VH-NJR. BAe 146-100. c/n E1152.


 

Rolled off the BAe production line at Woodford - September 14, 1989

Powered by four Textron Lycoming AF507-R5 engines

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BRLN - September 13, 1989

Registered to British Aerospace (Operations) Ltd

First flown at Woodford as G-6-152 - April 27, 1990

Observed at Woodford in National Air Charter livery as PK-DTU - May 21, 1990

The order for this aircraft was not taken up by National Air Charter, Indonesia

Observed stored at East Midlands as G-BRLN - September 9, 1991

Used as a BAe demonstrator initially in BAe livery before being repainted as 'RJ70'

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NJR - February 07, 1992

Registered to British Aerospace (Operations) Ltd

Leased to National Jet Systems as the registered operator

Departed East Midlands on the ferry flight to Australia - February 19, 1992

Arrived Brisbane at the conclusion of the ferry flight - February 25, 1992

Operated first revenue service with Australian Airlink - February 26, 1992

Operated final Airlink revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Newcastle as QF1892 - September 22, 2001

Ferried Newcastle - Brisbane - September 22, 2001

Operated first Qantaslink revenue service Brisbane - Mt Isa as QF1844 - September 23, 2001

Resumed Brisbane - Alice Springs services as QF1921 - June 08, 2002

QantasLink lease terminated and aircraft was returned to National Jet Systems - October 2002

Observed in Adelaide being painted into National Jet livery - November 05, 2002

Registered to Trident Jet (Australia) Pty Ltd - May 03, 2006

Leased to National Jet Systems, Adelaide as the registered operator

National Jet Systems renamed Cobham Aviation Australia - March 01, 2009

Was the second airframe to acquire the standard Cobham livery

Ferried Perth - Alice Springs - Townsville for repainting by Flying Colours - April 17, 2015

Ferried Townsville - Adelaide as JTE500 for 'C-check'- May 07, 2015

Aircraft had flown 45,394 hours with 29,459 cycles to date

Current with Cobham Aviation Services

 


 

 

VH-NJR. Australian Airlink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, April 1992.

VH-NJR. Australian Airlink - in the standard livery at Canberra Airport, December 1993.

 

VH-NJR. AirLink - in the standard Qantas livery at Canberra Airport, November 1994.

VH-NJR. AirLink - in the standard Qantas livery at Brisbane Airport, February 2002.

VH-NJR. AirLink - in the standard Qantas livery at Adelaide Airport, October 2002.

VH-NJR. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Perth Airport, March 2010.

VH-NJR. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Perth Airport, November 2013.

VH-NJR. Cobham - in the standard livery at Townsville Airport, May 2015.
VH-NJR. Cobham - in the standard livery at Townsville Airport, May 2015.
VH-NJR. Cobham - in the standard livery at Townsville Airport, May 2015.
VH-NJR. Cobham - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May 2015.
VH-NJR. Cobham - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, October 2015.