VH-NJE. British Aerospace 146-100. c/n E1104.

 

This aircraft was rolled off the British Aerspace production line at Hatfield - 1988

Powered by four Textron Lycoming AF507-R5 engines

First flown at Hatfield as 'G-5-104' - January 21, 1994

Leased to Thai Airways International - November 1989

Entered onto the Thai Aircraft Register as HS-TBO - November 30, 1989

Delivered to Thai Airways International - December 02, 1989

The aircraft was named 'Lahan Sai'

Returned to British Aerospace on termination of the lease - 1991

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BTXO - November 29, 1991

Registered to Trident Aviation Leasing Services (Jersey) Ltd

Departed Bangkok on the ferry flight to the United Kingdom as G-BTXO - December 02, 1991

Observed at East Midlands in the Aerosur Bolivia livery - October 23, 1992

Leased to Aerosur - October 24, 1992

Departed East Midlands on the delivery flight to Aerosur - October 24, 1992

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - November 13, 1992

Entered onto the Bolivian Aircraft Register as CP-2247 - November 1992

Registered to Trident Aviation Leasing Services Ltd

Leased to Aerosur as the registered operatior

Returned to Trident Leasing on termination of the lease - May 1995

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BTXO - June 20, 1995

Registered to Trident Aviation Leasing Services (Jersey) Ltd

Observed stored at Cambridge Airport in the Aerosur livery - February 1996

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NJE - May 22, 1996

Registered to Trident Aviation Leasing Services (Jersey) Ltd

Leased to National Jet Systems as the registered operator

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - June 19, 1996

Accepted by National Jet at Cambridge - June 19, 1996

Departed Cambridge on the delivery flight to Australia - June 19, 1996

Operated by National Jet for Qantas Airlink

Operated first QantasLink revenue service Adelaide (West Beach) - Kalgoorlie as QF939 - June 23, 1996

Observed at Brisbane in the QantasLink livery - October 10, 2002

Operated final QantasLink revenue service Kalgoorlie - Perth as QF1899 - November 07, 2003

Ferried Perth - Adelaide (West Beach) for storage as QF6200 - November 08, 2003

Obersed at Perth in all-white livery with National Jet titles - August 04, 2004

Observed at Perth in the National Jet livery with blue tail and logo - April 29, 2005

Registered to Trident Aviation Leasing Services (Jersey) Ltd - June 08, 2006

Leased to National Jet Systems as the registered operator

Observed at Adelaide (West Beach) with an all-blue tail and no titles - March 17, 2008

Registered to Trident Aviation Leasing Services (Jersey) Ltd - May 05, 2008

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

Ferried Adelaide - Darwin - Manado - Subic Bay - May 20 - 21, 2009

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - May 22, 2009

Entered onto the Indonesian Aircraft Register as PK-VKD - ?

Observed at Jakarta (Halim) as 'PK-VKD' of Penas Air with white fuselage and green tail - September 28, 2009

Observed at Sentai-Jayapura, Papua in the Penas Air livery - November 27, 2009

Observed at Denpasar in the Penas Air livery - December 26, 2010

The aircraft was named 'Sylver Matutina'

Observed at Denpasar with additional 'Kaltim' titles - September 22, 2011

Current with Penas Air

 

VH-NJE. QantasLink - in the basic livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, date unknown.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 0414-243.)