VH-FNV. Fokker F.27-2061. c/n 10252.


Ordered new by All Nippon Airways - July 3, 1963

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-FFT - May 21, 1964

Registered to NV Kon. Ned. Vliegtuigenfabriek Fokker (CofR 1014)

First flown as PH-FFT - May 21, 1964

Accepted by All Nippon Airways at Schiphol - June 4, 1964

Entered onto the Japanese Aircraft Register as JA-8630

Sold to Ansett Airlines of Australia - October 27, 1971

Aircraft was configured to seat 40 passengers

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FNV - October 28, 1971

Departed Osaka on delivery flight to Australia in basic ANA livery - October 29, 1971

Arrived Melbourne at conclusion of delivery flight - November 1, 1971

Ferry route: Osaka-Kagoshima-Taipei-Manila-Kota Kinabalu-Bali-Darwin-Alice Spings-Melbourne

Crew: Capts J. Burns, A. Crabbe, B. Martin; Navigator W. C. Kennedy; LAMEs E. Cruickshank, L. Cooper

Aircraft was overhauled and repainted into full Ansett 'delta' livery

Entered service with Ansett Airlines of Australia - January 13, 1972

Leased to Ansett Airlines of South Australia - February 7, 1972

Operated first revenue service with Airlines of South Australia - February 8, 1972

Returned to Ansett Airlines of Australia - October 1, 1977

Leased to Bush Pilots Airways Pty Ltd as registered operator - January 3, 1982

Rolled out at Sydney Airport in the full Air Queensland livery - January 1982

Utilised on Brisbane-Maryborough-Bundaberg-Gladstone route

Registered to Air Queensland Ltd - September 23, 1983

Sold to Air Queensland Ltd - October 10, 1985

Withdrawn from service and placed in storage at Brisbane pending sale - August 1986

Returned to service to replace the ATR-42 aircraft - April 16, 1987

Withdrawn from service and stored Brisbane - May 1988

Sold to Pakistan International Airlines

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - June 29, 1988

Entered onto the Pakistan Aircraft Register as AP-BDG

Departed Brisbane on delivery flight to Pakistan in basic Air Queensland livery - July 6, 1988

Utilised temporary registration of VH-FNV until it reached Darwin

Transferred to Pakistan Maritime Security Agency as AR-NZQ/52 - September 1, 1988

Converted to F.27 Maritime configuration - 1990

Transferred to Pakistan Navy as 10252

Observed at PNS Mehan as AR-NZQ - 2007


VH-FNV. Ansett - in basic All Nippon livery at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport, November 1971.

VH-FNV. Ansett - in basic All Nippon livery at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport, November 1971.

VH-FNV. Ansett Airlines of South Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Adelaide Airport, March 1972.

VH-FNV. Ansett Airlines of South Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Adelaide Airport, August 1976.

VH-FNV. Ansett Airlines of South Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Canberra Airport, November 1976.

VH-FNV. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Brisbane Airport, August 1981.

VH-FNV. Air Queensland - in the full livery on roll-out at Sydney Airport, January 1982.

VH-FNV. Air Queensland - in the full livery at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport, November 1984.

VH-FNV. Air Queensland - in the full livery at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport, November 1987.

VH-FNV. Air Queensland - in the full livery at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport, November 1987.