VH-ATD. Fokker F28-1044. c/n 11047.


 

Aircraft originally built for Fairchild-Hiller Corporation

First flown as N289FH - February 22, 1972

Powered by Rolls Royce RB183-2 Spey Mk555-15 engines

Aircraft delivered to Fairchild-Hiller Corporation - December 1, 1972

Sold to Fokker - December 1, 1972

Placed in storage at Woensdrecht - December 1, 1972

Aircraft had flown 9 hours with 10 cycles

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-EXI - April 27, 1977

Registered to NV Kon. Ned. Vliegtuigenfabriek Fokker

Sold to the Department of Civil Aviation - May 1977

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ATD - May 11, 1977

Registered to Department of Transport, Air Transport Group

Accepted by Department of Civil Aviation at Schiphol - May 23, 1977

Aircraft was purchased for the calibration and testing of navigational aids around Australia

Departed Amsterdam on delivery flight to Australia - May 23, 1977

Arrived Melbourne at conclusion of delivery flight - May 28, 1977

Department of Civil Aviation restructured and called Airservices Australia - July 14, 1995

Registered to Airservices Australia - July 14, 1995

Observed with Flight Inspection New Zealand titles - February 4, 1997

Offered for sale - November 1997

Operated final service Sydney - Griffith - Melbourne (Tullamarine) - November 13, 1997

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Melbourne (Essendon) - November 14, 1997

Withdrawn from use and stored at Melbourne Essendon Airport - November 14, 1997

Returned to service - December 1997

Operated Melbourne (Essendon) - Richmond - East Sale - Melbourne training flights - January 27 - 29, 1998

Operated final flight Melbourne (Avalon) -Melbourne (Essendon) as Auscal 100 - February 3, 1998

Sold to Time Air Inc, Canada - 1998

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - March 26, 1998

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FTAR - April 2, 1998

Registered to Canadian Regional Airlines t/a Time Air

Departed Melbourne (Essendon) on delivery flight to Calgary, Canada - April 2, 1998

Arrived Calgary at conclusion of delivery flight - April 6, 1998

Ferry route: Melbourne - Cairns - Guam - Okinawa - Sapparo - Petropavlovski Kamchatskiy - Anchorage - Calgary

Aircraft was named 'Spirit of New York'

Transferred to Canadian Regional Airlines when Time Air and Ontario Express merged - March 1, 1993'

Canadian Regional Airlines merged with Air Canada Regional - January 1, 2001

Leased to Air NorTerra Inc t/a Canadian North - July 1, 2001

Withdrawn from use and stored in basic Canadian Regional livery at Calgary - November 15, 2003

Observed at Saskatoon in basic Canadian Regional livery - March 5, 2005

Stored at Saskatoon in basic Canadian Regional livery without engines - March 15, 2005

Sold to Quest Aviation Holding Ltd - July 2006

Registered to Quest Aviation Holdings Ltd in partnership with General Partner 3814742, Canada Ltd

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - January 21, 2009

Entered onto the Ivory Coast Aircraft Register as TU-PAB - January 22, 2009

Observed at Saskatoon in Canadian North livery as TU-PAB - January 22, 2009

Ferried Saskatoon - Gander - Santa Maria - Dinard for overhaul - January 25 - 26, 2009

Observed parked at Dinard as TU-PAB - June 28, 2009

Departed Dinard in new corporate livery - October 27, 2009

Observed at Abidjan as an executive transport operated by Aero Corporate - November 18, 2009

Reregistered as TU-TGW - 2009

Current with Aero Corporate (Ivory Coast)

 


 

VH-ATD. Department of Civil Aviation - in the original livery at Essendon Airport, July 1982.

VH-ATD. Department of Civil Aviation - in the original livery at Essendon Airport, November 1982.

VH-ATD. Department of Aviation - in the revised livery at Essendon Airport, April 1984.

VH-ATD. Department of Aviation - in the revised livery at Sydney Airport, July 1987.

VH-ATD. Department of Aviation - in the revised livery at Sydney Airport, July 1987.
VH-ATD. Civil Aviation Authority - in the revised livery at Auckland Airport, November 1991.
VH-ATD. Civil Aviation Authority - in the revised livery at Essendon Airport, December 1991.

VH-ATD. Flight Inspection Australia - in the new livery at Brisbane Airport, March 1993.

VH-ATD. Airservices Australia - in the full livery at Nelson Airport, October 1995.

VH-ATD. CAA Airways New Zealand - in the full livery at Wellington Airport, April 1996.
 

C-FTAR. Canadian North - in the full livery, location and date unknown.

C-FTAR. Canadian North - in the full livery at Calgary Airport, August 2003.