VH-BZH. Convair CV-440-61. c/n 458.
Construction completed - August 21, 1957
Sold to Ansett Airways for $US 750,000
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-BZH - July 23, 1957
Departed San Diego on delivery flight to Australia - September 17, 1957
Arrived Melbourne (Essendon) at the conclusion of the delivery flight - September 24, 1957
Delivery route: San Francisco - Honolulu - Canton Island - Nadi - Melbourne
Leased to Butler Air Transport in the Ansett livery with 'Butler Air Transpor't titles - March 1959 to January 1960
Transferred to Airlines of South Australia - January 18, 1960
Aircraft was named 'Col. William Light'
Registered to Airlines of South Australia - February 14, 1961
Withdrawn from service - May 15, 1962
Ferried to Melbourne (Essendon) Airport for storage
Sold to Allegheny Airlines Inc - May 18, 1962
Departed Melbourne on the ferry flight to San Francisco - May 18, 1962
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - May 21, 1962
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N8421H - May 28, 1962
Aircraft had flown 19,890 hours
Delivered to Pacific Airmotive Corporation for converted to CV-580 standard - May 17, 1967
Conversion completed - August 1967
Delivered to Allegheny Airlines - August 23, 1967
Reregistered as N5829 - August 30, 1967
Aircraft had flown 32,635 hours - April 30, 1973
Sold to National Bank of Detroit - November 29, 1976
Leased to Evergreen International Airlines - May 13, 1977
Aircraft was named 'Jane'
Delivered to Hayes International for conversion to Convair CV-580F configuration - May 20, 1977
Sold to Plymouth Leasing Co - January 1979
Leased to Auto Air Cargo for operations by US Airways - June 1979
US Airways changed name to Emery Worldwide - January 01, 1980
Emery Worldwide changed name to Interstate Airlines - March 1980
Reregistered N583PL to Interstate Airlines - June 24, 1981
Sold to Air Traffic Service Corp - June 11, 1982
Stored at Marana - January 1983
Leased to Philadelpha Aviation Inc t/a Summit Airlines Inc - November 1983
Sold to Corporate Air with lease to Summit Airlines continuing - September 1985
Sold to Summit Airlines - November 16, 1985
Reregistered as N537SA - March 1986
Sold to Frevag N.V. - September 1987
Leased to European Air Transport and operated by DHL - September 17, 1987
Entered onto the Belgian Aircraft Register as OO-DHB - September 22, 1987
Delivered via REK - NCL - BRU
Entered service in DHL livery - September 24, 1987
Leased to DHL Worldwide Couriers as registered operator - April 01, 1988
Leased to SwiftAir to be operated for DHL - March 1995
Entered onto the Spanish Aircraft Register as EC-830 - March 06, 1995
Arrived Madrid on delivery to SwiftAir - March 06, 1995
Reregistered EC-GBF - June 1995
Sold to Sky Haul Pty Ltd, South Africa - 2005
Entered onto the South African Aircraft Register as ZS-SKL - June 29, 2005
Sold to Titan Helicopter Group - ?
VH-BZH. Ansett Airways - in the standard livery at Brisbane Eagle Farm Airport, circa 1957.
VH-BZH. Ansett Airways - in the standard livery at Melbourne Airport, circa 1957.
VH-BZH. Butler Air Transport - in the Ansett livery at Sydney Airport, circa 1959.
N5829. Allegheny - in the standard livery at Pittsburgh Airport, August 1975.
N5829. Allegheny - in the standard livery at Pittsburgh Airport, December 1975.
N537SA. Summit - in the standard livery at unknown airport, March 1987.
OO-DHB. DHL - in basic Summit livery at an unknown airport, date unknown.
OO-DHB. DHL - in the standard livery at unknown airport, August 1988.
EC-GBF. DHL SwiftAir - in the standard DHL livery atan unknown airport, date unknown.
ZS-SKL. Sky Haul - in the basic DHL livery at Johannesburg, September 2005.
ZS-SKL. Sky Haul - in the all-white livery at Johannesburg, October 2010.