VH-OJE. Boeing 747-438. c/n 24482-765.

 

First of two additional Boeing 747-438s ordered by Qantas Airways - July 07, 1988

Allocated the Boeing Block Number RT555

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Boeing Field) - September 22, 1989

Powered by Rolls Royce RB211-524G2 engines

First flown as VH-OJE - January 05, 1990

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OJE - January 26, 1990

Registered to NBB Western Australia Lease Co. Ltd (Tokyo)

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Accepted by T. Ford for Qantas Airways at Everett (Boeing Field) - January 26, 1990

This was the 81st Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 35th Boeing 747 delivered new to Qantas Airways

Aircraft named 'City of Adelaide' at Everett - January 26, 1990

Ferried Everett (Boeing Field) - London (Heathrow) by Captain D. Massy-Green - January 27, 1990

Operated first revenue service London (Heathrow) - Singapore - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF2 - January 28, 1990

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - January 30, 1990

Delivery route: Seattle - London - Singapore - Sydney

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

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Brisbane as QF6013 - August 25, 2013

Operated final revenue service Brisbane - Los Angeles as QF15 - August 25, 2013

Ferried Los Angeles - Victorville for storage as QF6021 - August 26, 2013

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - September 08, 2014

Aircraft had flown ?

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N955JM - September 22, 2014

Registered to QF747LLC, Wilmington, Delaware

Aircraft remains stored at Victorville as N955JM - 2015

 

VH-OJE. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Adelaide' in the standard livery at Frankfurt Airport, April 1990.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4631-157.)

VH-OJE. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Adelaide' in the standard livery at Los Angeles Airport, July 1991.

(M. Rathke Copyright Image 4631-191.)

VH-OJE. Qantas The Australian Airline - 'City of Adelaide' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, September 1994.

(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 4630-160.)

VH-OJE. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Adelaide' in the standard livery at Nice Airport, September 09, 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4631-336.)