flights into the weekend.

All photos taken by Steve Vit  ©

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