It initially looked to fly up from RAAF Base Amberley to Cairns where it landed for a short time. A39-001 then returned South to Rocky to complete the airwork. It then returned to Amberley.
A39-001 was heard to be flying as "Dragon 23".
Meanwhile, also on Tuesday 25 August, RAAF Boeing B737-7ES / E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning & Control (AEW&C) aircraft A30-001 was noted completing a missed approach at Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) Airport.
The Wedgetail flew up from RAAF Base Williamtown and completed a missed approach at Coffs Harbour before continuing to Hervey Bay. After completing the airwork, A30-001 returned to Williamtown.
A30-001 was heard to be flying as "Wedgetail 04".
Photo taken by Scott Harris ©