Monday, May 22, 2023

Jet City (Melbourne) Cessna 750 Citation X Bizjet VH-XCJ Pops into Longreach Airport - Plus More!

On Monday 22 May, Jet City (Melbourne) Cessna 750 Citation X bizjet VH-XCJ was noted arriving into Longreach Airport from its Melbourne (Essendon) base via Newcastle (Williamtown).

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At the time of writing, it appears to be staying for at least the night.

UPDATE!  On Tuesday 23 May, VH-XCJ departed Longreach Airport for Alice Springs.

Meanwhile, also on Monday 22 May, Brisbane-based Crockett Aviation Group Beech B200 King Air VH-FAQ visited the Labona Station Airstrip within Adani Australia's (Bravus Mining & Resources) Carmichael Coal Mine site from Archerfield and the Sunshine Coast.

Link Airways (Corporate Air / Vee H Aviation) Cessna 441 Conquest VH-VEJ visited the Oaky Creek Coal Mine site from Brisbane.

UPDATE!  It made two more similar visits on Wednesday 24 May and Friday 26 May.

Victoria-based Amateur-built Van's RV-12 VH-MAW flew across from Bundaberg Airport to Emerald Airport and then Longreach Airport.  It looked to fly up from its Bendigo base late last week and spent the weekend at the Rum City - including a run to Monduran Airfield on Sunday 21 May.

The Queensland Government Airwing (State of Queensland) Raytheon B300 Super King Air VH-SGQ flew up from Brisbane to Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) Airport and then Longreach Airport before finishing the day at Mount Isa.

And MKR Choppers Bell Helicopter Textron 407 VH-LEC was seen flying around Emerald Airport.

Photo taken by Alan Macdonald  ©

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