VH-ORX. SAAB 340B. c/n 293.

Was also registered as: SE-G93; N363BE.



This aircraft was built by Saab Aircraft AB, Linkoping, Sweden - 1992

First flown with the test registration 'SE-G93' - March 05, 1992

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N363BE - April 14, 1992

Registered to Lambert Leasing Inc, U. S. A.

Leased to Business Express, New York as the registered operator

Sold to Grant Holdings Inc, U. S. A. - July 29, 1992

Registered to Grant Holdings Inc, U. S. A.

Lease to Business Express as the registered operator was continued

Business Express was renamed Business Express Airlines - May 22, 1997

Withdrawn from service and stored at Oklahoma City - December 08, 2000

Returned to the Lessor at the end of the lease - August 15, 2001

It was observed stored at Nashville, Tennessee - April 14, 2003

Registered to State Street Bank & Trust Company, U. S. A. - March 26, 2004

Prepared for lease to Regional Express Airlines

Departed Nashville on the ferry flight to Australia - May 03, 2004

It arrived at Wagga Wagga on completion of the ferry flight - May 10, 2004

Ferry route: Nashville - Van Nuys - Honolulu - Nadi - Coolangatta - Orange - Wagga Wagga

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - May 20, 2004

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ORX - May 24, 2004

Leased to Australiawide Airlines Ltd, Wagga Wagga t/a REX Regional Express Airlines as the registered operator

It was configured to seat 36 passengers

Operated its first revenue service Wagga Wagga - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as ZL421 - June 21, 2004

Registered to Regional Express Holdings Limited, Mascot - October 16, 2008

Current with REX Regional Express Airlines



VH-ORX. REX Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 24, 2023.

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