After taking in fuel, VH-IME “Careflight 3” departed Longreach Airport for Mount Isa where it is due to spend the night.
At the time of writing, it appears that VH-IME “Careflight 3” will continue into the Northern Territory, finishing at Darwin, on Monday 5 July.
Meanwhile, also over the weekend, a couple of groups of light General Aviation (GA) aircraft were noted flying in and out of various CQ Airports.
On Sunday 5 July, Flight Training Adelaide (FTA) / Qantas Group Pilot Academy Diamond DA-40 Stars VH-ERE and VH-YTE visited Rockhampton Airport from their Toowoomba-Wellcamp base.
Basair Australia Piper PA-28-161 Cherokee aircraft VH-BWU and VH-RMZ looked to fly up from Archerfield on Saturday 4 July to Mackay Airport via Bundaberg and Gladstone Airports.
Then on Sunday 5 July, they flew back South to Archerfield over the same route.
It also appears that fellow Basair Cherokee VH-BKM also flew up to Gladstone Airport on Saturday 4 July.
Also on Sunday 5 July, Mackay-based Cessna 182 VH-ESS was the radio aircraft of a flight of five aircraft that flew to Barcaldine Airport. It is unclear where the flight of five originated from.
While fellow Mackay-based Rockwell 114 VH-WFA flew across from
Sincere thanks to local plane spotter Greg W for taking the time to capture and send through these great photos of a great looking chopper!
All photos taken by Greg Weir ©️