VH-XFV. Embraer 120RT Brasilia. c/n 120208.

It was also registered as: VH-XUC.

 

Built by Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. (Embraer), Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil - 1990

First flown using the test registration 'PT-SSA' - September 1990

Sold to Flight West Airlines Pty Limited, Brisbane Australia - October 26, 1990

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XFV - October 26, 1990

Registered to Flight West Airlines Pty Limited, Brisbane, Australia

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the ferry flight from Brazil - November 15, 1990

Operated first revenue service - November 19, 1990

Converted to EMB120ER configuration - 1993

Flight West Airlines suspended all operations - June 19, 2001

The aircraft was withdrawn from service and stored at Brisbane Airport - June 19, 2001

Leased to Ansett Australia - June 27, 2001

Returned to Flight West Airlines on the collapse of Ansett Australia - September 13, 2001

Withdrawn from service and stored at Brisbane Airport - September 13, 2001

Sold to Skippers Aviation Pty Limited, Osborne Park, W. A. - May 2002

Reregistered as VH-XUC - May 17, 2002

Registered to Skippers Aviation Pty Limited as the registration holder and operator

Current with Skippers Aviation

 

VH-XFV. Flight West - in the standard livery at an unknown location, date unknown.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0185-014.)

VH-XUC. Skippers Aviation - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 29, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0185-023.)

VH-XUC. Skippers Aviation - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 29, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0185-024.)

VH-XUC. Skippers Aviation - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 29, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0185-025.)

VH-XUC. Skippers Aviation - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, June 14, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0185-026.)

VH-XUC. Skippers - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, March 08, 2017.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 0185-022.)