VH-FSQ. Fokker F28-0100. c/n 11450.


 

Temporary export registration E-1320 / PH-MXL applied to aircraft - March 30, 1993

Temporary export registration E-1320 / PH-MXL reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - March 30, 1993

First flown as PH-MXL in all-white livery - April 07, 1993

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

The intented sale / lease to Saudia Arabian Airlines did not eventuate

Ferried Amsterdam - Woensdrecht for storage - April 16, 1993

Ferried Woensdrecht - Amsterdam in an all-white livery - July 26, 1993

Used to test thrust reverser modifications at Amsterdam - 1993

Flown Amsterdam - Grenada - Amsterdam - November 18, 1993

Painted in the standard Midway livery at Schiphol - 1994

Performed demonstration flights for Northwest Airlines - March 22, 1994

Performed demonstration flights for Finnair - April 20, 1994

Flown Amsterdam - Frankfurt for demonstration flight for Lufthansa - May 09, 1994

Flown Frankfurt - Amsterdam for demonstration flight for Finnair - May 10, 1994

Aircraft cleared for export to the United States - July 06, 1994

Sold to First Security Bank of Utah - July 07, 1994

Leased to Midway Air Transport t/a Midway Airlines as the registered operator

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N107ML - July 22, 1994

Accepted by Midway Airlines at Schiphol - July 22, 1994

Departed Amsterdam on the ferry flight to the United States via Keflavik - July 23, 1994

Sold to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA - 2001

Operated final Midway revenue service La Guardia - Raleigh - Durham - August 13, 2001

Arrived Woensdrecht for storage - November 12, 2001

Observed stored at Woensdrecht in all-white livery - March 04, 2004

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - August 16, 2004

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-MXL - September 08, 2004

Registered to Fokker Aircraft Services BvL 6624

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - November 30, 2004

Entered onto the Nepalese Aircraft Register as 9N-AHI - November 30, 2004

Registered to AerCap, Ireland

Accepted by Cosmic Air Pty Ltd (Nepal) at Woensdrecht - November 30, 2004

Contract with AerCap was terminated - March 15, 2006

Aircraft stored at Kathmandu without engines - October 2006

Observed in service at Kathmandu - February 28, 2008

Arrived Seletar on return to Fokker Services Asia at the end of the lease - March 26, 2009

Observed at Seletar in Cosmic Air livery - April 12, 2009

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N450DR - May 06, 2009

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee

Prepared at Seletar for lease to Skywest Airlines Australia

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - October 09, 2009

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FSQ - October 13, 2009

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest Trustee

Leased to Skywest Airlines (Australia) Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Arrived Perth at the conclusion of the ferry flight - October 22, 2009

Operated first revenue service Perth - Karratha as XR071 - October 26, 2009

Registered to Skywest Airlines (Singapore) Pte Ltd - December 11, 2009

Leased to Skywest Airlines (Australia) Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Virgin Australia announces its intention to acquire Skywest Airlines - October 30, 2012

Operated final service in the standard Skywest livery Boolgeeda - Perth as XR230 - December 20, 2012

Departed Perth (07:19 local) on the ferry flight to Seletar for regular maintenance - December 26, 2012

Route: Perth - Port Headland - Singapore (Seletar)

Ferried Singapore - Townsville for repainting into the standard Virgin Australia livery - March 16, 2013

Ferry route: Singapore (Seletar) - Port Headland - Townsville

Departed Townsville (12:26 local) on the ferry flight to Perth in full Virgin Australia livery - April 10, 2013

Arrived Perth (16:24 local) at the conclusion of the ferry flight - April 10, 2013

Aircraft now named 'Bill's Bay'

Virgin Australia finalises the acquisition of Skywest Airlines - April 11, 2013

Carried out two test flights of approximately 20 minutes duration - April 12, 2013

Carried out one test flight of approximately 20 minutes duration - April 13, 2013

Operated the Virgin Australia service Perth - Broome - Perth as VA1487/1488 - April 14, 2013

Utilised in place of an Embraer 190 aircraft on this service that had gone 'technical'

Returned to Skywest service Perth - West Angelas - Perth as XR211/212 - April 15, 2013

Skywest Airlines is renamed Virgin Australia Regional Airlines - May 07, 2013

Current with Virgin Australia Regional Airlines

 


 

N107ML. Midway - in the full livery at Raleigh Airport, May 1999.
VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the partial livery at Melbourne Airport, May 2010.
VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, March 2012.
VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the full livery at Perth Airport, April 2012.
VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the full livery at Perth Airport, July 2012.
VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, August 2012.
VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, September 2012.
VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, September 2012.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Perth Airport, April 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Perth Airport, April 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Perth Airport, April 2013.

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Perth Airport, April 2013.

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Perth Airport, April 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Perth Airport, April 2013.

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Perth Airport, April 2013.

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, April 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, April 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, April 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Perth Airport, April 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Perth Airport, April 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, September 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, September 2013.
VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, September 2013.