VH-AQD. Aerospatiale ATR-42-312. c/n 019.
Was also registered as: YU-ALK; OY-CIG; F-WKVB; F-HAAV; G-ISLG.
Air Queensland announces an order for four aircraft - April 03, 1985
However only two aircraft will be taken up - the other are delivered to Air Pacific
First flown as 'F-WWEF' at Toulouse - May 06, 1986
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121 turboprop engines
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-AQD - May 16, 1986
Registered to Air Queensland Ltd, Cairns
Accepted by Air Queensland at Toulouse - May 16, 1986
Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia - May 1986
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - May 30, 1986
Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Thangool - Gladstone - June 11, 1986
Withdrawn from service and prepaped for sale to Avions de Transport Regional - 1987
Sold to Avions de Transport Regional - May 26, 1987
Departed Brisbane on the ferry flight to France - May 26, 1987
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - June 1987
The aircraft was observed at Toulouse being prepared for sale to JAT Jugoslovenski Aerotransport - June 11, 1987
Sold to JAT Jugoslovenski Aerotransport - July 03, 1987
Entered onto the Yugoslav Aircraft Register as YU-ALK - July 1987
The aircraft was observed at Frankfurt as 'YU-ALK' - July 30, 1987
Withdrawn from service - October 1990
Sold to Cimber Air A/S - November 30, 1990
The aircraft was ferried Toulouse - Maastricht in JAT livery - November 30, 1990
Cancelled from the Yugoslav Aircraft Register - November 1990
It was ferried Maastricht - Sonderborg in the DLT livery - December 03, 1990
Entered onto the Danish Aircraft Register as OY-CIG - December 1990
Leased to DLT Deutsche Luftverkenhrsgellschaft as the registered operator - December 03, 1990
DLT was renamed Lufthansa Cityline - March 01, 1992
The aircraft was observed at Paris (Charles de Gualle) in the Lufthansa Cityline livery - April 20, 1992
It was sold to Ingolf L. Nielson - March 07, 1994
It was leased to Cimber Air as the registered operator - March 07, 1994
The aircraft was observed at Newcastle, United Kingdom in the Cimber Air livery with additional
'Partner of Lufthansa' fuselage titles - July 01, 1994
It was sub-leased to Holmstroen Air in a white livery with 'Lapplandsexpressen' titles and a reindeer
tail logo - October 01, 1994
Returned to Cimber Air at the end of the sub-lease - June 21, 1995
It was observed at Copenhagen in an all-white livery - November 29, 2003
It was observed at Hamburg operated by Cimber Air for Cirrus Airlines - May 12, 2004
It was observed at Hamburg operated by Cimber Air for Cirrus Airlines - June 03, 2004
Returned to Avions de Transport Regional at the end of the lease - June 2008
Cancelled from the Danish Aircraft Register - June 2008
Entered onto the French Aircraft Register as F-WKVB - June 30, 2008
The aircraft was reregistered as F-HAAV - December 2008
It was leased to Atlantique Air Assistance, Nantes as the registered operator - December 2008
It was observed at Nantes in Atlantique Air Assistance livery with small titles - December 12, 2008
Cancelled from the French Aircraft Register - ?
Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-ISLG (CofR G-ISLG/R1) - February 13, 2013
Registered to Blue Islands Ltd, Jersey
This aircraft had flown 42,676 hours - December 31, 2014
It was withdrawn from service - July 2016
It was ferried to Kemble (Cotsworld) for storage and eventual scrapping - July 28, 2016
Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - August 03, 2016
It was observed at Kemble in a derelict condition with engine and tailcone missing - September 01, 2018
It was scrapped at Kemble by Air Salvage International - 2018
VH-AQD. Air Queensland - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 1986.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0390-026.)
VH-AQD. Air Queensland - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, November 1986.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0390-039.)
VH-AQD. Air Queensland - in the standard livery at Bundaberg Airport, December 20, 1986.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0390-042.)
YU-ALK. JAT Yugoslav Airlines - in the standard livery at Zurich Airport, January 1990.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0390-040.)
OY-CIG. Cimber - in the standard livery with additional 'Partner of Lufthansa' titles at Zurich Airport, August 1994.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0390-033.)