VH-FKC. Fokker 100. c/n 11349.


 

Ordered new by US Air

Temporary export registration E-2239 / PH-EZB applied to aircraft - July 10, 1991

First flown as PH-EZB in US Air livery - August 5, 1991

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Temporary export registration E-2239 / PH-EZB removed from aircraft - August 27, 1991

Aircraft cleared for export to the United States - August 27, 1991

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N887US - August 27, 1991

Sold and registered to Fokker Aircraft USA Inc - August 27, 1991

Departed Amsterdam on delivery flight via Keflavik - August 29, 1991

Sold and registered to US Air Inc - September 3, 1991

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

Withdrawn from service and stored at Mojave - 2001

Sold to Retirement Systems of Alabama

Sold to Alliance Airlines - 2004

Arrived Brisbane at conclusion of delivery flight SXA141 - July 30, 2004

Ferried to Australia by Southern Cross Aviation

Ferry route: Mojave - Camarillo - Seattle - Anchorage - Nome - Magadan (Russia) - Yushno (Russia) -

Ceju (South Korea) - Manila - Biak - Cairns - Brisbane

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FKC - August 6, 2004

Registered to Alliance Airlines, Brisbane

Test flown at Brisbane in full Air Niugini livery - May 7, 2005

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - May 12, 2005

Entered onto the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register as P2-ANB - May 12, 2005

Leased to Air Niugini as registered operator

Handed over to Air Niugini in Brisbane - May 14, 2005

Ferried Brisbane - Port Moresby as PX6010 - May 15, 2005

Operated first Air Niugini revenue service Port Moresby - Cairns as PX090 - May 15, 2005

Withdrawn from service at Port Moresby - May 2008

Ferried Port Moresby - Brisbane on return to Alliance Airlines at end of lease - May 14, 2008

Cancelled from the Papua New Guinea Aircraft Register - May 14, 2008

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FKC - May 20, 2008

Registered to Aircraft Leasing No 1 Pty Ltd

Leased to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd as registered operator

Configured with 8 business class and 92 economy class seats

Operated first Alliance revenue service Brisbane - Cloncurry - June 23, 2008

Current with Alliance Airlines

 


 

VH-FKC. Air Niugini - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2005.

VH-FKC. Air Niugini - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2005.

VH-FKC. Air Niugini - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2005.

VH-FKC. Alliance - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, date unknown.

VH-FKC. Alliance - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, December 2008.

VH-FKC. Alliance - in the full livery at Townsville Airport, September 2009.
VH-FKC. Alliance - in the full livery at Perth Airport, July 2011.
VH-FKC. Alliance - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, February 2012.
VH-FKC. Alliance - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, November 2012.
VH-FKC. Alliance - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, November 2012.
VH-FKC. Alliance - in the full livery at Perth Airport, March 2013.
VH-FKC. Alliance - in the full livery at Perth Airport, March 2013.