VH-QPG. Airbus A330-303. c/n 0603.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways - ?

Rolled off Airbus production line at Toulouse, France - 2004

Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80E1A3 engines

First flown as 'F-WWYN' - May 03, 2004

Ferried Toulouse - Chateauroux for painting into the Qantas livery - May 05, 2004

Ferried Chateauroux - Toulouse in the Qantas livery - May 19, 2004

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-QPG - July 12, 2004

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Toulouse, France - July 22, 2004

The aircraft was named 'Mount Gambier'

Departed Toulouse on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6008 - July 25, 2004

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight as QF7628 - July 27, 2004

Delivery route: Toulouse - Singapore - Melbourne

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Cairns as QF702 - August 01, 2004

Registered to Bronte Aircraft Ltd, Tokyo - February 18, 2005

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - July 20, 2015

Current with Qantas Airways

 

F-WWYN. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Mount Gambia' in the original livery at Toulouse Airport, July 2004.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0330-229.)

VH-QPG. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Mount Gambia' in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, November 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 0330-005.)

VH-QPG. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Mount Gambia' in the original livery at Singapore Airport, October 28, 2013.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0330-230.)

VH-QPG. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Mount Gambia' in the original livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 16, 2014.

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VH-QPG. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Mount Gambia' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 31, 2016.

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