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

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

Allocated the Boeing Block 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 Seattle - June 01, 2003

First flown as VH-VXR - June 10, 2003

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

The aircraft was named ‘Shepparton’

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

This was the 139th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 21st Boeing 737 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 Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 24, 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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VH-VXR. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Shepparton' in the revised livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 24, 2016.

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