VH-QOV. Bombardier DHC-8-402Q. c/n 4277.
This was the ninth 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-FYIC' - September 01, 2009
Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada
Accepted by QantasLink at Toronto (Downsview) - October 30, 2009
Ferried to Toronto (Pearson) for the installation of long-range fuel tanks - October 30, 2009
Departed Toronto on the delivery flight to Australia - December 12, 2009
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - December 16, 2009
Delivery route: Toronto - Grand Rapids - Concord - Honolulu - Majuro - Brisbane
Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - December 16, 2009
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOV - December 17, 2009
Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing No 4 Pty Ltd, Sydney
Leased to Sunstate Airlines (Queensland) Pty Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator
Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Gladstone as QF2340 - January 2, 2010
The aircraft remains un-named
Current with QantasLink
VH-QOV. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 19, 2010.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-543.)
VH-QOV. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 28, 2011.
(J. Mounce Copyright Image 1920-995.)