VH-NBU. BAe RJ100. c/n E3243.

 

This aircraft rolled off the BAe production line at Woodford - 1994

Powered by four Textron Lycoming LF507-1F engines

First flown at Woodford as G-6-243 - March 30, 1994

Delivered to THY Turkish Airlines - April 14, 1994

Entered onto the Turkish Aircraft Register as TC-THH - April 1994

Aircraft named 'Kutahya'

Observed stored at Istanbul in full THY livery with engines covered - May 12, 2004

Returned to service - August 2004

Withdrawn from service at Istanbul - November 2006

Ferried Istanbul - Kemble in full THY livery for storage - November 08, 2006

Cancelled from the Turkish Aircraft Register - November 2006

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-CEFW - November 13, 2006

Registered to Trident Jet (Dublin) Ltd, Hatfield

Ferried Kemble - Norwich for maintenance and repainting - July 18, 2008

Ferried Norwich - Kemble in the standard Riau Airlines livery - July 28, 2008

Leased to Riau Airlines (Indonesia) - September 16, 2008

Entered onto the Indonesian Aircraft Register as PK-RAY - September 2009

Aircraft named 'Dumai'

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - September 19, 2009

Departed Jakarta on the ferry flight to Australia in the Riau livery - August 08, 2010

Arrived Adelaide on completion of the ferry flight for storage - August 10, 2010

Ferry route: Jakarta - Port Headland - Adelaide

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NBU - September 3, 2010

Registered to Trident Jet Leasing (Dublin) Ltd, Hatfield

Leased to National Jet Express Pty Ltd, Adelaide as the registered operator

Observed stored at Adelaide in the Riau livery as 'VH-NBU' - November 24, 2011

Observed at Adelaide inside Nation Jet hangar being worked on - May 2012

This aircraft did not enter service with Cobham Aviation

Departed Adelaide on the ferry flight to Indonesia as 'VH-NBU' - July 14, 2012

Arrived Jakarta (Pondok Cape) on completion of the ferry flight - July 15, 2012

Ferry route: Adelaide - Perth - Port Headland - Jakarta (Halim) - Jakarta (Pondok Cape)

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - July 17, 2012

Entered onto the Indonesian Aircraft Register as ? - ?

Current status - ?

 

VH-NBU. Riau Airlines - 'Dumai' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 08, 2011.

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VH-NBU. Riau Airlines - 'Dumai' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 07, 2012.

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VH-NBU. Riau Airlines - 'Dumai' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 07, 2012.

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