VH-TFM. Fokker F.27-6121. c/n 10329.


 

Entered onto Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-FKZ - May 24, 1967

Registered to NV Kon. Ned. Vliegtuigenfabriek Fokker

First flown as PH-FKZ - May 26, 1967

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TFM - June 13, 1967

Registered to Australian National Airlines Commission

Arrived Melbourne (Essendon) at conclusion of delivery flight - June 1967

Aircraft was named 'John Oxley' & later 'John Wickham'

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - June 30, 1967

Operated first revenue service - July 9, 1967

Repainted into the 'blue tail' livery at Melbourne (Essendon) Airport - July 1970

Was the 10th T.A.A. Friendship to be repainted into the new livery

Transferred to New Guinea operations in 1970 but moved back to the mainland in 1973

Operated last revenue service - July 17, 1982

Placed in storage in Brisbane

Sold by Australian Aircraft Sales to Scandinavian Airlines System - May 25, 1984

Departed Brisbane on ferry flight to S. A. S. - June 20, 1984

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - July 4, 1984

Entered onto the Swedish Aircraft Register as SE-IRF - ?

Aircraft was named 'Vinge Viking'

Sold to Aircraft Trading & Finance - November 8, 1989

Entered onto Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-FKZ - February 19, 1990

Registered to Aircraft Trading & Finance Corp

Sold to Sunshine Aviation - March 5, 1990

Entered onto Swiss Aircraft Register as HB-ISJ - March 5, 1990

Cancelled from Dutch Aircraft Register - March 5, 1990

Aircraft was named ' Anoushka'

Sold to Farner Air Transport - 1994

Rolled out at Maastricht / Aachen Airport in Federal Express livery - October 4, 1994

Delivered to Federal Express at Maastricht - Mulhouse Airport - October 11, 1994

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N740FE - June 9, 1995

Registered to Empire Airlines Inc

Observed at Oklahoma City Airport in new Fedex livery - September 21, 1997

Withdrawn from service and stored at Spokane, Washington - October 2, 2004

Current status - ?

 


 

 

VH-TFM. TAA - in the 'white-tail' livery at Melbourne Airport, August 1969.

VH-TFM. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the 'blue tail' livery at Melbourne Airport, January 1971.

VH-TFM. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the 'blue tail' livery at Melbourne Airport, January 1971.

VH-TFM. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the 'blue tail' livery at Melbourne Airport, January 1978.

VH-TFM. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the 'blue tail' livery at Canberra Airport, August 1978.

VH-TFM. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the 'blue tail' livery at Melbourne Airport, January 1980..

VH-TFM. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the 'blue tail' livery at Melbourne Airport, December 1980.

VH-TFM. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the 'blue tail' livery at Melbourne Airport, September 1981.
 

 

VH-TFM. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the 'blue tail' livery at Brisbane Airport, May 1983.

 

SE-IRF. Scandinavian Eurolink - in the full livery at Stockholm Airport, February 1985.

HB-ISJ. Fedex Europe - in the original livery at unknown airport, April 1990.

HB-ISJ. Fedex Feeder - in the revised livery at Basel Airport, June 1995.
 

 

N740FE. Fedex Feeder - in the revised livery, location and date unknown.