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

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

Allocated the Boeing Block Number YJ919

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - 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

The aircraft was named ‘Arnhem Land’

Accepted by S. Skimin for Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) - December 02, 2004

This was the 147th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 27th Boeing 737 to be delivered to Qantas Airways

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6020 - December 04, 2004

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - December 05, 2004

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

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - 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 were 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 - 'Arnhem Land' in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, December 18, 2009.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-449.)

VH-VYC. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Arnhem Land' in the revised livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 15, 2016.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4622-185.)

VH-VYC. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Arnhem Land' in the revised livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 15, 2016.

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VH-VYC. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Arnhem Land' in the revised livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 15, 2016.

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VH-VYC. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Arnhem Land' in the revised livery at Perth Airport, March 04, 2018.

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