VH-DHF. Boeing 727-2F2A. c/n 22998-1810.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Turk Hava Yollari / THY Turkish Airlines - ?

First flown as TC-JCD - August 10, 1982

Entered onto the Turkish Aircraft Register as TC-JCD - ?

Delivered to Turk Hava Yollari / THY Turkish Airlines - August 23, 1982

The aircraft was named 'Sinop'

Ferried to the United States for freighter conversion by PEMCO - July 1995

Returned to THY Turkish Airlines - November 26, 1995

Transferred to THY Turkish Airlines Cargo

Withdrawn from use - September 2000

Sold to Transmile Air Services, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - September 2000

Entered onto the Malysian Aircraft Register as 9M-TGB - September 22, 2000

Registered to Transmile Air Services, Kuala Lumpur

Leased to Air Macau - October 07, 2002

The aircraft was operated in the standard Air Macau livery

Returned to Transmile Air Services on termination of the lease - October 14, 2003

Aircraft was repainted into the standard Transmile livery during post-lease maintenance

Leased to Asain Air Express - August 2005

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-DHF - August 16, 2005

Reregistered to Asian Express Airlines, Sydney

The aircraft was to have been operated by Tasman Cargo Airlines

It is believed that the aircraft never carried the Australian registration and did not enter service

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - December 16, 2005

Returned to Transmile Air Services

Entered onto the Maslaysian Aircraft Register as 9M-TGB - December 16, 2005

Withdrawn from service by Transmile - October 02, 2012

Stored at Subang (Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah) Airport, Kuala Lumpur

Transmile Air Services announced in July 2014 that it would be renamed Raya Airways

The rebranding was effected - October 02, 2014

Aircraft observed stored at Kuala Lumpur - October 2015

Current status - ?

 

TC-JCD. THY Turkish Cargo - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, May 1996.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4610-692.)

TC-JCD. THY Turkish Cargo - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, July 1996.

(A. Lerch Copyright Image 4610-758.)