BEECHCRAFT 2000A STARSHIP N786BP C/N NC-28

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QAM thanks William Buck (Qld) for the donation of this aircraft.

Certificate of Airworthiness issued to Beech Aircraft Corporation as N82428. (Source: 1)

Registered to Beech Aircraft Corporation as N82428. (Source: 1)

Change of ownership to Beech Acceptance Corporation. (Source: 1)

Change of ownership to United Beechcraft Inc., Wichita, Kansas. (Source: 1)

Change of ownership to Raytheon Aircraft Credit Corporation. (Source: 1)

Change of ownership to Starship Enterprises LLC, Wilmington, Delaware. (Source: 1)

Change of ownership to Raytheon Aircraft Company. (Source: 1)

Change of ownership to 86 BP Inc., Miami Shores, Florida. (Source: 1)

Registered N786BP to 86 BP Inc., Miami Shores, Florida. (Source: 1)

Departed Waco, Texas for Marana, Arizona. (Source: 1)

Arrived Evergreen Air Center, Pinal Park, Marana, Arizona and stored. (Source: 1)

Change of ownership to Raytheon Aircraft Credit Corporation. (Source: 1)

Departed Marana for North Las Vegas. (Source: 1)

Departed North Las Vegas for Monterey and Honolulu. (Source: 1)

Departed Honolulu for Pago Pago and Noumea. (Source: 1)

Departed Pago Pago for Coolangatta and Scone. (Source: 1)

Arrived at Scone, NSW on delivery to Col Pay. (Source: 1)
The aircraft was acquired by Col Pay as a source of PT6 engines.

Departed Scone for Caloundra, Qld flown by Col Pay. On arrival Caloundra the engines were removed and returned to Scone. The airframe was acquired by the Queensland Institute for Aviation Engineering (QIAE) at Caloundra Aerodrome to be used for instructional purposes on composite airframes. (Source: 1)

Struck off the U.S. Register. (Source: 1)

Col Pay was killed in the crash of Air Tractor AT-802 VH-LIS while testing a water pickup system at Lake Liddell, NSW. (Source: 2)

QIAE ceased trading.

The aircraft was offered to QAM by William Buck (Qld).

The aircraft was towed to the QAM compound.

The aircraft was fitted with its original propellers.

Compiled by Ron Cuskelly
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Compiled By Ron Cuskelly

Sources

1

Noel Oxlade.

2

ATSB Transport Safety Investigation Report, Aviation Occurrence Investigation AO-2007-066 Preliminary

Remarks

Added an image of the aircraft at Scone, NSW thanks to Robert Scherer.

Issue: 03

DATE: 11 APR 18

Added an image of the aircraft with its props refitted. Thanks to Colin Campbell.

Issue: 02

DATE: 16 SEP 16

Original issue.

Issue: 01

DATE: 23 JAN 15

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