VH-JRX. SAAB 340B. c/n 186. Was also registered as: VH-ZJS.

 

Built by Saab Aircraft AB, Linkoping, Sweden - 1990

First flown with test registration SE-F86 - March 12, 1990

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-KSE - April 12, 1990

Registered to KLM Citihopper, Schiphol, Netherlands

Accepted by KLM at Linkoping - April 12, 1990

Sub-leased to Netherlines, Netherlands - April 12, 1990

Netherlines merged with NLM Citihopper to form KLM Citihopper - August 01, 1990

Aircraft was named 'Southampton'

Sub-leased to Air Botnia, Vanat, Finland - April 27, 1998

Withdrawn from service - August 12, 1998

Aircraft stored at Amseterdam - August 14, 1998

Sold to Newcourt Capital USA Inc, U.S.A. - May 18, 1999

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - May 18, 1999

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N142NC - May 18, 1999

Departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) on the ferry flight to the United States - June 10, 1999

Observed stored at San Antonio, Texas - September 1999

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - October 05, 1999

Aircraft remained stored at San Antonio, Texas

Entered onto the Mexican Aircraft Register as XA-ACR - October 04, 2000

Registered to Newcourt Capital USA Inc, U.S.A

Leased to Aerolitoral, Monterrey, Mexico as the registered operator

Withdrawn from service and returned to lessor on termination of the lease - October 20, 2006

Cancelled from the Mexican Aircraft Register - October 20, 2006

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N186CT - October 26, 2006

Registered to CIT Capital USA Inc, United States

Prepared for lease / sale to Regional Express Airlines, Australia

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - November 14, 2006

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-JRX - November 15, 2006

Registered to Australiawide Airlines Ltd t/a Regional Express Airlines

Arrived Wagga Wagga on completion of the ferry flight - November 17, 2006

Heavy maintenance was carried out before this aircraft entered service

Operated first revenue service Wagga Wagga - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as ZL3263 - March 08, 2007

Operated final revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Wagga Wagga as ZL681 - October 10, 2009

Withdrawn from service and stored at Wagga Wagga

Departed Wagga Wagga on the ferry flight to Thailand as ZL9901 - January 03, 2010

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - January 11, 2010

Entered onto the Thai Aircraft Register as HS-HPI - January 12, 2010

Registered to Siam General Aviation t/a Nok Air, Bangkok, Thailand

Leased to Happy Air Travellers, Bangkok, Thailand - August 19, 2010

Withdrawn from service - October 2011

Cancelled from the Thai Aircraft Register - October 28, 2011

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZJS - October 28, 2011

Registered to Regional Express Holdings Limited, Sydney

Regional Express Pty Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator - January 30, 2014

Current with Regional Express Airlines

 

VH-JRX. Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 17, 2007.

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VH-JRX. Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 20, 2007.

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VH-JRX. Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 26, 2008.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, January 25, 2013.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, March 14, 2013.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, June 03, 2013.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 14, 2013.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 17, 2013.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 24, 2013.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, December 20, 2013.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, January 12, 2014.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, January 17, 2014.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, April 27, 2014.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, September 06, 2014.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, September 10, 2015.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 10, 2016.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 17, 2016.

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VH-ZJS. Regional Express - in the non-standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 17, 2016.

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