VH-VXQ. Boeing 737-838. c/n 33723-1335.


 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

Allocated the Boeing Block Number YJ912

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VXQ - May 15, 2003

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - May 19, 2003

First flown as VH-VXQ - May 29, 2003

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines and fitted with winglets

Aircraft named ‘Redland’

Accepted by R. Leplaw for Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) - June 13, 2003

This was the 138th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 20th Boeing 737 delivered new to Qantas Airways

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6024 - June 14, 2003

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - June 16, 2003

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Nadi - Melbourne

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Brisbane as QF604 - June 20, 2003

Registered to Brisbane Aircraft Ltd - June 01, 2006

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - August 30, 2015

Operated last service in the standard livery Sydney - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF447 - October 30, 2015

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Townsville for repainting by Flying Colours as QF6101 - October 30, 2015

Aircraft was repainted into the original Qantas Boeing 707 livery as their second Retro-jet

The repaint was commissioned to celebrate the Qantas 95th Anniversary

Rolled out at Townsville in the retro '1959' livery - November 15, 2015

Ferried Townsville - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF6195 - November 16, 2015

Aircraft renamed 'Retro Roo II'

To read more about this particular livery click 'HERE'

Returned to service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Brisbane as QF562 - November 16, 2015

Current with Qantas Airways

 


 

VH-VXQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Sydney Airport, December 2003.

VH-VXQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, January 2005.

VH-VXQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, July 2013.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 2013.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, July 2013.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2013.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2013.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2013.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, November 2013.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, April 2014.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, April 2015.
The repainting of VH-VXQ at Townsville Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Sydney Airport, November 2015.
The unveiling ceremony at Sydney Airport, November 2015
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, November 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, December 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, December 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, December 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, December 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, December 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, December 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, December 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, December 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2016.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2016.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Perth Airport, January 2016.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Perth Airport, December 2015.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2016.
VH-VXQ. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the retro livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2016.