VH-OED. Boeing 747-4H6. c/n 25126-858.
Ordered new by Malaysian Airlines
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - May 07, 1991
Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80C2B1F engines
First flown as 9M-MHO - May 29, 1991
Entered onto the Malaysian Aircraft Register as 9M-MHO - June 1991
Registered to Malaysian Airlines System
Delivered to Malaysian Airlines - June 10, 1991
Aircraft was named 'Alor Star'
Sold to Qantas Airways - September 22, 1998
Cancelled from the Malaysian Aircraft Register - September 22, 1998
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OED - September 22, 1998
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney
Departed Singapore on fthe erry flight to Australia in standard Qantas livery as QF610 (Cargo) - September 30, 1998
Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on complion of the ferry flight - October 01, 1998
Aircraft was initially un-named but was later named 'Kangaroo Island'
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - May 14, 2005
Operated Qantas 'Captain's Choice Tour' as QF6034 - June 14 - 26, 2009
Route: Sydney - Buenos Aires - Iguassa Falls - Rio de Janiero - Manuas -
Havana - Panama City - Lima - Easter Island - Sydney
Operated final revenue service Sydney - Los Angeles - New York - Los Angeles as QF107/108 - September 13-14, 2009
Ferried Los Angeles - Victorville as QF6019 for storage - September 14, 2009
The final flight lasted only 14 minutes
Advertised for sale on 'Planemart.com' having flown 80,249 hours with 9,670 cycles - November 27, 2009
Observed at Victorville in the basic Qantas livery without titles and logos - January 04, 2010
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - March 30, 2011
An intended conversion to freighter configuration for World Airways was not taken up
Observed at Victorville without engines and nose radome but otherwise intact - April 26, 2011
Currently stored at Victorville awaiting final scrapping
Observed in a derelict condition awaiting final scrapping at Victorville - October 19, 2011
Scrapped at Victorville
9M-MHO. Malaysia - 'Alor Star' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, October 1994.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4630-199.)
VH-OED. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'Kangaroo Island' in the standard livery at Los Angeles Airport, December 1998.
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VH-OED. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'Kangaroo Island' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, March 1999.
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VH-OED. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'Kangaroo Island' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, March 2005.
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VH-OED. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'Kangaroo Island' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, March 2005.
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