VH-TQA. de Havilland DHC-8-314. c/n 365. Was also registered as: VH-XFZ.
Construction completed at the Toronto Downsview plant - June 1993
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FWBB - June 1993
Registered to de Havilland Canada
First flown as C-FWBB - June 29, 1993
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123 turboprop engines
Sold / leased to Interot Air Services, Germany - July 30, 1993
Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-BACH - ?
Interot Air Services renamed Interot Airlines - January 01, 1994
Interot Airlines renamed Ausberg Airways GmbH - Januay 01, 1996
Aircraft named 'Kaiser Augustus'
Ownership transferred to Augsburg Airways, Augsburg - March 26, 1997
Operated for Lufthansa Regional Airlines and repainted into Team Lufthansa livery - ?
Withdrawn from use and prepared for lease to Eastern Australia Airlines - November 2001
Arrived Hamburg in full Team Lufthansa livery for repainting for QantasLink - December 02, 2001
Rolled out at Hamburg in basic QantasLink livery - December 07, 2001
Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines - December 15, 2001
Departed Augsburg on ferry flight to Australia as D-BACH - December 17, 2001
Arrived Sydney at conclusion of ferry flight - December 21, 2001
Ferry route: Augsburg - Heraklion - Muscat - Bangalore - Colombo - Medan - Denpasar - Broome - Sydney
Cancelled from the German Aircraft Register - January 2002
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQA - January 07, 2002
Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as registered operator
Operated first revenue service Sydney - Ballina as QF2124 - January 24, 2002
Operated final revenue service Sydney - Tamworth - January 27, 2004
Withdrawn from service - January 27, 2004
Departed Sydney on ferry flight to Germany - February 17, 2004
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - March 03, 2004
Aircraft was overhauled and repainted into Lufthansa Regional livery at Augsburg
Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-BACH - April 23, 2004
Observed at Geneva in new Lufthansa Regional livery - March 01, 2004
Withdrawn from service - June 2008
Prepared for sale to Skippers Aviation, Perth
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XFZ - July 01, 2008
Registered to Skippers Aviation Pty Ltd, Subiaco, Perth
Departed Munich on ferry flight to Australia - July 01, 2008
Arrived Perth at conclusion of ferry flight - July 05, 2008
Ferry flight carried out by DBF Aviation Services, Sydney
Ferry route: Munich - Luxor - Muscat - Colombo - Cocos Islands - Perth
Current with Skippers Aviation
D-BACH. Eastern Australia - in thebasic Qantas livery at Augsburg Airport, December 2001.
VH-XFZ. Skippers - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, March 2010.
VH-XFZ. Skippers - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 2012.
VH-XFZ. Skippers - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, August 2013.