VH-EAJ. Boeing 767-238ER. c/n 23304-119.


 

First of six Boeing 767-238s ordered new by Qantas - September 1983

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EAJ - March 3, 1985

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Everett) - May 14, 1985

Powered by Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4E engines

First flown as N6055X - June 12, 1985

Accepted by Qantas at Everett - July 3, 1985

Departed Seattle on delivery flight as QF7671 (Captain A. Bones) - July 3, 1985

Arrived Sydney at conclusion of delivery flight - July 4, 1985

Delivery route: Seattle - San Francisco - Los Angeles - Honolulu - Nadi - Sydney

Aircraft named 'City of Wollongong' at Sydney - July 28, 1985

Ferried Sydney - Brisbane - August 3, 1985

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Wellington as QF57 - August 3, 1985

Offered for sale by Qantas - March 4, 2003

Aircraft had flown 57,292 hours with 25,039 cycles to date

Operated last revenue service Melbourne - Sydney as QF430 - July 19, 2003

Departed Sydney as QF6001 in basic Qantas livery for storage in U.S.A. - July 22, 2003

Ferry route: Sydney - Honolulu - Marana

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - August 20, 2003

Aircraft permanently withdrawn from service at Marana, Arizona - 2004

Observed at Marana on belly and minus undercarriage and cabin gutted - May 2007

Observed in pieces after being cut for scrap - February 2008

 


 

VH-EAJ. Qantas - in the original livery over Washington State, June 1985.

VH-EAJ. Qantas - in the original livery over Washington State, June 1985.

VH-EAJ. Qantas - in the original livery over Washington State, June 1985.

VH-EAJ. Qantas - in the original livery over Washington State, June 1985.

VH-EAJ. Qantas - in the original livery over Washington State, June 1985.
VH-EAJ. Qantas - in the original livery over Washington State, June 1985.
VH-EAJ. Qantas - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, July 1985.
VH-EAJ. Qantas - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, July 1985.
VH-EAJ. Qantas - in the cockpit at Sydney Airport, August 1985.

VH-EAJ. Qantas - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, October 1985.

VH-EAJ. Qantas - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, November 1985.
VH-EAJ. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the revised livery at Sydney Airport, April 1986.
VH-EAJ. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the revised livery at Sydney Airport, July 1989.
VH-EAJ. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the revised livery at Melbourne Airport, July 1993.
VH-EAJ. Qantas The Australian Airline - in the revised livery at Melbourne Airport, July 1994.