VH-YFZ. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 41005-6651.



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

It was allocated the Boeing Block Number '--824'

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YFZ - August 03, 2017

Registered to Short Haul 2017 No 2 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

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

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle with winglets - August 14, 2017

First flown Seattle - Moses Lake - Seattle (Boeing Field) as BOE824 - August 22, 2017

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B24E engines

The aircraft was configured to seat C8 and Y168 passengers

Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - August 31, 2017

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as VA9940 - August 31, 2017

It arrived at Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - September 02, 2017

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

The aircraft was named 'Lake St. Clair'

Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as VA986 - September 14, 2017

Current with Virgin Australia Airlines



VH-YFZ. Virgin Australia - 'Lake St. Clair' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 09, 2023.

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