VH-NHK. Fokker F28-0100. c/n 11465.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by American Airlines

The registration 'N1453D' was reserved by American Airlines - September 16, 1988

The temporary export registration E-1227 / PH-EZJ was applied to the aircraft - May 14, 1993

First flown as PH-EZJ in the American Airlines livery - June 28, 1993

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

The temporary export registration E-1227 / PH-EZJ rwas emoved from the aircraft - July 08, 1993

Sold to Fokker Aircraft USA, Inc - July 08, 1993

Aircraft cleared for export to the United States - July 12, 1993

Entered onto the United StatesAircraft Register as N1453D - July 12, 1993

Registered to Aircraft N1453D Trust c/- Wilmington Trust, Wilmington, DE, U. S. A.

Leased to American Airlines as registered operator

Test flown Amsterdam (Schiphol) - Woensdrecht - Amsterdam (Schiphol) - July 13, 1993

Departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) on the ferry flight to United States via Keflavik - July 27, 1993

Operated first American Airlines revenue service Chicago (O'Hare) - Minneapolis - July 30, 1993

Operated final American Airlines revenue service Philadelphia - Chicago (O'Hare) - February 02, 2004

Ferried Chicago (O'Hare) - Mojave for storage - February 03, 2004

The intended lease / sale to VIP, SA did not eventuate - 2006

Ferried Mojave - Tulsa for preparation for sale to Avianca, Colombia

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - May 25, 2006

Entered onto the Colombian Aircraft Register as HK-4430-X - May 2006

Registered to Wilmington Trust, Wilmington, DE

Leased to Aerovias Nacionales de Colombia, SA (Avianca) as registered operator

Reregistered as HK-4430 - ?

Departed Cali on the ferry flight to Holland for end-of-lease maintenance as SXI1221 - March 06, 2012

Arrived Woensdrecht on completion of the ferry flight - March 08, 2012

Ferry route: Cali - Nassau - Halifax - Keflavik - Woensdrecht

Ferry flight carried out to Southern Cross Aviation

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-AQB - May 22, 2012

Registered to Fokker Aircraft Services BV

Prepared for sale to Qantas Airways Ltd

Test flown at Woensdrecht in the standard Network Aviation livery July 17, 2012

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - July 17, 2012

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NHK - July 18, 2012

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Leased to Network Aviation Pty Ltd, Belmont, Western Australia as the registered operator

Departed Woensdrecht on the ferry flight to Australia as SXI1251- July 20, 2012

Arrived Perth (13:13 local) on completion of the ferry flight - July 29, 2012

Delivery route: Woensdrecht - Trabazon - Al Ain - Nagpur - Penang - Jakarta (Halim) - Perth

Delivery flight was conducted by Southern Cross Aviation

Operated first revenue service Perth - ? - August 06, 2012

Current with Network Aviation

 

VH-NHK. Network - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, February 12, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-808.)

VH-NHK. Network - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, March 13, 2013.

(M. Lynam Copyright Image 1995-467.)

VH-NHK. Network - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 04, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-862.)

VH-NHK. Network - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 24, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-863.)

VH-NHK. Network - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 08, 2013.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-864.)

VH-NHK. Network - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, February 19, 2014.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-839.)