VH-OJF. Boeing 747-438. c/n 24483-781.
Second of two new Boeing 747-438s ordered by Qantas - July 07, 1988
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Everett) - February 23, 1990
Powered by Rolls Royce RB211-524G2 engines
First flown as VH-OJF - March 20, 1990
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OJF - April 06, 1990
Registered to NBB Fremantle Lease Co. Ltd (Tokyo)
Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator
Accepted by Qantas at Seattle (Everett) - April 06, 1990
Aircraft named 'City of Perth' at Seattle - April 06, 1990
Ferried Seattle (Everett) - Seattle (Seatac) - April 06, 1990
Departed Seattle on the delivery flight to Australia as QF531 (a supplementary service) - April 06, 1990
Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) at the conclusion of the delivery flight - April 08, 1990
Delivery route: Seattle - Sydney
Operated first revenue service - April 1990
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - May 30, 2005
Offered for sale by Qantas having flown 86,641 hours with 11,215 cycles - November 16, 2011
Operated the penultimate revenue service Sydney - Los Angeles - New York (Kennedy) as QF107 - June 03, 2012
Operated final revenue service New York (Kennedy) - Los Angeles as QF108 - June 03, 2012
Ferried Los Angeles - Victorville as QF6021 for storage - June 04, 2012
Stored at Victorville in the standard Qantas livery awaiting sale - June 04, 2012
Observed stored at Victorville in good condition - April 28, 2013
Handed over to Midwest Sales and Leasing - September 05, 2014
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - September 08, 2014
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N956JM - September 22, 2014
Registered to Q747 LLC, Wilmington, Delaware
Ferried Victorville - Marana - late 2014
Observed stored intact at Marana as 'N956JM' - November 14, 2014
Observed in the Marana scrapping area as 'N956JM' with right winglet missing - January 2015
Current status - ?
VH-OJF. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the original livery at Melbourne Airport, November 1990.
VH-OJF. Qantas The Spirit Australia - in the standard livery at Melbourne Airport, July 1993.
VH-OJF. Qantas The Australian Airline - in the standard livery at unknown airport, September 1995.
VH-OJF. Qantas The Spirit Australia - in the revised livery at Paris Airport, November 1998.
VH-OJF. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the revised livery at Sydney Airport, May 2001.
VH-OJF. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, April 2006.