This was the first flight completed by Machjet's newest Citation bizjet after it was delivered to the Sunny Coast via Townsville Airport on Friday 4 August.
They also fly fellow Cessna 525 Citation CJ1 bizjet VH-SIY which is a frequent visitor to CQ and interestingly flew into Darwin presumably from the Sunshine Coast also on Thursday 17 August.
VH-ZIY later returned to Archerfield from Rocky before finishing the day back at the Sunshine Coast.
Also on Thursday 17 August, Professional Jet Aviation Cessna 525 Citation CJ1 bizjet VH-CDG was noted also visiting Rockhampton Airport. It initially flew into Brisbane from its Gold Coast base before it headed for Rocky. It appears that VH-CDG is staying at Rockhampton Airport for the night.
UPDATE! On Friday 18 August, VH-CDG returned to the Gold Coast from Rockhampton Airport.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday 16 August, a nice corporate General Aviation (GA) visitor was alos spotted on short final onto Runway 33 at Rockhampton Airport in the form of New South Wales-based SOCATA TBM-850 VH-KOF.
It flew North from and later departed back to Archerfield.
Finally, Monto-based Hawker Beechcraft G58 Baron VH-EZD has been noted visiting Rockhampton Airport on no-less than three occasions over the last week. It was spotted below departing for Hamilton Island Airport last Friday 11 August.
On Tuesday 15 August, VH-EZD was also noted touching down at Bundaberg Airport, arriving from Rockhampton and Monto.
Photos taken by Kayanne Hardsman and 'IAD' ©