VH-NID. de Havilland DHC-8-102. c/n 170.

Was also registered as: VH-NJD and VH-JSJ.

 

Construction of this aircraft was completed at the de Havilland Downsview plant - August 22, 1989

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

Registered to Boeing Canada Technology Ltd

First flown as C-GFQL - ?

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121 turboprop engines

The aircraft was configured to seat 37 passengers

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NID - September 08, 1989

Registered to Rothschild Australia International

Accepted by Norfolk Island Airways at Downsview - September 13, 1989

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - September 15, 1989

Leased to Sunbird Airlines as the registered operator - October 09 to November 1989

Reposessed by Rothschild Australia International - April 1991

Placed in open storage at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport

Leased to Flight West Airlines as the registered operator - September 1991

Returned to lessor on termination of the lease - March 1992

Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines as the registered operator - June 17, 1992

Returned to lessor on termination of the lease - November 30, 1993

Sold to National Jet Systems - November 30, 1993

Leased to National Air Express as the registered operator - December 1993 to April 1994

Reregistered as VH-NJD - April 26, 1994

Reregistered as VH-JSJ - December 28, 1995

Leased to Skipper Aviation as the registered operator - June 1997

Registered to National Jet Systems Pty Ltd - January 09, 2006

Leased to National Jet Express Pty Ltd as the registered operator - November 02, 2009

Prepared for operations by Ok Tedi Mining - March 2013

Aircraft was painted into the Ok Tedi Mining livery at Adelaide (West Beach) - March 2013

Ferried Adelaide (West Beach) - Ballina - Cairns - March 23, 2013

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - March 25, 2013

Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-NAT - March 25, 2013

Aircraft is operated by Asia Pacific Airlines (PNG) for Ok Tedi Mines

Asia Pacific Airlines of Papua New Guinea is a subsidiary of National Jet Systems (Cobham Aviation)

Entered service Cairns - Horn Island - Tabubil - March 28, 2013

Current with Ok Tedi Mining

 

VH-NID. Norfolk - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 1989.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-122.)

VH-NID. Norfolk - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, October 06, 1990.

(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 1920-655.)

VH-NID. Norfolk - in the standard livery at Cairns Airport, date unknown.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-531.)

VH-NID. Flight West Airlines - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 1991.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-058.)

VH-NID. Flight West Airlines - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 1991.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-656.)

VH-NID. Eastern Australia - in the standard Australian livery at Brisbane Airport, March 1993.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-059.)

VH-NJD. National Jet Systems WA - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 30, 1949.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-532.)

VH-NJD. National Jet - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 1994.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-654.)

VH-NJD. National Jet - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 1994.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-657.)

VH-JSJ. National Jet - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 1996.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-055.)

VH-JSJ. National Jet - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, date unknown.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 1920-729.)

VH-JSJ. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Perth Airport, April 16, 2009.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-483.)

VH-JSJ. Cobham - in the National Jet livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 16, 2009.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 1920-728.)

VH-JSJ. Ok Tedi Mining - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 22, 2013.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 1920-730.)

P2-NAT. Ok Tedi Mining - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 11, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-807.)

P2-NAT. Ok Tedi Mining - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 03, 2014.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-808.)