On This Day - December 05, 1961.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138B VH-EBA 'City of Melbourne' operated the airline's inaugural Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Japan (Tokyo) Boeing 707-138B jet service.

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On This Day - December 05, 1963.

The remains of the Ansett Flying Boat Services Short S-25 Sandringham Mk 4 'Tasman Class' flying boat VH-BRE 'Pacific Chieftain' were scuttled some 5 kms off Lord Howe Island. The aircraft had been damaged beyond repair whilst moored at the Island overnight on July 03. This aircraft had made 424 trips to Lord Howe Island, and had flown 15,308 hours.

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On This Day - December 05, 2012.

The Royal Australian Air Force Airbus A330-243MRTT A39-005 arrived at Brisbane (RAAF Amberley) having completed its delivery flight from Spain (Madrid).

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On This Day - December 05, 2023.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A320-232SL VH-VFY was rolled out at Melbourne (Tullamarine) with 'Flying With Pride' decals.

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