VH-BSP. Britten-Norman BN-2A Mk III-1 Trislander. c/n 372.

 

This aircraft was built by Britten-Norman, Bembridge, Isle of Wight - 1974

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BCEG (CofR R.14304/1) - May 06, 1974

Registered to Britten-Norman (Bembridge) Limited, Isle of Wight

First flown as G-BCEG - July 23, 1974

Delivered to Islander Aircraft Sales, Lakemba, N.S.W., Australia as G-BCEG - December 06, 1974

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - February 10, 1975

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-BSP - February 12, 1975

Registered to Burnett Airways, Brisbane, Queensland - February 21, 1975

Registered to Bush Pilots Airways, Cairns - February 24, 1976

Bush Pilots Airways changed its name to Air Queensland - December 01, 1981

This aircraft was withdrawn from service - ?

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - April 06, 1983

The intended sale to Slocum Air, Florida as 'N38535' did not eventuate - 1983

Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-DNP - September 06, 1983

Registered to Douglas Airways, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Cancelled from the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register - October 14, 1991

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-BSP - November 01, 1991

Registered to Cape York Air Services, Cairns

Registered to King Island Airlines, Cheltenham, Victoria - June 1995

Registered to Discovery Airlines, Bankstown, N.S.W. - September 1996

Registered to PalmAir, Townsville, Queensland - September 1996

Registered to Bumblebee Air, Belgian Gardens, Queensland - October 04, 1996

Registered to Marine Air Services, Chektenham, Victoria - December 22, 1997

Registered to Gee Bee Air, Double Bay, N.S.W. - March 25, 1999

Sold to Great Barriers Airlines, Auckland, New Zealand - December 2002

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - December 20, 2002

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-LGR - December 23, 2002

Registered to Great Barrier Airlines, Auckland, New Zealand

It was withdrawn from use for a major wing replacement - 2008

Re-entered service on completion of these repairs - ?

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register as 'withdrawn from use' - August 05, 2013

Current status - ?