VH-OJJ. Boeing 747-438. c/n 24974-835.

 

This aircraft was the second of two new Boeing 747-438s ordered by Qantas Airways - April 13, 1989

Allocated the Boeing Block Number RT560

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - December 20, 1990

Powered by Rolls Royce RB211-524G2 engines

First flown as VH-OJJ - January 18, 1991

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OJJ - February 19, 1991

Registered to Balmoral Leasing Ltd, U.S. Virgin Islands

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Aircraft was named 'Winton' at Everett (Paine Field) - February 19, 1991

Ferried Everett (Paine Field) - Las Vegas (Captain D. Massy-Green) as QF7410D - February 19, 1991

Accepted by S. Collins for Qantas Airways at Las Vegas - February 19, 1991

This was the 89th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 40th Boeing 747 delivered to Qantas Airways

Ferried Las Vegas - Vancouver (Captain D. Massy-Green) as QF7410P - February 19, 1991

Operated first revenue service Vancouver - Honolulu - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF531 - February 20, 1991

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight (Captain D. Massy-Green) - February 21, 1991

Delivery route: Seattle - Las Vegas - Vancouver - Honolulu - Sydney

Registered to RIL Aviation OJJ Ltd / Allco Finance Group Ltd, Sydney - November 11, 2005

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Advertised for sale by DVB Aviation Asset Management for Allco Finance - July 05, 2011

Aircraft had flown 88,268 hours with 11,131 cycles to date

Anticipated to be withdrawn from service and available for delivery to the buyer - April 2013

Operated final revenue service New York (JFK) - Los Angeles - Sydney as QF108 - March 04 - 06, 2013

Withdrawn from use at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) and all titles and logos removed - March 06, 2013

Ferried Sydney - Marana for storage as QF6021 - April 10, 2013

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - June 04, 2013

Sold for parts and scrapping commenced at Marana - June 2013

 

VH-OJJ. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'Winton' in the standard livery at Los Angeles Airport, April 1992.

(M. Rathke Copyright Image 4631-355.)

VH-OJJ. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'Winton' in the standard livery at an unknown airport, February 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4631-211.)

VH-OJJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Winton' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2008.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4630-179.)

VH-OJJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Winton' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2008.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4630-180.)