VH-SMH. Beechcraft 1900D. c/n UE-7.
Was also registered as: VH-IMA; ZS-OYA; ZS-COY; 5N-BRG; ZS-CMJ.
Construction was completed at the Beechcraft plant - February 1992
This aircraft was intended for Markair Express but the order was not taken up
Sold to Impulse Transport, Sydney - May 1992
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N136MA - May 12, 1992
Registered to Rangeflyers Inc, Wichita, Kansas
Rangeflyers Inc were contracted to undertake the delivery flight on this aircraft
It arrived at Sydney (Bankstown) on completion of the ferry flight from the United States - May 20, 1992
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - June 02, 1992
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-SMH - June 03, 1992
Registered to Impulse Transport, Sydney
Leased to Oxley Airlines as the registered operator - September 07, 1992
Impulse Transport was renamed Impulse Airlines - February 18, 1993
Returned to Impulse Airlines at the end of the lease - February 18, 1993
Sold to Oxley Airlines - June 1993
Oxley Airlines and Impulse Airlines merged - February 28, 1994
The aircraft was repainted into the Impulse Airlines livery - June 1994
Reregistered as VH-IMA - June 16, 1994
Registered to Impulse Airlines, Sydney
Operated its final revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Newcastle (Williamtown) as QF7124 - July 03, 2002
Withdrawn from service and stored at Newcastle - July 03, 2002
Sold to Graeme Conlyn, Lanseria, South Africa - November 1992
Sold to Beechcraft Sales Division - December 02, 2002
Departed Newcastle (Williamtown) on the ferry flight to South Africa - December 09, 2002
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - January 16, 2003
Entered onto the South African Aircraft Register as ZS-OYA - January 16, 2003
Registered to National Airways, Lanseria
Sold to Compion Aviation South Africa - May 12, 2003
Registered to Compion Aviation, South Africa
Leased to Air Namibia as the registered operator - December 2003
Reregistered as ZS-COY - March 09, 2004
Reregistered as ZS-OYA - June 14, 2006
Sold to Swanvest 318 Pty, South Africa - January 25, 2007
Leased to Compion Aviation as the registered operator
Sold to Dana Airlines, Nigeria - January 15, 2014
Cancelled from the South African Aircraft Register - January 15, 2014
Entered onto the Nigerian Aircraft Register as 5N-BRG - January 15, 2014
Cancelled from the Nigerian Aircraft Register - July 2016
Entered onto the South African Aircraft Register as ZS-CMJ - July 29, 2016
Registered to Cemair (Pty) Limited, South Africa
Current status - ?
VH-SMH. Impulse - in the original livery with additional 'The Sydney Morning Herald' titles at Brisbane Airport, December 01, 1992.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1040-013.)
VH-SMH. Impulse - in the original livery with additional 'The Australian Financial Review' titles at Brisbane Airport, December 12, 1992.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1040-012.)
VH-SMH. Impulse - in the Ansett Australia 'Flag' livery at Brisbane Airport, April 1994.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1040-391.)
VH-IMA. Impulse - in the Ansett Australia 'Flag' livery at Brisbane Airport, July 1996.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1040-260.)
VH-IMA. Impulse - in the basic Ansett Australia 'Flag' livery at Brisbane Airport, October 1996.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1040-261.)