VH-YFQ. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 41010-4494.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Australia Pty Ltd - ?

Allocated the Boeing Block Number ??815

Virgin Blue was renamed Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd - May 04, 2011

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YFQ - February 18, 2013

Registered to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Boeing Field) - May 2013

First flown as BOE815 Seattle (Boeing Field) - Moses Lake - Seattle (Boeing Field) - May 31, 2012

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) in the new corporate livery - June 18, 2013

Registered to Wilmington Trust Company, Delaware - June 18, 2013

Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland as the registered operator

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as VA9502 - June 18, 2013

Arrived Brisbane omn completion of the delivery flight - June 20, 2013

Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane

The aircraft was named 'Whiting Beach'

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Rockhampton as VA1245 - July 01, 2013

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-YFQ. Virgin Australia - 'Whiting Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 27, 2013.

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VH-YFQ. Virgin Australia - 'Whiting Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 10, 2014.

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VH-YFQ. Virgin Australia - 'Whiting Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 30, 2014.

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VH-YFQ. Virgin Australia - 'Whiting Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 10, 2014.

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VH-YFQ. Virgin Australia - 'Whiting Beach' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, October 30, 2017.

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