Friday, July 21, 2023

Local Embraer EMB-550 Legacy 500 Bizjet N142GZ Back in The Air out of Mackay Airport - Plus More!

On Friday 21 July, the locally-based Embraer EMB-550 Legacy 500 bizjet N142GZ was noted departing its Mackay Airport Base for Brisbane.  During the late afternoon, N142GZ returned to Mackay Airport from the capital.

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And Bowenville (near Toowoomba) based Cessna 525 CitationJet CJ1+ bizjet VH-JSZ flew up from Archerfield to Hamilton Island Airport.

UPDATE!  On Saturday 22 July, VH-JSZ departed Hamo for Sydney.

Meanwhile, also on Friday 21 July, Cirrus SR22s VH-INW from Caloundra, along with VH-LTH and VH-ZGA from the Sunshine Coast, looked to fly up together to Hamilton Island Airport.

UPDATE!  They all departed Hamo on Monday 24 July.

Landsur P/L Vulcanair (Partenavia) P.68C VH-OAV departed Rockhampton Airport for Cairns. 

The Queensland Police Service (Airwing) (State of Queensland) Raytheon B1900D VH-PSK flew down from Cairns and Townsville to Rockhampton Airport.  It then continued to Brisbane before later returning to Rockhampton Airport from there.  VH-PSK then returned to Cairns. 

New Hughes Aviation (Hughes Pastoral Group) (Gympie) Pilatus PC-12/47E NGX VH-8HP continues to log up the flying hours, this time departing Emerald Airport for Keeroongooloo before it then flew across to what appears to be its Mackay Airport base. 

Locally-based Cessna R182RG VH-BAE flew out of Clermont Aerodrome to Townsville.

UPDATE!  On Sunday 23 July, VH-BAE returned to Clermont Aerodrome from Townsville.

Also, locally-based (but Mackay-registered) Mooney M20J VH-NWF departed Clermont Aerodrome for Mackay Airport.

UPDATE!  On Sunday 23 July, VH-NWF returned to Clermont Aerodrome from Mackay Airport.

And Hinterland Aviation completed a swap of aircraft operating out of Rockhampton Airport with Cessna 208 Caravan VH-ETF departing to the Labona Station Airstrip within Adani Australia's (Bravus Mining & Resources) Carmichael Coal Mine site as HND3310 and then Townsville as HND2211.  While fellow Cessna 208 Caravan VH-TFS flew down to Labona from Townsville as HND2210 and then across to Rockhampton Airport as HND3311.

Photo taken by 'JM'  ©

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