VH-OJD. Boeing 747-438. c/n 24481-764.

 

Last of four additional Boeing 747-438s ordered by Qantas Airways - March 02, 1987

Allocated the Boeing Block Number RT554

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - September 18, 1989

Powered by Rolls Royce RB211-524G2 engines

First flown as VH-OJD - December 13, 1989

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OJD - January 16, 1990

Registered to AL-D Leasing Co. Ltd (Tokyo); DIA Kangaroo Ltd (Tokyo); JL Sunny Lease Co. Ltd

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Accepted by T. Ford for Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) - January 16, 1990

This was the 80th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 34th Boeing 747 delivered new to Qantas Airways

Aircraft named 'City of Brisbane' at Everett (Paine Field)

Ferried Seattle - London (Heathrow) by Captain D. Massy-Green - January 18, 1990

Operated first revenue service London (Heathrow) - Singapore - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF2 - January 20, 1990

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - January 22, 1990

Delivery route: Seattle - London - Singapore - Sydney

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - August 30, 2005

Operated Qantas 'Captain's Choice Tour' as QF6034 - June 14 - 25, 2009

Route: Sydney - Buenos Aires - Iguassa Falls - Rio de Janiero - Manus - Havana - Panama City -

Lima - Easter Island - Sydney

Aircraft was offered for sale having flown 79,236 hours with 9,572 cycles - ?

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Brisbane as QF6013 - March 06, 2013

Operated final revenue service Brisbane - Los Angeles as QF15 - March 06, 2013

Ferried Los Angeles - Victorville as QF6021 - March 07, 2013

Withdrawn from service and stored at Victorville

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - May 06, 2014

Aircraft had flown 96,500 hours with 13,560 cycles

Scrapped at Victorville - 2014

 

VH-OJD. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Los Angeles Airport, March 1990.

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VH-OJD. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery with additional 'Sydney 2000 Olympic Games' logo at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, May 1993.

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VH-OJD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, January 2005.

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VH-OJD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, January 2005.

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VH-OJD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, December 28, 2011.

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VH-OJD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, December 28, 2011.

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VH-OJD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, December 28, 2011.

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VH-OJD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, December 28, 2011.

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VH-OJD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, August 10, 2012.

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VH-OJD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, August 10, 2012.

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VH-OJD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, October 02, 2012.

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VH-OJD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 01, 2012.

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VH-OJD. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'City of Brisbane' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, January 02, 2013.

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