VH-TLZ. Embraer 120RT Brasilia. c/n 120152.

Was also registered as VH-NHC and VH-YEG.


Built by Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (Embraer), Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil - 1989

First flown using the test registration 'PT-SPR' - October 1989

Powered by Pratt & Whitney PW118 engines

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N152CA - October 27, 1989

Registered to Comair Airlines Inc. Cincinnati, Ohio

Delivered to Comair (trading as Comair - Delta Connection) - October 27, 1989

Traded in to Bombardier, Canada on a Bombardier Regional Jet - May 23, 2000

Observed stored at Calgary, Alberta, Canada, awaiting sale, in basic Comair livery - September 07, 2000

Converted to EMB-120ER configuration - ?

Leased to Flight West Airlines, Australia, to cover planned maintenance of their Brasilias - December 01, 2000

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft register - January 11, 2001

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TLZ - January 12, 2001

Leased to Flight West Airlines, Australia as the registered operator

Arrived Brisbane at the conclusion of the ferry flight from Edmonton, Canada - January 20, 2001

Flight West Airlines ceased all operations and placed in voluntary liquidation - June 16, 2001

Aircraft returned to Equipment Leasing and placed in storage at Brisbane

Aircraft returned to service to operated limited services for Ansett Airlines

Utilised on the Brisbane - Gladstone route - June 2001 to September 13, 2001

Ansett Airlines ceased all operations due to bankruptcy - September 11, 2001

Queensland Aviation Holdings purchased the Flight West Airlines assets from liquidation - April 16, 2002

Flight West was re-organised into a new company called Alliance Airlines

Sub-leased to Alliance Airlines - April 16, 2002

Aircraft was returned to Lessor - June, 2003

Leased to Network Aviation Pty Limited, Belmont, W. A. - June 12, 2003

Ferried Brisbane - ? - Perth on delivery flight to Network Aviation - July 22, 2003

Re-registered as VH-NHC - April 5, 2006

Registered to Wespac Banking Corporation, Sydney

Leased to Network Aviation as the registered operator

Sold to Network Aviation Holdings Pty Limited - October 08, 2010

Registered to Network Aviation Pty Limited, Belmont, W. A. as the registration holder and operator

Network Aviation was acquired by Qantas Airways - December 2010

Operated Network's last Brasillia service Degrussa - Perth - July 31, 2014

Withdrawn from service and stored at Perth

Ferried Perth - Adelaide on delivery to Air South - November 14, 2014

Reregistered as VH-YEG - December 12, 2014

Registered to AE Charter Services Pty Ltd, Adelaide t/a Air South

Observed at Adelaide in the standard Air South livery - January 2015

Current with Air South



VH-NHC. Network - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 2013.
VH-NHC. Network - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 2013.
VH-NHC. Air South - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 2016.