Monday, June 26, 2023

D & G Jet Leasing / Essendon Aviation Services (Mackay!) Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1 Bizjet VH-VOF Arrives into Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast) Airport - Plus More!

On Monday 26 June, relatively recently arrived into the country, D & G Jet Leasing / Essendon Aviation Services (Mackay!) Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1 bizjet VH-VOF looked to make its first visit to the region, arriving into Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast) Airport from Melbourne (Essendon) and Bourke.

VH-VOF at Adelaide Airport  (File photo)

VH-VOF was registered in November 2022 and was delivered at the end of August 2022 as D-IBWA.  It seems to be based at Melbourne (Moorabbin).

UPDATE!  On Monday3 July, VH-VOF finally departed Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast) Airport for Bourke, Melbourne (Essendon) and Melbourne (Moorabbin).

While Navair Flight Operations Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 bizjet VH-LXZ as "Navair 131" visited Mackay Airport once again, this time arriving from Melbourne (Essendon) and Cessnock before then departing to Bankstown.

And Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) (Cobham SAR Services Pty Ltd) Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 604 bizjet VH-XNE "Rescue 330" was noted visiting Mackay Airport after flying down from Cairns and completing a search and rescue operation off the coast.  It later returned to Cairns.

Meanwhile, also on Monday 26 June, Queensland Government (QGAir) Rescue (State of Queensland) Leonardo S.P.A. Helicopter (Agusta) AW139 helicopter VH-EGF popped into Gladstone and Mackay Airports while flying North to Townsville from Archerfield.  

Stirling Helicopters Piper PA-23-250 Aztec VH-EQD visited Rockhampton Airport from Archerfield.

Handel Aviation Cessna 402C VH-UCI looked to complete aerial survey work over the Hervey Bay area while on a flight out of and back to the Gold Coast.

While only recently registered Noosa Air Aviation Robinson R44 helicopter VH-NSB flew up from the Sunshine Coast to Bundaberg Airport and then Rockhampton Airport.

Cessna 206 VH-ARS flew from Bundaberg Airport to Redcliffe.

Brisbane-based Chevron Civil P/L Piper PA-32-300 VH-LFX looked to fly up from Redcliffe and Caboolture to Biloela / Thangool Airport and then Moranbah Airport.

JV Regional P/L Cessna 421B VH-DEG was noted passing through Charleville Airport while flying up from its Shepparton base in Victoria to Ingham in Far North Queensland.

Dalydine P/L (Pilatus Australia) Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-PDE, which flew from Mackay Airport to Brunette Downs last week, flew across from Lake Nash and Mount Isa back to Mackay Airport.  It then flew down to Archerfield.

And Mackay Quality Plasterers P/L Cessna 210G VH-UCT looked to fly down from Mackay Airport to Rockhampton Airport and then up to Hedlow Airfield.

Finally, also on Monday 26 June, Skytrans Airlines Dash-8-100 VH-QQB arrived into Rockhampton Airport from Cairns and Proserpine (Whitsunday Coast) Airport as SKP85.

Fellow Skytrans Dash-8-300 VH-QQL, which has been at Rockhampton Airport since last week, flew to the Labona Station Airstrip within Adani Australia's (Bravus Mining & Resources) Carmichael Coal Mine site and back to Rockhampton Airport as SKP771/2.

And Seair Pacific (Istlecote) Cessna 208 Caravan VH-LYI flew up from Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) Airport to Emerald Airport and then Middlemount Aerodrome before then returning to Hervey Bay Airport.

Photo taken by Mike Didsbury  ©

No comments:

Post a Comment