VH-ZXB. Boeing 767-336ER. c/n 24338-293.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by British Airways Ltd - ?

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - January 12, 1990

First flown as N1788B - May 20, 1990

Powered by Rolls Royce RB211-524H engines

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BNWF - ?

Accepted by British Airways at Everett (Paine Field) - June 23, 1990

The aircraft was named 'City of Milan'

Operated first revenue service London (Heathrow) - Bahrain - Abu Dhabi - July 01, 1990

Repainted at Shannon in the new 'Benyhome' tartan tail livery - January 19, 1999

Operated last revenue service Larnaca - London (Heathrow) as BA665 - September 29, 2000

Had flown 29,730 hours with 11,214 landings

Rolled out at London (Heathrow) in the standard Qantas livery as G-BNWF - October 09, 2000

Registered to G-BNWF Opal Leasing Ltd, Hamilton, Bermuda - October 27, 2000

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - November 16, 2000

Sold to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - November 16, 2000

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZXB - November 17, 2000

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Departed London (Heathrow) for Bangkok on the ferry flight to Australia as QF6016 - November 16, 2000

Ferried Bangkok - Sydney (KIngsford Smith) as QF7634 - November 17, 2000

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the ferry flight - November 17, 2000

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF433 - November 19, 2000

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Sydney (Richmond) as QF6191 - March 03, 2006

The 'Qantas Socceroos' titles and logo were applied to the aircraft

Rolled out at Sydney (Richmond) with 'Qantas Socceroos 2008 World Cup Germany' logo - March 05, 2006

Ferried Sydney (Richmond) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) and returned to service - March 06, 2006

Registered to G-BNWF Aircraft Pty Ltd - May 02, 2006

Leased to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney as the registered operator

Ferried Sydney (Richmond) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) after removal of 'Socceroos' decals - July 04, 2006

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - November 05, 2012

Operated final revenue service QF452 - December 01, 2012

Observed at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport in the basic Qantas livery without titles - December 09, 2012

Departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on the ferry flight to United States as QF6025 - December 11, 2012

Arrived Roswell, New Mexico for storage - December 12, 2012

Ferry route: Sydney - Honolulu - Roswell

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - December 14, 2012

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N283AS - December 19, 2012

Registered to Aersale Inc, Coral Gables, Florida

Aircraft stored at Roswell in the basic Qantas livery

Observed intact at Roswell in the basic Qantas livery - March 28, 2013

Parting out commenced at Roswell - September 18, 2013

Scrapped at Roswell - 2013

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - ?

 

G-BNWF. British Airways - 'City of Milan' in the 'Benyhome' livery at an unknown airport, February 1999.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-701.)

G-BNWF. British Airways - 'City of Milan' in the 'Benyhome' livery at London Heathrow Airport, February 1999.

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G-BNWF. British Airways - 'City of Milan' in the 'Benyhome' livery at Zurich Airport, April 1999.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-132.)

VH-ZXB. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the standard livery at Coolangatta Airport, October 2003.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-619.)

VH-ZXB. Qantas Spirit Of Australia - in the revised livery with additional 'Qantas Socceroos' titles at Brisbane Airport, April 2006.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-045.)

VH-ZXB. Qantas Spirit Of Australia - in the revised livery with additional 'Qantas Socceroos' titles at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, June 2006.

(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 4650-157.)

VH-ZXB. Qantas Spirit Of Australia - in the revised livery at Brisbane Airport, July 2008.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-088.)

VH-ZXB. Qantas Spirit Of Australia - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, May 04, 2009.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-786.)

VH-ZXB. Qantas Spirit Of Australia - in the revised livery at Perth Airport, March 19, 2010.

(R. Shaw Copyright Image 4650-204.)