VH-TQL. Bombardier DHC-8-315Q. c/n 603.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways for operation by Eastern Australia Airlines

Construction completed at the Bombardier Downsview plant - ?

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GZPQ - February 12, 2004

Registered to Bombardier Inc

First flown as C-GZPQ - ?

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123E turboprop engines

Configured to seat 50 passengers

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Downsview - July 10, 2004

Departed Downsview on the delivery flight to Australia - July, 11, 2004

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - July 15, 2004

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - July 15, 2004

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQL - July 22, 2004

Registered to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Limited, Sydney

Operated first revenue service - July 24, 2004

Operated by Eastern Australia Airlines in the QantasLink livery

Involved in an unstable approach incident at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport - December 26, 2008

To view the ATSB report on this incident please click 'HERE'

Involved in a stall warning incident on approach to land at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport - March 01, 2011

To view the ATSB report on this incident please click 'HERE'

Ferried Tamworth - Townsville as QF6713 for repainting into the standard Jetstar livery - August 22, 2015

The aircraft was repainted by Flying Colours

Ferried Townsville - Cairns in the standard Jetstar livery as QF6714 - September 05, 2015

Ferried Cairns - Brisbane for storage pending relocation to New Zealand as QF6675 - September 23, 2015

Ferried Brisbane - Norfolk Island - Auckland as QF6713 - November 23, 2015

Operated first Jetstar New Zealand service Auckland - Napier as JQ355 - December 01, 2015

Jetstar New Zealand services are operated by Eastern Australia Airlines

Current with Jetstar New Zealand

 

C-GZPQ. QantasLink - in the old livery at Toronto Airport, July 2004.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-277.)

VH-TQL. QantasLink - in the old livery at Brisbane Airport, June 24, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-552.)

VH-TQL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, June 15, 2016.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 1920-717.)

VH-TQL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, June 15, 2016.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 1920-989.)

VH-TQL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, June 15, 2016.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 1920-718.)

VH-TQL. Jetstar - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, August 18, 2016.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 1920-988.)