VH-NHY. Fokker F-28-0100. c/n 11467.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by American Airlines

The registration marks 'N1455K' were reserved by American Airlines - September 16, 1988

Temporary export registration E-1279 / PH-EZL applied to the aircraft - May 14, 1993

Temporary export registration E-1279 / PH-EZL reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - May 18, 1993

First flown as PH-EZL in American Airlines livery - July 19, 1993

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Temporary export registration E-1279 / PH-EZL removed from the aircraft - July 27, 1993

Sold to Fokker Aircraft USA, Inc - July 27, 1993

Aircraft cleared for export to the United States - July 29, 1993

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N1455K - July 29, 1993

Registered to Fokker Aircraft N1455K Trust c/- Wilmington Trust, Wilmington, DE, U. S. A.

Leased to American Airlines as the registered operator

Ferried Amsterdam (Schiphol) - Woensdrecht for the fitment of long-range fuel cells - July 30, 1993

Ferried Woensdrecht - Amsterdam (Schiphol) - August 13, 1993

Departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) on the ferry flight to the United States via Keflavik as AAL9499 - August 16, 1993

Operated first revenue service Dallas (Fort Worth) - Nashville - August 19, 1993

Registered to American Airlines, Inc - ?

Withdrawn from American Airlines service - May 03, 2004

Ferried to Mojave for storage - May 2004

Observed stored at Mojave in the standard American Airlines livery - July 2006

An intended lease to Avianca Colombia was not taken up - 2006

Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PR-OAQ - April 05, 2007

Registered to Ocean Air Linhas Aereas S/A, Sao Paulo, Brasil

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - April 06, 2007

Observed at Sorocaba in standard Oceanair livery - April 26, 2007

Observed at Sao Paulo (Guarulhos) in the standard OceanAir livery - June 15, 2007

Oceanair was renamed Avianca Brasil - April 26, 2010

Observed in the Avianca Brasil livery - October 28, 2011

Departed Woensdrecht after maintenance in the standard Avianca livery - May 23, 2012

Arrived Woensdrecht for maintenance as ONE9902 - October 03, 2013

Test flown at Woensdrecht in the standard Avianca livery - November 15, 2013

Departed Woensdrecht for Brasil after maintenance as ONE9903 - November 16, 2013

Withdrawn from service - 2015

Sold to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Departed Rio de Janeiro on the ferry flight to Singapore for maintenance - May 18, 2015

Arrived Singapore (Seletar) on completion of the ferry flight - May 22, 2015

Ferry route: Rio de Janeiro (Galeao) - Sal Island - Casablanca - Catania - ? - Riyadh - ? - Singapore

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NHY - June 23, 2015

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Leased to Network Aviation Pty Ltd, Perth as the registered operator

Ferried Singapore (Seletar) - Surabaya - Darwin - Townsville - July 15, 2015

Delivery flight was conducted by Southern Cross Aviation as SXI-?

Aircraft was repainted into the standard QantasLink livery at Townsville

This was the first Fokker aircraft to acquire the standard Qantas livery

QantasLink Fokker 100s will continue to operate under the Network Aviation's Air Operator Certificate (AOC)

This rebranding is intended to provide a consistent brand across all Westeren Austalian operations

Ferried Townsville (16:15 local) - Alice Springs - Perth (20:22 local) - July 30, 2015

Operated first revenue service - ?

Current with Network Aviation

 

VH-NHY. QantasLink - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, August 12, 2015.

(W. Mallinson Copyright Image 1995-752.)