VH-EAQ. Boeing 767-238ER. c/n 23896-186.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways - 1986

Allocated the Boeing Block Number VE069

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - July 22, 1987

Powered by Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4E engines

First flown as 'N6009F' - August 11, 1987

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EAQ - August 27, 1987

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Accepted by B. Carr for Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) - August 27, 1987

This was the seventy-first Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the seventh Boeing 767 delivered to Qantas Airways

Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF767D - August 28, 1987

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - August 30, 1987

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Sydney

The aircraft was named 'City of Launceston'

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Wellington as QF47 - September 01, 1987

Offered for sale by Qantas Airways - March 04, 2003

The aircraft had flown 50,642 hours with 22,086 cycles to date

Operated last revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF460 - October 07, 2004

The Qantas titles and logos were removed at Sydney (Kingsford Smith)

Departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on the ferry flight to the United States for storage as QF6019 - October 15, 2004

Ferried route: Sydney - Honolulu - Victorville (California)

Sold to Lehman Brothers Commercial Paper Incorporated - Ocober 2004

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - October 25, 2004

Advertised for sale by Blue Star Aviation, Kansas City

Sold to West Dover LLC - January 03, 2005

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N772WD - January 05, 2005

Registered to West Dover LLC

Ferried Victorville - Portland in the basic Qantas livery as N772WD - March 03, 2005

Sold to Blue City Holdings, Palo Alto, California - March 03, 2005

Ferried Portland - San Antonio to be converted to an 'executive' configuration - May 13, 2005

Reregistered N2767 - July 29, 2005

Registered to Blue City Holdings LLC, Oklahoma City

Blue City Holdings is the holding company for the owners Larry Page & Sergey Brin, Google Executives

The aircraft is nicknmed the 'Google Jet'

Operated by Blue Star Aviation for the owners of Google Incorporated

This aircraft is operated in a 50 seat executive configuration with a bedroom suite

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on a visit from Christchurch as ELX58 - December 31, 2006

The aircraft is normally based at Moffat Field, California

Observed at Amsterdam (Schiphol) - September 13, 2015

Registered to Aircraft Guaranty Corp Trustee, Onalaska, Texas - May 10, 2018

Observed at Perth being operated by Westair Aviation, Subang, Malaysia for Blue City Holdings - May 21, 2018

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - June 12, 2018

Entered onto the Guernsey Aircraft Register as ?

Registered to ?

Current status - ?

 

VH-EAQ. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'City of Launceston' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, March 1988.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-296.)

N2767. Blue Star Aviation - in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, March 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-094.)

N2767. Blue Star Aviation - in the standard livery at San Francisco Airport, August 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-104.)

N2767. Blue Star Aviation - in the standard livery at San Francisco Airport, August 2009.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-160.)

N2767. Blue Star Aviation - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, May 21, 2018.

(D. Gibbs Copyright Image 4650-836.)