VH-TZR. de Havilland DHC-6-200. c/n 145.
This aircraft was ordered new by Penn Dixie Leasing Inc - 1968
Rolled out at the de Havilland Canada Downsview, Ontario plant as 'N1375T' - July 1968
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N1375T - ?
Registered to de Havilland Canada Inc, Downsview, Ontario
First flown as 'N1375T' at Toronto - July 12, 1968
Powered by P&W Canada PT6A-20 engines
Accepted by Penn Dixie Leasing Inc, Philadelphia - July 20, 1968
Leased to Trans East Airlines, New York as the registered operator - July 20, 1968
Observed at Downsview for repairs to the damaged aft fuselage - February 1969
Observed at Downsview with incorrect registration 'N1345T'
Observed at Downsview with the correct registration 'N1375T' - March 01, 1969
Sub-leased to Florida Atlantic Airlines, Fort Lauderdale as the registered operator - January 29, 1970
Florida Atlantic Airlines filed for bankruptcy - August 1970
The aircraft was returned to Trans East Airlines - 1970
Sub-leased to Air New England, Boston, MA as the registered operator - January 1971
Returned to Trans East Airlines on termination of the lease - 1972
Sold to Bayerischer Flugdienst, Munich, Germany - May 1972
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - 1972
Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-IBFD - October 26, 1972
Registered to Bayerischer Flugdienst, Munich, West Germany
Sold to Disko Leasing GmbH, Germany - February 1974
Leased to DLT Deutsche Luftverkhrsgesellschaft, Emden as the registered operator - February 1974
Sold to de Havilland Canada, Downsview, ON, Canada - July 07, 1975
Sold to Eclipse Consultants t/a Clauron Associates, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada - July 08, 1975
Cancelled fom the German Aircraft Register - ?
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GGUQ - August 20, 1975
Registered to Eclipse Consultants, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Sold to Skycraft Air Transport, Oshawa, Ontario - November 02, 1976
Sold to 33 Leasing, Willowdale, Ontario, Canada - November 21, 1977
Leased to Altair Leasing, Yellowknife, NT - November 26, 1977
Sub-leased to Buffaloi Airways, Fort Smith, NT as the registered operator - November 26, 1977
Returned to Altair Leasing on termination of the sub-lease - July 05, 1978
Sub-leased to Century Air (receiver manager for Mackenzie Air) - July 05, 1978
Returned to Altair Leasing on termination of the sub-lease - August 16, 1978
Returned to 33 Leasing, Willowdale on termination of the lease - October 23, 1979
Leased to Fiji Air, Nadi, Fiji as the registered operator - October 29, 1979
Observed at Opa Locka, Florida as 'N852KB' in the DLT livery - November 1979
Entered onto the Fijian Aircraft Register as DQ-FDD - December 24, 1979
The aircraft was named 'Tui Manu Levu'
Observed at Suva, Fiji in the basic DLT livery - January 21, 1980
Withdrawn from use at Suva, Fiji - ?
Cancelled from the Fijian Aircraft Register - April 14, 1989
Observed at Brisbane in an all-metal livery May 1989
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TZR - September 18, 1989
Registered to Whitaker Pty Limited, Maryborough, Queensland t/a Whitaker Air Charter
Aircraft was operated in the 'Lady Elliot Island Reef Resort' livery
Sold to Nomad Australia Pty Limited t/a Seair Pacific, Runaway Bay, Gold Coast, Queensland - May 03, 2001
Departed Australia en route to its new owners in South Africa - ?
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - ?
Sold to Blue Wing Airlines, Paramaribo, Surinam - ?
Entered onto the Surinam Aircraft Register as PZ-TSH - November 27, 2009
Current with Blue Wing Airlines
DQ-FDD. Fiji Air - 'Tui Manu Levu' in the standard livery at Nadi Airport, June 1986.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-825.)
VH-TZR. Lady Elliot Island Reef Resort - in the standard livery at an unknow airport, October 2002.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-826.)