VH-VZS. Boeing 737-838. c/n 39358-3769.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

Allocated the Boeing Block Number YL579

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-VZS - July 06, 2011

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - August 18, 2011

First flown from Seattle - Moses Lake - Seatttle (Boeing Field) as BOE579 - August 30, 2011

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B24 engines

It was configured with 12 Business Class and 156 Economy Class seats

Accepted by R. Trail for Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) - September 12, 2011

This was 175th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 55th Boeing 737 delivered to Qantas Airways

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6024 - September 15, 2011

Registered to QF738 2011 No 5 Pty Ltd - September 16, 2011

Leased to Qantas Airways Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight - September 17, 2011

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Nadi - Sydney - Melbourne

Flight crew: Captains P. Stephens, M. Hughes; F/O A. Oliver

The aircraft was named 'Tamworth'

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF438 - September 21, 2011

Involved in a loss of separation near Tamworth - January 08, 2012

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

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - July 24, 2015

Current with Qantas Airways

 

VH-VZS. Qantas - in standard primer arriving on the production line at Seattle, July 22, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Seattle Boeing Field, August 31, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Seattle Boeing Field, August 31, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Seattle Boeing Field, September 13, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Seattle Boeing Field, September 13, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Seattle Boeing Field, September 13, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Seattle Boeing Field, September 13, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' the delivery ceremony at Seattle Boeing Field, September 15, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' the delivery ceremony at Seattle Boeing Field, September 15, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Seattle Boeing Field, September 15, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Seattle Boeing Field, September 15, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Seattle Boeing Field, September 15, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery departing on the delivery flight at Seattle Boeing Field, September 15, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery departing on the delivery flight at Seattle Boeing Field, September 15, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery departing on the delivery flight at Seattle Boeing Field, September 15, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery departing on the delivery flight at Seattle Boeing Field, September 15, 2011.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, August 02, 2012.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, February 12, 2013.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, February 12, 2013.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 02, 2013.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 22, 2013.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 23, 2013.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 04, 2014.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 27, 2014.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 31, 2014.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, June 04, 2016.

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VH-VZS. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Tamworth' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 08, 2016.

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