Thursday, April 1, 2021

Silver Linings Aviation Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign Bizjet VH-ZEK Arrives into Hamilton Island Airport - Plus More!

On Thursday 1 April, Silver Linings Aviation Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign bizjet VH-ZEK was noted arriving into Hamilton Island Airport direct from its Bankstown Base.

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At the time of writing, it appears that VH-ZEK is staying at Hamo for at least the night.

UPDATE!  On Wednesday 7 April, VH-ZEK finally departed Hamilton Island Airport and returned to Bankstown.

Corporate Aviation Bell 429 Global Ranger helicopter VH-EQP also arrived into Hamilton Island Airport, also on Thursday 1 April.  It called in from its Southport base via Gladstone Airport.

And New South Wales based Leppington Pastoral Company Textron (Beech) B300 Super King Air VH-JET also arrived into Hamilton Island Airport, also on Thursday 1 April.  It looked to arrive from Camden, near Sydney.

Both VH-EQP and VH-JET appear to be staying at Hamo for at least the night.

UPDATE!  On Friday 9 April, VH-EQP finally departed Hamilton Island Airport and returned to Southport via Gladstone Airport.

UPDATE!  On Sunday 11 April, VH-JET also finally departed Hamilton Island Airport and looked to return to Camden.

Meanwhile, also on Thursday 1 April, Gulf Coast Aviation Cessna 510 Citation Mustang bizjet VH-KXM was noted passing through Longreach Airport, arriving from Normanton and departing to Bankstown.

VH-KXM had flown across to Normanton from Cairns the previous day.

Finally, also on Thursday 1 April, yet more light General Aviation (GA) aircraft were noted passing through various Central Queensland Airports.

FKG Air (Redjet Aviation) Hawker Beechcraft B200GT VH-FKB was spotted parked at Mackay Airport.  It later departed to Thargomindah, Bourke and Toowoomba.


It had arrived into Mackay Airport from its Toowoomba base the previous day.

Fellow Redjet Aviation Piper PA-31 Navajo VH-PJU visited my local Clermont Aerodrome once again from its Toowoomba base.

Brescon (Toowoomba) Beech B200 VH-WXN departed Emerald Airport for Toowoomba-Wellcamp Airport.  It had arrived the previous day - see Blog post below!

While the Queensland Government Airwing (State of Queensland) Raytheon B300 Super King Air VH-SGQ landed at Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) Airport from Brisbane before it then departed to Cairns. During the afternoon, VH-SGQ flew down from Cairns to Townsville and Maryborough Airports before returning to Brisbane. 

Seair Pacific / Istlecote Cessna 208 Caravan VH-TQW flew up from Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) Airport to Wanella Station (near Coppabella) before flying back down to Maryborough Airport and then Hervey Bay Airport.

And Hinterland Aviation Cessna 310R VH-TFY was noted visiting Rockhampton Airport.  It looked to arrive from and then later return back to Cairns and was noted flying as 'HND835' / "Hinterland 835".

Photo taken by 'JM'  ©

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