VH-LAR. de Havilland DHC-8-103. c/n 229. Was also registered as: VH-JSI.

 

Construction was completed at the Downsview plant - August 30, 1990

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GETI - ?

Registered to de Havilland Canada, Downsview

First flown with the test registration as 'C-GETI'

Powered by Pratt & Whitney PWC121 turboprop engines

Accepted by GPA Project at Downsville - September 14, 1990

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-LAR - September 14, 1990

Registered to GPA Projects

Leased to Lloyd Aviation Jet Charter as the registered operator - September 17, 1990

Registered to Skywest Aviation - May 24, 1991

Operated by Lloyd Aviation for BHP Petroleum

Sold to National Jet Systems - June 30, 1995

Registered to National Jet Systems, Adelaide - July 06, 1995

Reregistered as VH-JSI - December 28, 1995

Leased to Skippers Aviation as the registered operator - May 1997

Returned to National Jet Systems on termination of the lease - August 1998

Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines as the registered operator - November 26, 1999

Returned to National Jet Systems on termination of the lease - May 28, 2001

Leased to Ok Tedi Mining Company, New Guinea - July 30, 2001

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - July 30, 2001

Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-NAX - July 30, 2001

Sub-leased to Fubilan Air Transport - July 30, 2001

Operated by Asia Pacific Airlines for OK Tedi Mines

 

VH-LAR. BHP Petroleum - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 1992.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-057.)

VH-LAR. BHP Petroleum - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 1992.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-136.)

P2-NAX. Ok Tedi Mining - in the basic livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 22, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-791.)

P2-NAX. Ok Tedi Mining - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 05, 2017.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-792.)