VH-LQF. Bombardier DHC-8-402NG. c/n 4375.

 

This was the third of eight aircraft ordered new by Qantas Airways for operations by Qantas Link - July 21, 2010

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A turboprop engines

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as 'C-GJKV' - May 03, 2011

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Observed at Downsview in the QantasLink livery as 'C-GJKV' - June 25, 2011

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toronto (Downsview) - July 30, 2011

Departed Toronto (Downsview) on the delivery flight to Australia as DHC1 - August 01, 2011

Arrived Canberra on completion of the delivery flight - August 07, 2011

Delivery route: Toronto - Winnipeg - Yellowknife - Fairbanks - Nome - Magadan -

Saipan - Port Moresby - Cairns - Canberra

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - August 16, 2011

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-LQF - August 16, 2011

Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing No. 5 Pty Ltd, Mascot, Sydney

Leased to Sunstate Airlines (Queensland) Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Operated first revenue service Sydney (KIngsford Smith) - Canberra as QF1468 - September 6, 2011

The aircraft was unnamed

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-LQF. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, September 18, 2011.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-525.)

VH-LQF. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 08, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-530.)

VH-LQF. QantasLink - in the standard livery with additional 'Regional Airline Of The Year 2012' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 24, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-605.)

VH-LQF. QantasLink - in the standard livery with additional 'Regional Airline Of The Year 2012' at Brisbane Airport, July 06, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-604.)