VH-ZXU. SAAB 340B. c/n 422.

Was also registered as: N422XJ; HB-GBC.

 

This aircraft was built by Saab Aircraft AB, Linkoping, Sweden - 1997

First flown with the test registration 'SE-B22' - July 29, 1997

Powered by General Electric CT7-9B turboprop engines

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N422XJ - August ?, 1997

Registered to Fairbrook Leasing

Leased to Mesaba Airlines / Northwest Airlink as the registered operator - August 11, 1997

The aircraft was withdrawn from service and returned to the lessor - October 21, 2010

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - Jsanuary 14, 2011

Entered onto the Swiss Aircraft Register as HB-GBC - January 14, 2011

Leased tonNok Mini as the registered operator

Nok Mini ceased operations - March 2014

The aircraft was sold to Aerocentury Corp, Burlingame, California - June 12, 2014

Cancelled from the Swiss Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N422XJ - June 13, 2014

Leased to PenAir as the registered operator - March 13, 2017

It was withdrawn from service and returned to the lessor - October 10, 2017

Departed the United States on the ferry flight to Australia - October ?, 1017

It arrived at Adelaide (West Beach) on completion of the ferry flight - October 15, 2017

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - October 17, 2017

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZXU - October 18, 2017

Registered to REX Investment Holdings Pty Ltd, Sydney

Leased to Regional Express Pty Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Operated its first revenue service Wagga Wagga - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as ZL3281 - February 21, 2018

Current with Regional Express

 

 

VH-ZXU. REX Regional Express - in the all-white livery at Adelaide West Brach Airport, January 09, 2018.

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VH-ZXU. REX Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Brach Airport, April 04, 2018.

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VH-ZXU. REX Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Brach Airport, January 30, 2019.

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VH-ZXU. REX Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Brach Airport, March 23, 2019.

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VH-ZXU. REX Regional Express - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Brach Airport, June 07, 2019.

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