VH-VYL. Boeing 737-838. c/n 34184-1854.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

It was allocated the Boeing Block Number YJ928

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Boeing Field) - January 04, 2006

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VYL - January 11, 2006

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

First flown as 'N1786B' - January 13, 2006

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

The aircraft was named ‘Wangaratta'

Accepted by S. Skimin for Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) - January 26, 2006

This was the 156th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 36th Boeing 737 delivered new to Qantas

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6020 - January 27, 2006

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - January 29, 2006

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

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Canberra as QF742 - January 29, 2006

Registered to Macquarie Managed Investments Ltd, Sydney - March 23, 2006

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Involved in an avionics system event whilst landing at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - April 07, 2009

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

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - May 02, 2016

Current with Qantas Airways

 

VH-VYL. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Wangaratta' in the original livery at the Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 05, 2011.

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VH-VYL. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Wangaratta' in the original livery at the Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 11, 2013.

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VH-VYL. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Wangaratta' in the original livery at the Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 09, 2015.

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VH-VYL. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Wangaratta' in the original livery at the Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 09, 2015.

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VH-VYL. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Wangaratta' in the original livery at the Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 23, 2015.

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VH-VYL. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Wangaratta' in the original livery at the Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 23, 2015.

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VH-VYL. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Wangaratta' in the original livery at the Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 27, 2015.

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