VH-EAL. Boeing 767-238ER. c/n 23306-125.


 

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

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle (Everett) - August 22, 1985

Powered by Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4E engines

First flown as N6009F - September 13, 1985

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EAL - September 27, 1985

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Accepted by Qantas at Everett - September 30, 1985

Departed Seattle on delivery flight as QF7673 - September 30, 1985

Arrived Sydney at conclusion of delivery flight - October 2, 1985

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Majuro - Sydney

Operated first revenue service Sydney - Tokyo (Narita) as QF201 - November 3, 1985

Aircraft named 'City of Geelong' at Melbourne - November 13, 1985

Operated CP Air service Sydney - Nadi-Sydney as CP302/301 - December 6, 1985

Offered for sale by Qantas - March 4, 2003

Aircraft had flown 57,300 hours with 24,527 cycles to date

Operated last revenue service Brisbane - Sydney as QF559 - December 28, 2003

Departed Sydney as QF6023 for storage in U.S.A. in basic livery without titles or tail logo - January 15, 2004

Arrived Marana, Arizona - January 16, 2004

Ferried route: Sydney - Honolulu - Marana, Arizona

Sold to Lehman Brothers Commercial Paper Incorporated - January 18, 2004

Registration marks N769QT were reserved but not taken up

Sold to West Dover LLC, New York - January 18, 2004

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - January 29, 2004

Entered onto U.S. Aircraft Register as N770WD - March 9, 2004

Registered to West Dover LLC, New York

Advertised for sale by Blue Star Aviation, Kansas City

Ferried Marana - Las Vegas - Shannon in basic Qantas livery for maintenance - September 11, 2004

Ferried Shannon-Tucson after maintenance with Shannon Aerospace - November 12, 2004

Ferried Tucson - Mojave - December 21, 2004

Leased to Sky Link Airways, Baltimore, Washington - February 3, 2005

Observed stored at Marana in basic Qantas livery - March 5, 2005

Sky Link Airways renamed Maxjet Airways Incorporated - 2005

Leased to Maxjet Airways International, Dulles, Virginia - July 8, 2005

Registered to Maxjet Airways Incorporated - July 21, 2005

Ferried Marana - Tucson - Washington as MXJ001 in Maxjet dark livery - July 22, 2005

Ferried Greensboro - Goodyear as MXJ900 - September 9, 2005

Reregistered N250MY - October 31, 2005

Observed at Goodyear in a revised lighter Maxjet livery - October 2005

Ferried Goodyear - Greensboro as MXJ900 - October 27, 2005

Registered as N707WD to KMW Leasing LLC, Las Vegas - December 27, 2005

Registered as N250MY to KMW Leasing LLC, Las Vegas - April 17, 2006

Operated final Maxjet revenue service Stansed - Las Vegas - December 23, 2007

Maxjet ceased operations and aircraft stored at Las Vegas - December 24, 2007

Ferried Las Vegas - Marana for storage - January 2008

Observed at Miami in full Maxjet livery as N250MY - August 9, 2008

Observed at Miami with Maxjet livery being removed - October 3, 2008

Observed stored at Miami in all-white livery - February 7, 2009

Intended lease to Air Seychelles did not eventuate

Ferried Miami - Victorville for storage - March 12, 2009

Offered for immediate sale or lease by Blue Star Aviation - May 5, 2009

Aircraft is quoted as having flown 68,797 hours with 27,528 cycles

Leased to Swift Aviation Group, Phoenix - April 26, 2010

Ferried Victorville - Phoenix Sky Harbour in all-white livery - April 26, 2010

Test flown Phoenix - Phoenix after overhaul - August 18, 2010

Current with Swift Aviation Group to operate ACMI charter services in all-white livery without titles

Leased to Ezjet Air Services Inc, Georgetown, Guyana - August 2012

Observed at Washington (Dulles) in all-white livery with Ezjet titles and tail logo - November 3, 2012

Ezjet ceased operations - November 7, 2012

Ferried Port of Spain - Buffalo as SWQ701 on return to Swiftair - November 7, 2012

Ferried Buffalo - Oscoda - November 9, 2012

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VH-EAL. Qantas - in the original livery at Melbourne Airport, January 1986.

VH-EAL. Qantas - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, April 1986.

VH-EAL. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the revised livery at Sydney Airport, September 1987.

VH-EAL. Qantas The Australian Airline - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, November 1995.

N250MY. MaxJet - in the full livery at New York JFK Airport, April 2006

N250MY. MaxJet - in the full livery at New York JFK Airport, September 2006