VH-XFZ. Embraer 120RT Brasilia. c/n 120140. Was also registered as: VH-XUD.


 

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

First flown using the test registration 'PT-SPG' - June 1989

Allocated to Forca Aerea Brasileira (Brazilian Air Force) as 2005 VC-97 but not taken up - August 1989

Allocated to Ematec, Angola as 'D2-MST' but was not taken up - December, 1989

Sold to Transportes Aereos de Cabo Verde (TACV), Cape Verde Islands

Entered onto the Cape Verde Islands Aircraft Register as D4-CAZ - December 1989

Delivered to TACV – December 19, 1989

Withdrawn from service and prepared for sale - ?

Sold to Flight West Airlines, Brisbane, Australia - January 15, 1994

Arrived Brisbane at conclusion of ferry flight from the Cape Verde Islands - January 25, 1994

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XFZ - February 04, 1994

Registered to Flight West Airlines Pty Limited, Brisbane, Australia

Was the first Flight West Airlines aircraft to carry the Ansett ‘flag’ livery

Operated first revenue service - May 07, 1994

Flight West Airlines suspended all operations - June 19, 2002

Withdrawn from use and stored at Brisbane Airport - June 19, 2002

Leased to Ansett Airlines - June 27, 2001

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

Withdrawn from use and stored at Brisbane Airport - September 13, 2001

Flight West Airlines was renamed as Alliance Airlines

Ferried Brisbane - Maroochydore for painting into the new livery - June 03, 2002

Observed at Brisbane in all white livery - July 04, 2002

Observed in full Alliance livery with titles - September 13, 2002

Withdrawn from service after ferrying Townsville - Brisbane - December 27, 2002

Sold to Skippers Aviation Pty Limited, Osborne Park, W. A. - January 2003

Registered to Skippers Aviation Pty Limited, Osborne Park W. A. - January 13, 2003

Delivered to Skippers Aviation at Perth - January 25, 2003

Reregistered as VH-XUD - January 28, 2003

Current with Skippers Aviation

 


 

VH-XFZ. Alliance - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, date unknown.
VH-XUD. Skippers - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 2013.
VH-XUD. Skippers - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 2013.