VH-XFV. de Havilland Canada DHC-8-314. c/n 350.

Was also registered as: C-GUAY; D-BMUC.


Construction of this aircraft was completed at Toronto (Downsview) - December 1992

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GUAY - December 16, 1992

Registered to de Havilland, Canada

First flown at Downsview as 'C-GUAY' - December 16, 1992

Powered by Pratt & Whitney Canada PWC123B turboprop engines

The intended lease to Tyrolean Airways was not taken up

Leased to Air Creebec, Canada as the registered operator - February 22, 1993

Withdrawn from use by Air Creebec and returned to lessor - March 15, 1996

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - March 15, 1996

Entered onto the German Aircraft Register as D-BMUC - March 17, 1996

Registered to Augsburg Airways, Augsburg, Germany

It was observed at Dusseldorf in the 'Augsburg' livery - April 20, 1999

It was damaged at Munich Airport by the Swissair A319-122' HB-IPV' - February 24, 2000

The Airbus was conducting high speed friction measuring trials and failed to stop in time

The wingtip of the Airbus struck the aircraft causing substantial damage to both aircraft

It was observed at Munich undergoing repairs in a hangar - March 27, 2000

It was observed at Munich in the 'Team Lufthansa' livery - April 06, 2003

Withdrawn from service by Augsburg Airways - March 31, 2004

Leased to Cirrus Airlines - May 13, 2004

It was observed at Strasbourg in the 'Cirrus Airlines' livery - May 17, 2004

It was observed at Lugarno operating Swiss Airlines service Lugarno - Zurich as LX2909 - October 23, 2004

Withdrawn from service by Cirrus Airlines and returned to Augsburg Airways - September 2006

Prepared for sale to Skippers Aviation

Cancelled from the German Aircraft Register - October 04, 2006

Entered onto the Australia Aircraft Register as VH-XFV - October 06, 2006

Registered to Skippers Aviation Pty Ltd, Subiaco, Western Australia

Departed Saarbrucken on the ferry flight to Australia in the Skippers livery - October ?, 2006

It arrived at Perth on completion of the ferry flight - October 18, 2006

Ferry route: Saarbrucken - Hurghada - Seeb - Colombo - Cocos Island - Perth

Operated its first revenue service - ?

Current with Skippers Aviation