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

 

This aircraft was ordered new by US Air - ?

The temporary export registration 'E-1030 / PH-EZD' was applied to the aircraft - January 17, 1990

The temporary export registration 'E-1030 / PH-EZD' was reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - January 1990

First flown as 'PH-EZD' in the 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

The temporary export registration 'E-1030 / PH-EZD' was removed from the aircraft - May 08, 1990

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

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

Arrived United States on completion of the ferry 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

This aircraft was 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

It 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 on completion of the ferry flight to the Netherlands - June 16, 2003

The Dutch registration 'PH-CXF' was 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 the erry 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) in an all-white livery as SX11109 - 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 an 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 the Virgin Australia livery

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

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

Arrived Perth on completion of the ferry flight in the standard Virgin Australia livery - October 27, 2014

Ferry route:

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FZH - November 14, 2014

Registered to ?

Registered to Virgin Australia Regional Airlines Pty Ltd, Cloverdale, Western Australia - November 22, 2017

Current with Virgin Australia

 

PH-CXF. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 27, 2014.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-715.)

PH-CXF. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 27, 2014.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-716.)

PH-CXF. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 27, 2014.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-717.)

VH-FZH. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, March 08, 2017.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 1995-914.)

VH-FZH. Virgin Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 13, 2018.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-918.)