VH-QQK. de Havilland DHC-8-102A. c/n 326.
Rolled out at Downsview, Canada - April 12, 1992
First flown as C-GFYI - April 1992
Registered to de Havilland of Canada
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC120A turboprop engines
Configured to seat 37 passengers
Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N822MA - June 1992
Registered to - ?
Accepted by Northwest Airlines - June 5, 1992
Leased to Mesaba Airlines as registered operator for Northwest Airlink - June 5, 1992
Sold to Rainier Aircraft Leasing - August 1992
Leased to Mesaba Airlines as registered operator
Aircraft returned to lessor on termination of lease - May 4. 1998
Withdrawn from use and stored at Marana, Arizona
Sold to de Havilland Corporation - July 21, 1998
Reregistered as N960HA - ?
Leased to Piedmont Airlines as registered operator - December 15, 1998
Ownership transferred to Bombardier Capital Inc - January 27, 1999
Sub-leased to Allegheny Commuter Airlines - November 29, 1999
Reregistered as N846EX - May 20, 1999
Transferred to US Airways when the airlines merged - July 1, 2004
Sold to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest National Association - November 13, 2009
Withdrawn from use - ?
Leased to Skytrans Pty Ltd - April 26, 2010
Arrived Cairns at conclusion of delivery flight - April 30, 2010
Delivery route: Concord (California) - Honolulu - Majuro - Cairns
Cancelled from the U. S. Aircraft Register - May 12, 2010
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QQK - May 17, 2010
Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest Association
Leased to Skytrans Pty Ltd as registered operator
Current with Skytrans
VH-QQK. Skytrans - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, April 2011.