VH-CAV. Fokker F.27-1009. c/n 10131.

 

Purchased new by the Department of Civil Aviation, Melbourne

First flown as PH-FAY - August 22, 1959

Arrived at Melbourne (Essendon) Airport on completion of the delivery flight - September 19, 1959

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-CAV - September 24, 1959

Registered to the Department of Civil Aviation, Melbourne

Crewed and maintained by Trans Australia Airlines - October 13, 1959 to December 09, 1977

Used for calibration and airfield survey work by the Department of Civil Aviation

Transferred to Department of Transport Air Transport Group - July 07, 1974

Sold to Air Anglia - December 20, 1978

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - January 30, 1979

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-STAN - April 30, 1979

Ownership transfered to Air UK following merger of Air Anglia and Air UK

Aircraft was named 'Jimmy Saville'

Withdrawn from service May 1995 and scrapped during 1996

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - December 20, 1996

Aircraft had flown over 38,060 hours

 

PH-FAY. Department of Civil Aviation - in the standard livery somewhere over Holland, September 1959.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1999-037.)

VH-CAV. Department of Civil Aviation - in the standard livery at Melbourne Essendon Airport, November 1972.

(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 1999-480.)

VH-CAV. Department of Civil Aviation - in the standard livery at Melbourne Essendon Airport, July 1973.

(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 1999-479.)

VH-CAV. Department of Civil Aviation - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 1974.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1999-371.)

VH-CAV. Department of Civil Aviation - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 1976.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1999-372.)

VH-CAV. Department of Civil Aviation - in the revised livery at Melbourne Essendon Airport, January 1975.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1993-181.)

VH-CAV. Department of Civil Aviation - in the revised livery at Melbourne Essendon Airport, January 1977.

(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 1993-195.)

VH-CAV. Department of Civil Aviation - in the revised livery at Melbourne Essendon Airport, January 1978.

(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 1999-481.)

G-STAN. Air UK - in the basic Air Anglia livery at an unknown airport, October 1980.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1999-005.)

G-STAN. Air UK - in the basic Air Anglia livery at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, April 1981.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1999-858.)

G-STAN. Air UK - in the basic Air Anglia livery at an unknown airport, May 1981.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1999-483.)

G-STAN. Air UK - in the basic Air Anglia livery at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, date unknown.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1993-502.)

G-STAN. Air UK - in the revised livery at Manchester Airport, October 1981.

(G. Ditchfield Copyright Image 1993-106.)

G-STAN. Air UK - in the revised livery at an unknown airport, September 1986.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1999-007.)

G-STAN. Air UK - in the final livery at an unknown airport, October 1988.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1999-484.)

G-STAN. Air UK - in the final livery at an unknown airport, December 1988.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1999-006.)