VH-OEC. Boeing 747-4H6. c/n 24836-808.
Ordered new by Malaysian Airlines
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett - July 27, 1990
Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80C2B1F engines
First flown as N6009F - August 08, 1990
Entered onto the Malaysian Aircraft Register as 9M-MHN - September 1990
Registered to Malaysian Airlines System
Delivered to Malaysian Airlines - September 27, 1990
Aircraft was named 'Malacca'
Sold to Westinghouse Credit Corporation and leased back to Malaysian Airlines
Sold to Qantas Airways - November 02, 1998
Cancelled from the Malaysian Aircraft Register - November 02, 1998
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OEC - November 02, 1998
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney
Departed Kuala Lumpur as QF6010P in standard Qantas livery on ferry flight to Australia - November 17, 1998
Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) at the conclusion of the ferry flight - November 17, 1998
Operated first revenue service Sydney - Los Angeles as QF11 - November 18, 1998
Aircraft initially un-named but was later named 'King Island'
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - May 14, 2005
Offered for sale having flown 79,990 hours with 9,733 cycles - ?
Operated final revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Los Angeles as QF11 - November 07, 2009
Ferried Los Angeles - Victorville (California) for storage - November 09, 2009
Observed stored at Victorville in basic Qantas livery as VH-OEC - January 04, 2010
Offered for sale by Planemart.com having flown 81,629 hours with 9,891 cycles - ?
Observed stored at Victorville in good condition in basic Qantas livery - February 24, 2011
An intended sale to World Airways for conversion to freighter configuration did not eventuate
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - April 04, 2011
Observed at Victorville being stripped of useful parts - July 21, 2011
Final scrapping at Victorville - September 2011
9M-MHN. Malaysia - in the standard livery at Melbourne Airport, April 1994.
VH-OEC. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Sydney Airport, January 1999.
VH-OEC. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Melbourne Airport, April 1999.