Monday, August 28, 2017

Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-MDH visits Gladstone

MDH Pty Ltd Pilatus PC-12/47E VH-MDH spent part of the day parked at Gladstone Airport on Monday 28 August after flying in from Devoncourt Station near Cloncurry. Several hours later, the immaculately presented 2012 build aircraft made a late afternoon departure to Cloncurry.

MDH Pty Ltd is one of Australia's largest beef cattle operations running about 175 000 head of cattle across eleven stations in Queensland :

Manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft of Switzerland, the Pilatus PC-12 is the worlds best selling pressurized, single-turboprop powered plane with approximately 1500 aircraft built as of June 2017. The main market for the PC-12 is regional airline and corporate operators.

In Australia, operators include Pegasus Air Pty Ltd, Royal Flying Doctor Service (Central and Western Operations), Western Australia Police Service and Northern Territory Police Service among others.