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.)