VH-ZPC. Embraer 190-100IGW. c/n 19000170.

 

This was the third of eleven new aircraft ordered by Virgin Blue - November 02, 2006

Rolled off the production line at Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil - March 2008

First flown as PT-SDF - March 2008

Powered by General Electric GE CF34-10E5 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZPC - March 31, 2008

Registered to VBNC9 Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland

Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator

Departed Sao Jose dos Campos on the delivery flight to Australia - May 10, 2008

Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - May 13, 2008

Delivery route: Sao Jose dos Campos - Curacao - Brownsville - San Jose - Kona - PagoPago - Brisbane

The aircraft was named 'Jilla-Blue'

Operated first revenue service - ?

Virgin Blue was renamed Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd - May 04, 2011

The aircraft was renamed 'Cabarita Beach'

Current Virgin Australia Airlines

 

VH-ZPC. Virgin Blue - 'Jilla-Blue' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, August 2008.

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VH-ZPC. Virgin Blue - 'Jilla-Blue' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 30, 2011.

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VH-ZPC. Virgin Australia - 'Cabarita Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 10, 2016.

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VH-ZPC. Virgin Australia - 'Cabarita Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 10, 2016.

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VH-ZPC. Virgin Australia - 'Cabarita Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 11, 2016.

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