VH-XFW. de Havilland DHC-8-314. c/n 356.


 

Construction completed at the Downsview plant as a DHC-8-311 - February 1993

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GFOD - February 22, 1993

Registered to de Havilland Canada

First flown at Downsview as C-GFOD - February 22, 1993

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123B turboprop engines

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - March 1993

Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-BKIM - March 31, 1993

Registered to Eheim GmbH & Co KG

Leased to Contact Air as registered operator

Contact Air operated services as Lufthansa Cityline

Converted to a 'Series 314' - October 1996

Leased to Augsburg Airways GmbH - October 11, 1996

Observed at Manchester in Team Lufthansa livery operated by Augsburg Airways - May 28, 2003

Sub-leased to Fly Baboo SA - October 31, 2003

Observed at Geneva in full Baboo livery - November 01, 2003

Operated first revenue service Geneva - Lugarno - Venice - November 03, 2003

Sub-leased to Cirrus Airlines Luftahrtgesellschaft GmbH - March 24, 2004

Aircraft was operated for Lufthansa and Swiss International Air Lines

Observed at Saarbrucken in all-white livery as 'VH-XFW' - September 29, 2006

Sold to Skippers Aviation Pty Ltd - October 2006

Cancelled from the German Aircraft Register - October 06, 2006

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XFW - October 06, 2006

Registered to Skippers Aviation Pty Ltd, Subiaco, Western Australia

Departed Saarbrucken on ferry flight to Australia - ?

Arrived Perth at conclusion of ferry flight - October 10, 2006

Ferry route: Saarbrucken - Heraklion - Hurghada - Colombo - Cocos Island - Darwin - Perth

Observed at Perth in full Skippers Aviation livery - November 12, 2006

Operated first revenue service Perth - Lake Johnstone - November 14, 2006

Current with Skippers Aviation

 


 

D-BKIM. Lufthansa CityLine - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, July 1993.
D-BKIM. Contact Air Interregional - in the standard livery at Paris Airport, July 1994.
D-BKIM. Contact Air Interregional - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, August 1994.
D-BKIM. Augsburg Airways - in the 'Team Lufthansa' livery at an unknown airport, December 1996.
D-BKIM. Fly Baboo - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, November 2003.
D-BKIM. Cirrus Airlines - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, June 2006.
VH-XFW. Skippers - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, December 2011.
VH-XFW. Skippers - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, March 2012.

VH-XFW. Skippers - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, November 2012.

VH-XFW. Skippers - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, November 2012.

VH-XFW. Skippers - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, November 2012.
VH-XFW. Skippers - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, November 2012.
VH-XFW. Skippers - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, November 2012.
VH-XFW. Skippers - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, November 2012.
VH-XFW. Skippers - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, November 2012