VH-NOA. Boeing 767-33AER. c/n 27909-591.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services - 1994

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - July 1995

Entered onto the Austrian Aircraft Register as OE-LAS - July 1995

Registered to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services

First flown as OE-LAS - August 08, 1995

Powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4056 engines

Accepted by A.W.A.S. at Everett (Paine Field) - August 22, 1995

Leased to Lauda Air (Austria) as the registered operator - August 22, 1995

Ferried Seattle (Paine Field) - Vienna on delivery to Lauda Air - August 28, 1995

The aircraft was named 'Ayrton Senna'

Observed at Vienna with additional 'Lufthansa' titles on the fuselage - June 30, 1996

Transferred to Lauda Air S.p.a. Italy - January 31, 1999

Sub-leased to LTU Lufttransport Unternehmen GmbH - October 21, 1999

Operated in the Lauda Air livery with small 'Operated by L.T.U.' titles

Operated the final LTU service Colombo - Dusseldorf - March 11, 2000

Ferried Dusseldorf - Vienna on return to Lauda Air at the end of the lease - March 12, 2000

Ferried Vienna - Singapore for maintenance - March 12, 2000

The aircraft had flown 24,486 hours with 4,104 cycles with Lauda Air

Ferried Singapore - Goodyear for storage - April 2000

Returned to AWAS at the end of the Lauda Air lease - April 13, 2000

Cancelled from Austrian Aircraft Register - April 13, 2000

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N909SH - April 14, 2000

Registered to Wilmington Trust Company

Observed stored at Goodyear in all-white livery without titles - May 2000

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - June 29, 2000

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NOA - June 30, 2000

Registered to Nordstress Australia Pty Ltd

Observed at Amsterdam (Schiphol) in the Kenya Airways livery as VH-NOA - July 13, 2000

Leased to Kenya Airways as the registered operator - July 14, 2000

Returned to Nordress Australia Pty Ltd at the end of the lease - July 27, 2001

Ferried Abu Dhabi - Newcastle (Williamtown) direct as NDS388 - August 03 - 04, 2001

Ferried Newcastle - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - August 19, 2001

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Auckland for maintenance with Air New Zealand - August 20, 2001

Observed at Auckland in an all-white livery with No 2 engine missing - October 01, 2001

Ferried Auckland - Sydney (KIngsford Smith) as AWL388 - October 31, 2001

Leased to Qantas in all-white livery with small Qantas titles for domestic services - November 01, 2001

Carried small inscription on forward fuselage 'Operated by AWAS for Qantas'

Operated first Qantas service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Adelaide (West Beach) as QF735 - November 01, 2001

Registered to Australian Wet Leasing Operations Pty Ltd - April 24, 2002

Operated final Qantas revenue service Perth - Sydney (Kingsfoird Smith) as QF566 - October 26, 2002

Returned to AWAS at Sydney - October 26, 2002

Qantas titles removed at Sydney - October 28, 2002

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - October 28, 2002

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N279AN - October 28, 2002

Registered to Wilmington Trust Company, Delaware, USA

Leased to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services as the registered operator

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Singapore for maintenance - November 07, 2002

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - November 21, 2002

Entered onto the Vietnam Aircraft Register as VN-A766 - November 21, 2002

Leased to Vietnam Airlines as the registered operator - November 22, 2002

Observed at Tokyo (Narita) in service with Vietnam Airlines - November 30, 2002

Returned to AWAS on terminated of the lease - May 2004

Cancelled from the Vietnam Aircraft Register - ?

Observed at Beijing in the Air China livery - June 10, 2004

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N279AN - July 09, 2004

Registered to U. S. Bank, Boston, Massachusetts

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - July 14, 2004

Entered onto the Chinese Aircraft Register as B-2495 - July 14, 2004

Leased to Air China as the registered operator - July 25, 2004

Withdrawn from use and stored - July 2007

Cancelled fromn the Chinese Aircraft Register - August 2007

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N279AN - August 30, 2007

Registered to AWMS1, New York

Leased to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services as the registered operator

Ferried Seoul (Inchon) - Papeete - Belo Horizonte - August 31 - September 01, 2007

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - September 04, 2007

Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PR-VAA - September 20, 2007

Sub-leased to VARIG as registered operator - September 20, 2007

Returned to AWAS on termination of the lease - May 26, 2008

Cancelled from the Brazilian Aircraft Register - May 26, 2008

Entered onto the Ethiopian Aircraft Register as ET-AMQ - May 26, 2008

Sub-leased to Ethiopian Airlines as the registered operator

Observed at Dubai in the Ethiopian Airlines livery - June 07, 2008

Current with Ethiopian Airlines

 

OE-LAS. Lauda - 'Ayrton Senna' in the standard livery with additional 'LTU' titles at Vienna Airport, November 1999.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-238.)

VH-NOA. Kenya Airways - in the standard livery at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, August 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-704.)

VH-NOA. Kenya Airways - in the standard livery at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, August 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-705.)

VH-NOA. Kenya Airways - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, October 2000.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-299.)

VH-NOA. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, May 2002.

(G. Bennett Copyright Image 4650-706.)