VH-FKA. Fokker F28-0100. c/n 11345.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by US Air - ?

The temporary export registration E-1114 / PH-EZE was applied to the aircraft - June 06, 1991

First flown as PH-EZE in US Air livery - July 2, 1991

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Transferred to Fokker Aircraft USA - July 25, 1991

The aircraft was cleared for export to the United States - July 25, 1991

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N885US - July 25, 1991

Registered to Fokker Aircraft USA

The temporary export registration E-1114 / PH-EZE was emoved from the aircraft - July 26, 1991

Departed Amseterdam (Schiphol) on the delivery flight to the United States via Keflavik - July 27, 1991

Sold to US Airways - August 01, 1991

Registered to US Air Inc - August 02, 1991

Registered to US Airways when US Air changed its name - February 27, 1997

Withdrawn from use and stored at Mojove - January 09, 2002

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest / ERSA - May 23, 2005

Sold to Alliance Airlines - ?

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the ferry flight as SXI237 - July 17, 2005

Ferry route: Camarillo - Payne Field (Washington) - Anchorage - Nome - Magadan (Russia) -

Yuzhno Sakhalinsk (Russia) - Cheju (South Korea) - Manila - Biak - Brisbane

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - August 04, 2005

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FKA - August 11, 2005

Registered to Aircraft Leasing No 2 Pty Ltd, Brisbane

Leased to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd, Brisbane as the registered operator

Configured with 8 business class and 92 economy class seats

Test flown at Brisbane in the basic US Airways livery - July 12, 2006

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Ballera as QQ860 - July 19, 2006

Current with Alliance Airlines

 

PH-EZE. US Air - in the standard livery at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, July 1991.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-679.)

N885US. US Airways - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 2005.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-175.)

VH-FKA. Alliance - in the basic US Airways livery at Brisbane Airport, September 2006.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-154.)

VH-FKA. Alliance - in the basic US Airways livery at Brisbane Airport, September 2006.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-153.)

VH-FKA. Alliance - in the basic US Airways livery at Adelaide Airport, February 08, 2008.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 1995-372.)

VH-FKA. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, May 29, 2008.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 1995-375.)

VH-FKA. Alliance - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 28, 2009.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-355.)

VH-FKA. Alliance - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, September 28, 2009.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-523.)

VH-FKA. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, December 28, 2011.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 1995-374.)

VH-FKA. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 24, 2012.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 1995-373.)

VH-FKA. Alliance - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, March 13, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-463.)