VH-ZPR. Embraer 190-100IGW. c/n 19000424.
This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue - ?
Rolled off the production line at Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil - February 2011
First flown as PT-TCG - March 10, 2011
Powered by General Electric GE CF34-10E5 engines
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZPR - March 28, 2011
Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest National Association, Salt Lake City
Leased to Virgin Blue Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Accepted by Virgin Blue at Sao Jose dos Campos - March 28, 2011
Aircraft configured to seat 104 economy passengers
Departed Sao Jose dos Campos on the delivery flight to Australia as DJ9082 - March 28, 2011
Arrived Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight in an all-white livery - April 04, 2011
Delivery route: Sao Jose dos Campos - Curacao - Brownsville - San Jose - Lihue - Apia - Brisbane
Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Cairns as DJ773 - April 12, 2011
Virgin Blue was renamed Virgin Australia Airlines - May 04, 2011
Rolled out at Melbourne (Tullamarine) in the new Virgin Australia livery - July 19, 2011
The aircraft was named 'Dundee Beach'
Returned to service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as DJ803 - July 24, 2011
Current with Virgin Australia Airlines
VH-ZPR. Virgin Australia - 'Dundee Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 12, 2013.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0190-042.)
VH-ZPR. Virgin Australia - 'Dundee Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, July 08, 2013.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 0190-038.)