VH-XWS. Fokker F28-0100. c/n 11314.


 

Ordered new by US Airways

Temporary registration marks E-1038/PH-EZH applied to aircraft - March 5, 1990

Temporary export registration E-1038 / PH-EZH reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - March 13, 1990

First flown as PH-EZH in US Air livery - October 23, 1990

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Sold to Fokker Aircraft USA, Inc - November 1, 1990

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N869US - November 2, 1990

Registered to Fokker Aircraft USA, Inc

Aircraft cleared for export to the United States - November 7, 1990

Temporary registration marks PH-EZH removed from the aircraft - November 7, 1990

Departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) on delivery flight to the United States via Keflavik - November 7, 1990

Sold to US Air, Inc - November 8, 1990

Registered to US Air, Inc - November 8, 1990

Aircraft had flown 6,329 hours with 5,780 cycles - June 30, 1993

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

Operated final US Airways revenue service Raleigh - Durham - Pittsburg - December 1, 2001

Ferried Pittsburg - Mojave for storage - December 3, 2001

Sold to Pembroke Capital Aircraft - April 30, 2003

Sold to Wilmington Trust Company - April 30, 2003

Registered to Wilmington Trust Company, Inc - May 7, 2003

Arrived Woensdrecht at conclusion of ferry flight from Mojave in full US Airways livery - May 26, 2003

Registration PH-CXL reserved by Aircraft Financing and Trading

Cancelled from the U. S. Aircraft Register - July 9, 2003

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-CXL - July 21, 2003

Registered to Aircraft Finance and Trading

Test flown at Woensdrecht - July 29, 2003

Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA 6425) issued

Ferried Woensdrecht - Basel for repainting into Germania livery - August 1, 2003

Ferried Basel - Woensdrecht after repainting - August 16, 2003

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - August 19, 2003

Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-AGPL - August 19, 2003

Registered to Pembroke Capital Aircraft Shannon Ltd

Leased to Germania Fluggellschaft, GmbH as registered operator

Departed Woensdrecht on delivery to Germania - August 19, 2003

Leased to DBA - January 1, 2006

Observed at Munich with 'Willkommen Zum Fussball' and Puma logo - ?

DBA merged to form Air Berlin - August 17, 2006

Arrived Woensdrecht for repainting into Air Berlin livery - ?

Observed at Stuttgart in Air Berlin livery - December 28, 2006

Returned to Germania on termination of lease to Air Berlin - ?

Ferried Eindhoven - Berlin (Schonefeld) for storage - August 20, 2008

Observed at Berlin (Schonefeld) with 'Germania Aero' titles on engine nacelles - August 27, 2008

Ferried Berlin (Schonefeld) - Woensdrecht for storage in full Germania livery - April 14, 2009

Observed stored at Woensdrecht in all-white livery - February 25, 2010

Registered to Aircraft Financing & Trading

Test flown at Woensdrecht in preparation for sale to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd - July 6, 2010

Cancelled from the German Aircraft Register - September 8, 2010

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XWS - September 14, 2010

Registered to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd

Accepted by Alliance Airlines at Woensdrecht - October 1, 2010

Departed Woensdrecht on delivery flight to Australia - October 1, 2010

Arrived Brisbane at conclusion of delivery flight - October 4, 2010

Delivery flight was conducted by Southern Cross Aviation as SX1029

Delivery route: Woensdrecht - Trabazon - Al Ain - Nagpur - Penang - Koepang - Brisbane

Repainted in Brisbane in full Alliance livery during pre-service maintenance

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Cloncurry as QQ712 - October 12, 2012

Current with Alliance Airlines

 


 

D-AGPL. DBA - in the full livery at an unknown airport, May 2006.
D-AGPL. Air Berlin - in the full livery at an unknown airport, March 2008.
VH-XWS. Germania - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, October 2010.
VH-XWS. Germania - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, October 2010.