VH-XVU. Embraer ERJ-190-100IGW. c/n 19000078.
Was also registered as: PT-SJU; N947UW.
This aircraft was ordered by U. S. Airways - ?
Rolled off the production line at Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil - April 2007
First flown as 'PT-SJU' - April 2007
Powered by General Electric GE34-10E6 engines
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N947UW - April 27, 2007
Registered to U. S. Airways, Pittsburg, PA
Accepted by U. S. Airways at Sao Jose dos Campos - April 27, 2007
U. S. Airways was absorbed by American Airlines - April 08, 2015
Registered to American Airlines - December 12, 2015
The aircraft was withdrawn from service and stored at Pittsburgh - March 24, 2020
It was ferried Pittsburgh - Rowell, New Mexico for storage - April 16, 2020
Registered to TVPX Aircraft Solutions Inc Trustee, North Salt Lake City, Utah - November 10, 2021
Ferried Roswell - San Jose, Costa Rica for maintenance - October 21, 2022
The aircraft was repainted into the 'QantasLink' livery at San Jose in preparation for lease / sale
Test flown San Jose - San Jose as QQ9813 - February 08, 2023
Test flown San Jose - San Jose as QQ9813 - February 09, 2023
Leased to Alliance Airlines, Brisbane for operation by QantasLink - February 10, 2023
Departed San Jose (09:14 local) on the delivery flight to Australia as QQ9813 - February 10, 2023
It arrived at Brisbane (14:06 AEST) on completion of the delivery flight - February 12, 2023
Ferry route: San Jose - Honolulu - Majuro - Brisbane
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - February 13, 2023
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XVU - February 13, 2023
Registered to Bravo Airlines Pty Ltd, Brisbane
Leased to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd, Brisbane as the registered operator
Test flown Brisbane - Brisbane as QQ9810 - May 23, 2023
This aircraft is operated by Alliance for QantasLink commencing - May 25, 2023
Operated first QantasLink revenue service Brisbane - Adelaide (West Beach) as QF1929 - May 25, 2023
Current with Alliance Airlines / QantasLink
VH-XVU. QantasLink - in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 12, 2023.
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VH-XVU. QantasLink - in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 25, 2023.
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