VH-TQZ. Bombardier DHC-8-315Q. c/n 555.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Eastern Australia Airlines

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GDNK - September 29, 2000

Registered to Bombardier Inc, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

Construction completed at the Downsview plant - September 29, 2000

First flown as C-GDNK - October 2000

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123E turboprop engines

Configured to seat 50 passengers

Observed at Downsview in an all-white livery - October 21, 2000

Accepted by Eastern Australia Airlines at Downsview - November 05, 2000

Observed at Colombo in the QantasLink livery on the delivery flight to Australia - November 08, 2000

Arrived Tamworth on completion of the delivery flight - November 18, 2000

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - November 22, 2000

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQZ - November 29, 2000

Registered to Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd

Operated first revenue service - ?

Involved in a breakdown of separation at Tamworth Airport - February 07, 2008

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Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - January 18, 2011

Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines as the registered operator

Current with QantasLink

 

VH-TQZ. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 18, 2011.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-554.)

VH-TQZ. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 12, 2016.

(M. Cook Copyright Image 1920-748.)

VH-TQZ. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 12, 2016.

(M. Cook Copyright Image 1920-749.)