On This Day - July 05, 1938.

The Qantas Empire Airways Short S.23C 'Empire' Class flying boat VH-ABF 'Cooee' operated the airline's inaugural Sydney (Rose Bay) to Southampton (United Kingdom) service as Flight IW668 under the command of Capt P. Lynch-Blosse).

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On This Day - July 05, 1969.

The ex Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138B VH-EBJ, now registered as N106BN, departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) for the last time, on its ferry flight to the United States on delivery to Braniff International.

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On This Day - July 05, 1990.

The ex Air New Zealand Boeing 767-205ER ZK-NBD, now reregistered as DQ-FJA, was handed over to Air Pacific at Auckland (New Zealand).

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On This Day - July 05, 2011.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-438 VH-OJO 'City of Toowoomba' was rolled out at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) with the special 'Go Qantas Wallabies' artwork and titles, to promote the Rugby World Cup.

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