Saturday, May 21, 2022

Sharp Airlines Metro III VH-UZP (and VH-OZV) Complete Election-time Freight Flights Across Central West Airports and Further

On Saturday 21 May, Sharp Airlines Metro III VH-UZP was noted completing what is believed to be a series of freight flights around the Central West in support of the Federal Election.  It was heard to be flying as "Sharp 173" and it departed Winton for Longreach, Charleville, Cunnamulla and Toowoomba-Wellcamp Airports.  It then returned to Winton as "Sharp 174".

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VH-UZP had arrived into Winton from Brisbane on Friday 20 May as "Sharp 102C".

UPDATE!  On Sunday 22 May, VH-UZP as "Sharp 173" departed Winton and again flew to Longreach, Barcaldine, Charleville, Cunnamulla, St George, Wellcamp and Brisbane Airports. 

Of interest, also on Saturday 21 May, fellow Sharp Airlines Metro III VH-OZV flew as "Sharp 102" from Brisbane to Alice Springs.

UPDATE!  On Sunday 22 May, VH-OZV departed to Ayers Rock before flying and back to Alice Springs as "Sharp 174/5".  It then flew to Tennant Creek and Darwin as "Sharp 174".

Photo taken by Steve Vit  ©

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