VH-FSL. Fokker F.27-050. c/n 20249.


 

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-KXH - March 27, 1992

Registered to Fokker Aircraft BV, Amsterdam

First flown as PH-KXH - April 01, 1992

Registered to Fokker Aircraft Services BV, Amsterdam - May 22, 1992

The intended sale to Libya Arab Airlines was blocked by a United Nations boycot

The aircraft placed in storage at Woensdrecht - November 15, 1993

Removed from storage and prepared for lease to KLM Cityhopper - May 1994

Registered to KLM Cityhopper BV, Schipol as registered operator - June 16, 1994

Accepted by Air UK at Schiphol - June 17, 1994

Aircraft was named 'City of Bradford'

Registered to Abbey National September Leasing (4) Ltd, England - October 18, 1994

Leased to KLM Cityhopper BV, Schiphol as the registered operator

Export registration E-1377 arranged - December 02, 1994

Ferried Woensdrecht - Norwich on delivery to Air UK - December 21, 1994

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - January 25, 1995

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-UKTC - January 25, 1995

Registered to Pembroke Capital Aircraft, Shannon, Ltd - February 26, 2003

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-KXH - July 03, 2003

Registered to KLM Cityhopper UK, Ltd

Operated last revenue service - April 01, 2009

Ferried to Keulen for storage - April 03, 2009

Returned to service - July 20, 2009

Ferried to Norwich on return to lessor for storage - September 11, 2009

Ferried Norwich - Maastricht as KL7331 in all-white livery - November 06, 2009

Leased to Skywest Airlines (Australia) Pty Ltd - November 06, 2009

Observed at Southend in Skywest Airlines livery - December 14, 2009

Ferried Southend - Seletar for overhaul as SX1920 - December 18, 2009

Ferried Seletar - Perth on delivery to Skywest Airlines - February 26, 2010

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - March 04, 2010

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FSL - March 09, 2010

Registered to Stansted Aircraft Finance (No.1) Limited

Leased to Skywest Airlines (Australia) Pty Ltd as registered operator

Virgin Australia announces its intention to acquire Skywest Airlines - October 30, 2012

Virgin Australia finalises the acquisition of Skywest Airlines - April 11, 2013

Skywest Airlines officially renamed Virgin Australia Regional Airlines - May 03, 2013

Operated the final Skywest service under the 'XR' designator Esperance - Perth as XR148 - August 01, 2013

Operated final revenue service Esperance - Perth as VOZ2639 - January 18, 2016

Withdrawn from service and placed in open storage at Perth Airport

Ferried Perth (12:46 local) - Alice Springs (18:03 local) for storage - April 27, 2016

Flight time - 3 hours 47 minutes

Ferried Alice Springs (15:32 local) - Broome (17:24 local) - July 01, 2016

Flight time - 3 hours 21 minutes

Ferried Broome (07:58 local) - Denpasar (10:46 local) - July 02, 2016

Flight time - 2 hours 48 minutes

 


 

G-UKTC. Air UK - in the standard livery at Amsterdam Airport, date unknown.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, July 2011.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, August 2012.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, August 2012.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, August 2012.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, August 2012.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, February 2013.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, February 2013.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, February 2013.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, February 2013.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, February 2013.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, March 2013.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, March 2013.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, March 2013.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, March 2013.
VH-FSL. Skywest - in the standard livery at Geraldton Airport, April 2013.