Sydney Airport Message Board Sydney Airport Message Board  

Go Back   Sydney Airport Message Board > Aviation Industry News and Discussion > Australia and New Zealand Industry

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 23rd October 2017, 11:46 AM
Greg Hyde Greg Hyde is offline
Prolific Member
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,090
Default DHC8 Scrapped in Cairns

Over the last two months two of the oldest DHC8 in Australia (and world) were broken up in Cairns Qld.

QQA/005 and QQC/008 were both reduced to spares and recently deleted from the Aust. register
Reply With Quote
Old 23rd October 2017, 04:58 PM
MarkR MarkR is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 1,094

QQA had an incident early in the decade that subsequently highlighted a problem with many of the early build dash 8s that was noted but not properly rectified:

Some sad shots of the recycling process
Reply With Quote
Old 24th October 2017, 03:52 AM
Jarden S Jarden S is offline
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 735

Yes is a bit sad especially with it being in the new Skytrans livery.
Reply With Quote
Old 24th October 2017, 12:06 PM
Robert.M Robert.M is offline
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Wagga Wagga
Posts: 530

Pity QQA wasn't donated to a museum.
Flightradar24 feeder (F-YSWG1 & T-YSWG2)
FlightAware feeder (YSWG/6482)
Range: F-YSWG1 (light grey opacity) - T-YSWG2/6482 (dark opacity)
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +10. The time now is 06:27 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Copyright Sydney Airport Message Board 1997-2016
Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of the Conditions of Use and Privacy Statement