On Wednesday 7 July, new SG Aviation Australia / Business Aviation Solutions Gulfstream G-VI (G650ER) bizjet VH-SGA looked to pop into Hamilton Island Airport again. On this occasion, it looked to return down from Cairns and then later depart to Melbourne (Tullamarine).
VH-SGA had last visited on Saturday 3 July when it departed Hamo for Cairns after earlier arriving from Tullamarine.
Also coming and going at Hamilton Island Airport, also on Wednesday 7 July, was Mitchell Air / Australian Corporate Jet Centres Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global 6000 bizjet VH-OFX was noted visiting Hamilton Island Airport. It again arrived from and later departed back to its Melbourne (Essendon) base and was noted doing the same at the start of last week.
Poolhurst Aviation Air Charter Services Pilatus PC-24 jet VH-VTF visited Hamilton Island Airport again, this time flying up from Archerfield and then later returning there but via the Gold Coast.
Machjet (Machjet International) Cessna 525 Citation CJ1 bizjet VH-SIY visited Hamilton Island Airport from its Sunshine Coast base.
Graham Aviation (Cairns) Cessna 510 Citation Mustang bizjet VH-FNI looked to visit Hamilton Island Airport from Cairns.
And Clive Palmer's Mineralogy Company's registered Bombardier BD-700-1A10 Global Express XRS bizjet VH-UPH departed Hamilton Island Airport for Brisbane.
Meanwhile, also on Wednesday 7 July, the often visiting American-registered Eclipse EA500 bizjet N257AK was noted arriving back into the Whitsunday Airport at Shute Harbour from Cairns. The sleek little corporate bizjet then continued back to Archerfield.
N257AK had flown into Shute Harbour over last weekend and continued up to Cairns at the start of this week.
Finally, some lighties around the region, also on Wednesday 7 July, included Townsville-based ZephAir Australia - Aircraft Charters Piper PA-31 Navajo VH-AYT which was noted arriving into Mackay Airport from Townsville. It then returned to Townsville via a missed approach at Bowen Aerodrome.
Crown Cattle P/L Textron Aviation (Cessna) 208 VH-MGC flew up from the Gold Coast to Orielton Homestead, South of Hughenden.
Booroobil Pastoral Co (Victoria) Piper PA-28-181 Archer III arrived into Rockhampton Airport from Tamworth and Goondiwindi.
While former locally-based but now Victorian based Signature Aviation (Bendigo) Beech 58P Baron VH-BLT also arrived into Rockhampton Airport but from Bendigo and Goondiwindi.
Aerometrex (South Australia) Cessna 421B Golden Eagle VH-ECF continued to complete aerial survey work out of Emerald Airport.
Photo taken by Stefan Perkas ©