VH-IMJ. Hawker Siddeley 748-2A-278. c/n 1720-196.
This aircraft was ordered new Transportes Aereos de Cabo Verde (TACV) - ?
It was constructed by Hawker Siddeley Aviation Limited, Woodford, Manchester - 1972
It was allocated the production number '196'
First flown at Woodfiord as 'G11-4' - November 24, 1972
Powered by Rolls Royce Dart 534 engines
The incorrect registration 'CR-CAX' was applied to the aircraft but it was changed to 'CR-CAW'
Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BBPT (CofR R.13988/1) - November 02, 1973
Registered to Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd, Woodford
Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - November 21, 1973
Accepted by Transportes Aereos de Cabo Verde at Woodford - November 29, 1973
Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - December 04, 1973
Entered onto the Portuguese Aircraft Register as CR-CAW - December 04, 1973
Registered to Transportes Aereos de Cabo Verde
Cancelled from the Portuguese Aircraft Register - ?
Entered onto the Cape Verde Aircraft Register as D4-CAW - ?
The aircraft had flown 24,327 hours with 27,124 cycles - December 31, 1995
Sold to International Aviation Pty Limited - August 1997
The registration 'N339C' reserved by S & H Aircraft Sales Inc - August 27, 1997
Cancelled from the Cape Verde Aircraft Register - September 03, 1997
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N339C - September 03, 1997
Registered to S & H Aircraft Sales Inc, New Jersey, USA
Arrived Sydney (Bankstown) having completed its ferry flight in TACV livery - September 21, 1997
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - September 25, 1997
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-IMJ - October 17, 1997
Registered to International Aviation Pty Ltd
The aircraft was placed in storage at Sydney (Bankstown) in TACV livery without engines as 'N339C'
It was dismantled on site for usable parts
The fuselage and wings were transported by road to RAAF Amberley, Queensland - July 04, 1999
It was reassembled for use as a fire fighting training aide
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - June 05, 2000
N339C. TACV - in the standard livery at Sydney Bankstown Airport, September 1997.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0748-096.)
N339C. TACV - in the standard livery at Sydney Bankstown Airport, November 1997.
(C. Laugier Copyright Image 0748-115.)