VH-NJF. British Aerospace 146-300QT. c/n E3198.

Was also registered as: G-BTLD.

 

This aircraft was rolled off the BAe production line at Woodford - June 1991

Powered by four Textron Lycoming ALF502-R5 engines

First flown 'G-6-198' at Woodford - June 20, 1991

The aircraft was ordered by TNT Air Freight (UK) but it was not taken up

Departed Woodford for Dothan, Alabama for conversion to freighter configuration - October 03, 1991

Ferried Woodford - Bournemouth as 'G-6-198' for painting - February 26, 1992

Ferried Bournemouth - Woodford after painting - March 11, 1992

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BTLD (CofR G-BTLD/R1) - May 01, 1992

Registered to British Aerospace (Operations) Ltd

Ferried Woodford - Filton for storage - June 18, 1992

Registered to Trident Aviation Leasing Services (Jersey) Ltd, St Helier, Jersey - August 21, 1992

Prepared for lease to National Jet Systems, Australia

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NJF - September 23, 1992

Registered to Trident Aircraft Leasing Services (Jersey) Ltd

Leased to National Jet Systems, Adelaide as the registered operator

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - October 06, 1992

Departed Hatfield on the ferry flight to Australia in the Australian air Express livery - October 06, 1992

It arrived at Adelaide (West Beach) on completion of the ferry flight - October 10, 1992

Ferried Adelaide (West Beach) - Brisbane - October 11, 1992

Operated its first Australian air Express revenue service - October 12, 1992

Registered to Trident Aviation Leasing Services (Jersey) Ltd - June 23, 2006

Leased to National Jet Systems as the registered operator

National Jet Systems was renamed Cobham Aviation Services Australia - March 01, 2009

Registered to National Jet Express Pty Limited, Adelaide - October 22, 2009

The aircraft acquired an all-white tail with 'Cobham' fuselage titles - June 2014

The aircraft acquired the 'StarTrack / Qantas Freight' titles - October 2016

Current with Cobham Aviation Services

 

 

VH-NJF. Australian air Express - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 1992.

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VH-NJF. Australian air Express - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, May 09, 1993.

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VH-NJF. Australian air Express - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, October 1996.

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VH-NJF. Australian air Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 02, 2013.

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VH-NJF. Australian air Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 14, 2013.

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VH-NJF. Australian air Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 14, 2013.

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VH-NJF. Cobham - in the 'all-white' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 10, 2014.

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VH-NJF. Startrack Qantas Freight - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, November 2016.

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VH-NJF. Startrack Qantas Freight - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 17, 2017.

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VH-NJF. Startrack Qantas Freight - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 01, 2018.

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VH-NJF. Startrack Qantas Freight - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 25, 2018.

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VH-NJF. Startrack Qantas Freight - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 21, 2018.

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VH-NJF. Startrack Qantas Freight - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 29, 2019.

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VH-NJF. Startrack Qantas Freight - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 02, 2020.

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VH-NJF. Startrack Qantas Freight - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 06, 2020.

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