VH-LQH. Bombardier DHC-8-402NG. c/n 4431.

 

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

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC150A turboprop engines

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GSZD - November 21, 2012

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Observed at Downsview in the QantasLink livery as ' C-GSZD' - December 2012

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toronto (Downsview) - January 24, 2013

Departed Toronto (Downsview) on the delivery flight to Australiaas BBA01- January 26, 2013

Arrived Cairns on completion of the delivery flight - January 30, 2013

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

Saipan - Port Moresby - Cairns

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - January 30, 2013

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-LQH - February 05, 2013

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Mascot, Sydney

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

Ferried Cairns - Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF715D - February 23, 2013

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Canberra as QF1473 - February 25, 2013

The aircraft was unnamed

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-LQH. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 17, 2013.

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