On This Day - August 29, 1959.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138 VH-EBA 'City of Melbourne' entered service, operating Flight EM774-008 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to the United States (California / San Francisco).

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On This Day - August 29, 1960.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Lockheed 188A Electra VH-TLC 'Charles Sturt' arrived at Melbourne (Essendon) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (California / Burbank).

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On This Day - August 29, 2009.

The Qantas Airways Airbus A380-842 VH-OQD 'Fergus McMaster' entered service, operating Flight QF31 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to the United Kingdom (London / Heathrow) via Singapore.

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