Monday, October 11, 2021

BPW Aviation / Airspeed Aviation (Scone) Cessna 404 Titan VH-SKV Calls into Mackay Airport - Plus More!

On Monday 11 October, BPW Aviation / Airspeed Aviation of Scone, New South Wales, Cessna 404 Titan VH-SKV was noted visiting Mackay Airport.

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It looked to fly up from Tamworth and Archerfield before then returning back down to Archerfield.

Meanwhile, on Monday 11 October, Brisbane-based FIFO Jet P/L Beech B200 King Air VH-FAQ flew down from Hamilton Island Airport to Archerfield before it was noted arriving into Rockhampton Airport yet again also from Archerfield.  It then departed Rockhampton Airport for the Labona Station Airstrip within Adani Australia's (Bravus Mining & Resources) Carmichael Coal Mine site.

VH-FAQ then later returned to Rockhampton Airport where it appears to be staying for at least the night.  It is expected to operate more flights to Labona over the next couple of days. 

UPDATE!  On Tuesday 12 October, VH-FAQ operated a pair of flights between Rockhampton Airport and Labona.

UPDATE!  On Wednesday 13 October, VH-FAQ completed one more flight to Labona and back to Rocky before it then departed Rockhampton Airport for Archerfield.

While Australian Corporate Jet Centres' operated Embraer EMB-135BJ Legacy bizjet VH-VLT was noted visiting Hamilton Island Airport from its Melbourne (Essendon) base. 

And Machjet (Machjet International) Cessna 525 Citation CJ1 bizjet VH-SIY arrived into Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast) Airport from the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane,

UPDATE!  On Wednesday 13 October, VH-SIY departed back to Brisbane.

Finally, also on Monday 11 October, a couple of notable movements by Seair Pacific / Istlecote aircraft around Central Queensland Airports.  Recently delivered Cessna 208B Grand Caravan VH-TFB was noted flying up from Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) and Maryborough Airports to Wanella Station (near Coppabella) before flying back down to Hervey Bay Airport.

Cessna 208 Caravan VH-LMD flew up from the Gold Coast and Redcliffe to Agnes Water Aerodrome and then out to Lady Elliot Island.  It then flew to Hervey Bay Airport and back to Lady Elliot Island before returning back to Redcliffe and the Gold Coast.

And De Havilland DHC-6-100 Twin Otter VH-ZKF completed several flights out of Hervey Bay Airport between Bundaberg and Lady Elliot Island Airports, as well as popping into Agnes Water Aerodrome during the afternoon.

Photo taken by Simon Coates  ©

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