VH-TQC. Bombardier DHC-8-314. c/n 423.
Was also registered as: OE-LTF; C-GUAI.
Construction of this aircraft was completed at the de havilland Canada Downsview plant - January 22, 1996
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as 'C-GDIU' - January 1996
Registered to Bombardier Inc
First flown at Downsview as 'C-GDIU' - January 1996
Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123 turboprop engines
The aircraft was configured to seat 50 passengers
Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - February 1996
Entered onto the Austrian Aircraft Register as OE-LTF - February19, 1996
Registered to - ?
Accepted by Tyrolean Airways at Downsview - February 19, 1996
The aircraft was named 'Zillertal'
Seen at Innsbruck in Tyrolean livery with '50 Million Regional Passengers A Year Means Business' - August 12, 1997
Prepared for lease to Eastern Australia Airlines - January 2002
Ferried Oberpfaffenhofen - Innsbruck in the basic Qantas livery as OS6401 - January 11, 2002
It was observed at Vienna in the Qantas livery without titles - January 29, 2002
Departed Innsbruck on the ferry flight to Australia in the Qantas livery - February 26, 2002
Arrived Australia on completion of the ferry flight - ?
Cancelled from the Austrian Aircraft Register - March 2002
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-TQC - March 19, 2002
Leased to Eastern Australia Airlines as the registered operator
Operated its first revenue service - ?
Operated its final revenue service Canberra - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - August 21, 2003
Departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on the ferry flight to Austria - ?
Arrived Innsbruck on completion of the ferry flight - October 10, 2003
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - October 13, 2003
It was observed at Innsbruck in an all-white livery as 'OE-LTF' - October 14, 2003
Entered onto the Austrian Aircraft Register as OE-LTF - October 2003
It was observed at Vienna in Austrian Arrows livery with small 'Operated by 'Tyrolean Airlines' titles - October 19, 2003
It was observed at Vienna in Austrian Arrows livery with small 'Operated by Tyrolean Airlines' titles - October 12, 2004
Withdrawn from service and prepared for the ferry flight to Canada - ?
Cancelled from the Austrian Aircraft Register - March 18, 2009
Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GUAI - March 18, 2009
Leased to Air Inuit Ltd, Montreal as the registered operator
Departed Innsbruck on the ferry flight to Canada in the basic Austrian Arrows livery - March 19, 2009
It arrived at Montreal on completion of the ferry flight - March 20, 2009
Ferry route: Innsbruck - Prestwick - Rekavik - Narsaruaq - Goose Bay - Montreal
Current with Air Inuit Ltd
OE-LTF. Eastern Australia - in the basic Qantas livery at Innsbruck Airport, February 2002.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 2923-721.)