VH-XVT. Embraer ERJ-190-100IGW. c/n 19000072.
Was also registered as: PT-SJL; N946UW; N953UW.
This aircraft was ordered by U. S. Airways - ?
Rolled off the production line at Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil - March 2007
First flown as 'PT-SJL' - March 2007
Powered by General Electric GE34-10E6 engines
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N946UW - March 21, 2007
Registered to U. S. Airways, Pittsburg, PA
Accepted by U. S. Airways at Sao Jose dos Campos - March 21, 2007
U. S. Airways was absorbed by American Airlines - April 08, 2015
Reregistered as N953UW - December 30, 2015
Registered to American Airlines
The aircraft was withdrawn from service and stored at Pittsburgh - March 27, 2020
It was ferried Pittsburgh - Rowell, New Mexico for storage - April 15, 2020
Registered to TVPX Aircraft Solutions Inc Trustee, North Salt Lake City, Utah - October 05, 2021
Ferried Roswell - San Jose, Costa Rica for storage - June 26, 2022
The aircraft was repainted into the 'QantasLink' livery at San Jose in preparation for lease / sale
Test flown San Jose - San Jose as QQ9812 - October 07, 2022
Departed San Jose on the delivery flight to Australia as QQ9812 - October 10, 2022
Experienced mechanical problems at San Diego when preparing to take-off - October 10, 2022
Departed San Diego on resumption of the delivery flight - October 17, 2022
It arrived at Brisbane (14:54 local) on completion of the delivery flight - October 19, 2022
Ferry route: San Jose - San Diego - Honolulu - Majuro - Brisbane
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - October 24, 2022
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XVT - November 07, 2022
Registered to Bravo Airlines Pty Ltd, Brisbane
Leased to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd, Brisbane as the registered operator
Test flown Brisbane - Brisbane as QQ981 - December 01, 2022
This aircraft is operated by Alliance for QantasLink commencing - December 03, 2022
Operated first QantasLink revenue service Brisbane - Adelaide (West Beach) as QF1929 - December 03, 2022
Current with Alliance Airlines / QantasLink
VH-XVT. QantasLink - in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 10, 2022.
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VH-XVT. QantasLink - in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Canberra Airport, February 05, 2023.
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VH-XVT. QantasLink - in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 07, 2023.
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