VH-QOJ. Bombardier DHC-8-402. c/n 4192.


 

Second 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-FNZU - November 22, 2007

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - February 14, 2008

Accepted by QantasLink at Toronto (Downsview) - February 14, 2008

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOJ - February 18, 2008

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd

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

Departed Toronto as DHC005 on delivery flight to Australia - February 20, 2008

Arrived Brisbane at conclusion of delivery flight - February 25, 2008

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

Operated first revenue service Brisbane-Emerald as QF2402 - March 3, 2008

Aircraft was unnamed

Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing No 2 Pty Ltd - January 27, 2009

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

Operated inaugural Townsville - Mount Isa service as QF2460 - February 9, 2009

Operated Sydney - Wagga Wagga service for special naming ceremony (Captain A. Carrigan) - October 23, 2010

Aircraft named 'Riverina' at Wagga Airport by Wagga Wagga Mayor Mr Wayne Geale - October 23, 2010

Returned to service Wagga Wagga - Sydney - October 23, 2010

Current with QantasLink

 


 

 

VH-QOJ. QantasLink - in the new livery at Brisbane Airport, December 2008.

VH-QOJ. QantasLink - in the new livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2012.