VH-TQX. de Havilland DHC-8-202. c/n 439.


 

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GHRI - June 17, 1996

Registered to Bombardier Inc, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Construction completed at the Downsview plant - November 26, 1996

First flown as C-GFRI - December 1996

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123D turboprop engines

Configured to seat 36 passengers

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - January 24, 1997

Order was originally for Pelangi Air (Malaysia) but was not taken up

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GHRI - January 30, 1997

Registered to Bombardier Inc, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Observed at Rotterdam performing demonstration flights - February 2, 1997

Observed at Calgary in full Tavaj livery as C-GHRI - March 1, 1997

Leased to Tavaj Transportes Aereos Regulares - March 31, 1997

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - April 7, 1997

Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PT-TVB - April 7, 1997

Registered to Bombardier Inc, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Leased to Tavaj as registered operator

Returned to Bombardier Capital Inc on termination of lease - December 14, 1999

Sold to CIBC Aviation Inc - December 14, 1999

Sold to FSBU First Security Bank of Utah, Salt Lake City - December 14, 1999

Cancelled from the Brazilian Aircraft Register - December 15, 1999

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N439SD - December 15, 1999

Registered to FSBU First Security Bank of Utah

Arrived Toronto as N439SD - March 13, 2000

Sold to Eastern Australia Airlines - March 13, 2000

Cancelled from the U. S. Aircraft Register - March 16, 2000

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQX - March 17, 2000

Registered to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd

Departed Toronto on delivery flight to Australia - March 24, 2000

Arrived Tamworth at conclusion of ferry flight - March 29, 2000

Operated first revenue service - ?

Operated inaugural Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Wollongong - Melbourne service as QF2740/2743 - June 6, 2005

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd - January 18, 2011

Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines as registered operator

Current with QantasLink