VH-OJU. Boeing 747-438. c/n 25566-1239.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways - ?

Allocated the Boeing Block Number RM333

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - January 03, 2000

Powered by Rolls Royce RB211-524G2 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OJU - January 07, 2000

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

First flown as VH-OJU - January 18, 2000

Aircraft was un-named when accepted at Everett - January 24, 2000

Accepted by S. Skimin for Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) - January 24, 2000

This was the 116th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 51st Boeing 747 delivered to Qantas Airways

Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to Australia - January 24, 2000

Arrived Melbourne (Avalon) on completion of the delivery flight - January 26, 2000

Delivery route: Seattle - Melbourne (Avalon)

Ferried Melbourne (Avalon) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - February 03, 2000

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Los Angeles as QF11 - February 03, 2000

Aircraft named 'Lord Howe Island' at Sydney

Operated Air Paradise service Sydney - Denpasar - Sydney as AD63/64 - August 08 - 09, 2004

Registered to OJU Leasing Ltd, Sydney - May 05, 2006

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Observed at Sydney in the new Qantas corporate livery - November 19, 2009

Operated last service in current livery London (Heathrow) - Singapore - Melbourne as QF10 - June 06 - 08, 2010

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Melbourne (Avalon) as QF6197 - June 08, 2010

New 'One World' titles and logo applied in blue on the forward fuselage

Ferried Melbourne (Avalon) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF6196 - June 16, 2010

Returned to service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Bangkok - London (Heathrow) as QF1 - June 17, 2010

Operated last flight with 'One World' titles Hong Kong - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF128 - May 07 - 08, 2012

Ferried Sydney - Melbourne (Avalon) for maintenance and cabin reconfiguration as QF6195 - May 08, 2012

Test flown at Melbourne (Avalon) as QF6001 - July 07, 2012

First Qantas 747-438 non 'ER' to be restyled with 58J/36W/270Y seating with 'A380' styled interior

Ferried Melbourne (Avalon) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF6011 - July 09, 2012

Rolled out at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) in modified livery with 'London 2012 Olympic Games' logo - July 16, 2012

Features 'Boxing Kangaroo' decal on tail and 'Spirit Of The Australian Team' titles on forward fuselage

Returned to service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Los Angeles as QF107 - July 16, 2012

Observed at Tokyo (Narita) without the 'London 2012 Olympic Games' decals - July 13, 2014

Registered to Qantas Airways Limited, Sydney - January 15, 2015

Current with Qantas

 

VH-OJU. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, June 2000.

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VH-OJU. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery at Frankfurt Airport, October 2000.

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VH-OJU. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, June 2000.

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VH-OJU. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery at an unknown airport, May 2002.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery at London Heathrow Airport, March 2010.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'One World' titles at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, July 2010.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'One World' titles at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, July 2010.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'One World' titles at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, July 2010.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'One World' titles at London Heathrow Airport, September 2010.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'One World' titles at London Heathrow Airport, October 2010.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'One World' titles at London Heathrow Airport, February 2011.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'One World' titles at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, August 2011.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'One World' titles at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 2012.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'One World' titles at Los Angeles Airport, date unknown.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic 2012' decals at Brisbane Airport, July 23, 2012.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic 2012' decals at Brisbane Airport, July 23, 2012.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic 2012' decals at Brisbane Airport, July 23, 2012.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic 2012' decals at Perth Airport, August 17, 2012.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic 2012' decals at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 27, 2012.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic 2012' decals at Los Angeles Airport, October 2012.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of the Australian Team - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery with additional 'Olympic 2012' decals at Frankfurt Airport, March 2013.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 11, 2016.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 03, 2017.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 23, 2017.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 23, 2017.

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VH-OJU. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Lord Howe Island' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, December 25, 2017.

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