VH-FKL. Fokker F28-0100. c/n 11380.
Was also registered as: N895US.
This aircraft was ordered new by US Air Inc - ?
Registration 'N895US' was reserved for US Air Inc - January 13, 1988
The export registration 'E-1158 / PH-EZG' was applied to the aircraft - December 12, 1991
Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-EZG with export registration E-1158 - December 17, 1991
Registered to Fokker Aircraft BV, Amsterdam
First flown as 'PH-EZG' in the US Air livery - March 03, 1992
Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines
Sold to Fokker Aircraft USA, Inc - March 19, 1992
Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - March 27, 1992
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N895US - March 27, 1992
Accepted by US Air at Amsterdam (Schiphol) - March 27, 1992
Departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) on the delivery flight to the United States via Keflavik - March 27, 1992
It arrived at Pittsburg on completion of the delivery flight - April 01, 1992
Sold to Wilmington Trust Co, Wilmington, Delaware, USA - August 1992
Registered to Wilmington Trust Co - August 1992
Leased to US Air as the registered operator - August 1992
It was damaged on landing at Chicago (O'Hare) with nosewheel problems - March 13, 1993
Ferried Chicago - Pittsburg for repairs - March 14, 1993
It had flown 2,848 hours with 2,629 cycles - June 30, 1993
Transferred to US Airways when US Air changed its name - February 27, 1997
Operated its last revenue service with US Airways Nashville - Pittsburg - December 01, 2001
Ferried Pittsburg - Mojave for storage - December 05, 2001
It was observed stored at Mojave in the US Airways livery - March 17, 2005
Registered to Rolls-Royce Credit Corp - September 08, 2007
Prepared for lease to Alliance Airlines
It was observed at Khabarovsk in the US Airways livery - September 10, 2007
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - September 27, 2007
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-FKL - October 02, 2007
Registered to Jet Engine Leasing Pty Ltd
Leased to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Entered Alliance overhaul facility at Brisbane in preparation for entry into service - November 2008
The aircraft did not enter service and was stored at Brisbane and used as a source of spare parts
Current with Alliance Airlines
N895US. US Air - in the old livery at Pittsburg Airport, March 1992.
(E. Greenman Copyright Image 1995-193.)
VH-FKL. Alliance - in the basic 'US Airways' livery at Brisbane Airport, March 2011.
(C. Laugier Copyright Image 1995-556.)
VH-FKL. Alliance - in the basic 'US Airways' livery at Brisbane Airport, July 04, 2011.
(N. K. Daw Copyright Image 1995-605.)