VH-XWN. Fokker F-28-0100. c/n 11278.


 

Ordered new by US Airways

Temporary export registration E-964 / PH-EZG applied to the aircraft - December 5, 1988

Temporary export registration E-964 / PH-EZG reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - December 6, 1988

First flown as PH-EZG in US Air livery - July 20, 1989

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Sold to Fokker Aircraft USA, Inc - August 3, 1989

Temporary export registration E-964 / PH-EZG removed from the aircraft - August 7, 1989

Aircraft cleared for export to the United States - August 7, 1989

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N851US - August 7, 1989

Accepted by US Air at Amsterdam - August 7, 1989

Departed Amsterdam on delivery flight to the United States via Keflavik - August 7, 1989

Official sale from Fokker Aircraft USA to US Air - August 8, 1989

Registered to US Air Inc - August 15, 1989

Aircraft had flown 8,792 hours with 8,140 cycles - June 30, 1993

Ferried Reykjavik - Woensdrecht as USA8001 for 12,000 hour 'D' check - October 27, 1994

Departed Woensdrecht as USA8002 at conclusion of 12,000 hour 'D' check - December 1, 1994

Registered to US Airways when US Air changed its name - February 27, 1997

Withdrawn from service and ferried to Mojave for storage - April 2, 2002

Sold to Wilmington Trust Company - February 11, 2003

Sold to Pembroke Capital Aircraft Ltd - February 11, 2003

Ferried Mojave - Columbus - Goose Bay as SXA13 on ferry flight to Holland - February 18, 2003

Arrived Woensdrecht at conclusion of ferry flight - March 29, 2003

Ferried Woensdrecht - Amsterdam in full US Airways livery as D-AGPB

Ferried Schiphol - Woensdrecht in new Germania livery following repaint by QAPS - April 9, 2003

Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA 6362) issued - April 10, 2003

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-CXB - April 10, 2003

Registered to Aircraft Finance and Trading

Test flown in Germania livery at Woensdrecht - April 23, 2003

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - April 23, 2003

Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-AGPB - April 23, 2003

Registered to Pembroke Capital Aircraft Shannon Ltd

Leased to Germania Fluggellschaft, GmbH as registered operator

Operated first Germania revenue service Palma - Salzburg - Palma - May 31, 2003

Arrived Southend for repainting in the Air Berlin livery - March 16, 2004

Departed Southend after repainting - March 20, 2004

Leased to Air Berlin - March 20, 2004

Observed at Dusseldorf as 'Spirit of Hinrich Bischof' - September 22, 2007

Hinrich Bischof was the founder of Germania

Returned to Germania at end of lease and stored in Germany - February 2009

Arrived Woensdrecht in all-white livery for storage - March 23, 2009

Sold to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd - May 2010

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XWN - June 1, 2010

Registered to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd

Accepted by Alliance Airlines at Woensdrecht - June 14, 2010

Departed Amsterdam on delivery flight to Australia in all-white livery - June 14, 2010

Arrived Brisbane at conclusion of delivery flight - June 17, 2010

Delivery flight was conducted by Southern Cross Aviation as SX1014

During pre-service maintenance aircraft was repainted at Brisbane

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Townsville - August 23, 2010

Wet-leased to Virgin Australia - February 12, 2012

Returned to Alliance Airlines on ternination of lease - February 10, 2013

Current with Alliance Airlines

 


 

N851US. US Air - in the full livery at unknown airport, March 1991.
D-AGPB. Germania - in the full livery at unknown airport, July 2003.
D-AGPB. Germania - in the full livery at unknown airport, July 2003.

D-AGPB. Germania - in the full livery at unknown airport, March 2004.

VH-XWN. Alliance - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, February 2011.
VH-XWN. Alliance - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Airport, February 2013
VH-XWN. Alliance - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Airport, March 2013
VH-XWN. Alliance - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Airport, March 2013