VH-XKM. Fokker F28-0100. c/n 11410.


 

Aircraft ordered new by GPA

Registration 'PH-KXR' reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - May 08, 1992

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-KXR - July 13, 1992

Registered to Fokker Aircraft BV, te Amsterdam BvL 4523

First flown as PH-KXR in all-white livery - July 31, 1992

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Ferried Amsterdam (Schiphol) - Woensdrecht in all-white livery - August 14, 1992

Ferried Woensdrecht - Antwerp (Deurne) for demonstation flights - September 18, 1992

Demonstration flights performed at Antwerp - September 20, 1992

Ferried Antwerp (Deurne) - Woensdrecht for storage - September 21, 1992

Registered to Fokker Aircraft Services B.V., Hoogerheide - September 25, 1992

Leased to Fokker Aircraft BV, Amsterdam BvL 4523 as registered operator

GPA - Fokker 100 Ltd order cancelled - January 25, 1993

Aircraft prepared for lease / sale to Mexicana

Temporary export registration 'E-1254' sought for export of aircraft to Mexico - February 08, 1993

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - March 25, 1993

Aircraft cleared for export to Mexico - March 26, 1993

Entered onto the Mexican Aircraft Register as XA-SHG - March 1993

Registered to Compania Mexicana de Aviacion SA

Delivered to Mexicana in all-white livery - April 04, 1993

Aircraft was painted in Mexico into full Mexicana livery

Aircraft was named 'Chimalpopoca'

Aircraft had flown 438 hours with 426 cycles - June 30, 1993

Aircraft renamed 'Saltillo' then changed back to 'Chimalpopoca'

Cancelled from the Mexican Aircraft Register - June 21, 1995

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-KXR - June 22, 1995

Registered to Aircraft Finance and Trading

Leased to Mexican Aircraft Finance III B.V. and operated by Mexicana as registered operator

Aircraft renamed 'Coatzacualcos'

Repossessed by AF & T for the non-payment of leasing fees - June 05, 2003

Aircraft had flown 23,976 hours with 22,432 cycles at time of repossession

Observed in the Fokker hangar at Schiphol in all-white livery - June 06, 2003

Lease to Myanma Airways Corporation did not eventuate - 2003

Test flown at Amsterdam (Schiphol) - November 14, 2003

Lease to Manderin Airlines did not eventuate - 2004

Prepared for lease to Inter Airlines

Test flown at Amsterdam (Schiphol) - May 31, 2004

Customer acceptance flight performed at Amsterdam (Schiphol) - June 11, 2004

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - June 15, 2004

Entered onto the Turkish Aircraft Register as TC-IEC - June 16, 2004

Registered to Aircraft Finance and Trading

Leased to Inter Airlines as registered operator

Observed in Inter Airlines livery at Munich Airport operating for Sun Express - July 2, 2004

Landing gear collapsed when aircraft landed at Instanbul after flight from Dusseldorf - July 24, 2004

No injuries were suffered by passengers or crew

Fokker Services commence repairs at Instanbul - August 17, 2004

Repairs to airframe suspended due to payment problems - 2005

Repairs resumed after a delay of six weeks

Repairs completed - June 23, 2005

Returned to AF & T at Amsterdam (Schiphol) on termination of lease - March 14, 2006

Cancelled from the Turkish Aircraft Register - March 14, 2006

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-KXR - March 15, 2006

Registered to Aircraft Finance and Trading BvL 6857

Stored at Amsterdam (Schiphol) in full Inter Airlines livery

Ferried Amsterdam - Kevlavil - Goose Bay on ferry flight to Click Mexicana - April 04, 2006

Arrived Mexico City at conclusion of ferry flight - April 06, 2006

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - April 27, 2006

Entered onto the Mexican Aircraft Register as XA-KXR - May 10, 2006

Registered to Aircraft Finance and Trading

Leased to Aerocaribe SA as registered operator

Arrived Woensdrecht in all-white livery on return to lessor on termination of lease - June 15, 2009

Cancelled from the Mexican Aircraft Register - July 2009

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-KXR - July 15, 2009

Registered to Aircraft Finance and Trading BvL 7473

Stored in all-white livery at Woensdrecht

Ferried Woensdrecht - Maastricht in all-white livery as SXI-1279 - November 23, 2012

Ferried Maastricht - Bratislava as SXI-1316 for repainting - March 11, 2013

Repainted at Bratislava into Skippers Aviation livery

Observed at Bratislava in full Skippers livery as 'VH-XKM' - April 08, 2013

For lease / sale to Skippers Aviation Pty Ltd

Departed Bratislava on fery flight to Australia as SXI1337 - September 12, 2013

Arrived Perth (15:52 local) at conclusion of ferry flight - September 14, 2013

Ferry route: Bratislava - Trabson - Al Ain - Penang - Halim - Perth

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XKM - September 20, 2013

Registered to Skippers Aviation Pty Ltd, Subiaco, W. A.

Currently stored at Perth awaiting entry into service - 2014

 


 

XA-SHG. Mexicana - in the full livery at Miami Airport, December 1994.
PH-KXR. Inter Airlines - in the full livery at Amsterdam Airport, March 2006.
PH-KXR. Skippers - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, September 2013.
VH-XKM. Skippers - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, September 2013.