VH-TQY. Bombardier DHC-8-315Q. c/n 552.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Eastern Australia Airlines - ?

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123E turboprop engines

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FDHP - August 31, 2000

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

It was configured to seat 50 passengers

First flown at Downsview as C-FDHP - August 31, 2000

Accepted at Toronto by Eastern Australia - September 28, 2000

Departed Toronto on the delivery flight to Australia - September 28, 2000

Arrived Tamworth on completion of the delivery flight - October 05, 2000

The aircraft was delivered in the Qantas livery with Eastern Australia titles

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - October 11, 2000

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQY - October 24, 2000

Registered to Easteren Australian Airlines Pty Ltd

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Canberra - November 15, 2000

Observed at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) in the basic Qantas livery without titles - May 2001

Involved in a propeller auto-feather incident on climb-out from Sydney Airport - October 27, 2001

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

Reregistered to QF Dash 8 Leasing Pty Ltd - September 21, 2005

Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Observed at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) in the new 'Qantas 2007 Corporate' livery - November 28, 2007

Observed at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) with pink 'Breast Cancer Awareness' sticker behind cockpit - March 16, 2008

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - February 07, 2011

Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-TQY. QantasLink - in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, June 2004.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-424.)

VH-TQY. QantasLink - in the revised livery at Brisbane Airport, November 12, 2011.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-553.)

VH-TQY. QantasLink - in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 21, 2018.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1920-958.)

VH-TQY. QantasLink - in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 18, 2018.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1921-005.)