VH-TQF. de Havilland DHC-8-102. c/n 067. Was also registered as: VH-QQI.
Construction completed and rolled out - February 13, 1987
First flown as C-GFYI - ?
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC120A turboprop engines
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N801AW - February 26, 1987
Registered to - ?
Leased to America West Airlines as registered operator
Sold to Gilman-Montrose Timber & Leasing Co - January 1989
Transferred to Stephen G. Morison - February 28, 1991
America West lease terminated and returned to Stephen G. Morison - July 1992
Withdrawn from use and placed in storage at Goodyear, Arizona - July 1992
Sold to Bombardier Capital Inc - March 01, 1993
Aircraft remained stored at Goodyear, AZ
Sold to Eastern Australia Airlines - October 31, 1993
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - November 22, 1993
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQF - November 25, 1993
Registered to TAA Aviation Pty Ltd - February 23, 2006
Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Operated final revenue service Canberra - Sydney as QF1452 - March 07, 2008
Ferried Sydney - Mildura as QF6302 for storage - March 07, 2008
Observed stored at Mildura without titles
Sold to Airlines PNG
Ferried Mildura - Brisbane as QF6301 - April 22, 2008
Departed Brisbane for Port Morseby on delivery to Airlines PNG - May 03, 2008
Reregistered as VH-QQI - May 09, 2008
Registered to Skytrans Regional Pty Ltd
Sold to Airlines of PNG
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - April 22, 2010
Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-MCW - April 22, 2010
Current with Airlines of PNG
VH-TQF. Eastern Australia - in the Qantas livery at Sydney Airport, February 1994.
VH-TQF. Eastern Australia - in the Qantas livery at Melbourne Airport, February 1994.
VH-QQI. Skytrans - in the all-white livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2008.