VH-ATG. Fokker F28-1082. c/n 11084.


 

Export Registration E-413 / PH-EXP applied for - May 31, 1974

Export Registration E-413 / PH-EXP applied to the aircraft - July 17, 1974

First flown as PH-EXP - September 11, 1974

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

Placed in storage at Woensdrecht - September 1974

Sold to the Department of Civil Aviation - December 13, 1976

Export Registration E-413 / PH-EXP cancelled - February 25, 1977

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ATG - February 25, 1977

Registered to Department of Transport, Air Transport Group

Accepted by Department of Civil Aviation at Schiphol - February 25, 1977

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

Departed Amsterdam on delivery flight to Australia - February 28, 1977

Arrived Melbourne at conclusion of delivery flight - March 6, 1977

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

Registered to Airservices Australia

Aircraft was advertised for sale - November 1997

Operated final flight Sydney - Melbourne (Essendon) - December 19, 1997

Withdrawn from use and stored at Melbourne (Essendon) Airport - December 19, 1997

Observed stored at Essendon Airport in basic Airservices livery - February 1998

Sold to Time Air Inc, Canada - March 1998

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - March 26, 1998

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

Departed Melbourne on delivery flight to Canada - April 2, 1998

Arrived Calgary in basic Airservices Australia livery at conclusion of delivery flight - April 6, 1998

Delivery route: Melbourne - Cairns - Guam - Okinawa - Aduk - Sapparo - Petropavlovski Kamchatskiy -

Anchorage - Calgary

Aircraft was named 'Spirit of Calgary'

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Withdrawn from use and stored in basic Canadian Regional livery at Calgary - April 24, 2005

Observed stored at Calgary in basic Canadian Regional livery - May 26, 2009

Current status - ?

 


 

VH-ATG. Department of Transport - in the full livery at Essendon Airport, May 1981.

VH-ATG. Department of Aviation - in the full livery at Essendon Airport, September 1984.

VH-ATG. Department of Aviation - in the full livery at Essendon Airport, January 1990.
C-FTAY. Canadian North - in the full livery at Calgary Airport, August 2003.
C-FTAY. Canadian North - in the full livery at Edmonton Airport, August 2003.