Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Visiting American Registered (Australian based) Gulfstream Bizjets N920BM & N686GD Both Depart Hamilton Island Airport - Plus More!

On Wednesday 23 November, the visiting pair of American-registered but (seemingly) Australian-based Gulfstream bizjets were both noted departing Hamilton Island Airport both for the same destination!

Private Gulfstream G-VII (G600) bizjet N920BM and private Gulfstream Aerospace G650 (G-VI) bizjet N686GD both departed Hamilton Island Airport for Perth in Western Australia.

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N920BM had arrived the previous day from Brisbane after arriving from overseas, while N686GD arrived also from Brisbane but on Sunday 20 November.

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Meanwhile, also on Wednesday 23 November, three local Australian registered corporate bizjets were also noted visiting some Central Queensland Airport.

Gulf Coast Aviation Cessna 510 Citation Mustang bizjet VH-KXM departed Longreach Airport for Vanrook Station and Cairns.  It had arrived the previous day from Bankstown.

Bowenville (near Toowoomba) based Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1+ bizjet VH-JSZ visited Rockhampton Airport from Archerfield and Dalby.

GBJ Nominees (Navair Flight Operations) Textron (Cessna) 510 Citation Mustang bizjet VH-IEQ as "Navair 131" made a late visit to Biloela / Thangool Airport from Bankstown.

And Metro Holdings Australia (Air Link - Dubbo) Textron Aviation (Cessna) 510 Citation Mustang bizjet VH-SQV departed Rockhampton Airport for Bankstown.  It had arrived from there the previous day.

Finally, also on Wednesday 23 November, a few lighties around the region included Ipswich-based Airborne P/L (Palm Lake Works) Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-VLQ was noted once again visiting Bundaberg Airport from its Gold Coast base.

Horizon Airways Piper PA-31-325 Navajo Chieftain VH-LWW flew down from Cairns to Mackay Airport and then on to the Sunshine Coast.

UPDATE!  On Saturday 26 November, VH-LWW returned to Mackay Airport and then Cairns.

Brescon (Toowoomba) Beech B200 King Air VH-WXN flew from Toowoomba-Wellcamp to Rockhampton Airport before then departing to Thargomindah.  It then returned to Wellcamp.

Austrek Aviation Cessna 310R VH-DZU visited Rockhampton Airport from its Toowoomba base.

The Queensland Government Airwing (State of Queensland) Raytheon B300 Super King Air VH-SGQ visited Rockhampton Airport from Mount Isa.

Victoria-based Tasfast Air Freight / Southern Airlines Aero Commander 690-A VH-CLT flew up from Melbourne (Moorabbin) and Wangaratta to Emerald Airport.  It then departed to Dubbo and back to Moorabbin.

Brisbane-based Hewitt Cattle Australia P/L SOCATA TBM 700 VH-PGA flew up from Moura Aerodrome to Emerald Airport.  It then flew to Alpha Aerodrome and then back to the South East where it possibly eventually landed at Rolleston Aerodrome.

While Liddle's Air Service Partenavia P.68C VH-PNW completed of aerial survey flights out of and back to Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) Airport.  It had arrived there over the weekend.

And Link Airways SAAB 340B VH-VEC visited Rockhampton Airport from Brisbane.  While Link Airways Metro 23 VH-VET flew out of Longreach and Boulia Airports from Brisbane before then returning to the capital over the same route.

Photos taken by Lloyd Fox  ©

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