Thursday, May 18, 2023

Navair Flight Operations Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 Bizjet VH-LXZ "Navair 131" Calls into Mackay Airport - Plus More!

On Thursday 18 May, Navair Flight Operations Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 bizjet VH-LXZ as "Navair 131" visited Mackay Airport from Bankstown and Cessnock.

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And slightly out of the region, Air Gold Coast Cessna 525 Citation CJ1 bizjet VH-CDG flew up from the Gold Coast and Brisbane to Winton Airport before then returning directly to the Goldie.

Meanwhile, several King Airs were noted around the region, also on Thursday 18 May, including Austrek Aviation Beech B200 Super King Air VH-ZGD which visited Rockhampton Airport from Toowoomba.

Air Link (Dubbo) Beech B200 King Air VH-ISS flew up from Archerfield to Dooloogarah then Wellclose Stations.

Brescon (Toowoomba) Beech B200 King Air VH-WXN flew up to Labona Station Airstrip within Adani Australia's (Bravus Mining & Resources) Carmichael Coal Mine site from its Toowoomba-Wellcamp base via Archerfield.  It is due to return to those places on Friday 19 May.

Brisbane-based Crockett Aviation Group Beech B200 King Air VH-FAQ also flew into Labona but from Archerfield and the Sunshine Coast before then returning to Archerfield direct.

Flight One (Services) Beech B200 King Air VH-FON also arrived into Labona but from Archerfield direct before it then returned there but via the Sunshine Coast. 

Well played!

Finally, also on Thursday 18 May, Beech 95-B55 VH-MYM flew up from Gayndah Aerodrome to Rockhampton Airport.

And Comet-registered Cessna 208B Grand Caravan VH-RTC - which had landed at Hedlow Airfield earlier in the week due to inclement weather at Rockhampton Airport - departed there to Lotus Creek.  It was then seen flying down from near Middlemount to Archerfield.

UPDATE!  VH-RTC returned to Rockhampton Airport on Sunday 21 May, again via near Middlemount and Lotus Creek.

Photo taken by 'JM'  ©

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