VH-QOU. Bombardier DHC-8-402Q. c/n 4275.
Was also registered as: C-FYGQ.
This was the eighth of twelve aircraft ordered by Qantas Airways for operations by Qantas Link - October 22, 2007
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A turboprop engines
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FYGQ - September 01, 2009
Registered to Bombardier Incorporated, Downsview, Ontario, Canada
Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toronto (Downsview) - October 27, 2009
Ferried to Toronto (Pearson) for the installation of long-range fuel tanks - October 27, 2009
Departed Toronto (Pearson) on the delivery flight to Australia - December 01, 2009
It arrived at Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - December 05, 2009
Delivery route: Toronto - Grand Rapids - Concord - Honolulu - Majuro - Brisbane
Cancelled from Canadian Aircraft Register - December 09, 2009
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QOU - December 10, 2009
Registered to QF Dash 8 Leasing No 4 Pty Ltd, Sydney
Leased to Sunstate Airlines (Queensland) Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Bundaberg as QF2324 - December 12, 2009
The aircraft was un-named
It was repainted into the 'Silver' Roo' livery by Flying Colours at Townsville - ?
The aircraft was named 'Port Campbell'
Current with QantasLink
VH-QOU. QantasLink - in the 'New Roo' livery at Brisbane Airport, May 28, 2011.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 2923-964.)
VH-QOU. QantasLink - in the 'New Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 16, 2013.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 2923-965.)
VH-QOU. QantasLink - 'Port Campbell' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 18, 2022.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 2924-086.)
VH-QOU. QantasLink - 'Port Campbell' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 19, 2022.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 2924-092.)