Flying Day Six
Longreach - Redcliffe
Total Flying Time = 4 Hours 40 Mins

 
 

Longreach - Roma

 

Leaving the parking bay

Ready for take-off, runway 04 Longreach

Turning crosswind, runway 04 YLRE

GA aircraft & Qantas Museum airliners

Longreach airport

Longreach airport

Longreach

Another view of ex Qantas airliner VH-EBQ

Next stop ... Roma

Blackall

Blackall airport

Enroute: Longreach - Roma

Queensland Country airfield

Queensland Country airfield

Queensland Country airfield

Queensland Country Trucking

Queensland Country Trucking

Tambo

Queensland Country airfield

Straight-in approach, runway 18 Roma

Final, runway 18 Roma

Crossing the threshold, runway 18 Roma

Touchdown

Back-tracking to the GA parking area

Dash 8 Q400  VH-LQH

DKR, QOM & SBI

Cessna 175 Skylark  VH-RHD

Cessna 182Q Skylane  VH-URO

 
 

Roma - Redcliffe

 

The final segment of flying to Redcliffe

Four Dash 8's at Roma during our short visit

QantasLink VH-SBI on take-off roll

QantasLink VH-QOM on take-off roll

Turning to line-up on runway 18 Roma

Airborne

On Climb

233 Nautical Miles to Redcliffe (YRED)

Roma

Roma

Roma farming

Roma farming

Enroute: Roma - Redcliffe

Yuleba

1 hour 30 mins to the East Australia coastline

Dulacca

Enroute: Roma - Redcliffe

Enroute: Roma - Redcliffe

Enroute: Roma - Redcliffe

Enroute: Roma - Redcliffe

Miles

Approaching Chinchilla

Chinchilla

Chinchilla farming

Chinchilla

Chinchilla airport

Jandowae and surrounding farmland

Jandowae

110 Nautical Miles / 53 Minutes to Redcliffe

Lyndley airfield (near Jandowae)

Bunya Mountains

Mount Mowbullan

Enroute: Roma - Redcliffe

Cruising at 142 knots :)

Toogoolawah

Watts Bridge airfield (YWSG)

View to Lake Wivenhoe / Brisbane Valley

View to Lake Somerset / Brisbane Valley

Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Deception Bay & Redcliffe coming into view

Wet weather towards Brisbane & Archerfield

Redcliffe airfield (YRED)

Upwind for runway 07 Redcliffe

Turning Crosswind

Scarbourough / Northern Redcliffe Peninsula

Downwind

Base

Rolling out onto final

Mid Final

Short Final

Crossing the fence

Over the threshold

Wheels on the ground

Parking into Bay 6, Redcliffe (beside VH-TKU)

Tied down on completion of Perth - Brisbane

VH-DKR, many more flying adventures to come