VH-RXE. SAAB 340B. c/n 275.
Was also registered as: N356BE; N275CJ.
This aircraft was built by Saab Aircraft AB, Linkoping, Sweden - 1991
First flown with the test registration 'SE-G75' - October 31, 1991
Powered by General Electric CT7-9B turboprop engines
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N356BE - December 10, 1991
Registered to Lambert Leasing Inc, U. S. A.
Leased to Business Express, New York as the registered operator - December 11, 1991
Registered to First Security Bank of Utah, U. S. A. - December 30, 1991
Lease to Business Express as the registered operator was continued
Business Express was renamed Business Express Airlines - May 22, 1997
Registered to Saab Aircraft of America Inc, U. S. A. - April 21, 2001
Sold to Fairbrook Leasing Inc, U. S. A. - December 06, 2001
Reregistered as N275CJ - December 06, 2001
Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Torthwest Trustee, U. S. A.
The intended lease to Colgan Airways was not taken up
It was observed stored at Bangor (Maine) - December 08, 2001
It was observed stored at Bangor (Maine) - April 11, 2002
Ferried Bangor (Maine) - Nashville (Tennessee) for storage and observed at Nashville - April 09, 2003
It was observed at Nashville in the 'REX Regional Express Airlines' livery as 'N275CJ' - July 27, 2003
Departed Nashville (Tennessee) on the ferry flight to Australia - September 23, 2003
It arrived at Wagga Wagga on completion of the ferry flight - September 29, 2003
Ferry route: ?
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - December 12, 2003
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-RXE - December 24, 2003
Registered to Australiawide Airlines, Wagga Wagga t/a REX Regional Express Airlines
Leased to Regional Express Holdings Limited t/a REX Regional Express Airlines as the registered operator
It was configured to seat 36 passengers
Operated its first revenue service - February 03, 2004
Registered to Regional Express Holdings Limited, Sydney - August 30, 2007
Leased to Regional Express Pty Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator
Current with REX Regional Express Airlines
VH-RXE. REX Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 22, 2019.
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VH-RXE. REX Regional Express - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 17, 2022.
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VH-RXE. REX Regional Express - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 19, 2022.
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