VH-QOX. Bombardier DHC-8-402Q. c/n 4287.


This was the eleventh 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-FZGC - November 24, 2009

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

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

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

Departed Toronto (Pearson) on the delivery flight to Australia - January 08, 2010

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - January 12, 2010

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

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - January 13, 2010

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOX - January 14, 2010

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 - Rockhampton as QF2356 - January 29, 2010

The aircraft was named 'Cradle Coast'

Current with QantasLink


VH-QOX. QantasLink - 'Cradle Coast' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 09, 2013.

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