VH-QOP. Bombardier DHC-8-402Q. c/n 4238.

 

This was the fourth of twelve aircraft ordered by Qantas Airways for operations by Qantas Link - October 22, 2007

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A turboprop engines

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FUOI - November 26, 2008

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toronto (Downsview) - January 29, 2009

Ferried to Toronto (Pearson) for the installation of long-range fuel tanks as DHC022 - January 29, 2009

Departed Toronto (Pearson) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF8402 - February 04, 2009

Arrived Brisbane aon completion of the delivery flight - February 08, 2009

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

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - February 09, 2009

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOP - February 10, 2009

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

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

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Emerald as QF2406 - February 13, 2009

Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing No 4 Pty Ltd, Sydney - April 02, 2009

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

The aircraft was named 'Coffs Harbour' at Coffs Harbour - May 05, 2010

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-QOP. QantasLink - 'Coffs Harbour' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, February 06, 2011.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-522.)

VH-QOP. QantasLink - 'Coffs Harbour' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, April 21, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-542.)