A10-602. Hawker Siddeley 748-2-228. c/n 1602-121.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by the Australian Government for the Royal Australian Air Force

It was constructed by Hawker Siddeley Aviation Limited, Woodford, Manchester - 1968

It was allocated the production number '121'

First flown as 'A10-602' - August 01, 1968

Powered by Rolls Royce Dart 534 engines

Accepted by the Royal Australian Air Force at Woodford as 'A10-602' - September 1968

Departed England on the ferry flight to Australia - September 1968

Arrived RAAF East Sale on completion of the ferry flight - October 03, 1968

Ferry route: Woodford - Athens - ? - New Delhi - Bangkok - Singapore - Denpasar - Darwin - Alice Springs - East Sale

The aircraft was allocated to the School of Air Navigation, RAAF East Sale

Transferred to No 32 Squadron, RAAF East Sale - July 01, 1989

Withdrawn from use at RAAF East Sale and stored - June 30, 2004

The aircraft had flown 19,864 hours with 18,865 cycles

Sold by tender to TAG Aviation - July 2004

Ferried RAAF East Sale - West Sale for storage as 'Turbo 602' - August 10, 2004

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-POZ - September 14, 2004

Registered to Eagle Aviation Pty Ltd

Departed West Sale on the ferry flight to Tanzania for onward sale to GGG Aviation - March 06, 2005

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - April 07, 2005

Entered onto the Tanzanian Aircraft Register as 3D-POZ - ?

Observed at Nairobi (Wilson) Airport as '3D-POZ' - May 22, 2006

Cancelled from the Tanzanian Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the Guinea Aircraft Register as 3X-GEE - August 07, 2006

Registered toi S. Hocher

Observed with Guinee Air Cargo titles as '3X-GEE' at Conakry - June 07, 2007

Withdrawn from service and stored at Conakry - ?

Cancelled from the Guinea Aircraft Register - February 26, 2008

Observed being used as a ground training aide at Conakry - January 29, 2011

Current status - ?

 

A10-602. Royal Australian Air Force - in the standard livery at RAAF East Sale Airport, January 1984.

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