VH-NHY. Fokker F28-0100. c/n 11467.
Was also registered as: N1455K; PR-OAQ.
This aircraft was ordered new by American Airlines - ?
The registration 'N1455K' was reserved by American Airlines - September 16, 1988
The temporary export registration 'E-1279 / PH-EZL' was applied to the aircraft - May 14, 1993
The temporary export registration 'E-1279 / PH-EZL' was reserved by Fokker Aircraft B.V. - May 18, 1993
First flown as 'PH-EZL' in 'American Airlines' livery - July 19, 1993
Powered by Rolls Royce Tay 650-15 engines
The temporary export registration 'E-1279 / PH-EZL' was removed from the aircraft - July 27, 1993
Sold to Fokker Aircraft USA, Inc - July 27, 1993
The aircraft was cleared for export to the United States - July 29, 1993
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N1455K - July 29, 1993
Registered to Fokker Aircraft N1455K Trust c/- Wilmington Trust, Wilmington, DE, U. S. A.
Leased to American Airlines as the registered operator
Ferried Amsterdam (Schiphol) - Woensdrecht for the fitment of long-range fuel cells - July 30, 1993
Ferried Woensdrecht - Amsterdam (Schiphol) - August 13, 1993
Departed Amsterdam (Schiphol) on the ferry flight to the United States via Keflavik as AAL9499 - August 16, 1993
Operated its first revenue service Dallas (Fort Worth) - Nashville - August 19, 1993
Registered to American Airlines, Inc - ?
Withdrawn from American Airlines service - May 03, 2004
Ferried to Mojave for storage - May 2004
It was observed stored at Mojave in the 'American Airlines' livery - July 2006
An intended lease to Avianca Colombia was not taken up - 2006
Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PR-OAQ - April 05, 2007
Registered to Ocean Air Linhas Aereas S/A, Sao Paulo, Brasil
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - April 06, 2007
It was observed at Sorocaba in the 'Oceanair' livery - April 26, 2007
It was observed at Sao Paulo (Guarulhos) in the 'Oceanair' livery - June 15, 2007
Oceanair was renamed Avianca Brasil - April 26, 2010
It was observed in the 'Avianca Brasil' livery - October 28, 2011
Departed Woensdrecht after maintenance in the 'Avianca' livery - May 23, 2012
It arrived at Woensdrecht for maintenance as ONE9902 - October 03, 2013
Test flown at Woensdrecht in the 'Avianca' livery - November 15, 2013
Departed Woensdrecht for Brasil after maintenance as ONE9903 - November 16, 2013
Withdrawn from service - 2015
Sold to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney
Departed Rio de Janeiro on the ferry flight to Singapore for maintenance - May 18, 2015
It arrived at Singapore (Seletar) on completion of the ferry flight - May 22, 2015
Ferry route: Rio de Janeiro (Galeao) - Sal Island - Casablanca - Catania - ? - Riyadh - ? - Singapore
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NHY - June 23, 2015
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney
Leased to Network Aviation Pty Ltd, Perth as the registered operator
Ferried Singapore (Seletar) - Surabaya - Darwin - Townsville - July 15, 2015
Delivery flight was conducted by Southern Cross Aviation as SXI-?
The aircraft was repainted into the QantasLink 'New Roo' livery at Townsville
This was the first Fokker aircraft to acquire the 'New Roo' livery
QantasLink Fokker 100s will continue to operate under the Network Aviation's Air Operator Certificate (AOC)
This rebranding is intended to provide a consistent brand across all Westeren Austalian operations
Ferried Townsville (16:15 local) - Alice Springs - Perth (20:22 local) - July 30, 2015
Operated its first revenue service - ?
Current with Network Aviation
VH-NHY. QantasLink - in the 'New Roo' livery at Perth Airport, August 12, 2015.
(W. Mallinson Copyright Image 1995-752.)