VH-QOB. Bombardier DHC-8-402Q. c/n 4116.

 

This was the second of seven aircraft 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-FERF - December 23, 2005

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - January 31, 2006

Accepted by QantasLink at Toronto (Downsview) - January 31, 2006

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOB - February 01, 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 31, 2006

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - February 07, 2006

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

Narita - Guam - Horn Island - Brisbane

The aircraft was named 'Yeppoon'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Gladstone -Rockhampton - Mackay -

Townsville - Cairns as QF2308 - February 26, 2006

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-QOB. QantasLink - 'Yeppoon' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2006.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-232.)

VH-QOB. QantasLink - 'Yeppoon' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2006.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-231.)

VH-QOB. QantasLink - 'Yeppoon' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, October 2006.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-239.)

VH-QOB. QantasLink - 'Yeppoon' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 2010.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-437.)

VH-QOB. QantasLink - 'Yeppoon' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 10, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-607.)