Wednesday, October 11, 2023

San Marino Registered Aerospatiale AS.350B3 Ecureuil Helicopter T7-SDF 'Sky Dreamwalker VI' Calls into Rockhampton Airport and The Whitsunday Airport at Shute Harbour - Plus More!

Certainly an interesting and most welcome visitor into the region on Wednesday 11 October was Privately-owned San Marino Registered Aerospatiale AS.350B3 Ecureuil Helicopter T7-SDF.  It flew up from the Gold Coast and Brisbane to Rockhampton Airport where it was photographed below.

After taking on fuel, T7-SDF then continued up to the Whitsunday Airport at Shute Harbour where it appears to be staying.

The attractive looking helicopter is named named 'Sky Dreamwalker VI' and has spent many a day spotted on Sydney Harbour on board the luxury yacht named 'Ocean Dreamwalker III'.

Meanwhile, also on Wednesday 11 October, Business Aviation Solutions Bombardier CL-600-2B16 Challenger 604 bizjet VH-JII was noted visiting Hamilton Island Airport.  It flew up from Adelaide and then departed to Melbourne (Essendon) and then back to Adelaide.

Shortstop Jet Charter Dassault Falcon 900C bizjet VH-OAA visited Moranbah Airport from Brisbane.

Navair Flight Operations Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 VH-HQK as "Navair 141" visited Maryborough Airport during a very busy day of flying out of and back to Dubbo.

Fellow Navair Flight Operations Embraer EMB-500 Phenom 100 bizjet VH-LXZ as "Navair 187" departed Mackay Airport for Cessnock and Bankstown.  It had arrived from those places the previous day.

And Metro Holdings Australia (Air Link - Dubbo) Textron Aviation (Cessna) 510 Citation Mustang bizjet VH-SQV flew up from Archerfield and Toowoomba to Gayndah Airport.  It then returned to Archerfield.

Finally, also on Wednesday 11 October, New South Wales-based Pilatus PC-12/47 VH-YGO landed at Bundaberg Airport from Ucharonidge Station and Cloncurry Airport before it then departed to Mungindi and Tamworth.

Seair Pacific (Istlecote) Cessna 208 Caravan VH-TFB flew up from Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast) Airport to Middlemount Aerodrome before returning down to Maryborough Airport and back to Hervey Bay Airport. 

And LifeFlight Agusta Westland AW139 helicopter VH-XIA "Guardian 10" came in from Camp Growl at Shoalwater Bay to the Rockhampton Base Hospital before it then departed from there to Bundaberg Airport and then the Royal Brisbane Hospital.  Later in the night, it returned North to then Sunshine Coast and then directly back to the Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA). 

All photos taken by Steve Vit  ©

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