VH-LQK. Bombardier DHC-8-402NG. c/n 4415.

 

This was the sixth 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-GOAO - May 17, 2012

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Observed at Downsview in primer as 'C-GOAO' - June 14, 2012

Accepted by QantasLink at Toronto (Downsview) - July 23, 2012

Departed Toronto (Downsview) on the delivery flight to Australia as BBA5 - July 27, 2012

Arrived Canberra on completion of the delivery flight - August 03, 2012

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

Saipan - Port Moresby - Cairns - Canberra

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - August 08, 2012

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-LQK - August14, 2012

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Mascot, Sydney

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

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Canberra as QF1460 - August 23, 2012

The aircraft was unnamed

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-LQK. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 20, 2013.

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