VH-ZNA. Boeing 787-9. c/n 39038-615.

 

The order for Boeing 787 aircraft was announced by Qantas Airways Ltd - December 2005

This aircraft was ordered by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

Allocated the Boeing Variable or Block Number ZB269

The aircraft was assembled at the Everett plant

The final assembly commenced in Position P1 - August 08, 2017

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett - August 28, 2017

Powered by General Electric GEnx-1B74/75/P2 engines

The aircraft is configured to seat 42 business class, 28 premium economy and 166 economy class passengers

First flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) as BOE269 - September 28, 2017

This flight (B1) departed Paine Field at 11:20 PDT and arrived back at Paine Field at 13:43 PDT

Customer inspection (Customer Walk) of the aircraft was carried out - October 03, 2017

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZNA - October 04, 2017

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Test flight (B2) departed Paine Field 06:57 PDT and arrived back at Paine Field at 07:51 PDT - October 06, 2017

Customer flight (C1) flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) - October 06, 2017

Flight departed Paine Field at 11:00 PDT and arrived back at 15:07 PTD

FAA Export Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - October 10, 2017

CASA Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - October 17, 2017

Accepted by K. Donaghy for Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) at 03:45 PDT - October 17, 2017

The aircraft was named 'Great Southern Land'

This was the 261st Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 12th Boeing 787 delivered to Qantas Airways

The aircraft had flown 8 hours 26 minutes (block) on acceptance by Qantas

It had flown 7 hours 12 minutes (flight) with 7 cycles on delivery to Qantas

This aircraft had spent 20 days in final assembly; 36 days in pre-flight preparations; 8 days in pre-delivery testing;

6 days in post assembly activities with a total of 64 days in production at Boeing Everett

Departed Everett (Paine Field) at 12:31 PDT on the delivery flight to Australia as QF7879 - October 17, 2017

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) at 06:59 local on completion of the delivery flight - October 20, 2017

Delivery route: Everett (Paine Field) - Honolulu (over night) - Sydney

Delivery flight crew: Captains Alex Passerini, Lisa Norman, Jim Eaglen

Delivery cabin crew: CSM Scott Balderson; FAs Courtney Beeington, Brody Pimm, Max Curley, Linda Hovarth, Hailey Wallace, Alloyesha Newman, Christopher Chang, Steve Carter, Sherry Duncan, Michelle Aranda, Mark Heatley

Operated first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Perth as QF481 - November 01, 2017

Operated first international revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Los Angeles as QF95 - December 15, 2017

Current with Qantas Airways

 

VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 14, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 17, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 17, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 18, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 18, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 18, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 23, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 23, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 23, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 23, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 23, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 24, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 24, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 24, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 26, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 26, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 27, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 27, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 27, 2017.

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VH-ZNA. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Great Southern Land' in the standard livery at Perth Airport, November 27, 2017.

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