VH-VZO. Boeing 737-838. c/n 34191-3692.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

It was allocated the Boeing Block Number 'YL575'

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VZO - May 06, 2011

Registered to Qantas Airways Lty Ltd, Sydney

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - June 07, 2011

First flown 'N1786B' from Seattle (Boeing Field) - Moses Lake - Boeing Field - June 15, 2011

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B24 engines

Configured with 12 Business Class and 156 Economy Class seats

Accepted by R. Trail for Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) - July 07, 2011

This was the 171st Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 51st Boeing 737 delivered new to Qantas

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6024 - July 09, 2011

It arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - July 11, 2011

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Nadi - Melbourne

The aircraft was named 'Bendigo'

Rolled out at Melbourne with 'Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia' decals - July 15, 2011

Officially dedicated to Prostate Cancer at a special ceremony at Sydney Airport by Qantas CEO Alan Joyce

Also attending the ceremony was the Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer Wayne Swan

Returned to service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF602 - July 15, 2011

Registered to QF B738 2011 No 1 Pty Ltd - July 21, 2011

Leased to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney as the registered operator

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - May 27, 2015

Operated Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF492 - October 19, 2016

During its maintenance lay-up at Sydney the seating configuration was changed

The aircraft was reconfigured from 12J / 156Y to 12J / 162Y seats

Returned to service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Brisbane as QF502 - October 27, 2016

Operated its last service in 'New Roo' livery Perth - Singapore as QF71 - November 16, 2017

Ferried Singapore - Seletar for maintenance and repainting as QF6005 - November 16, 2017

Ferried Seletar - Townsville in the 'Silver Roo' livery as QF6005 - November 29, 2017

Returned to service Townsville - Brisbane as QF969 - December 01, 2017

Current with Qantas Airways

 

 

VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, July 15, 2011.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, August 2011.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, November 23, 2011.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 2011.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 11, 2011.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Perth Airport, January 2012.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Perth Airport, January 2012.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Brisbane Airport, March 24, 2012.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Brisbane Airport, April 21, 2012.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Brisbane Airport, December 08, 2012.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 15, 2013.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Christchurch Airport, May 05, 2013.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 14, 2013.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 14, 2013.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 01, 2013.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 13, 2013.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 15, 2013.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 15, 2013.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 15, 2013.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 18, 2014.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 04, 2014.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 30, 2014.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 25, 2015.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 01, 2015.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 01, 2015.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Brisbane Airport, November 02, 2015.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 24, 2015.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery with additional 'Prostate Cancer Foundation' logo and 'Movember' titles at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 02, 2016.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 28, 2016.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'New Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 06, 2017.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 19, 2019.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 28, 2019.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 20, 2019.

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VH-VZO. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Bendigo' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 01, 2021.

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