Australian & New Zealand Military Aircraft Serials & History

RAAF & RAN Fokker F.27 Friendship

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27th October 2007 

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Serial Type c/n Aircraft History
VH-CAT Fokker F27-109 10132 Previously PH-FAZ & VH-CAT COSSA-(CSIRO)-Australia
Leased 11.93 STD Australian Flight Test Svc 12.93 for mapping and environment testing,
Melbourne Essendon 1997,
Omega Aviation (Mudjimba, Queensland) 17.11.03,
Stored Adelaide Parafield Airport YPPF 'for some time' by 03.05,
Last seen 10.05 no engines,
Registration cancelled 27.06.06.
Was in Service with ARDU.
It was used as backdrops in a couple of films.
Currently on display at South Australian Aviation Museum

 Highlight for Album: Fokker F27 VH-CAT

VH-EWP Fokker F27-500 10534 ex East West Airlines.
RAN Hydrography Unit.
Equipped with Laser Airborne Depth Sounder (LADS).
Australia's last airworthy Fokker Friendship retired on 12.09.2010
(Replaced by DHC Dash 8 VH-LCL)

Highlight for Album: Fokker F27 VH-EWP


The Author of this page is Darren Crick and Martin Edwards (updated by Brendan Cowan)

Source: Australian Aviation Magazine, CASA Aircraft Records.

Emails: Adam Clerget, James Hollingworth, Dean Norman, Mathew Hawkins, Gordon Birkett, Jurgen van Toor, Kevin Kerle, Robert Brosing, Clive Lynch, Roger Johnson, Alan Allen, Rod, Rene Sikkerle, Simon, Rene Sikkerle.

Updated 10 October 2013


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