VH-SBV. Bombardier DHC-8-315Q. c/n 595.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as 'C-GIHK' - ?

Registered to Bombardier Inc

Rolled out at the de Havilland Downsview plant - October 29, 2002

First flown 'C-GIHK' - ?

Powered by Pratt & Whittney Canada PWC123E turboprop engines

It was configured to seat 50 passengers

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Downsview, Ontario - June 15, 2003

Departed Downsview on the delivery flight to Australia - June 17, 2003

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - June 20, 2003

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - June 23, 2003

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-SBV - June 24, 2003

Registered to - ?

Operated first revenue service - July 03, 2003

Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing Pty Ltd - September 27, 2005

Leased to Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd - January 18, 2011

Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Experienced double prop overspeed incident near Weipa - December 06, 2011

To view this incident report please click 'HERE'

Current with Eastern Australia Airlines

 

VH-SBV. QantasLink - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, November 21, 2004.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-268.)

VH-SBV. QantasLink - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, December 20, 2004.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-269.)

VH-SBV. QantasLink - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, December 20, 2004.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-270.)

VH-SBV. QantasLink - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, October 13, 2005.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-681.)

VH-SBV. QantasLink - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, October 13, 2005.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-271.)

VH-SBV. QantasLink - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, November 2006.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-243.)