VH-FSW. Fokker F28-0100. c/n 11391.


 

Ordered new by US Air Inc

Registration N896US reserved for US Air Inc - January 13, 1988

Temporary export registration E-1175 / PH-EZB applied to the aircraft - March 24, 1992

Temporary export registration E-1175 / PH-EZB reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - March 24, 1992

First flown as PH-EZB in US Air livery - April 9, 1992

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Aircraft cleared for export to the United States - May 7, 1992

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N896US - May 1992

Accepted by US Air at Schiphol - May 10, 1992

Departed Amsterdam on delivery flight to the United States via Reykjavik - May 10, 1992

Arrived Pittsburg at conclusion of delivery flight - May 20, 1992

Aircraft had flown 2,701 hours with 2,470 cycles - June 30, 1993

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

Operated final revenue service Indianapolis - Charlotte - December 1, 2001

Arrived Mojave for storage - December 5, 2001

Sold to Fokker Services BV - 2003

Arrived Woensdrecht for storage - September 12, 2003

Cancelled from the U. S. Aircraft Register - October 17, 2003

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-CXR - November 19, 2003

Registered to Aircraft Financing & Trading BvL 6488

Test flown at Woensdrecht - December 22, 2003

Ferried Woensdrecht - Amsterdam in US Airways livery for repainting by QAPS - December 24, 2003

Ferried Amsterdam - Woensdrecht in Germania livery - January 14, 2004

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - February 4, 2004

Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-AGPR - February 4, 2004

Registered to Germania Fluggesellschaft GmbH

Leased to Deutsch BA - March 30, 2005

Observed at Hamburg in DBA livery - March 30, 2005

Observed with 'Welcome to Football' titles - April 2006

Ferried Berlin (Tegel) - Eindhoven for repainting in Air Berlin livery - November 28, 2006

Rolled out at Eindhoven in Air Berlin livery - December 3, 2006

Leased to Air Berlin - December 9, 2006

Withdrawn from use and stored - January 2008

Prepared for lease to Alliance Airlines - 2007

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FSW - August 14, 2008

Registered to F100 Pty Ltd, Subiaco, W. A., Australia

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

Ferried Berlin (Tegel) - East Midlands in Air Berlin livery - August 21, 2008

Ferried East Midlands - Woensdrecht after repainting in Skywest livery - September 1, 2008

Arrived Perth at conclusion of delivery flight to Australia - October 10, 2008

Leased to Skywest Airlines at $US106,000 per month for 64 months - October 11, 2008

Operated first revenue service Perth - Telfer as XR267 - October 23, 2008

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

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

Skywest Airlines officially renamed Virgin Australia Regional Airlines - May 3, 2013

Operated the final Skywest service under the 'XR' designator Broome - Perth as XR16 - August 1, 2013

Current with Virgin Australia Regional Airlines

 


 

D-AGPR. DBA - in the full livery at an unknown airport, April 2005.
D-AGPR. DBA - in the full livery at Nuremberg Airport, August 2005.
D-AGPR. Air Berlin - in the full livery at an unknown airport, November 2007.
VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at East Midlands Airport, September 2008.

VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Perth Airport, July 2009.

VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Perth Airport, March 2010.
VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Perth Airport, July 2011.
VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, November 2012.
VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Perth Airport, January 2013.
VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, March 2013.
VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, March 2013.
VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.
VH-FSW. Skywest - in the full livery at Geraldton Airport, May 2013.