VH-ASN. Embraer 120RT Brasilia. c/n 120056.


Built by Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (Embraer), Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil - 1987

First flown using the test registration 'PT-SJZ' - August 01, 1987

Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-CEMH - August 21, 1987

Delivered to Deutsche Lufttransport-Gesellschaft mbH (DLT), Germany - August 21, 1987

Withdrawn from use and returned to Embraer - April 1990

Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PT-SRI – May 02, 1990

Cancelled from the Brazilian Aircraft Register - May 11, 1990

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N306MC - May 11, 1990

Leased to Midway Commuter Airlines, Morrisville, North Carolina, USA as the registered operator

Delivered to Midway Commuter, USA - June 08, 1990

Returned to Embraer on termination of lease - June 1991

Sold to Jetstream International Airlines, Dayton, Ohio, USA - March 03, 1992

Reregistered as N334JS - March 03, 1992

Registered to Jetstream International Airlines, Dayton, Ohio, operating as USAir Express

Withdrawn from use by Jetstream International and returned to DLT of USA - December 1994

Observed stored at Cincinnati, Ohio without titles - February 22, 1995

Observed stored at Nashville, Tennessee without titles - October 01, 1995

Leased to Air North Regional, Darwin, NT – April 1997

This was Air North Regional’s first Embraer EMB120 Brasilia

Arrived Darwin at conclusion of ferry flight from the United States - April 17, 1997

Ferry route: Nashville - Wichita - Oakland (where long range ferry tanks were fitted) - Honolulu - Kiribati - Darwin

A refueling stop was planned at Horn Island after Kiribati, but favourable winds allowed a non-stop 10 hour

flight from Kiribati to Darwin direct

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - April 17, 1997

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ASN - September 05, 1997

Accepted by Air North Regional at Darwin - September 05, 1997

Ferried Darwin - Alice Springs in preparation for entry into service with Air North Regional Airlines

Sold to Air North Regional Airlines - October 08, 2003

Registered to Capiteq Pty Limited, Darwin, NT t/a Air North Regional Airlines

Sold to Hardy Aviation (NT) Pty Limited, Parap, NT - December 31, 2009

Current with Hardy Aviation