VH-REX. SAAB 340B. c/n 384.


 

Built by Saab Aircraft AB, Linkoping, Sweden - 1996

First flown with test registration SE-C84 - February 01, 1996

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N384AE - March 03, 1996

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

Leased to American Eagle - Simmons Airlines as the registered operator

Sold to First Security Bank, U. S. A. - October 1996

Lease to American Eagle as the registered operator was continued

Withdrawn from service and stored at Lawton, Oklahoma - January 22, 2003

Ferried Lawton - Abilene (Texas) - December 2003

Observed stored at Abilene, Texas - January 26, 2004

Returned to service and observed at Dallas (Fort Worth) - June 10, 2004

Observed in storage at Abilene (Texas) - November 30, 2005

Test flown at Abilene - November 14, 2008

Ferried Abilene - Bangor (Maine) for storage - December 02, 2008

Returned to Saab Aircraft Leasing, Sweden - December 15, 2008

Ferried Bangor (Maine) - Nashville (Tennessee) - January 06, 2010

Leased to Regional Express Holdings Limited, Mascot - May 2010

Observed with registration 'VH-LKH' in honour of Rex Chairman Lim Kim Hai but was not taken up

Departed Nashville (Tennessee) on ferry flight to Australia - May 08, 2010

Arrived Wagga Wagga at conclusion of ferry flight - May 13, 2010

Ferry route: Nashville - Lake Havusu City - Long Beach - Honolulu - Nadi - Coolangatta - Orange - Wagga Wagga

Cancelled from the U. S. Aircraft Register - May 13, 2010

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-REX - May 19, 2010

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest, U. S. A.

Leased to Regional Express Holdings Limited t/a REX Regional Express Airlines as the registered operator

Configured to seat 36 passengers

Operated first revenue service Wagga Wagga - Sydney as ZL658 - July 08, 2010

Current with REX Regional Express Airlines