VH-ZZE. Bombardier DHC-8-315MPA. c/n 640.


 

Ordered new by Surveillance Australia Pty Ltd

Surveillance Australia is a subsidiary of National Jet Systems which is owned by Cobham plc

Built at the de Havilland Downsview plant

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FHQG - December 11, 2006

Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada

First flown as C-FHQG - December 11, 2006

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW123E turboprop engines

Observed at Downsview without registration and with National Air Support sticker - January 30, 2007

Delivered to Field Aviation for conversion to DHC-8-315QMPA

Field Aviation contracted to install the necessary equipment for surveillance patrols

Registered to Field Aviation Company, Mississauga, Ontario - June 11, 2007

Registered to Bombardier Inc, Downview - Februaru 4, 2008

Accepted by Surveillance Australia at Downsview - February 2008

Departed Downsview on delivery flight to Australia as DHC05 - February 2008

Arrived Adelaide at conclusion of delivery flight - February 13, 2008

Delivery route: Downsview - St Johns - Santa Maria - Malta - Hurghada - Male - Padang - Broome - Adelaide

Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - February 26, 2008

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZZE - March 14, 2008

Registered to Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Silverwater, Sydney

Leased to Surveillance Australia Pty Ltd, Adelaide as registered operator

Aircraft deployed on surveillance patrols for the Australian Customs Service Coastwatch contract

Current with Surveillance Australia

 


 

C-FHQG. Australian Customs - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, February 2008.
C-FHQG. Australian Customs - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, February 2008.
C-FHQG. Australian Customs - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, February 2008.
VH-ZZE. Australian Customs - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, March 2008.