On This Day - August 12, 1942.

The BOAC Short S.23C Empire Class flying boat G-AETV 'Coriolanus' was transferred to Qantas Empire Airways in exchange for their S.23C Empire Class flying boat VH-ABF 'Cooee' that had been isolated in the western sector of the 'Horseshoe' route. 'Coriolanus' was reregistered as VH-ABG.

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On This Day - August 12, 1963.

The Ansett-ANA Douglas DC-4-1009 VH-INJ, acquired from Japan Air Lines, arrived at Melbourne (Essendon) having completed its delivery flight from Tokyo (Japan), This aircraft was to be operated by Airlines of N.S.W.

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On This Day - August 12, 1981.

The Ansett Airlines Douglas DC-9-31 VH-CZF operated a proving flight for Air Vanuatu, flying Brisbane - Port Vila (Vanuatu) - Brisbane as Flight NF2/1.

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On This Day - August 12, 2002.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 737-838 VH-VXO 'Kakadu' arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle / Boeing Field) as Flight 6020. It was the airline's 132nd Boeing airliner and its 18th Boeing 737.

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On This Day - August 12, 2017.

The Alliance Airlines Fokker F28-0100 VH-XWM was wet-leased to Tigerair Australia for 12 days to cover a shortfall in their Easter capacity. It operated its first service as Flight TGG531 from Brisbane to Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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On This Day - August 12, 2020.

Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the Air New Zealand Boeing 777-319ER ZK-OKP departed Auckland (New Zealand) on its ferry flight to the United States (Victorville, California) as Flight NZ6006 for long-term storage.

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On This Day - August 12, 2022.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A321-251NX(ACF) entered service, operating Flight JQ938 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Cairns.

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