VH-LQL. Bombardier DHC-8-402NG. c/n 4449.
This was the seventh of eight new aircraft ordered 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-GVRK - July 10, 2013
Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada
Accepted by QantasLink at Toronto (Downsview) - September 06, 2013
Departed Toronto (Downsview) on the delivery flight to Australia - September 07, 2013
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - September 12, 2013
Delivery route: Toronto - Winnipeg - Yellowknife - Fairbanks - Anadyr - Tokyo (Narita) -
Saipan - Port Moresby - Cairns - Brisbane
Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - September 13, 2013
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-LQL - September 18, 2013
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Mascot, Sydney
Leased to Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Limited, Sydney as the registered operator
The aircraft was unnamed
Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Gladstone as QF2358 - September 26, 2013
Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing No.6 Pty Limited, Sydney - October 10, 2013
Leased to Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Limited, Sydney as the registerd operator
Current with QantasLink
VH-LQL. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 22, 2014.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-760.)
VH-LQL. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 20, 2016.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-759.)