A10-605. Hawker Siddeley 748-2-228. c/n 1605-130.

Was also registered as: VH-AMQ.

 

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 '130'

First flown as 'A10-605' - December 19, 1968

Powered by Rolls Royce Dart 534 engines

Accepted by the Royal Australian Air Force at Woodford as 'A10-605' - February 1969

Departed England on the ferry flight to Australia - February 1969

Arrived RAAF East Sale on completion of the ferry flight - February 28, 1969

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Withdrawn from use at RAAF East Sale - June 30, 2004

The aircraft had flown 21,105 hours with 19,287 cycles

Sold by tender to TAG Aviation - July 2004

Sold to International Air Parts Pty Limited - August 2004

Ferried RAAF East Sale - West Sale as 'Turbo 5' - August 10, 2004

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-AMQ - September 23, 2004

Registered to IAP Group Australia Pty Ltd

Ferried West Sale - Sydney (Bankstown) as 'Turbo 5' in an overall grey livery - October 18, 2004

The aircraft was scrapped at Sydney (Bankstown) - October 28, 2004

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - December 15, 2004

 

A10-605. Royal Australian Air Force - in the standard low-viz grey livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, July 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-064.)

A10-605. Royal Australian Air Force - in the standard low-viz grey livery at Wellington Airport, February 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1920-080.)