On This Day - June 18, 1946.

The Douglas C-47-DL VH-AEO, acquired by the Department of Civil Aviation on July 10, 1944, was transferred to Trans-Australia Airlines. It was named 'Cunningham'. At the time of its transfer to T.A.A. the aircraft had flown some 7,383 hours.

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On This Day - June 18, 2004.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 767-238ER VH-EAN 'Alice Springs' operated its final passenger service as Flight QF494 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith). All Qantas titles and logos were then removed before the aircraft before it departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on June 25, as Flight QF6019, for the United States (California / Victorville) for storage and eventual sale.

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On This Day - June 18, 2007.

The Qantas Foundation Memorial Ltd's Boeing 707-138B VH-XBA 'City of Melbourne' was officially decommissioned at the Qantas Founders Outback Museum at Queensland (Longreach). This aircraft, the Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138 VH-EBA 'City of Melbourne' had flown a total of 61,909 hours 04 minutes with 23,618 cycles.

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