VH-XKI. de Havilland DHC-8Q-315. c/n 587.


 

Construction completed at Downsview, Toronto - April 2002

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GDIU - May 1, 2002

Registered to Bombardier Inc, Canada

First flown at Downsview as C-GDIU - May 1, 2002

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123E turboprop engines

Prepared for lease to Air Nostrum

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - September 30, 2002

Entered onto the Spanish Aircraft Register as EC-IIA - October 16, 2002

Registered to Bombardier Inc, Canada

Leased to Air Nostrum t/a Iberia Regional Airlines as registered operator

Aircraft named 'Palmera'

Withdrawn from use and stored at Madrid, Spain - October 2009

Departed Valencia on ferry flight to Canada on return to lessor - April 7, 2011

Arrived Toronto (Downsview) at conclusion of fery flight - April 8, 2011

Ferry route: Valencia - Jersey - Glasgow - Keflavik - Toronto

Ferry flight carried out by World Wide Aircraft Ferrying Ltd

Returned to Bombardier at Toronto - April 13, 2011

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GKUX - April 29, 2011

Registered to Bombardier Inc, Canada

Prepared for sale to Skippers Aviation Pty Ltd

Registered to World Wide Aircraft Ferrying Ltd, Canada - May 19, 2011

Observed at Toronto (Downsview) in full Skippers livery - May 20, 2011

Departed Toronto on ferry flight to Australia - June 4, 2011

Arrived Perth at conclusion of ferry flight - June 6, 2011

Ferry route: Toronto - Grand Rapids - Concorde - Honolulu - Majuro - Cairns - Perth

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - June 10, 2011

Entered onto the Australia Aircraft Register as VH-XKI - June 15, 2011

Registered to Skippers Aviation Pty Ltd, Subiaco, Western Australia

Operated first revenue service Perth - Plutonic Gold Mine - Perth as JW1941/1041 - August 2, 2011

Current with Skippers Aviation