VH-OGF. Boeing 767-338ER. c/n 24853-319.

 

First of three new aircraft ordered by Qantas Airways - April 13, 1989

Allocated the Boeing Block Number VN086

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett - June 22, 1990

First flown as VH-OGF - July 13, 1990

Powered by General Electric CF6-80C2B6 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OGF - July 26, 1990

Registered to J. L. Falcon Lease Co. Ltd, Tokyo

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Accepted by T. Ford Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) - July 27, 1990

This was the 83rd Boeing airliner delivered to Qantas Airways

It was the 13th Boeing 767 delivered to Qantas Airways

Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the ferry flight to Honolulu (Captain P. Laing) as QF7636D - July 27, 1990

Operated first revenue service Honolulu - Sydney (Captain P. Laing) as QF636 - July 29, 1990

Arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - July 30, 1990

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Sydney

Aircraft was named 'City of Lismore'

Operated special charter flight for Sydney Radio Station 2UE called 'Across Australia' hosted by John Laws

and under command of Captain W. Kearns - September 07 - 15, 1991

Route: Sydney - Cairns - Mount Isa - Alice Springs - Darwin - Tindal A.F.B. - Adelaide - Sydney

Used as a standby aircraft for Australia Asia Airlines - January 05 to January 23, 1993

Operated for Australia Asia in the basic Qantas livery without titles, logos and aircraft name

Returned to the standard Qantas livery at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - January 24, 1993

Operated charter to Singapore Air Force Singapore - Rockhampton - October 07, 1993

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - August 05, 2005

Operated final revenue service Adelaide - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF764 - September 01, 2011

Withdrawn from use and stored at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) in the basic Qantas livery - September 10, 2011

Sold to Cargo Aircraft Management Inc, Orlando, Florida - October 18, 2011

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - October 19, 2011

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N363CM - October 21, 2011

Registered to Cargo Aircraft Management Inc, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.

Departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on the ferry flight to United States for storage as ATN363 - October 22, 2011

Ferry route: Sydney - Los Angeles - Wilmington

Ferried Wilmington - Tel Aviv for freighter conversion - April 04 - 05, 2012

Observed at Tel Aviv having completed a test flight in the basic Qantas livery - August 24, 2012

Ferried Tel Aviv - Cincinnati as ABX38 - August 27, 2012

Leased to ABX as the registered operator

Ferried Roswell - Wilmington as ABX37 - September 12, 2012

Operated first revenue service Covington - New York (Kennedy) as ABX522 - November 09, 2012

Current with ABX in the standard white livery

 

VH-OGF. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'City of Lismore' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, November 1990.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-334.)

VH-OGF. Qantas - in the basic livery at Brisbane Airport, January 1993.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-117.)

VH-OGF. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'Lismore' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 1993.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-118.)

VH-OGF. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'City of Lismore' in the revised livery at Auckland Airport, October 2003.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-227.)

VH-OGF. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'City of Lismore' in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, November 22, 2005.

(R. Brown Copyright Image 4650-614.)

VH-OGF. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'City of Lismore' in the revised livery at Perth Airport, October 14, 2008.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-797.)

VH-OGF. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'City of Lismore' in the revised livery at Brisbane Airport, June 2010.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-179.)

N363CM. ABX Air - in the standard livery at Bergamo Airport, November 2014.

(A. Magni Copyright Image 4650-821.)