VH-OEI. Boeing 747-438ER. c/n 32913-1330.


 

Fifth of six Boeing 747-438ERs ordered new by Qantas - November 29, 2001

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OEI - May 16, 2003

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Everett) - May 19, 2003

Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80C2B5 engines

First flown as VH-OEI - June 18, 2003

Accepted by Qantas at Seattle (Everett) - June 26, 2003

Ferried Seattle - Los Angeles as QF6024 - June 26, 2003

Departed Los Angeles as QF7572 as a revenue freighter service - June 26, 2003

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) at the conclusion of the delivery flight - June 28, 2003

Delivery route: Seattle - Los Angeles - Sydney

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Melbourne (Avalon) as QF6191 - June 28, 2003

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

Ferried Melbourne (Avalon) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF6196 - July 10, 2003

Operated first passenger revenue service Sydney - Los Angeles as QF11 - July 10, 2003

Operated Dallas (Fort Worth) - Brisbane - Sydney as QF8 - July 08 - 10, 2011

Ferried Sydney - Guangzhou as QF6021 for maintenance and repainting - July 10, 2011

Ferried Guangzhou - Sydney as QF6022 - July 31, 2011

Returned to service Sydney - Dallas (Fort Worth) as QF7 - August 01, 2011

Current with Qantas Airways

 


 

VH-OEI. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, October 2008.
VH-OEI. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Sydney Airport, March 2014.
 
VH-OEI. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Sydney Airport, March 2014.