VH-VYC. Boeing 737-838. c/n 33991-1612.


Ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - November 07, 2004

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VYC - November 11, 2004

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

First flown as VH-VYC - November 12, 2004

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

Aircraft named ‘Arnhem Land’

Accepted by Qantas Airways at Boeing Field - December 03, 2004

Departed Seattle as QF6020 on delivery flight to Australia - December 04, 2004

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) at conclusion of delivery flight - December 05, 2004

Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Honolulu - Nadi - Melbourne

Operated first revenue service Melbourne - Brisbane as QF600 - December 08, 2004

Registered to Orix Aquila Corporation, Tokyo - February 24, 2005

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Pilots involved in a procedures related event at Townsville Airport - August 27, 2007

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

Current with Qantas Airways




VH-VYC. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, December 2009.