VH-QOS. Bombardier DHC-8-402Q. c/n 4263.
This was the sixth 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-FXAZ - May 22, 2009
Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada
First flown as 'C-FXAZ' - May 22, 2009
Observed at Toronto (Downsview) in primer only - May 30, 2009
Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toronto (Downsview) - June 2009
Ferried to Toronto (Pearson) for the installation of long-range fuel tanks - June 2009
Departed Toronto (Pearson) on the delivery flight to Australia - July 24, 2009
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - July 28, 2009
Delivery route: Toronto - Grand Rapids - Concord - Honolulu - Majuro - Brisbane
Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - July 29, 2009
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOS - July 30, 2009
Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing No 4 Pty Ltd, Sydney
Leased to Sunstate Airlines (Queensland) Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Gladstone as QF2346 - August 09, 2009
Aircraft named 'Mildura' at Mildura - March 02, 2010
Current with QantasLink
VH-QOS. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, November 15, 2009.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-523.)
VH-QOS. QantasLink - 'Mildura' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2010.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-433.)
VH-QOS. QantasLink - 'Mildura' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 15, 2013.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-555.)
VH-QOS. QantasLink - 'Mildura' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 13, 2013.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-571.)