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

 

The temporary export registration 'E-1320 / PH-MXL' was applied to aircraft - March 30, 1993

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

First flown as PH-MXL in an 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 (Schiphol) - Woensdrecht for storage - April 16, 1993

Ferried Woensdrecht - Amsterdam (Schiphol) 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 Amsterdam (Schiphol) - 1994

Performed demonstration flights for Northwest Airlines - March 22, 1994

Performed demonstration flights for Finnair - April 20, 1994

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

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

The aircraft was 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 Amsterdam (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 an 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 on completion 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 the Virgin Australia livery - April 10, 2013

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

The aircraft was 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 standard livery at Raleigh Airport, May 1999.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-535.)

VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the partial livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, May 2010.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-536.)

VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, March 24, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-484.)

VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 24, 2012.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-365.)

VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, July 18, 2012.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-366.)

VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, August 15, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-419.)

VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, September 19, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-485.)

VH-FSQ. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, September 19, 2012.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-423.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 10, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-497.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 10, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-496.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 10, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-498.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 10, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-499.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 13, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-527.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 15, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-534.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 15, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-572.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, April 19, 2013.

(G. Canciani Copyright Image 1995-537.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, April 19, 2013.

(G. Canciani Copyright Image 1995-538.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, April 20, 2013.

(P. Finnigan Copyright Image 1995-625.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 30, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-654.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 30, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-655.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 30, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-656.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 01, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-630.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 01, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-631.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 01, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-632.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 01, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-633.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 01, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-645.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 01, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-646.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 03, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-634.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 03, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-635.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 03, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-637.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 03, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-639.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 03, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-640.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 03, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-642.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, May 03, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-647.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, September 20, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-770.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, September 20, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-768.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, September 20, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-769.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 24, 2018.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-922.)

VH-FSQ. Virgin Australia - 'Bill's Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 24, 2018.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-923.)