Monday, July 17, 2023

New Wettenhall Air Service new Textron (Cessna) 525 CitationJet M2 VH-8RT Pops into Emerald Airport - Plus More!

On Monday 17 July, new Wettenhall Air Service new Textron (Cessna) 525 CitationJet M2 VH-8RT was noted calling into Emerald Airport from Ayr.  It then to flew onwards to its Tocumwal base.

As pictured, VH-8RT departed Tocumwal on Sunday 16 July and flew up to Roma Airport and then Ayr.

VH-8RT was only registered in the middle of June after being delivered at N513MW earlier in the month.

And American-registered but Australian-based Gulfstream Aerospace G-V-SP (G550) bizjet N360LF was noted departing Hamilton Island Airport for Sydney.  It had arrived from there on Thursday 13 July.

Meanwhile, also on Monday 17 July, Flight One (Services) Beech B200 King Air VH-FON visited the Labona Station Airstrip within Adani Australia's (Bravus Mining & Resources) Carmichael Coal Mine site from Archerfield via the Sunshine Coast.

McDermott Aviation Group / Machjet International Beech B200 King Air VH-ZPY as 'MC73' / "Machflight 73" also visited Labona, arriving from the Sunshine Coast and then departing to Cairns and Mount Isa.

Seair Pacific (Istlecote) Cessna 208 Caravan VH-LYI departed Rockhampton Airport for Cairns and Townsville before then returning to Rockhampton Airport.  It had arrived late on Sunday 16 July.

UPDATE!  On Tuesday 18 July, VH-LYI departed Rockhampton Airport for Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) Airport.

And New South Wales registered Lancair IV VH-LKG flew up from the Ballina / Byron Bay Gateway Airport to Longreach Airport.  It then looked to fly across to Aramac.

Finally, also on Monday 17 July, New Zealand Registered Glasair Sportsman 2+2 ZK-SPO departed Charleville Airport for Gympie.  It looks to have flown all the way over the Western Australia and back and could possibly be returning to New Zealand in the coming days.  A great little holiday!

Photo taken by Owen Peake  ©

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