VH-SFV. BAe 146-200QT. c/n E2086.

 

This aircraft was the 4th built at Hatfield for TNT (Thomas Nationwide Transport) - June 23, 1987

It was to be leased to TNT subsidiary companies via AWAS (Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services)

Powered by Textron Lycoming ALF502-R5 engines

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BNUA - August 18, 1987

Registered to British Aerospace PLC Civik Aircraft Division, Hatfield

Rolled out at Hatfield - September 1987

The test registration marks 'G-5-086' were applied to the aircraft - September 26, 1987

First flown as a BAe-146-200QT 'G-5-086' - September 30, 1987

The registration 'G-BNUA' was applied to the aircraft - October 05, 1987

Departed Hatfield on the ferry flight to Dothan, Alabama for freighter conversion - October 08, 1987

Returned to Hatfield in the standard TNT livery following completion of conversion - January 29, 1988

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - February 08, 1988

The test registration 'G-5-086' was reapplied whilst the aircraft underwent testing - February 08, 1988

Accepted by TNT at Hatfield - February 11, 1988

Departed Hatfield on the delivery flight to Malmo Aviation City Air - February 11, 1988

Entered onto the Swedish Aircraft Register as SE-DEI - February 12, 1988

Registered to Ipec Holdings BV, Netherlands

Leased to Malmo Aviation DB as the registered operator

Malmo Aviation operated services for TNT Airways

Registered to Finans AB Balance, Stockholm - March 18, 1988

Leased to Malmo Aviation DB as the registered operator

The aircraft was prepared for lease to Eurowings - June 1994

Cancelled from the Swedish Aircraft Register - July 04, 1994

Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-ADEI - July 04, 1994

Registered to Nordbanken Finans AB, Stockholm, Sweden

Leased to Eurowings NFD Luftverkhrs AG as the registered operator

Eurowings operated local services for TNT Airways

The aircraft was observed at Helsinki in TNT livery - July 05, 1994

Prepared for lease to Pan Air Lineas Aereas, Spain - October 1997

Cancelled from the German Aircraft Register - October 1997

Entered onto the Spanish Aircraft Register as EC-GQO - October 1997

Registered to - ?

Leased to Pan Air Lineas Aereas, Spain as the registered operator

Delivered to Pan Air Lineas Aereas, Spain - October 21, 1997

The aircraft was withdrawn from service - May 2015

Ferried Liege - Edinburgh - Keflavik - May 27 - 28, 2015

Ferried Keflavik - Sondre Stromfjord - Summerside (Canada) as TAY923P - May 29, 2015

The aircraft was placed in open storage at Summerside

The aircraft was prepared for lease to Pionair Australia - 2016

Cancelled from the Spanish Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-SFV - August 19, 2016

Registered to Tronos Plc, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Leased to Pionair Australia Pty Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Pionair Australia operates freighter services for Virgin Australia Airlines Freighter Division

Departed Summerside on the ferry flight to Australia - August 24, 2016

Arrived Sydney (Bankstown) on completion of the ferry flight - August 31, 2016

Ferry route: Summerside - Goose Bay - Keflsavik - Halli - ? - Denpasar - Darwin - Alice Srings - Sydney

Test flown at Sydney (Bankstown) in the basic TNT livery without titles - September 17, 2016

Ferried Sydney (Bankstown) - Adelaide (West Beach) as VA9566 - September 18, 2016

Operated first revenue service Adelaide (West Beach) - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as VA9570 - September 19, 2016

Operated Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Brisbane - Townsville as VA9567 - September 20, 2016

Current with Pionair Australia

 

VH-SFV. Pionair Australia - in the basic TNT livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 18, 2016.

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VH-SFV. Pionair Australia - in the basic TNT livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 12, 2017.

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VH-SFV. Pionair Australia - in the basic TNT livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 19, 2017.

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