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The Fokker Fleetlist will be regulary updated with news and/or pictures. Please be advised to check this section frequently!

This page contains recent owner & operator changes and other related news to the individual airframes of Fokker F27 (including Fokker 50 & Fokker 60) and Fokker F28 (including Fokker 70 & Fokker 100). Also the Fairchild models F-27 and FH-227 are part of the Fokker Fleetlist . The airframes are printed in chronological order.
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Note: when an update has been made to the previous publication, the registration in the 4th column is changed into blue.

 
 
    General News

Antillean airline Insel Air suffers financial difficulties for some years. A Curacao court has now decided that the airline gets a final chance to reorganize and clean up the finances. Before December 4th Insel Air needs to demonstrate that it is economically healthy, otherwise the airline will be liquidated.
 
 
     Fokker F27, Fokker 50 & Fokker 60
 
 
Former Air Nordic Friendship SE-KZD (10245) has been on the move for a training outside the airport. On 161018 it returned to continue its job as Eelde airport’s fire brigade trainer (Simen Dorschman; Groningen, October 16, 2018)


The one-but-oldest F50 still flying has started a new life after its 20-year long career with VLM. Amapola Flyg has leased SE-MFP (20105) to Braathens Regional Airlines, it was painted in their full colors and started service 221018 from Kristianstad to Stockholm (Krister Karlsmoen; Stockholm-Bromma October 22, 2018)


Besides 5Y-MIS (20111) of which we had a picture in our September issue (#11), Maandeeq Air also appears to fly with 5Y-SMT (20177), according to a photo on the internet (JubalandTV; Kismayo, June 10, 2018)


Somali airline SOM Express Airways is operating 5Y-JXK (20233) out of Mogadishu on domestic services. The aircraft is leased from Skyward Express and is now adorned with titles and logo (Baashi Ali Hashi; Galcayo, October 23, 2018)
 

According to their website, Freedom Airline Express operates two F50 aircraft for charters, amongst which this 5Y-FAI (20282) in an inconspicuous corporate livery, (PuntlandPost; Kismayo, December 2017). The government of Somalia is a regular customer of the airline for VIP transportation.
 
 
10245 100   SE-KZD This former Air Nordic Friendship is in use as a training object for the Groningen-Eelde Airport fire brigade. It temporarily left the airport for a training in nearby Hoogezand and returned to base on trailer 161018.
20105 050   SE-MFP Amapola Flyg. Noted at Stockholm-Bromma airport 221018 in full Braathens Regional Airlines colors.
20107 050 RP-C VH-FNB LEASCOR. The former Virgin Australia Regional Airlines aircraft is still in storage at Seletar in Skywest colors, but the VH-registration was cancelled 091018.
20113 050 RP-C VH-FNH LEASCOR. The former Virgin Australia Regional Airlines aircraft is still in storage at Seletar in Skywest colors, but the VH-registration was cancelled 091018.
20122 050   5Y-SMX Silverstone Air Services bought this F50 from Aerocentury sometime in 2018. It remains to be seen if the lease by Skyward Express will be terminated.
20145 050 SE-MFU OO-VLN Largus Aviation AB, operated by Amapola Flyg AB. Registered 261018.
20177 050   5Y-SMT Silverstone Air Services bought this F50 from Aerocentury sometime in 2018. It remains to be seen if the lease by Skyward Express will be continued.
20187 050 HK-5302 YV2977 Gran Colombia de Aviación. Registered 251018.
20193 050 HK-5301 YV2917 Gran Colombia de Aviación. Registered 241018.
20198 050 HK-5303 YV2948 Gran Colombia de Aviación. Registered 251018.
20249 050   5Y-CHM Freedom Airline Express?? This aircraft  was photographed during a visit to Baidoa, Somalia 280818. It carried a corporate-style livery, very similar to 5Y-FAI (see above). So, it is now probably operated by the same airline; confirmation will be appreciated. 
20264 050 SE-MFR OO-VLZ Largus Aviation AB, operated by Amapola Flyg AB. Registered 241018.
20286 050   VH-FKZ Alliance Airlines Pty Ltd. Ferried Brisbane to Singapore-Seletar via Mount Isa, Darwin and Surabaya 05-061018  for heavy maintenance.
 
 
     Fokker F28, Fokker 70 & Fokker 100
 
  

The latest addition to the large Alliance Airlines Fokker fleet is VH-UQB (11483). The picture shows it landing in Brisbane completing the ferry flight from Bratislava,(tourismman; Brisbane, September 29, 2018)

 
 
11003 1000   TZ-ASH Air Mali. A consortium of three Dutch historical societies is trying to raise 0.25 million euro for transporting the oldest existing Fellowship back to its home country and displaying it in a museum. This F28 has had an active career of more than 30 years and flew with some 20 operators. The airframe is in open-air storage at Bamako, Mali for 17 years now and needs to be removed due to reconstruction of the airport.
11280 100   VH-XWO Alliance Airlines Pty. Returned from Norwich via Belgrade, Trabzon, Al Ain, Nagpur, Kuala Lumpur, Surabaya to Perth 10-131018 as SXI1807 after maintenance at KLM Engineering.
11317 100 HP- CS-TPD Air Panama. Delivery flight 28 -301018 from Oporto via Prestwick, Keflavik, Goose Bay, Halifax, Nassau, Mexico City in all white as SXI1822.
11340 100   YR-FKA Carpatair. Ferried Amsterdam to Woensdrecht 291018 as KL9956 for maintenance after summer lease to KLM Cityhopper.
11361 100 VH-UQN OE-LVM Alliance Airlines Pty. Registered 180918, aircraft is still in Norwich.
11369 100   YR-FKB Carpatair. Leased to KLM Cityhopper 210818 to 281018, joining sistership YR-FKA. Also this ircraft has no externally visible signs that it is operating for KLM Cityhopper.
11395 100   YR-FZA Carpatair. Ferried Woensdrecht to Warsaw 191018 as LO9006 after maintenance by Fokker Services.
11505 100 D-AOLH UP-F1015 Bek Air. Ferried 080918 to Saarbrücken for maintenance prior to sale to Avanti Air. Made a short testflight as D-AOLH at Saarbrucken 250918.
11567 070   P2-ANA Air Niugini. Offered for sale with 41,920 hrs and 40,915 cycles. Aircraft never served with Air Niugini and is stored at Seletar since October 2017.
10597 070 PZ-TFC PH-KZI Fly Allways. Registered 240618.
11582 070   P2-ANB Air Niugini. Offered for sale with 40,168 hrs and 39,523 cycles. Aircraft never served with Air Niugini and is stored at Seletar since October 2017.

 

Credits: All photographers, Aviator.aero, Matthias Becker, CH-Aviation, GEAS web, Krister Karlsmoen,
Luchtvaartnieuws, Scramble, Skyliner.