On Monday 19 April, Australian Country Choice Properties (Brisbane) Cessna 560 Citation V Encore bizjet VH-ACC was noted back in Central Queensland, visiting several of the company's properties as well as Roma Airport. It initially departed Brisbane for Roma Airport before continuing to Wellclose. VH-ACC then continued to Babbiloora.
Then on Tuesday 20 April, VH-ACC departed Babbiloora for Dungowan before continuing to Brindley Park, Roma Airport and back to Brindley Park and then Brisbane.
Also on Tuesday 20 April, Mackellar Mining Equipment / Flight Options (Australia) Cessna 560 Citation Ultra bizjet VH-MMC was also noted back in CQ, arriving into Emerald Airport from the Sunshine Coast.
UPDATE! On Wednesday 21 April, VH-MMC departed Emerald Airport and returned to its Sunny Coast base.
And the locally-based Embraer EMB-550 Legacy 500 bizjet N142GZ was back in the air out of Mackay Airport, flying down to Brisbane and back.
Meanwhile, also on Tuesday 20 April, Zauner Aviation Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-FMM called into Bundaberg Airport from its Albury base via Lake Macquarie. It then departed to Hicks Island, Lockhart River and Cairns.
UPDATE! On Wednesday 21 April, VH-FMM returned to Bundaberg Airport from Cairns before departing back to Lake Macquarie and Albury.
Fellow Pilatus PC-12s - Brisbane-based Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-AAC and Ipswich-based Airborne P/L (Palm Lake Works) Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-PLE - both called into Longreach Airport from Archerfield. They both continued to Mount Isa.
Also calling into Longreach Airport, also on Tuesday 20 April, was Brisbane-based Hewitt Cattle Australia P/L SOCATA TBM 700 VH-PGA which arrived from Archerfield and then departed to Ambalindum.
UPDATE! VH-PGA returned South via Emerald Airport on Thursday 22 April, arriving from Ambalindum and departing to Toowoomba and Archerfield.
Aquila Air Services Cessna U206G VH-ASJ visited Gladstone Airport from its Charters Towers Aerodrome base.
And some Beech King Airs noted visiting the region, also on Tuesday 20 April, included AirServices Australia / Aero Pearl-operated Hawker Beechcraft B300 Super King Air VH-FIZ which also arrived into Longreach Airport from Brisbane and later departed to RAAF Base Tindal.
Great Western Aviation Beech B200 VH-XGV made its weekly visit to Emerald Airport from Brisbane.
And FKG Air (Redjet Aviation) Hawker Beechcraft B200GT VH-FKB popped into Rockhampton Airport from Toowoomba, Archerfield and Roma Airports. It later returned to Toowoomba.
Of interest, VH-FKB was noted visiting Prosperpine (Whitsunday Coast) Airport from Toowoomba on Monday 19 April.
And finally, also on Monday 19 April, Hinterland Aviation Cessna 208 Caravans VH-NDC and VH-LZK were forced to call into both Clermont Aerodrome and then Emerald Airport during the day while flying between the Labona Station Airstrip within Adani Australia's (Bravus Mining & Resources) Carmichael Coal Mine site and Rockhampton Airport. This diversion was required due to a reported fuel problem at Labona.
Photo taken by James Kirk ©
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