VH-OEJ. Boeing 747-438ER. c/n 32914-1331.

 

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

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

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Everett) - June 06, 2003

Powered by General Electric GE CF6-80C2B5 engines

First flown as N60668 - July 11, 2003

Ferried Seattle - New Iberia, Louisiana in an all red livery without titles - July 31, 2003

Was the second Qantas 747 to carry the traditional Aboriginal 'Wunala Dreaming' livery

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Ferried New Iberia - Los Angeles as QF6020 - August 15, 2003

Departed Los Angeles on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6020 - August 16, 2003

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - August 17, 2003

Delivery route: Seattle - New Iberia (Louisiana) - Los Angeles - Sydney

Aircraft was named 'Wunala Dreaming'

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Los Angeles as QF107 - August 26, 2003

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - May 11, 2005

Operated Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Singapore as QF6407 for unserviceable Jetstar service JQ7 - August 11, 2011

Operated Singapore - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF6408 for unserviceable Jetstar service JQ8 - August 12, 2011

Operated final service in 'Wunala Dreaming' livery Dallas - Brisbane - Sydney as QF8 - December 30, 2011

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Xiamen as QF6021 for repainting into the new corporate livery - January 02, 2012

Ferried Xiamen - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF6022 following the repaint - January 21, 2012

Returned to service in the standard livery Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Dallas (Fort Worth) as QF7 - January 22, 2012

Aircraft was reconfigured with seating 58J / 36W / 270Y at Melbourne (Avalon) - July 06 - 07, 2012

Aircraft renamed 'Wunala' at has a black kangaroo directly under the name

'Proudly Supporting the Socceroos' titles added at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - May 26, 2014

Returned to service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Santiago as QF27 - May 28, 2014

Observed at New York (Kennedy) with the Socceroo decals and titles - July 24, 2015

Socceroo decals and titles removed - ?

'2016 Olympic Games' decals applied at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - August 16 - 20, 2016

Returned to service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - San Francisco as QF73 - August 20, 2016

Current with Qantas

 

VH-OEJ. Qantas - in the all-red basic 'Wunala Dreaming' livery at Paine Field, July 2003.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the 'Wunala Dreaming' livery at Los Angeles Airport, November 2003.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the 'Wunala Dreaming' livery at Los Angeles Airport, February 2004.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the 'Wunala Dreaming' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, March 2005.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the 'Wunala Dreaming' livery at an unknown airport, September 2007.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the 'Wunala Dreaming' livery at Sydney Kingsford Airport, February 2010.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the 'Wunala Dreaming' livery at Perth Airport, August 26, 2011.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Wunala' in the standard livery with additional 'Socceroos World Cup' decals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 03, 2015.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Wunala' in the standard livery with additional 'Socceroos World Cup' decals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 03, 2015.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Wunala' in the standard livery with additional 'Socceroos World Cup' decals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 03, 2015.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Wunala' in the standard livery with additional 'Socceroos World Cup' decals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 03, 2015.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Wunala' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic Games 2016' decals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, August 23, 2016.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Wunala' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic Games 2016' decals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, August 23, 2016.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Wunala' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic Games 2016' decals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, August 23, 2016.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Wunala' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic Games 2016' decals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, August 23, 2016.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Wunala' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic Games 2016' decals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, August 23, 2016.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Wunala' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic Games 2016' decals at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, August 29, 2016.

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VH-OEJ. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Wunala' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic Games 2016' decals at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, August 29, 2016.

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