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.