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.)