VH-TQS. de Havilland Canada DHC-8-202. c/n 418.


Construction of this aircraft was completed at the de Havilland Canada Downsview plant - November 30, 1995

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GFRP - November 30, 1995

Registered to de Havilland Canada

First flown as 'C-GFRP' - December 1995

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123D turboprop engines

It was configured to seat 36 passengers

Delivered to Saeaga Air, Malaysia - March 05, 1996

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - April 04, 1996

Entered onto the Malaysian Aircraft Register as 9M-EKB - ?

The aircraft was inspected by National Jet Systems but it was not purchased

It was sold to Eastern Australia Airline, Australia

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQS - March 27, 1998

Registered to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd

Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing Pty Ltd - July 26, 2006

Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd - January 18, 2011

Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines as the registered operator

Current with QantasLink


VH-TQS. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, June 15, 2013.

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