VH-FNT. Fokker F.27-6108QC. c/n 10322.


 

Aircraft was ordered new by Ansett-ANA - May 11, 1966

Redesigned during production from a Mark 400 to a Mark 600 aircraft

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-FKS - March 01, 1967

Registered to NV Kon. Ned. Vliegtuigenfabriek Fokker (CofR 1260)

First flown as PH-FKS - March 03, 1967

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FNT - March 09, 1967

Registered to Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd, Melbourne

Accepted by Ansett-ANA at Amsterdam (Schipho)l - March 09, 1967

Aircraft was configured to seat 40 passengers

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - March 10, 1967

Departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) on the delivery flight to Australia - March 10, 1967

Arrived Melbourne (Essendon) at the conclusion of the delivery flight - March 18, 1967

Delivery route: Amsterdam - Rome - Athens - Beirut - Damascus - Bahrain - Karachi - Delhi - Calcutta -

Bangkok - Singapore - Jakarta - Denpasar - Darwin - Alice Springs - Melbourne

Flight crew: Captains R. Stanton, A. Lake; Navigator B. S. McEwan

Entered service with Ansett-A.N.A. - March 1967

Ansett-ANA was renamed Ansett Airlines of Australia - November 01, 1968

Chartered by Airlines of South Australia - July 1969

Leased to Air Nauru - January 01, 1972

Leased to M.M.A. - December 15 - 21, 1975

Operated services for both Ansett and Airlines of Northern Australia - April 29, 1981 to August 01, 1982

Participated in memorial flypast over Melbourne honouring Sir Reginald Ansett - February 15, 1982

Flight crew: Captains K. Wallace, D. Wyatt

Leased to Ansett Air Freight for night freight operations - 1983

Operated last Ansett F.27 service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Mildura - Melbourne as AN706/707 - April 29, 1983

Inaugurated a 'no frills service' on the Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Canberra route for Air N.S.W. - March 03, 1986

Operated last revenue service Wynyard - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as AN1886 - June 27, 1986

Withdrawn from use and placed in open storage at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport

Sold to Air UK - March 04, 1987

Departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on the ferry flight to the United Kingdom as AN27 - March 06, 1987

Ferry route: Melbourne - Alice Springs - Broome - Denpasar - Singapore (Seletar) - Bangkok - Calcutta - Dehli -

Karachi - Bahrain - Jeddah - Cairo - Athens - Milano - Norwich

Flight crew: Captains J. A. McEnlly, K. Broomhead, F. Kollar; LAME B. Dickson; Loadmaster J. Bibo

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - February 25, 1988

The intended sale to Pakistan International Airlines did not eventuate

Leased to Aviaco Aviacion y Comercio SA, Spain - March 02, 1988

Entered onto the Spanish Aircraft Register as EC-137 - ?

Reregistered as EC-EHG - March 04, 1988

Withdrawn from use and ferried to Norwich for storage - October 30, 1989

Returned to Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd - November 01, 1989

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FNT - July 05, 1990

Aircraft was not operated by any Ansett company after this date

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - December 17, 1991

Leased to Brooker-Wheaton Aviatuion Ltd - December 18, 1991

Accepted by Brooker-Wheaton Aviation at Norwich - December 21, 1991

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FAFE - January 29, 1992

Brooker-Wheaton Aviation Ltd was renamed Morningstar Air Express - August 20, 1992

Operated by Morningstar Air Express for Fedex Canada

Registered to Morningstar Air Express Inc - October 19, 1992

Returned to A.T.I. and placed in open storage at Marana, Arizona - November 07, 1993

Sold to Peruvian Coast Guard - October 05, 1995

Delivered to the Guarda Costa (Peruvian Coast Guard) as AB584 - October 15, 1995

Observed in service with Guarda Costa - October 25, 1996

Observed at Lima-Callao as withdrawn from use and stored - April 04, 2003

Observed in service with Guarda Costa at Lime, Peru - May 03, 2006

Current status ?

 


 

 

VH-FNT. Ansett-ANA - in the standard livery at Melbourne Airport, August 1969.

VH-FNT. Ansett-ANA - in the standard livery at Melbourne Airport, date unknown.
 

VH-FNT. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Melbourne Airport, April 1981.

VH-FNT. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Adelaide Airport, June 1983.

VH-FNT. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Adelaide Airport, July 1983.
 

 

VH-FNT. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Melbourne Airport, December 1983.
 

EC-EHG. Aviaco - in the standard livery at unknown airport, September 1988.

EC-EHG. Aviaco - in the standard livery at unknown airport, March 1989.

C-FAFE. Fedex Feeder Canada - in the standard livery at Vancouver Airport, December 1992.