VH-QOY. Bombardier DHC-8-402Q. c/n 4288.

 

This was the last 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-FZGG - November 24, 2009

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toronto (Downsview) - January 11, 2010

Ferried to Toronto (Pearson) for the installation of long-range fuel tanks - January 11, 2010

Departed Toronto (Pearson) on the delivery flight to Australia - January 20, 2010

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - January 24, 2010

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

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - January 26, 2010

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOY - January 27, 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 QF2358 - February 11, 2010

The aircraft was un-named

Operated proving flight on QantasLink service Cairns - Port Morseby - Lae as QF6096 - June 24, 2010

Operated proving flight on QantasLink service Lae - Port Morseby as QF6097 - June 24, 2010

Operated proving flight on QantasLink service Port Moresby - Cairns as QF6099 - June 25, 2010

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-QOY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2010.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-423.)

VH-QOY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, March 14, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-569.)

VH-QOY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 26, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-664.)

VH-QOY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 15, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-521.)