VH-MMV. Fokker F.27-2135. c/n 10355.


Entered onto Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-FMB - February 16, 1968

Registered to NV Kon. Ned. Vliegtuigenfabriek Fokker

First flown as PH-FMB - February 19, 1968

Cancelled from Dutch Aircraft Register - February 29, 1968

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-MMV - March 1, 1968

Departed Schiphol on delivery flight - March 2, 1968

Arrived Perth at conclusion of delivery flight - March 8, 1968

Delivery route: Schiphol-Ciampino-Bahrain-Damascus-Karachi-Delhi-Calcutta-Bangkok-

Singapore-Jakarta-Denpasar-Broome-Perth

Flight crew: Capts S. Goddard, N. Hill, B. Bayley; Navigator W.C. Kennedy; Engineer L. Butcher

Aircraft named 'RMA Victoria' at Port Headland - March 20, 1968

Entered service with M.M.A. - March 1968

Transferred to Ansett Airlines of Australia but continued operations with M.M.A. - June 1, 1969

Aircraft had flown 4,808 hours with 3,274 cycles

Registered to Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd - September 29, 1969

Operated MMA's last scheduled F.27 service - March 7, 1971

Route: Darwin-Groote Eylandt-Gove-Darwin

Repainted into Ansett's 'delta' livery - September 1971

Temporarily withdrawn from service - May 1976

Leased to Ansett Airlines of South Australia - August 1, 1977 to September 18, 1985

Repainted into Airlines of South Australia 'Piping Shrike' livery - October 1981

Second Fokker to be rolled out in new livery at Melbourne - October 6, 1981

Aircraft named 'Sir Douglas Mawson' at West Beach Airport - March 14, 1982

Returned to Ansett Airlines - September 18, 1985

Leased to Airlines of South Australia - November 9, 1985 to April 11, 1986

Operated final A.S.A. revenue service Adelaide-Moomba-Adelaide - April 10, 1986

Ferried Adelaide-Melbourne - April 11, 1986

Entered service with Air N.S.W. - April 11, 1986

Operated final Air N.S.W. service Sydney-Merimbula-Cooma-Sydney (Capt D. Currey) - July 25, 1988

Ferried Sydney-Melbourne for storage - July 30, 1988

Sold to Air U.K. - May 1992

Departed Melboure as AN27 on delivery flight to Norwich, England - May 1, 1992

Ferry route: Melbourne-Alice Springs-Port Headland-Denpasar-Singapore-Bangkok-Calcutta-Delhi-

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

Arrived Norwich at conclusion of delivery flight - May 7, 1992

Flight crew: Capts B. Poole, G.F. Sims; Engineer G. Tym; Loadmaster M. Crowe (Alice Springs only)

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - September 29, 1992

Entered onto Peruvian Aircraft Register as OB-1505 - October 19, 1992

Leased to Expresso Aereo

Aircraft named ' Gral Aliaga'

Departed Norwich on delivery flight - October 29, 1992

Arrived Lima, Peru on conclusion of delivery flight - November 2, 1992

Entered service with Expresso Aereo - November 4, 1992

Withdrawn from use - June 30, 1993

Aircraft had flown 43,706 hours with 44,843 cycles - June 30, 1993

Transferred to Peruvian Coast Guard - May 25, 1994

Utilised for coastal surveillance and tranportation of senior Navy personnel

Equipped to carry 4 stretchers; V.I.P. seating for 8; standard seating for 12

Operated as AB-584 by Servico Aeronaval de la Marina del Peru - April 4, 2003

Current as of 2007


VH-MMV. MMA Jetstream Service - in the full livery at Perth Airport, August 1968.

VH-MMV. MMA Jetstream Service - in the full livery at Perth Airport, August 1968.

VH-MMV. MMA Jetstream Service - in the full livery at Perth Airport, December 1968.

VH-MMV. MMA Jetstream Service - in the full livery at Perth Airport, date unknown.

VH-MMV. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Melbourne Airport, March 1975.

VH-MMV. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Melbourne Airport, March 1975.

VH-MMV. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Melbourne Airport, July 1976.

VH-MMV. Ansett Airlines of South Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Adelaide Airport, February 1980.

VH-MMV. Ansett Airlines of South Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Adelaide Airport, October 1980.

VH-MMV. Airlines of South Australia - in the 'Piping Shrike' livery at Melbourne Airport, October 1981.

VH-MMV. Airlines of South Australia - in the 'Piping Shrike' livery at Melbourne Airport, October 1981.

VH-MMV. Airlines of South Australia - in the 'Piping Shrike' livery at Adelaide Airport, October 1983.

VH-MMV. Ansett - in the 'Southern Cross' livery at Canberra Airport, November 1985.

VH-MMV. Ansett - in 'Southern Cross' livery with 'birthday' decal at Sydney Airport, April 1986.

VH-MMV. Ansett - in 'Southern Cross' livery with 'birthday' decal at Melbourne Airport, May 1986.

VH-MMV. Ansett - in the 'Southern Cross' livery at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport, August 1987.

VH-MMV. Ansett - in the 'Southern Cross' livery at Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport, December 1987.

OB-1510. Expresso Aereo - in the full livery at unknown airport, November 1992.

OB-1510. Expresso Aereo - in the full livery at unknown airport, July 1993.

OB-1510. Peruvian Coast Guard - in the full livery at unknown airport, October 1994.