VH-QOA. Bombardier DHC-8-402. c/n 4112.

 

This aircraft was the first of seven ordered by Qantas Airways for operations by Qantas Link - January 13, 2005

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A turboprop engines

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FDHG - October 12, 2005

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - January 03, 2006

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toronto (Downsview) - January 03, 2006

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOA - January 04, 2006

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

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

Departed Toronto (Downsview) on the delivery flight to Australia - January 04, 2006

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - January 11, 2006

Delivery route: Toronto - Winnipeg - Yellowknife - Fairbanks - Nome - Petropavlovsk - Sendai -

Guam - Horn Island - Brisbane

The aircraft was named 'Gladstone'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Rockhampton as QF2352 - February 26, 2006

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-QOA. QantasLink - 'Gladstone' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, September 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-347.)

VH-QOA. QantasLink - 'Gladstone' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2009.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-383.)

VH-QOA. QantasLink - 'Gladstone' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, April 08, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-534.)