VH-JFE. Fokker F-28-070. c/n 11545.

 

Temporary export registration E-1406 / PH-EZH applied to the aircraft - May 16, 1995

First flown as 'PH-EZH' in Ford Motor Company livery - July 13, 1995

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Sold to Fokker Aircraft USA Inc - July 20, 1995

Aircraft cleared for export to the United States - July 24, 1995

Temporary export registration marks E-1406 / PH-EZH removed from the aircraft - July 24, 1995

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N324K - July 24, 1995

Registered to Ford Holdings Financing Inc

Departed Amstedam on the ferry flight to the United States via Keflavik - July 24, 1995

Arrived Detroit at the conclusion of the ferry flight - July 25, 1995

Arrived Woensdrecht for overhaul - January 30, 2007

Departed Woensdrecht for United States on completion of overhaul - March 12, 2007

Withdrawn from service - ?

Sold by International Aviation Services Corp to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee - August 2010

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - August 27, 2010

Entered onto the Panamanian Aircraft Register as HP-1732PST - August 2010

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee

Leased to Air Panama as the registered operator

Observed at Jan Jose, Costa Rica in full Air Panama livery - May 27, 2011

Sustained damage to right hand engine when it caught fire during ground test run - September 06, 2012

Incident took place at Juan Santamania, Costa Rica

Visible damage occured to upper engine cowl but no reported injuries to three engineers on board

Parked at Juan Santamania awaiting a replacement engine - September 11, 2012

Repaired on site

Sold to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Australia

Departed Panama City on the ferry flight to Australia - January 21, 2013

Arrived at Brisbane at the conclusion of ferry flight - January 27, 2013

Ferry flight was conducted by Southern Cross Aviation as SXI-1303

Ferry route: Panama City - Nassau - Halifax - Keflavik - Luxembourg - Trabzon - Al Ain -

Nagpur - Penang - Kupang - Brisbane

Cancelled from the Panamanian Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-JFE - February 15, 2013

Registered to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd

Current with Alliance Airlines

 

VH-JFE. Alliance - in the non-standard livery at Perth Airport, March 16, 2013.

(G. Wood Copyright Image 1995-469.)

VH-JFE. Alliance - in the non-standard livery at Melbourne Essendon Airport, March 27, 2013.

(G. Canciana Copyright Image 1995-492.)

VH-JFE. Alliance - in the non-standard livery at Melbourne Essendon Airport, March 27, 2013.

(G. Canciana Copyright Image 1995-530.)

VH-JFE. Alliance - in the non-standard livery at Melbourne Essendon Airport, March 27, 2013.

(G. Canciana Copyright Image 1995-493.)

VH-JFE. Alliance - in the non-standard livery at Perth Airport, May 25, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-734.)

VH-JFE. Alliance - in the non-standard livery at Perth Airport, May 25, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-735.)

VH-JFE. Alliance - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 17, 2013.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 1995-733.)

VH-JFE. Alliance - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, September 13, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-732.)

VH-JFE. Alliance - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, September 13, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-731.)