VH-YAE. BAe 146-200A. c/n E2107.

 

This aircraft was built at Hatfield for Presidential Airways but it was not taken up

Powered by Textron Lycoming ALF502-R-5 engines

Construction completed at Hatfield - June 10, 1988

First flown as G-5-107 - June 24, 1988

Ferried Hatfield - Cambridge - July 01, 1988

Ferried Cambridge - Hatfield - July 22, 1988

Accepted by Jet Acceptance Corporation at Hatfield - August 1988

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N294UE - August 1988

Registered to Jet Acceptance Corporation

Leased to Westair Commuter as the registered operator

Departed Hatfield on delivery flight to the United States in the United Express livery - August 05, 1988

Westair Commuter Airlines ceased operations - September 09, 1991

Returned to Jet Acceptance Corporation - November 1992

Reregistered as N462EA - November 1992

Leased to Empire Airlines as the registered operator - December 07, 1992

Sub-leased to Northwest Territorial Airways, Canada as the registered operator - May 29, 1994

Returned to Empire Airlines - June 09, 1994

Returned to Jet Acceptance Corporation - June 1994

Leased to Air Wisconsin / United Express as the registered operator - March 31, 1995

Reregistered as N294UE - April 1995

Registered to First Security Bank of Utah

Returned to British Asset Management - August 1996

Arrived Cambridge on completion of the ferry flight from the United States - August 31, 1996

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YAE - October 30, 1996

Registered to Asset Management Jet

Leased to National Jet Systems Ltd as the registered operator

Sub-leased to Southern Australian Airlines Pty Ltd

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - November 1996

Departed Cambridge on the ferry flight to Australia - December 01, 1996

Arrived Adelaide on completion of the ferry flight - December 06, 1996

Aircraft was named 'City of Launceston' at a ceremony at Launceston Airport - December 11, 1996

Operated first revenue service Launceston - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF690 - December 21, 1996

Transferred to BAe Systems Assest Management - November 30, 1999

Observed at Melbourne (Tullamarine) in the QantasLink livery - May 31, 2001

Operated last QantasLink service Proserpine - Brisbane as QF1887 - July 04, 2003

Ferried Brisbane - Adelaide for maintenance with National Jet - July 04, 2003

Stored at Adelaide Airport

Registered to BAe Systems Regional - July 20, 2004

Sold to National Jet Systems Ltd - January 02, 2009

Registered to Jet Acceptance Corporation, Adelaide - January 16, 2009

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

Registered to National Jet Express Pty Ltd, Adelaide - November 06, 2009

Ferried Perth - Adelaide as JTE5500 - May 30, 2015

Withdrawn from service and stored at Adelaide awaiting scrapping

The aircraft had been scrapped at Adelaide - September 2015

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - October 16, 2015

 

VH-YAE. Southern - 'City of Launceston' in the QantasLink livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 1996.

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VH-YAE. Southern - 'City of Launceston' in the QantasLink livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, January 1997.

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VH-YAE. Southern - in the QantasLink livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, April 1997.

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VH-YAE. Southern - in the QantasLink livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, December 1997.

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VH-YAE. QantasLink - 'City of Launceston' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 2002.

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VH-YAE. National Jet - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 31, 2005.

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VH-YAE. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Perth Airport, May 20, 2009.

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VH-YAE. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Perth Airport, May 20, 2009.

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VH-YAE. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Perth Airport, May 20, 2009.

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VH-YAE. National Jet - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 01, 2009.

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VH-YAE. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Perth Airport, May 04, 2011.

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VH-YAE. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 27, 2011.

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VH-YAE. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Perth Airport, October 04, 2013.

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VH-YAE. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Perth Airport, October 04, 2013.

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VH-YAE. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Perth Airport, February 19, 2014.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0414-345.)