VH-ANA. Boeing 747-412. c/n 24062-722.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Singapore Airlines - ?

First flown as N6005C - February 06, 1989

Entered onto the Singapore Aircraft Register as 9V-SMB - March 1989

Registered to Singapore Airlines

Accepted by Singapore Airlines at Everett (Paine Field) - March 18, 1989

Dry-leased to Ansett International Ltd - 1999

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ANA - August 08, 1999

Registered to Ansett International Ltd, Melbourne

Painted in the 'Sydney 2000' Olympic titles prior to delivery

Accepted by Ansett Australia at Hong Kong - August 11, 1999

Operated first revenue service Hong Kong - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as AN888 - August 11, 1999

Flight crew: Captains F. Boomsma, K. Wallace, M. Kyle

Flew Australian Sydney 2000 Olympic medal winners to Melbourne for the celebration parade - October 03, 2000

Flight crew: Captains K. Wallace, L. Sharpe

Olympic logo and titles removed - September 2001

Operated final revenue service Hong Kong - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as AN888 - September 13, 2001

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Singapore on return to the leasor as AN4405 - November 09, 2001

Flight crew: Captain F. Boomsma; F/O S. Manifold; Engineer T. Stapleton

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - November 21, 2001

Aircraft had flown 55,461 hours with 9,687 cycles

Entered onto Singapore Aircraft Register as 9V-SMB - ?

Returned to service with Singapore Airlines in an all-white livery with Star Alliance logo

Leased to Air Pacific - June 2003

Entered onto the Fijian Aircraft Register as DQ-FJL - ?

Aircraft named 'Island of Viti Levu'

Arrived Nadi on completion of the ferry flight as FJ002 - June 26, 2003

Operated first Air Pacific service Nadi - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as FJ911 - June 27, 2003

Operated final Air Pacific revenue service Auckland - Nadi as FJ410 - July 08, 2013

Ferried Nadi - Los Angeles - Tupelo (Lemons Municipal) as FJ2220 - July 18 - 19, 2013

Cancelled fron the Fijian Aircraft Register - ?

Scrapped at Tupelo (Lemons Municipal), MS, U.S.A.

 

9V-SMB. Singapore Airlines - in the revised livery with 'Megatop' titles at an unknown airport, January 1991.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4630-201.)

VH-ANA. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at an unknown location, August 1999.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4630-642.)

VH-ANA. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery with the additional 'Sydney 2000' titles at an unknown location, September 1999.

(F. Nivan Collection Copyright Image 4630-643.)

VH-ANA. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery with the additional 'Sydney 2000' titles at an unknown location, September 1999.

(F. Nivan Collection Copyright Image 4630-644.)

VH-ANA. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery with the additional 'Sydney 2000' titles at an unknown location, September 1999.

(F. Nivan Collection Copyright Image 4630-645.)

VH-ANA. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery with the additional 'Sydney 2000' titles at an unknown location, September 1999.

(F. Nivan Collection Copyright Image 4630-646.)

VH-ANA. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery with the additional 'Sydney 2000' titles at an unknown location, September 1999.

(F. Nivan Collection Copyright Image 4630-647.)

VH-ANA. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery with the additional 'Sydney 2000' titles at an unknown location, September 1999.

(F. Nivan Collection Copyright Image 4630-649.)

VH-ANA. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery with the additional 'Sydney 2000' titles at Brisbane Airport, January 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4630-791.)

VH-ANA. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery with the additional 'Sydney 2000' titles at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4630-044.)

VH-ANA. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery with the additional 'Sydney 2000' titles at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, April 2000.

(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 4630-047.)

VH-ANA. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery with the additional 'Sydney 2000' titles at Brisbane Airport, April 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4630-964.)

DQ-FJL. Air Pacific Fiji - 'Island of Viti Levu' in the standard livery with additional artwork at Los Angeles Airport, September 2003.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4630-121.)

DQ-FJL. Air Pacific Fiji - 'Island of Viti Levu' in the standard livery with additional artwork at Los Angeles Airport, September 2003.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4630-122.)

DQ-FJL. Air Pacific Fiji - 'Island of Viti Levu' in the standard livery with additional artwork at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, June 2004.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4631-384.)