VH-ZZC. de Havilland DHC-8-202QMPA. c/n 433.


Aircraft ordered new by Surveillance Australia Pty Ltd

Rolled out of the Downsview plant - January 1996

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FXFK - February 23, 1996

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Canada

First flown as C-FXFK - February 23, 1996

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123D turboprop engines

Delivered to Field Aviation for conversion to DHC-8-202QMPA - February 1996

Field Aviation contracted to install the necessary equipment for surveillance patrols

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZZC - March 20, 1996

Registered to Surveillance Australia Pty Ltd, Adelaide

Registered to Field Aviation Company, Mississauga, Ontario as C-FXFK - April 29, 1996

Accepted by National Jet Systems for Australian Customs Coastwatch contract - May 1996

Departed Toronto on ferry flight to Australia - ?

Arrived Adelaide at conclusion of ferry flight - ?

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - June 11, 1996

Registered to Surveillance Australia Pty Ltd - June 24, 1996

Current with Surveillance Australia



VH-ZZC. Australian Customs - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, date unknown.