VH-TQN. Fokker F.27-6152. c/n 10385.


 

Entered onto Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-FNH - November 26, 1968

Registered to NV Kon. Ned. Vliegtuigenfabriek Fokker, Holland

First flown as PH-FNH - November 28, 1968

Accepted by Trans-Australia Airlines - December 06, 1968

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQN - December 06, 1968

Registered to Australian National Airlines Commission, Melbourne

Aircraft was named 'John Batman'

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - December 06, 1968

Departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) on the delivery flight to Australia - December 07, 1968

Arrived Melbourne (Essendon) at the conclusion of the delivery flight - December 14, 1968

Operated first revenue service - December 20, 1968

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

It was the 5th T.A.A. Friendship to be repainted into the new livery

Withdrawn from use and placed in open storage at Melbourne (Tullamarine) - October 03, 1982

Sold to Scandinavian Airlines System - May 25, 1984

Aircraft was named 'Vagn Viking'

Departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on the ferry flight to Denmark - July 11, 1984

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - July 26, 1984

Entered onto the Danish Aircraft Register as OY-KAC - July 1984

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-FNH - December 04, 1989

Registered to Aircraft Financing & Trading

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - December 19, 1989

Sold to Servisair / Federal Express - December 20, 1989

Entered onto the Belgian Aircraft Register as OO-FEA - December 20, 1989

Aircraft named 'Brecht'

Transferred to Flanders Airlines - 1990

Sold to Iona National Airways - March 14, 1991

Entered onto the Irish Aircraft Register as EI-FEA - March 16, 1991

Transferred to Federal Express

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N729FE - April 12, 1992

Cancelled from the Irish Aircraft Register - May 04, 1992

Departed Brussels on the ferry flight to the United States - May 12, 1992

Operated by Empire Airlines Inc

Reported to be still in service as a freighter - April 2005

Current status - ?

 


 

VH-TQN. TAA - in the modified livery at Melbourne Airport, May 1976.
 
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Brisbane Airport, date unknown.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, May 1976.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, May 1976.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Sydney Airport, May 1979.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Sydney Airport, May 1979.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Sydney Airport, December 1979.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, October 1980.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, October 1980.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, March 1981.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, September 1981.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, November 1982.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, March 1983.
VH-TQN. TAA Trans Australia Airlines - in the final livery at Melbourne Airport, March 1983.
VH-TQN. TAA - in the basic livery at Melbourne Airport, June 1984.
OY-KAC. Scandinavian Eurolink - in the standard livery at Copenhagen Airport, June 1988.
OO-FEA. Fedex Europe - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, March 1990.
OO-FEA. Fedex Europe - in the standard livery at Stockholm Airport, March 1990.
EI-FEA. Fedex Europe - in the standard livery at Shannon Airport, September 1991.