On This Day - October 29, 1938.

The Australian National Airways Douglas DC-3-232A VH-ABR 'Kanana' (quiet), having arrived as deck cargo on the ship S.S. Clydebank at Port Melbourne on October 17, was test flown at Melbourne (Essendon) by Capt P.T.L. Taylor. It was the 3rd Douglas DC-3 to be imported into Australia.

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On This Day - October 29, 1938.

The Tasman Empire Airways Limited Short S.25 Sandringham Mk 4 Tasman Class flying boat ZK-AMH 'R.M.A. Auckland' arrived at Auckland Harbour, having completed its delivery flight from the United Kingdom (Poole). The total flying time for the delivery flight was 87 hours.

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On This Day - October 29, 1966.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138B VH-EBM 'City of Launceston' operated a special VIP flight from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Launceston (Tasmania), for the opening of the new airport terminal. This flight also marked the first visit to Tasmania of a Boeing 707 aircraft.

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On This Day - October 29, 1985.

The Air New Zealand Boeing 767-219ER ZK-NBA 'Aotearoa V' operated the airline's inaugural Boeing 767 service from Christchurch (New Zealand) to Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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On This Day - October 29, 1986.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Douglas DC-9-31 VH-TJP 'Charles Kingsford Smith' operated it last revenue service, operating Flight TN459 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Melbourne (Tullamarine). It was then withdrawn from service having flown 42,591 hours with 46,548 cycles.

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On This Day - October 29, 2002.

The Qantas Jetconnect Boeing 737-376 ZK-JNF entered service, operating Flight QF4012 from Christchurch (New Zealand) to Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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On This Day - October 29, 2011.

The Virgin Australia Embraer 190-100IGW VH-ZPQ 'Main Beach' returned to service following its repaint, operating Flight DJ316 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Hobart.

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On This Day - October 29, 2012.

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737-8FE VH-YIS 'Casurina Beach' entered service, operating Flight DJ334 from Brisbane to Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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On This Day - October 29, 2013.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A320-232SL VH-VFU arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) having completed its delivery flight from France (Toulouse) as Flight JST7992.

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On This Day - October 29, 2022.

The Bonza Aviation Boeing 737-Max 8 VH-UIK 'Bazza' arrived at Maroochydore having completed its delivery flight from Canada (Calgary).

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On This Day - October 29, 2023.

The QantasLink Embraer ERJ-190-100IGW VH-UZF operated the airline's inaugural Brisbane - Wellington (New Zealand) service as Flight QF355.

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