A41-210 looked to depart RAAF Base Amberley flew straight up to Rocky. After completing the missed approach, the C-17 then continued up To complete missed approaches at Mackay and Townsville Airports before it then returned to Amberley.
A41-210 was heard to be using the radio callsign of "Stallion 22”.
Meanwhile, also on Thursday 4 February, RAAF Alenia C-27J Spartan transport aircraft A34-003 "Wallaby 16" was noted visiting Bundaberg Airport on what has been reported to be a training flight.
It arrived from and later departed back to Amberley.
Sincere thanks to local plane spotter Scott H for taking the time to capture and send through these great photos!
All photos taken by Scott Harris ©️