Aircraft Photo of VH-OGX | Fairchild Swearingen SA-226TC Metro II | Casair | AirHistory.net #47229
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-OGX
Aircraft Original Type:Swearingen SA-26 Merlin
Aircraft Generic Type:Fairchild Swearingen SA-226/227 Merlin IV/Metro
Aircraft Version:Fairchild Swearingen SA-226TC Metro II
C/n (msn):TC-395
Operator / Titles:Casair
Location
City / Airport:HobartMap
Region / Country:Tasmania, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YMHB   IATA: HBA   Local: YMHB   Other: -
 
Photo Date:10 April 2014
Photo by:Phil Vabre
Photo ID: 47229
Photo Comment

This normally Perth-based Metro is being used by Toll Express for their night freight runs for a while. It started life in 1981 as N1012U with Consolidated Airways. Passing through several operators, it then went to France in October 1988 as F-GFVS with Air Taxis Services, then Air Limousin. Sold back to the USA as N20849 in November 1989, then to Australian operator Transair as VH-TFQ on 4 February 1994. Passed through several hands to Casair, who re-registered it VH-OGX on 5 May 2008.

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