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  1. Credit to the scenery designer 'Ant' and Orbx for the rest, great rendition so close to real life.
  2. G'day all, I'm back again after another protracted absence from screenshots. Work has taken me all over the country the past few weeks, spent last week visiting some of my employer's sites up in the Kimberleys. Lots of hopping around the far north of W.A. in Broome Aviation's Cessna 208's and 404's. Got to fly right hand seat a couple of times so was pretty happy with that, wish my camera hadn't been stowed away in my bag! Been flying to Mackay quite a bit lately as well, and have gained an appreciation for the beautiful mountainous landscape along Queensland's coast, so with that in mind today's flight was exploring some of that gorgeous scenery with a hop from Mackay airport up the coast over Proserpine and then swinging out to Hamilton Island to collect a load of weary charter passengers late in the afternoon. The flight was flown in the sublime Turbine Duke - a plane that I'm loving more and more every flight - with real weather courtesy of REX, and the pics have been lightly edited for effect. Sit back and enjoy!! Lined up on Runway 14, ready to takeoff once a Qantaslink Dash 8 clears the runway ahead. Making the turn back from runway heading to the desired track NW to head for Proserpine. Feet wet and finishing off the turn VOR track intercepted and leaving Mackay behind. Clearing weather ahead and enjoying the rugged terrain inland Over Proserpine and making the turn for Hamilton Island. Say cheese! Crossing the coast again, leaving the mountains behind. Clear skies ahead all the way to the destination as the sun sinks lower in the sky. On final with a bit of a stiff crosswind that wasn't apparent until the last mile or so. About to cross the threshold. Bugger, just realised I forgot to turn my landing lights on Touchdown! Now to go find my passengers and get them back to Mackay Hope you enjoyed the flight, as always comments and criticism are more than welcome! Cheers, Derek
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