Ferrying Warbird from Melbourne to Cairns

Pilot: Anatole Navigator: Eddie Aircraft: Nanchang CJ6 Worst Decision: Beef Jerky for Breakfast Recently we had the pleasure of being tasked to deliver a CJ6 Nanchang to its new owner in Far North Queensland! A big high pressure system sitting over eastern Australia meant tailwinds and clear skies all the way to the tropics, so in a hurry to take advantage of this we the afternoon to Wagga Wagga for the night. A more direct route (for the relatively short legged CJ) is Hay, Bourke, Charleville, Barcaldine, Charters Towers, Cairns – but due to our hasty departure we didn’t have …read more