VH-FWH. Fokker F.28-0100. c/n 11316.


 

Originally ordered by Wardair, Canada but order cancelled

Temporary export registration E-1039 / PH-EZW applied for by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - March 13, 1990

First flown as PH-EZW in Air Europe livery - November 24, 1990

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Delivery to Air Europe delayed and aircraft stored at Amsterdam

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-FIDO - February 15, 1991

Ferried Amsterdam - Gatwick as AOE001T on delivery to Air Europe - February 15, 1991

Operated first revenue service Gatwick - Vienna - Gatwick as AOE660/661 - February 16, 1991

Operated final Air Europe revenue service Copenhagen - Gatwick as AOE063 - March 8, 1991

Air Europe ceased operations - March 8, 1991

Ferried London (Gatwick) - Woensdrecht for storage - March 22, 1991

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - June 10, 1991

Entered onto Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-RRG - July 24, 1991

Registered to Fokker Aircraft BV, Amsterdam

Test flown at Woensdrecht in all-white livery - July 25, 1991

Ferried Woensdrecht - Basle for cabin installation for Air Ivoire - August 9, 1991

Ferried Basle - Woensdrecht at conclusion of fit-out - August 27, 1991

Entered onto Ivory Coast Aircraft Register as TU-TIV - August 29, 1991

Cancelled from Dutch Aircraft Register - October 3, 1991

Export registration E-1117 applied for and granted for export to Ivory Coast

Handed over to Air Ivoire at Woensdrecht - October 3, 1991

Aircraft named 'Bandama'

Ferried Amsterdam - Marocco - October 4, 1991

Aircraft advertised for sale with 10,433 hours and 8,311 cycles - July 14, 1997

Withdrawn from use and stored at Norwich, England - August 25, 1997

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BXNF - October 15, 1997

Registered to Airlines Facilities Pty, Ltd - September 18, 1998

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - May 14, 1999

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FWH - May 27, 1999

Registered to Flight West Airlines Pty Ltd

Arrived at Brisbane at conclusion of delivery flight with Southern Cross Aviation - July 29, 1999

Flight West ceased operations - June 19, 2001

Sold to Queensland Airlines Holding Pty Ltd - April 5, 2002

Rolled out in new Alliance livery at Brisbane - August 25, 2002

Operated inaugural Alliance Brisbane - Rockhampton service - August 26, 2002

Operated inaugural Alliance Brisbane - Norfolk Island service as QQ735 - September 7, 2002

Aircraft named 'City of Townsville' at ceremony at Townsville Airport - October 2, 2002

Leased to Air Niugini

Ferried Brisbane - Port Moresby as QQ555 - June 28, 2004

Operated first Air Niugini revenue service Port Moresby - Cairns as PX090 - June 30, 2004

Operated final Air Niugini revenue service Port Moresby - Cairns as PX098 - September 26, 2004

Ferried Cairns - Townsville as QQ999 - September 26, 2004

Returned to Alliance service Townsville - Phosphate Hill as QQ931 - September 27, 2004

Leased to Air Niugini and ferried Brisbane - Port Moresby as QQ555 - December 5, 2004

Operated first Air Niugini revenue service Port Moresby - Cairns as PX090 - December 6, 2004

Lease to Air Niugini terminated - January 14, 2005

Leased to Air Niugini - January 23, 2005 to February 16, 2005

Ferried Brisbane - Richmond for repainting into Alliance livery - March 9, 2006

Ferried Brisbane - Townsville as QQ999 - March 28, 2006

Entered service with Alliance Townsville - The Monument - Townsville as QQ831 / 832 - March 29, 2006

Ferried Brisbane - Adelaide - Perth as QQ992 - October 30, 2006

Utilised on BHP Billiton charter fly-in / fly-out contract based in Perth

Commenced operations Perth - Mount Keith as QQ792 - November 1, 2006

Registered to Aircraft Leasing No 1 Pty Ltd - December 21, 2006

Leased to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd as registered operator

Current with Alliance Airlines

 


 

VH-FWH. Flight West - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, July 1999.

VH-FWH. Flight West - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, August 1999.

VH-FWH. Flight West - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, July 2001.

VH-FWH. Alliance - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, October 2004.

VH-FWH. Alliance - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, October 2004.
VH-FWH. Air Niugini - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, March 2005.
VH-FWH. Alliance - in the full livery at Perth Airport, June 2009.
VH-FWH. Alliance - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, October 2009.
VH-FWH. Alliance - in the full livery at Adelaide Airport, October 2011.
VH-FWH. Alliance - in the full livery at Perth Airport, March 2012.