On This Day - August 16, 1965.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-338C VH-EBP 'Alice Springs' arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle / Renton). It was the airline's 16th Boeing airliner.

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On This Day - August 16, 1971.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-238B VH-EBA 'City of Canberra' arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Everett / Paine Field). It was the airline's 35th Boeing airliner and its 1st Boeing 747.

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