VH-EAH. Boeing 707-338C. c/n 19628-716.


 

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - April 29, 1968

First flown at Renton as VH-EAH - May 24, 1968

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EAH - June 12, 1968

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd

Aircraft was named 'City of Perth'

Accepted by Qantas at Seattle - June 12, 1968

Departed Seattle on delivery on deliveey flight to Australia - June 12, 1968

Arrived Sydney at conclusion of delivery flight at 1608 hours - June 14, 1968

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Nadi - Sydney

Operated first revenue service Sydney - Auckland - July 7, 1968

Aircraft was renamed 'City of Launceston' - October 24, 1971

Utilised on Cyclone Tracey relief flight and evacuated 327 passengers from Darwin - December 27, 1974

Utilised on Cyclone Tracey relief flight and evacuated 154 passengers from Darwin - January 1, 1975

Operated final revenue service Sydney - Jakarta - June 2, 1978

Aircraft had flown 34,077 hours with 13,623 cycles

Sold to ITEL Capital Investment for lease to Korean Air Lines

Accepted by Korean Air Lines in Sydney - July 10, 1978

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - July 11, 1978

Entered onto the Korean Aircraft register as HL-7433 - July 1978

Departed Sydney on ferry flight to Soel, Korea - July 14, 1978

Sold to GATX Booth with lease to Korean continuing - December 1980

Entered onto the Icelandic Aircraft Register as TF-IUD - September 25, 1987

Registered to Tempair International Airlines

Sold to Tempair International Airlines - October 25, 1987

Sold to Oil Production Maintenance, Vienna, Austria - December 1987

Entered onto the Libyan Aircraft Register as 5A-DTF - ?

Used by Libyan Arab Cargo

Stored at Tripoli, Libya in an all-white livery - November 1995

Sold to Northrop Grumman for use in Joint STARS program

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N780JS - ?

Was not used in the J-STARS program - scrapped for parts at Melbourne, Florida

 


 

VH-EAH. Qantas Australia - in the full 'V-Jet' livery at Sydney Airport, circa 1968.

VH-EAH. Qantas Australia - inside the cabin looking aft at Sydney Airport, circa 1968.

VH-EAH. Qantas Australia - in the modified 'V-Jet' livery at Sydney Airport, circa 1971.

VH-EAH. Qantas Australia - in the modified 'V-Jet' livery at Sydney Airport, circa 1971.

VH-EAH. Qantas Australia - in the modified 'V-Jet' livery at London Airport, April 1971.

VH-EAH. Qantas Australia - in the modified 'V-Jet' livery at Melbourne Airport, March 1972.
 

VH-EAH. Qantas Australia - in the modified 'V-Jet' livery at London Airport, May 1972.

VH-EAH. Qantas Australia - in the 'ochre' livery at Sydney Airport, January 1978.

 
 

HL-7433. Korean Air Lines - in the old livery at unknown airport, July 1982.