VH-XFV. de Havilland DHC-8-314. c/n 350.


 

Construction completed at Downsview, Toronto - December 1992

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GUAY - December 16, 1992

Registered to de Havilland, Canada

First flown at Downsview as C-GUAY - December 16, 1992

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123B turboprop engines

Intended lease to Tyrolean Airways was not taken up

Leased to Air Creebec, Canada as registered operator - February 22, 1993

Withdrawn from use by Air Creebec and returned to lessor - March 15, 1996

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - March 15, 1996

Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-BMUC - March 17, 1996

Registered to Augsburg Airways, Augsburg, Germany

Observed at Dusseldorf in full Augsburg livery - April 20, 1999

Damaged at Munich Airport by a Swissair A319-122 HB-IPV - February 24, 2000

The Airbus was conducting high speed friction measuring trials and failed to stop in time

The wingtip of the Airbus struck this aircraft causing substantial damage to both aircraft

Observed at Munich undergoing repairs in hangar - March 27, 2000

Observed at Munich in full Team Lufthansa livery - April 6, 2003

Withdrawn from service by Augsburg Airways - March 31, 2004

Leased to Cirrus Airlines - May 13, 2004

Observed at Strasbourg in full Cirrus Airlines livery - May 17, 2004

Observed at Lugarno operating Swiss Airlines service Lugarno - Zurich as LX2909 - October 23, 2004

Withdrawn from service by Cirrus Airlines and returned to Augsburg Airways - September 2006

Prepared for sale to Skippers Aviation

Cancelled from the German Aircraft Register - October 4, 2006

Entered onto the Australia Aircraft Register as VH-XFV - October 6, 2006

Registered to Skippers Aviation Pty Ltd, Subiaco, Western Australia

Departed Saarbrucken on ferry flight to Australia in full Skippers livery - October ?, 2006

Arrived Perth at conclusion of ferry flight - October 18, 2006

Ferry route: Saarbrucken - Hurghada - Seeb - Colombo - Cocos Island - Perth

Operated first revenue service - ?

Current with Skippers Aviation