VH-BWF. Airbus A300B4-622R. c/n 633.


 

Ordered by Ansett Worldwide Air Services (AWAS)

First flown as F-WWAH at Toulouse - April 1, 1992

Powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4158 engines

Accepted by Ansett Worldwide Air Services at Toulouse, France - June 30, 1992

Leased to Garuda Indonesian Airways - June 30, 1992

Entered onto Indonesian Aircraft Register as PK-GAO - June 1992

Arrived Hamburg in full Garuda livery as PK-GAO - May 28, 1996

Rolled out at Hamburg in all white livery without titles after maintenance as PK-GAO - June 24, 1996

Returned to AWAS at end of lease - July 1, 1996

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-BWF - July 1, 1996

Registered to Nordstress Australia (AWAS company)

Ferried Hamburg - Delh i- U-Tapao in all white livery - October 26 - 27, 1996

Seen stored at Brisbane all white as VH-BWF - January 14, 1997

Leased to Crown Casino, Melbourne - April 12, 1997

Operated special one off charter Bangkok - Melbourne with Crown Express titles and tail logo - April 12, 1997

Stored U-Tapao as VH-BWF - April 1997

Seen Bangkok in Thai Airways maintenance area - November 3, 1997

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - November 14, 1997

Leased to Bellview Airlines - November 14, 1997

Entered onto Nigerian Aircraft Register as 5N-BVU - November 14, 1997

Observed at Bangkok in Bellview Airlines (Nigeria) livery - November 15, 1997

Returned to Nordstress at end of lease - April 18, 2000

Seen Singapore on maintenance with SASCO still as 5N-BVU - April 18, 2000

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-BWF - ?

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - June 12, 2001

Leased to Air Alfa, Turkey - June 12, 2001

Entered onto Turkish Aircraft Register as TC-ABF - June 2001

Returned to AWAS at end of lease - May 15, 2002

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N633AN

Seen stored Abu Dhabi in all white livery as N633AN - September 21, 2002

Offered for sale or lease by AWAS - March 4, 2003

Had flown 19,253 hours and 6,540 cycles

Ferried Fargo-Marana - July 18, 2003

Cancelled from the U. S. Aircraft Register - August 15, 2003

Leased to Air Paradise International, Bali - August 15, 2003

Entered onto Indonesian Aircraft Register as PK-KDK

Air Paradise ceased operations and aircraft stored at Denpasar, Bali - November 24, 2005

Returned to AWAS - November 2005

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N633AN - ?

Ferried Denpasar to Dresden for storage - December 2005

Sold to Federal Express (FedEx), USA - February 17, 2006

Seen stored Dresden awaiting conversion to freighter in Air Paradise livery - May 13, 2006

Reregistered as N748FD - November 13, 2006

Seen at Dresden doing taxi tests after conversion to freighter in basic Air Paradise livery - March 28, 2007

Test flown Dresden as FDX9036 after conversion to freighter - March 30, 2007

Ferried as FXD9000 Dresden - Santa Maria - Bangor - Memphis on delivery to FedEx - April 23, 2007

Ferried as FDX1386 New Iberia - Atlanta - Memphis after repainting in FedEx livery - June 2, 2007

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PK-KDK. Air Paradise - in the full livery at Perth Airport, May 2005.