VH-FVY. Aerospatiale ATR-72-212A. c/n 1073.
Was also registered as: SX-OBN.
This aircraft was built for Avation Airframe Holding Pte Ltd
First flown as 'F-WWEJ' at Toulouse - February 18, 2013
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127M turboprop engines
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FVY - February 21, 2013
Registered to Avation Eastern Fleet Pte Ltd, Singapore
Leased to Skywest Airlines (Australia) Pty Ltd, Cloverdale, W.A. as the registered operator
Skywest operates all ATR-72 services on behalf of Virgin Australia Airlines
Accepted by Avation Airframe Holdings at Toulouse - March 02, 2013
Departed Toulouse on the ferry flight to Australia as SXI1131 - March 02, 2013
It arrived at Perth on completion of the ferry flight - March 05, 2013
Ferry route: Toulouse - Alexandra (Borg-al Arab) - Al Ain - Nagpur - Penang - Jakarta (Halim) - Perth
The ferry flight was carried out by Southern Cross International
Ferried Perth - Kalgoorlie - Brisbane as VA1933 - March 30, 2013
The aircraft was named 'Marcoola Beach'
Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Moranbah as VA1661 - April 10, 2013
Virgin Australia finalised the acquisition of Skywest Airlines - April 11, 2013
Skywest Airlines was officially renamed Virgin Australia Regional Airlines - May 03, 2013
Operated its last revenue service ? - Canberra - ?
The aircraft was ferried Canberra - Nelson for storage as VOZ9948 - November 23, 2018
Test flown Nelson - Nelson - December 10, 2021
Ferried Nelson - Brisbane for storage - December 11, 2021
Ferried Brisbane - Cairns - April 13, 2022
Departed Cairns on the ferry flight to Greece as SXI2223 - April 30, 2022
It arrived at Athens on completion of the ferry flight - May 06, 3022
Ferry route: Cairns - Darwin - Surabaya - Penang - Mangalore (India) - Muscat - Hurghada - Athens
Sold to Olympic Aviation, Athens, Greece - May 06, 2022
Test flown Athens - Athens (54 minutes) - May 07, 2022
Entered onto the Greek Aircraft Register as SX-OBN - May 13, 2022
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - May 13, 2022
Entered service Athens - Chios - Athens as OA270/271 - May 22, 2022
Current with Olympic Aviation