VH-KBX. Fokker F28-070. c/n 11547.

Was also registered as: PH-KBX.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Dutch Govrnment as a VIP aircraft - ?

The registration 'PH-KBX' was reseved by Fokker Aircraft B.V., Amsterdam - October 11, 1994

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-KBX - August 29, 1994

Registered to Fokker Aircraft B.V., Amsterdam BvL 5082

Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 620-15 engines

First flown as 'PH-KBX' in the Dutch Government livery - September 13, 1995

Ferried Amsterdam (Schiphol) - Woensdrecht for fit-out - September 22, 1995

Registered to Fokker Aircraft Services, B.V., Hoogerheide (holder) - September 26, 1995

Registered to State of Netherlands - September 28, 1995

Ferried Woensdrecht - Amsterdam (Schiphol) - February 16, 1996

Accepted by the Dutch Government at Amsterdam (Schiphol) - March 14, 1996

Operated its first service Amsterdam (Schiphol) - Groningen - March 22, 1996

Ferried Amsterdam (Schiphol) - Basel for the fitment of the VIP interior - May 06, 1997

Registered to KLM Cityhopper B.V., Amsterdam - January 02, 2006

This aircraft was advertised for sale by the Dutch Government via Altea-AvBuyer - December 20, 2016

The aircraft would become available to the purchaser - May 2017

The aircraft had flown 8,514 hours with 6,306 cycles - January 02, 2006

Sold to Alliance Airlines, Australia - April 11, 2017

The purchase price was 3.7 million Euros

Ferried Amsterdam (Schiphol) - Woensdrecht in preparation for delivery flight to Australia - May 24, 2017

Test flown at Woensdrecht without the Dutch logo - July 03, 2017

Departed Woensdrecht on the ferry flight to Australia as SXI1722 - August 03, 2017

It arrived at Brisbane on completion of the ferry flight - August 07, 2017

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - August 2017

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-KBX - August 14, 2017

Registered to Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd, Brisbane

Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Gold Coast - May 18, 2018

Current with Alliance Airlines

 

 

PH-KBX. Dutch Government - in the standard livery at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, September 1997.

(N. Roozen Copyright Image 1995-961.)

PH-KBX. Dutch Government - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, date unknown.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 1996-238.)

VH-KBX. Alliance - in the 'Dutch Government' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 10, 2019.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1996-042.)

VH-KBX. Alliance - in the 'Dutch Government' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 10, 2019.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 1996-043.)