VH-JSF. BAe 146-100. c/n E1160. Was also registered as VH-NJD.

 

This aircraft was rolled off the BAe production line - August 1990

First flown as G-6-160 - August 15, 1990

Entered onto the Botswana Aircraft Register as A2-ABF - ?

Leased to Air Botswana as the registered operator

Delivered to Air Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana - January 24, 1991

Returned to BAe Systems on termination of the lease - January 23, 1994

Cancelled from the Botswana Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BVLJ (CofR G-BVLJ/R1) - April 07, 1994

Registered to British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Limited, Hatfield, U.K.

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - May 20, 1994

Entered onto the Irish Aircraft Register as EI-CJP - May 20, 1994

Registered to British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Limited, Hatfield, U.K.

Leased to CityJet as the registered operator - May 21, 1994

Cancelled from the Irish Aircraft Register - April 04, 1995

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BVLJ (CofR G-BVLJ/R2) - April 04, 1995

Registered to British Aerospace (Operations) Limited, Hatfield, U.K.

Leased to Mistral Air, Rome, Italy as the registered operator - May 26, 1995

Sold to Trident Jet (Australia) Pty Limited, Melbourne - November 10, 1995

Returned by Mistral Air to British Aerospace (Operations) Ltd on termination of the lease - November 15, 1995

Registered to British Aerospace (Operations) Ltd (CofR G-BVLJ/R4) - November 15, 1995

Leased to National Jet Systems, Adelaide - November 24, 1995

Registered to Trident Jet (Australia) Pty Ltd, Melbourne (CofR G-BVLJ/R5) - November 28, 1995

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-JSF - November 30, 1995

Registered to Trident Jet (Australia) Pty Ltd, Melbourne

Leased to National Jet Systems, Adelaide as the registered operator

This aircraft was acquired to operate National Jets' Indian Ocean services between Jakarta and Christmas Island

Reregistered as VH-NJD - January 05, 1996

Transferred to QantasLink - January 05, 1996

Returned to National Jet Systems - May 1997

Leased to Norfolk Jet Express as the registered operator - May 15, 1997

Returned to National Jet Systems on termination of the lease - April 1998

Leased to QantasLink - April 09, 1998

Operated final QantasLink revenue service Cairns - Gove - Darwin as QF1944 - August 05, 2005

Departed Adelaide (West Beach) on delivery flight to the United Kingdom - October 08, 2005

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - November 09, 2005

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BVLJ (CofR G-BVLJ/R6) - November 29, 2005

Registered to Trident Aviation Leasing (Jersey) Ltd, Farnorough, U.K.

Prepared for lease to Air Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - December 2005

Entered onto the Botswana Aircraft Register as A2-ABF - December 16, 2005

Registered to Trident Aviation Leasing (Jersey) Ltd, Farnorough, U.K.

Leased to Air Botswana as the registered operator

Returned tp Trident Aviation Leasing on termination of the lease - ?

Cancelled from the Botswana Aircraft Register - February 10, 2009

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BVLJ (CofR G-BVLJ/R7) - September 08, 2009

Registered to Trident Aviation Leasing Services (Jersey) Limited, Farnborough, U.K.

Sold to Inflite Engineering Services, Stansted, U.K.

Registered as G-BVLJ (CofR G-BVLJ/R8) to Inflite Engineering Services, Stansted, U.K. - January 13, 2010

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - May 13, 2011

Entered onto the Botswana Aircraft Register as A2-ABF - May 13, 2011

Registered to Inflite Engineering Services, Stansted, U.K.

Leased to Air Botswana as the registered operator

Current with Air Botswana

 

G-BVLJ. National Jet - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 1995.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0414-282.)

VH-NJD. National Jet - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 1996.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0414-379.)

VH-NJD. Norfolk Jet Express - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 1997.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0414-058.)