VH-SBB. Bombardier DHC-8-315Q. c/n 539.
Construction of this aircraft was completed at the Downsview plant - October 1999
First flown with test registration 'C-FDHO' - ?
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123 turboprop engines
It was configured to seat 50 passengers
Accepted by Qantas Airways at Downsview - January 28, 2000
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-SBB - March 06, 2000
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - March 13, 2000
Operated first revenue service - March 26, 2000
Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing Pty Ltd - September 21, 2005
Leased to Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Transferred to Eastern Australia Airlines - January 27, 2009
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd - January 18, 2011
Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Current with QantasLink
VH-SBB. Sunstate - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2000.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-672.)
VH-SBB. Sunstate - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, January 2001.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-262.)