VH-OGV. Boeing 767-338ER. c/n 30186-796.


 

Ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett - April 23, 2000

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OGV - May 23, 2000

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

First flown as VH-OGV - June 06, 2000

Powered by General Electric CF6-80C2B6 engines

Accepted by Qantas at Seattle (Everett) - June 19, 2000

Departed Seattle (Everett) as QF6026 on the delivery flight to Australia - June 19, 2000

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith at the conclusion of the delivery flight - June 20, 2000

Delivery route: Seattle - Sydney (non stop)

Ferried Sydney (kingsford Smith) - Melbourne (Avalon) - June 20, 2000

Aircraft was unnamed at the time of delivery

Operated first Qantas revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF417 - June 29, 2000

Aircraft was named 'Swan Hill' but it was not initially displayed externally on the aircraft

Leased to Australian Airlines - October 24, 2003

Operated by Australian Airlines in the standard Qantas livery

Operated first Australian Airlines revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Denpasar as AO7829 - October 26, 2003

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Sydney (Richmond) as AO7801 - May 10, 2004

Aircraft was repainted into the standard Australian Airlines livery

Ferried Sydney (Richmond) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as AO7807 in Australian Airlines livery - May 18, 2004

Returned to service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Denpasar as AO7829 - May 19, 2004

Registered to OGV Leasing Ltd - March 06, 2006

Operated final Australian Airlines service Nagoya - Cairns as AO7950 - June 20 - 21, 2006

Ferried Cairns - Brisbane as AO7805 to undergo cabin refurbishment - June 21, 2006

Ferried Brisbane - Sydney as AO7801 for return to Qantas - June 29, 2006

Returned to Qantas service Sydney - Auckland as QF189 in the standard Australian livery - June 29, 2006

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator - July 24, 2006

Operated last Qantas service in Australian livery Auckland - Sydney as QF44 - August 13, 2006

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Beijing as QF6015 for repaint into the Qantas livery - August 13, 2006

Ferried Beijing - Brisbane as QF6016 after repaint - August 22, 2006

Ferried Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF6003 - August 23, 2006

Returned to Qantas service Sydney - Auckland as QF43 - August 23, 2006

Observed at Sydney without the aircraft named displayed externally - March 14, 2007

Operated final revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney as QF462 - November 11, 2013

Withdrawn from service and stored at Sydney in the basic Qantas livery

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Victorville as QF6025 for storage - November 22, 2013

Stored at Victorville in the basic Qantas livery

 


 

VH-OGV. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the modified livery at Melbourne Airport, September 2000.

VH-OGV. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - in the modified livery at Sydney Airport, December 2001.

VH-OGV. Australian - in the standard livery at Coolangatta Airport, March 2005.

VH-OGV. Australian - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2006.

VH-OGV. Australian - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2006.
VH-OGV. Australian - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2006.

VH-OGV. Australian - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2006.

VH-OGV. Australian - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2006.
VH-OGV. Australian - in the standard livery at Adelaide Airport, August 2006.
VH-OGV. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2012.
VH-OGV. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2012.
VH-OGV. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, January 2012.
VH-OGV. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, June 2012.
VH-OGV. Qantas Spirit of Australia - in the revised livery at Adelaide Airport, April 2013.