VH-UQG. Fokker F28-0100. c/n 11520.

Was also registered as: N1474D; PH-ZFJ; OE-LVG.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by American Airlines - ?

The American registration 'N1474D' reserved by American Airlines - September 16, 1988

The temporary export registration 'E-1349 / PH-EZV' was applied to the aircraft - April 29, 1994

The temporary export registration E-1349 / PH-EZV was reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - May 03, 1994

First flown as 'PH-EZV' in the American Airlines livery - May 25, 1994

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - June 06, 1994

Sold to Fokker Aircraft USA, Inc - June 07, 1994

Accepted by American Airlines at Amsterdam (Schiphol) - June 07, 1994

The aircraft was cleared for export to the United States - June 09, 1994

The temporary export registration 'E-1349 / PH-EZV' was removed from the aircraft - June 09, 1994

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N1474D - June 09, 1994

Registered to American Airlines Inc

The aircraft was configured with seating for 8 business class and 79 economy class passengers

Departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) on the ferry flight to the United States - June 10, 1994

Operated its first revenue service Chicago (O'Hare) - Atlanta - June 12, 1994

Operated its last revenue service - February 02, 2003

Ferried Tulsa - Mojave for storage - February 04, 2003

The aircraft had flown 21,414 hours with 14,412 cycles

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest Trustee - October 14, 2003

Leased to Helvetic Airlines, Switzerland - 2004

The aircraft arrived at Eindhoven in American Airlines livery - October 09, 2004

Ferried Eindhoven - Woensdrecht for maintenance - October 10, 2004

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - October 12, 2004

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-ZFJ - November 11, 2004

Registered to Fokker Services BV, Hoogerheide BvL6641

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - February 03, 2005

Entered onto the Austrian Aircraft Register as OE-LVG - February 03, 2005

Registered to Austrian Airlines Lease & Finance Corp Ltd

The aircraft was named 'Krakow'

Leased to Slovak Airlines as the registered operator

It had been reconfigured with 105 Economy class seats

Ferried Woensdrecht - Vienna - February 03, 2005

It was observed at Vienna in an all-white livery - February 13, 2005

It was observed at Bratislava in the Slovak livery - February 18, 2005

Returned to Austrian Airlines at the end of the lease - June 21, 2005

Entered service with Austrian Arrows in the 'Star Alliance' livery - June 28, 2005

It was observed at Innsbruck in the 'Star Alliance' livery - October 28, 2006

Ferried to Norwich for repairs - January 15, 2011

It was observed at Geneva in the 'Star Alliance' livery with additional '15 Years' titles - June 15, 2012

The aircraft was transferred to Austrian Airlines -July 01, 2012

The aircraft had been reconfigured with 100 Economy Class seats

Operated its final revenue service Graz - Vienna as OS964 - November 07, 2016

Ferried Vienna - Bratislava for storage - November 15, 2016

Sold to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd - May 2019

Cancelled from the Austrian Aircraft Register - May 2019

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-UQG - May 17, 2019

Registered to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd, Eagle Farm, Brisbane

Ferried Bratislava - Norwich for maintenance and repainting - December 12, 2019

It was painted in the 'Sir Charles Kingsford Smith - Southern Cross' livery

This was to commemorate the first crossing of the Pacific Ocean by Charles Kingsford Smith in 1928

Rolled out a Norwich in the special livery - January 04, 2020

Test flown Norwich - Norwich - January 07, 2020

Ferried Norwich - Bratislava as SXI2003 - January 09, 2020

Departed Bratislava on the ferry flight to Australia as SXI2003 - January 15, 2010

It arrived at Brisbane on completion of the ferry flight - January 19, 2020

Ferry route: Bratislava - Hurghada - Al Ain - Nagpur - Penang - Darwin - Brisbane

Test flown Brisbane - Brisbane (1 hour 09 minutes) as UTY9108/QQ9108 - January 30, 2020

Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Maroochydore as UTY4078/QQ4078 - February 03, 2020

Current with Alliance Airlines

 

 

VH-UQG. Alliance - in the 'Southern Cross Minor' livery at Longreach Airport, April 11, 2021.

(G. Weir Copyright Image 1996-061.)

VH-UQG. Alliance - in the 'Southern Cross Minor' livery at Longreach Airport, April 11, 2021.

(G. Weir Copyright Image 1996-062.)

VH-UQG. Alliance - in the 'Southern Cross Minor' livery at Longreach Airport, April 11, 2021.

(G. Weir Copyright Image 1996-063.)