VH-QOF. Bombardier DHC-8-402. c/n 4128.

 

This was the sixth 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-FFQM - May 17, 2006

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - July 29, 2006

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toronto (Downsview) - July 29, 2006

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOF - August 02, 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 as DHC020 - August 02, 2006

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

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

Sendai - Port Moresby - Brisbane

Operated first revenue service - August 2006

The aircraft was unnamed

Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing No 3 Pty Ltd, Sydney - December 23, 2008

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

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-QOF. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, October 2008.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-372.)

VH-QOF. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 2009.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-385.)

VH-QOF. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, April 08, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-536.)

VH-QOF. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 10, 2014.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-687.)