VH-TQU. de Havilland DHC-8-102A. c/n 346. Was also registered as: VH-XFP.


 

Rolled out of the Downsview factory - November 27, 1992

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GDIU - ?

Registered to de Havilland of Canada

First flown as C-GDIU -?

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120A turboprop engines

Accepted by Rainer Aircraft Leasing Inc - December 10, 1992

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N848MA - December 10, 1992

Registered to Rainer Aircraft Leasing Inc

Leased to Northwest Airlines - December 10, 1992

Sub-leased to Mesaba Airlines as registered operator - December 10, 1992

Sold to de Havilland Corporation - October 20, 1998

Ownership transferred to Bombardier Capital Inc - January 22, 1999

Leased to Allegheny Commuter Airlines - January 22, 1999

Sold to Eastern Australia Airlines - May 19, 1999

Cancelled from the U. S. Aircraft Register - June 27, 1999

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQU - June 28, 1999

Registered to TAA Aviation Ltd - May 12, 2006

Withdrawn from use and stored at Brisbane Airport - July 15, 2008

Sold to Skippers Aviation Pty Ltd

Reregistered as VH-XFP - August 25, 2008

Registered to Skippers Aviation Pty Ltd, Perth

Departed Brisbane on delivery to Skippers Aviation - August 25, 2008

Delivery route: Brisbane - Birdsville - Ayers Rock - Kalgoorlie - Perth

Current with Skippers Aviation

 


 

 

VH-TQU. QantasLink - in the old Qantas livery at Sydney Airport, October 2002.

VH-XFP. Skippers - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, March 2013.
VH-XFP. Skippers - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, March 2013.
VH-XFP. Skippers - in the full livery at Perth Airport, July 2013.
VH-XFP. Skippers - in the full livery at Perth Airport, July 2013.