VH-FZH. Fokker F28-0100. c/n 11303.


 

Aircraft ordered new by US Air

Temporary export registration E-1030 / PH-EZD applied to the aircraft - January 17, 1990

Temporary export registration E-1030 / PH-EZD reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - January 1990

First flown as PH-EZD in US Air livery - April 24, 1990

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Sold to Fokker Aircraft USA, Inc - May 04, 1990

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N863US - May 04, 1990

Registered to Fokker Aircraft USA, Inc

Leased to US Air as the registered operator

Temporary export registration E-1030 / PH-EZD removed from the aircraft - May 08, 1990

Aircraft cleared for export to the United States - May 08, 1990

Departed Amsterdam on delivery flight to the United States - May 08, 1990

Arrived United States at conclusion of delivery flight - May 09, 1990

Registered to Closed US Air Inc - May 10, 1990

Aircraft had flown 7,776 hours with 7,134 cycles - June 30, 1993

US Air was renamed US Airways - February 27, 1997

Aircraft damaged at Philadelphia Airport when a fuel truck crashed into the starboard wing - March 11, 1998

No casualties were sustained by the 83 passengers and crew but tanker driver was seriously injured

Aircraft was repaired and returned to service

Operated final US Airways revenue service - Philadelphia - Raleigh- Durham - December 01, 2001

Ferried Durham - Mojave for storage - December 03, 2001

Sold to Pembroke Capital Aircraft Shannon Ltd - April 30, 2003

Sold to Wilmington Trust Company - April 30, 2003

Registered to Wilmington Trust Company - May 20, 2003

Arrived Woensdrecht at conclusion of ferry flight - June 16, 2003

Dutch registration 'PH-CXF' reserved by Pembroke Capital Aircraft - June 18, 2003

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - July 21, 2003

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-CXF - August 14, 2003

Registered to Aircraft Finance & Trading BVL 6437

Test flown at Woensdrecht after undergoing overhaul in preparation for lease to Germania - August 26, 2003

Ferried Woensdrecht - Amsterdam for repainting by QAPS - August 29, 2003

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - September 05, 2003

Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-AGPY - September 05, 2003

Registered to Aircraft Finance & Trading BVL

Leased to Germania Fluggesellschatf mbH as the registered operator

Ferried Amsterdam (Schipol) - Dusseldorf - September 10, 2003

Observed at Salzburg on lease to DBA - February 11, 2006

Observed at Cologne with 'Willkommen zum Fussball' titles and Puma logo - March 14, 2006

Arrived Woensdrecht for end-of-lease maintenance - February 26, 2007

Cancelled from the German Aircraft Register - March 15, 2007

Prepared for lease / sale to Aero Caribe SA / Mexicana Click

Entered onto the Mexican Aircraft Register as XA-JXT - March 2007

Departed Berlin on ferry flight to Mexico via Keflavik - March 22, 2007

Observed at Mexico City in Mexican Click livery - March 31, 2007

Operated final Mexican Click revenue service and stored at Mexico City - August 28, 2010

Registration 'PH-EZD' requested by SAMCO Aircraft Maintenance BV but was refused - September 22, 1010

Ferried Mexico City - Maastricht (Aachen) as SXI1109 in all-white livery - March 21 - 23, 2011

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-CXF - May 09, 2011

Registered to SAMCO BVL 7722

Ferried Maastricht - Woensdrecht as SXI1402 - May 09, 2011

Observed stored at Maastricht in all-white livery - March 23, 2012

Ferried Maastricht - Woensdrecht - January 14, 2014

Prepared for lease / sale to Virgin Australia Regional Airlines - 2014

Observed in hangar at Woensdrecht being painted in Virgin Australia livery - April 23, 2014

Observed at Woensdrecht in full Virgin Australia livery

Test flown at Woensdrecht in full Virgin Australia livery - September 29 - 30, 2014

Departed Woensdrecht on ferry flight to Australia as SXI1422 - October 24, 2014

Arrived Perth at conclusion of ferry flight in standard Virgin Australia livery - October 27, 2014

Ferry route:

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FZH - ?

 


 

PH-CXF. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 2014.
PH-CXF. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 2014.
PH-CXF. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 2014.