VH-XWT. Fokker F28-0100. c/n 11338.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by US Airways - ?

The temporary export registration 'E-1103 / PH-EZS' was applied to the aircraft - April 10, 1991

The temporary export registration 'E-1103 / PH-EZS' was reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - April 15, 1991

First flown as 'PH-EZS' in US Air livery - May 13, 1991

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines

Sold to Fokker Aircraft USA, Inc - May 29, 1991

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N884US - May 29, 1991

Registered to Fokker Aircraft USA Inc

Leased to US Airways as the registered operator

This aircraft was cleared for export to the United States - May 30, 1991

The temporary export registration 'PH-EZS' was removed from the aircraft - May 31, 1991

Departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) on the delivery flight to the United States via Keflavik - May 31, 1991

Sold to US Air - June 03, 1991

Registered to US Air - June 04, 1991

The aircraft had flown 5,102 hours with 4,621 cycles - June 30, 1993

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

Withdrawn from service and ferried to Mojave for storage - 2001

Sold to Pembroke Capital Aircraft Ltd - April 30, 2003

Sold to Wilmington Trust Company - April 30, 2003

Registered to Wilmington Trust Company - June 09, 2003

The Dutch registration 'PH-CXQ' was reserved by Aircraft Finance ad Trading - 2003

Ferried Mojave - Norwich by Southern Cross Aviation as SXA25 - August 09, 2003

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - September 2003

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-CXQ - September 04, 2003

Registered to Aircraft Finance and Trading BvL 6459

Test flown at Norwich - October 19, 2003

Ferried Norwich - Amsterdam (Schiphol) in the US Airways livery for repainting by QAPS - October 27, 2003

Rolled out at Amsterdam (Schiphol) in the Germania livery - November 06, 2003

Ferried Amsterdam (Schiphol) - Norwich - November 07, 2003

Test flown at Norwich following pre-lease maintenance - November 18 / 23 / 25, 2003

Ferried Norwich - Woesndrecht - November 26, 2003

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - December 03, 2003

Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-AGPQ - December 04, 2003

Registered to Pembroke Capital Aircraft (Shannon) Ltd

Leased to Germania Fluggesellschaft GmbH as the registered operator

Accepted by Germania at Woensdrecht - December 14, 2003

Observed with 'Willkommen Zum Fussball' titles - July 2006

Leased to Air Berlin - February 17, 2007

Ferried Berlin (Tegel) - Eindhoven for repainting - November 03, 2008

Ferried Eindhoven - Berlin (Tegel) in all-white livery - November 09, 2008

Arrived Bremen on lease to Ostfriesische Lufttransport GmbH - November 24, 2008

Arrived Woensdrecht in all-white livery for storage - April 09, 2009

It was observed stored at Woensdrecht in all-white livery - February 25, 2010

It was observed stored at Woensdrecht in all-white livery - June 03, 2010

Prepared for sale to Alliance Airlines

Cancelled from the German Aircraft Register - ?

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

Registered to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd, Brisbane

Departed Woensdrecht on the delivery flight to Australia in an all-white livery - November 03, 2010

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the ferry flight - November 06, 2010

Delivery route: Woensdrecht - Trabzon - Al Ain - Nagpur - Penang - Kupang - Brisbane

This flight was carried out by Southern Cross Aviation as 'SXI-1032'

Test flown at Brisbane in the Alliance livery - March 21, 2011

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Ballera as QQ862 - March 23, 2011

It operated the inaugural Brisbane - Alice Springs service on behalf of Virgin Australia as VOZ1023 - June 19, 2018

Current with Alliance Airlines

 

D-AGPQ. Air Berlin - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, February 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1995-651.)

VH-XWT. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach irport, May 12, 2012.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1995-689.)

VH-XWT. Alliance - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach irport, July 07, 2012.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 1995-441.)