VH-VXR. Boeing 737-838. c/n 33724-1340.

 

Aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

Allocated the Boeing Customer Number YJ193

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

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - June 01, 2003

First flown as VH-VXR - June 10, 2003

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

Aircraft named ‘Shepparton’

Accepted by R. Leplaw on behalf of Qantas Airways at Boeing Field - June 20, 2003

This was the 139th Boeing airliner delivered to Qantas Airways

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6024 - June 21, 2003

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - June 23, 2003

Delivery route: Seattle Honolulu - Nadi - Melbourne

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Brisbane as QF614 - June 26, 2003

Aircraft was involved in a runway separation incident at Perth Airport - January 24, 2006

To view the ATSB report on this incident please click 'HERE'

Registered to Canberra Aircraft Ltd - June 01, 2006

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - September 04, 2013

Current with Qantas Airways

 

VH-VXR. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Shepparton' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, November 2004.

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VH-VXR. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Shepparton' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 2006.

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VH-VXR. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Shepparton' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 2006.

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VH-VXR. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Shepparton' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, March 19, 2010.

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VH-VXR. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Shepparton' in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, August 17, 2013.

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VH-VXR. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Shepparton' in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, August 17, 2013.

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VH-VXR. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Shepparton' in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, January 09, 2014.

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VH-VXR. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Shepparton' in the revised livery at Coolangatta Airport, August 2015.

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