On This Day - July 26, 1938.

The Short S.23 Empire Class flying boat VH-ABA 'Carpentaria' was officially handed over to Qantas Empire Airways at Sydney (Rose Bay) after it had completed Flight IE671 from Pakistan (Karachi).

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On This Day - July 26, 1959.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Lockheed 188A Electra VH-TLB 'John Gilbert' entered service, operating Melbourne (Essendon) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - July 26, 1966.

The Mac.Robertson Miller Airlines Fokker F.27-2101 Friendship VH-MMR 'RMA Robe' arrived at Perth, having completed its delivery flight from the Netherlands (Amsterdam / Schiphol).

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On This Day - July 26, 1976.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Boeing 727-276A VH-TBL departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on its ferry flight to Iran (Tehran) on a 12-month lease to Iran Air.

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On This Day - July 26, 2005.

The Comair Boeing 737-376 ZS-OKJ departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on its delivery flight to South Africa (Johannesburg). This aircraft was the ex Qantas Airways aircraft VH-TAV. It was delivered to Comair in the basic Qantas livery.

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On This Day - July 26, 2013.

The Virgin Australia Aerospatiale ATR0-72-212A VH-FVZ 'Angourie Beach' entered service, operating Flight VA1661 from Brisbane to Moranbah.

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On This Day - July 26, 2018.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 787-9 VH-ZNE 'Skippy' operated its first international service, operating Flight QF9 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to the United Kingdom (London / Heathrow) via Perth.

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On This Day - July 26, 2019.

The Air New Zealand Airbus A321-271NX ZK-NNF operated its first international service as Flight NZ891, flying from Christchurch (New Zealand) to Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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On This Day - July 26, 2023.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A321-251NX VH-OFY entered service, operating Flight JQ560 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Brisbane.

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