VH-VUC. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 34014-1582.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Pty Ltd - ?

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle with winglets - September 15, 2004

First flown as 'VH-VUC' in the standard Vigin Blue livery - September 22, 2004

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Entered on the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VUC - October 08, 2004

Registered to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd, Brisbane

Accepted by Virgin Blue at Seattle (Boeing Field) - October 12, 2004

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia - October 12, 2004

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - October 14, 2004

Delivery route: Seattle - Lihue - Port Vila - Brisbane

The aircraft was named 'Foxsy Rock'sy'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as DJ336 - October 31, 2004

Registered to VBNC4 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland - August 15, 2005

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Virgin Blue was renamed Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd - May 04, 2011

Registered to Virgin Australia 2013-1 Issuer Co Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland - October 29, 2013

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Operated last service in Virgin Blue livery Launceston - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as VA1375 - December 01, 2013

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Townsville as VA9941 - December 01, 2013

The aircraft was repainted into the standard Virgin Australia livery by Flying Colours

This was the first Virgin Blue aircraft to be repainted into the new corporate livery by Flying Colours

It was renamed 'Peregian Beach'

Ferried Townsville - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as VA9940 - December 16, 2013

Returned to service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as VA811 - December 17, 2013

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-VUC. Virgin Blue - 'Foxsy Rocksy' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 2007.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Blue - 'Foxsy Rocksy' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2007.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Blue - 'Foxsy Rocksy' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, April 08, 2012.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Blue - 'Foxsy Rocksy' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 31, 2012.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Blue - 'Foxsy Rocksy' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 23, 2013.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Blue - 'Foxsy Rocksy' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, June 18, 2013.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Blue - 'Foxsy Rocksy' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 14, 2013.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Blue - 'Foxsy Rocksy' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 26, 2013.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Blue - 'Foxsy Rocksy' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 27, 2013.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Australia - 'Peregian Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 20, 2013.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Australia - 'Peregian Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 20, 2013.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Australia - 'Peregian Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 04, 2014.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Australia - 'Peregian Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 26, 2014.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Australia - 'Peregian Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 14, 2014.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Australia - 'Peregian Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 08, 2015.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Australia - 'Peregian Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 02, 2016.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Australia - 'Peregian Beach' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 12, 2016.

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VH-VUC. Virgin Australia - 'Peregian Beach' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 16, 2016.

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