On This Day - August 28, 1961.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138B VH-EBJ 'Longreach' arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle / Renton). It was the airline's 10th Boeing airliner.

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On This Day - August 28, 1964.

The Royal Australian Air Force Vickers Viscount 816, A6-435, arrived at Canberra Airport, having completed its delivery flight from the United Kingdom. It was operated by Number 34 Squadron on V.I.P. duties.

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On This Day - August 28, 2002.

The Independent Air Freighters Boeing 727-277AF VH-RMX operated its last freight service, operating Perth to Melbourne (Tullamarine). The aircraft was then returned to Intrepid Aviation Partners the same day, before it was sold to TransAustralian Air Express on September 18, and reregistered as VH-VLG on September 30.

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On This Day - August 28, 2009.

The Virgin Blue Embraer ERJ-190-100IGW VH-ZPN 'Kanga Blue' arrived at Brisbane having completed its delivery flight from Brazil (SaoJose de Campos) as Flight DJ9082.

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