VH-QOR. Bombardier DHC-8-402Q. c/n 4241.

 

This was the fifth of twelve new 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-FUST - December 08, 2008

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toronto (Downsview) - February 2009

Ferried to Toronto (Pearson) for the installation of long-range fuel tanks as DHC022 - February 16, 2009

Departed Toronto (Pearson) on the delivery flight to Australia - February 24, 2009

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - February 27, 2009

Delivery route: Toronto - Winnipeg - Victoria - Honolulu - Majuro - Brisbane

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - March 03, 2009

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOR - March 04, 2009

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

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

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Rockhampton as QF2366 - March 06, 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 'Eyre Peninsula' at Port Lincoln - February 25, 2010

Operated inaugural QantasLink international service Cairns - Port Moresby as QF910 - July 01, 2010

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-QOR. QantasLink - 'Eyre Peninsula' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, May 27, 2011.

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