VH-OEH. Boeing 747-438ER. c/n 32912-1321.

 

This aircraft was the fourth of six Boeing 747-438ERs ordered new by Qantas - November 29, 2001

Allocated the Boeing Block Number RF004

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - December 11, 2002

Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80C2B5 engines

First flown as N5020K - January 16, 2003

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OEH - January 28, 2003

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Accepted by R. Replaw for Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) - February 09, 2003

This was the 136th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 55th Boeing 747 delivered new to Qantas Airways

Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6024 - February 09, 2003

Arrived at Melbourne (Avalon) on completion of the delivery flight - February 10, 2003

Delivery route: Seattle - Melbourne

Aircraft was named 'Hervey Bay' (originally not shown on the outside of the aircraft)

Ferried Melbourne (Avalon) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF6196 - February 18, 2003

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Los Angeles as QF11 - February 18, 2003

Rolled out at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) with 'Go Wallabies' painted on the belly - November 21, 2003

Returned to service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF431 - November 21, 2003

Registered to QF744 Leasing 4 Pty Ltd - May 11, 2005

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd as the registered operator

Operated Antarctic Charter flight Sydney - Antarctica - Sydney as QF2901 - January 23, 2011

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - February 12, 2015

Current with Qantas Airways

 

VH-OEH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Hervey Bay' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 16, 2014.

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VH-OEH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Hervey Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, January 25, 2015.

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VH-OEH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Hervey Bay' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, January 25, 2015.

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VH-OEH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Hervey Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 08, 2015.

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VH-OEH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Hervey Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 09, 2015.

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VH-OEH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Hervey Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 09, 2015.

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VH-OEH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Hervey Bay' in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, February 09, 2015.

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VH-OEH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Hervey Bay' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 18, 2015.

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VH-OEH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Hervey Bay' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 18, 2015.

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VH-OEH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Hervey Bay' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 18, 2015.

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VH-OEH. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Hervey Bay' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 20, 2015.

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