VH-INK. Boeing 747-312. c/n 23028-584.


 

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everet for Singapore Airlines - June 1983

First flown as N117KC - June 23, 1983

Delivered to Singapore Airlines as N117KC - June 30, 1983

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-INK - October 26, 1995

Registered to Ansett International Ltd, Melbourne

Leased to Ansett International as the registered operator - November 04, 1995

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) at the conclusion of the ferry flight as AN2801 - November 11, 1995

Flight crew: Captains B. Andrews; F/O S. Louks; F/E P. McMahon; Engineers D. Jarvis, R. Chapple, R. Zukalski,

M. Stevens, A. Taylor, M. Seidl, M. Sial, P. Spencer, C. Waterman, S. Seddon

Operated first international service Sydney - Kansai as AN881 (Captain K.H. Nilsen) - November 11, 1995

Operated inaugural Sydney - Seoul service as AN825 (Captain B. Andrews) - July 02, 1996

Operated final revenue service Sydney - Denpasar-Sydney as AN881/880 (Captain M. Wenke) - December 19, 1998

Departed Sydney on return to Singapore Airlines (Captain B. Andrews) as AN4800 - December 20, 1998

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - December 21, 1998

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N117KC - December 21, 1998

Registered to First Chicago Leasing Corp

Ferried Singapore - Las Vegas (McCarran Field) for storage - December 1998

Sold to Wilmington Trust Corporation - December 23, 1998

Leased to Corsair, France - October 05, 1999

Aircraft was configured to seat 25C / 555Y

Entered onto French Aircraft Register as F-GSEX - February 25, 2000

Returned to Wilmington Trust and leased to Dutchbird Airlines - May 09 - 10, 2004

Cancelled from the French Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto Icelandic Aircraft Register as TF-AMK - October 06, 2005

Registered to Air Atlanta Icelandic

Observed at Luxembourg in the basic Corsair livery - October 06, 2005

Sold to Air Atlantic Icelandic - October 09, 2005

Sold and registered to Fushall Ltd, Dublin, Eire - October 10, 2005

Leased to Flugfelagid Atlanta H/F t/a Air Atlanta Iceland as the registered operator

Observed at Kent International Airport (Manston) in all-white livery without titles - February 19, 2006

Observed at Montreal in all-white livery without titles - March 03, 2006

Leased to Excel Airways - June 03, 2006

Wet-leased to Air India for Haj flights - February 2007

Ferried Mumbai - Kent International on return to Air Atlanta - February 07, 2007

Operated inaugural Air Atlanta Kent International - Keflavik - Gerona service - March 22 - 23, 2007

Wet-leased to Biman Bangladesh Airlines for Haj flights - December 2007

The aircraft was based at Kent International Airport for the lease

Operated last Biman Bangladesh Haj service Jeddah - Dhaka as BCC366 - January 28, 2008

Ferried Dhaka - Kuala Lumpur for repainting into GMG Airlines livery - January 29, 2008

Leased to GMG Airlines - February 04, 2008

Returned to Air Atlanta when GMG Airlines defaulted on the lease payments - July 17, 2008

Ferried Dhaka - Kuala Lumpur on reurn to Air Atlanta

Returned to Air Atlanta service - July 2008

Withdrawn from serice at stored at Kuala Lumpur - March 2009

Scrapped at Kuala Lumpur - 2011

 


 

 

N117KC. Singapore Airlines - in the original livery at Melbourne Airport, October 1985.

N117KC. Singapore Airlines - in the original livery at Melbourne Airport, July 1986.

 
 

VH-INK. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at Sydney Airport, April 1996.

VH-INK. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at Sydney Airport, May 1996.

 

F-GSEX. Corsair - in the standard livery at Orly Airport, September 2000.

F-GSEX. Corsair - in the standard livery at Orly Airport, September 2003.

TF-AMK. Excel Airways - in the all-white livery at Faro Airport, November 2006.