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.