VH-IMR. Beechcraft 1900D. c/n UE-324.
Was also registered as: ZS-OYL; A6-YST.
Construction completed at the Beechcraft plant - June 1998
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N23143 - June 05, 1998
Registered to Raytheon Aircraft, Wichita, Kansas
First flown as N23143 - June 1998
Registered to Rangeflyers Inc, Wichita, Kansas - September 03, 1998
Rangeflyers Inc, Wichita, Kansas were contracted to undertake the delivery flight on this aircraft
Departed Wichita on the ferry flight to Australia - September 1998
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - September 09, 1998
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-IMR - September 10, 1998
Registered to Impulse Airlines, Williamtown, Newcastle
Operated its final revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Newcastle (Williamtown) as QF7112 - July 09, 2002
The aircraft was withdrawn from service and stored at Newcastle (Williamtown)
Sold to National Airways Corporation, South Africa - October 2002
Departed Newcastle (Williamtown) on the ferry flight to South Africa - October 2002
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - November 11, 2002
Entered onto the South African Aircraft Register as ZS-OYL - November 11, 2002
Registered to National Airways Corporation, Lanseria, South Africa
Cancelled from the South African Aircraft Register - April 09, 2004
Entered onto the United Arab Emirates Aircraft Register as A6-YST - July 15, 2004
Leased to the United Arab Emirates Government Dubai Air Wing as the registered operator
It was observed at Dubai in the Dubai Air Wing livery - March 16, 2005
Leased to Blue Bird Aviation, Sudan as the registered operator - December 12, 2010
Returned to National Airways Corporation at the end of the lease - January 11, 2011
Current status - ?
VH-IMR. Impulse Airlines - in the 'Newcastle Knights' livery at Brisbane Airport, January 2000.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1040-153.)
VH-IMR. Impulse Airlines - in the 'Newcastle Knights' livery at Brisbane Airport, March 2002.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1040-390.)