VH-QOI. Bombardier DHC-8-402Q. c/n 4189.

 

This was the first of two new aircraft ordered by Qantas Airways for operations by Qantas Link - January 2007

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A turboprop engines

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as 'C-FNQL' - October 15, 2007

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - January 28, 2008

Accepted by QantasLink at Toronto (Downsview) - January 30, 2008

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOI - January 30, 2008

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 DHC021 - February 04, 2008

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - February 08, 2008

Delivery route: Toronto - North Bay - Grand Rapid s- Concord - Honolulu - Majuro - Brisbane

This aircraft was the first QantasLink DHC-8 to be delivered in the new Qantas (2007) livery

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Gladstone as QF2336 - February 15, 2008

Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing No.2 Pty Ltd - December 22, 2008

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

The aircraft was named 'Tamworth' at Tamworth by Qantas CEO Alan Joyce - September 09, 2009

It was the first Qantas DHC-8-400 to be serviced at Tamworth

Rolled out at Sydney with '40th Tamworth Country Music Festival' titles and guitar logo - January 19, 2012

Returned to service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Wagga Wagga - January 19, 2012

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - May 15, 2015

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

Current with QantasLink

 

C-FNQL. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Toronto Airport, January 2008.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-403.)

VH-QOI. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 28, 2009.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-386.)

VH-QOI. QantasLink - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery with additional 'Destination Tamworth' decals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 22, 2012.

(S. Jaworski Copyright Image 1920-470.)

VH-QOI. QantasLink - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery with additional 'Destination Tamworth' decals at Brisbane Airport, March 24, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-537.)

VH-QOI. QantasLink - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery with additional 'Destination Tamworth' decals at Brisbane Airport, October 03, 2013.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 1920-994.)

VH-QOI. QantasLink - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery with additional 'Destination Tamworth' decals at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, October 04, 2014.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 1920-993.)