VH-TQR. de Havilland DHC-8-102A. c/n 208. Was also registered as: VH-QQJ.


 

Ordered new by Trans Australia Airlines for use by Eastern Australia Airlines

Rolled out at the Downsview plant - March 1990

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GESR - April 4, 1990

Registered to de Havilland Canada Technology Ltd

First flown as C-GESR - April 6, 1990

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120A turboprop engines

Accepted by Eastern Australia at Downsview - April 1990

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQR - April 24, 1990

Registered to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd

Arrived Tamworth on delivery to Eastern Airlines - April 25, 1990

Operated first revenue service - ?

Operated final revenue service Albury - Sydney as QF2214 - March 7, 2008

Ferried Sydney - Mildura as QF6301 for storage - March 7, 2008

Ferried Mildura - Brisbane as QF6301 in basic Qantas livery for maintenance - April 24, 2008

Ferried Brisbane - Cairns - Port Moresby - May 22, 2008

Reregistered as VH-QQJ - June 6, 2008

Registered to Skytrans Regional Pty Ltd, Cairns

Ferried Port Moresby - Cairns on delivery to Skytrans after maintenance - July 12, 2008

Operated final revenue service Cairns - Port Moresby as SKP1091 - November 4, 2009

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - November 4, 2009

Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-MCU - November 4, 2009

Registered to Airlines of Papua New Guinea

Operated first revenue service Port Moresby - Cairns as CG100 - November 4, 2009

Current with Airlines of PNG

 


 

 

VH-TQR. Eastern Australia - in the Australia livery at Brisbane Airport, August 1993.

VH-TQR. QantasLink - in the old Qantas livery at Sydney Airport, June 2002.