VH-PRX. SAAB 340B. c/n 303.
This aircraft was built by Saab Aircraft AB, Linkoping, Sweden - 1992
First flown with the test registration 'SE-C03' - February 15, 1992
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N363BE - June 22, 1992
Registered to Lambert Leasing Inc, U. S. A.
Leased to Business Express, New York as the registered operator
Sold to Grant Holdings Inc, U. S. A. - July 29, 1992
Registered to Grant Holdings Inc, U. S. A.
The lease to Business Express as the registered operator was continued
Business Express was renamed Business Express Airlines - May 22, 1997
Withdrawn from service and stored at Oklahoma City - December 08, 2000
Returned to the Lessor at the end of the lease - June 2001
It was observed stored at Nashville, Tennessee - April 14, 2003
Registered to State Street Bank & Trust Company, U. S. A. - March 25, 2004
Prepared for lease to Regional Express Airlines, Australia
Departed Nashville on the ferry flight to Australia - July 02, 2004
Arrived Wagga Wagga on completion of the ferry flight - July 05, 2004
Ferry route: Nashville - Tulsa - California City - Honolulu - Nadi - Coolangatta - Orange - Wagga Wagga
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - July 09, 2004
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-PRX - July 16, 2004
Leased to Australiawide Airlines Ltd, Wagga Wagga t/a REX Regional Express Airlines as the registered operator
It was configured to seat 36 passengers
Operated its first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Parkes as ZL? - August 26, 2004
Registered to Regional Express Holdings Limited, Mascot - October 16, 2008
Leased to Regional Express Pty Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator - January 30, 2014
Current with REX Regional Express Airlines
VH-PRX. REX Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 27, 2013.
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