VH-HYF. Airbus A320-211. c/n 027.


 

Sixth of eight Airbus A320 aircraft ordered new by Ansett

First flown at Toulouse as F-WWDD - November 29, 1988

Accepted by Ansett at Toulouse - February 18, 1989

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-HYF - February 20, 1989

Registered to Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd

Aircraft fitted 24 First Class and 108 Economy Class seats but variable

Departed Toulouse on delivery flight to Australia - February 21, 1989

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) at conclusion of delivery flight - February 25, 1989

Delivery route: Toulouse - Athens - Dubai - Bangkok - Kuala Lumpur - Darwin - Melbourne

Flight crew: Captains W. Hanrahan, D. I. Ferguson; LAMEs L. Bettiol, I Frost, J. Kendigan

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney as AN12 - April 21, 1989

Sold to Singapore Aircraft Leasing Enterprise (SALE) and leased back - July 2001

Operated last revenue service Sydney - Adelaide as AN151 - September 13, 2001

Ansett ceased operations due to bankruptcy - September 13, 2001

Aircraft parked at Adelaide following suspension of all Ansett operations

Ferried Adelaide - Melbourne (Tullamarine) - September 28, 2001

Re-entered Ansett service under administration Melbourne - Sydney as AN718 - September 29, 2001

Operated the inaugural administered service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Hobart as AN709 - November 02, 2001

Operated final revenue Sydney - Melbourne as AN35 - March 04, 2002

Stored at the Ansett Terminal, Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport

Ansett Engineering quote the aircraft had flown 39,929 hours with 22,441 cycles - June 27, 2002

Test flown Melbourne as AN4089 - June 27, 2002

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - August 07, 2002

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N270SE - August 07, 2002

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank, Northwest, U.S.A.

Departed Melbourne on delivery flight to Marshall Aerospace, Cambridge, U. K. as AN270 - August 10, 2002

Ferry route: Melbourne - Denpasar - Male - Cario - Cambridge

Observed stored at Cambridge - December 21, 2002

Advertised for immediate sale / lease by SALE - December 2002

Leassed to Um Air - April 2003

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - April 24, 2003

Due to delays in acquiring type approval aircraft was reregistered N270SE - June 06, 2003

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - July 28, 2003

Entered onto the Ukrainian Aircraft Register as UR-UFB - July 28, 2003

Observed in service with UM Air at Salzbury with aircraft now named 'Mary-Lyn 1' - January 03, 2004

Withdrawn from use and returned to lessor - 2007

Sold to AFS Investments - February 05, 2007

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register with temporary registration of N270SE - February 05, 2007

Departed Amman as GCC027 on ferry flight to Greenwood, MO - February 10, 2007

Arrived Greenwood at conclusion of ferry flight - February 11, 2007

Parting out commenced at Greenwood - February 2007

Most of aircraft had been parted out - October 19, 2007

 


 

 
 
 

VH-HYF. Ansett Australia - in the 'Union Jack' livery at Brisbane Airport, date unknown.

 
 

VH-HYF. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at Sydney Airport, February 2001.

 

UR-UFB. Um Air- in the standard livery at unknown airport, February 2004.

UR-UFB. Um Air- in the standard livey at unknown airport, April 2004.

UR-UFB. Um Air- in the standard livey at unknown airport, July 2005.