VH-ATE. Fokker F28-1080. c/n 11082.
Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-EXN - July 17, 1974
Registered to NV Kon. Ned. Vliegtuigenfabriek Fokker
First flown as PH-EXN - August 7, 1974
Powered by Rolls Royce RB183-2 Spey Mk555-15 engines
Aircraft was placed in storage at Woensdrecht
Export Registration E-412 / PH-EXN applied for - December 2, 1976
Sold to the Department of Civil Aviation - December 1976
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ATE - December 9, 1976
Registered to Department of Transport, Air Transport Group
Accepted by Department of Civil Aviation at Schiphol - December 13, 1976
Aircraft was purchased for the calibration and testing of navigational aids around Australia
Withdrawn from use and stored at Melbourne (Essendon) Airport
Sold to Ansett Transport Industries - November 29, 1987
Registered to Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd - December 21, 1987
Reportedly purchased for operations by Air N.S.W.
Aircraft was not suitable for converting to passenger configuration for R.P.T. by Air N.S.W.
Prepared for resale at the Ansett Melbourne (Tullamarine) Maintenance Base
Sold to Time Air Ltd, Canada - March 1988
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - March 10, 1998
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GTAH - March 14, 1988
Departed Melbourne on delivery flight to Canada - March 15, 1988
Arrived Saskatoon at conclusion of delivery flight - Mrch 19, 1988
Delivery route: Melbourne - Cairns - Port Moresby - Guam - Wake Island - Midway Island - Aduk - Saskatoon
Flight crew: Time Air Captain ?, Captain E. Montagu (Ansett WA); Time Air Engineer; Time Air G.M.
Transferred to Canadian Regional Airlines when Time Air and Ontario Express merged - March 1, 1993
Aircraft was named 'Spirit of Minneapolis'
Canadian Regional Airlines merged with Air Canada Regional - January 1, 2001
Registered to Air Canada Regional Inc, Enfield, Nova Scotia - November 22, 2001
Leased to Air NorTerra Inc t/a Canadian North - March 1, 2002
Air Canada Regional renamed Jazz Air
Registered to Air Canada Jazz - July 12, 2002
Operated final revenue service Saskatchewan - Calgary - August 24, 2002
Ferried Calgary - Saskatoon for storage - August 27, 2002
Officially withdrawn from service and stored at Saskatchewan
Aircraft had flown 39,145 hours with 43,662 cycles
Registered to Quest Aviation Holdings Ltd Partnership by General Partner 3814742 Canada Ltd - July 20, 2006
Observed stored intact at Saskatchewan - August 2, 2006
Stored intact at Saskatchewan - April 19, 2009
Current status - ?
VH-ATE. Department of Transport - in the full livery at Essendon Airport, September 1980.
VH-ATE. Department of Aviation - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, January 1986.
VH-ATE. Department of Aviation - in the basic livery without titles at Melbourne Airport, March 1988.
C-GTAH. Time Air - in the full livery at Saskatoon Airport, August 1988.
C-GTAH. Time Air - in the full livery at Saskatoon Airport, April 1990.
C-GTAH. Canadian Regional - in the full livery at an unknown airport, September 1993.