On This Day - December 16, 1949.

The Tasman Empire Airways Limited Short S.25 Sandringham Mk4 Tasman Class flying boat ZK-AMH 'Auckland' operated its final revenue service, flying Sydney (Rose Bay) to Auckland. The aircraft was then withdrawn from service and stored at Auckland (Hobsonville).

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On This Day - December 16, 1986.

The Australian Airlines Boeing 737-376 VH-TAV 'Intrepid' arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle / Renton).

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On This Day - December 16, 2006.

The Qantas Foundation Memorial Ltd's Boeing 707-138B VH-XBA 'City of Melbourne' arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) having completed its delivery flight flight from the United Kingdom (Southend).

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On This Day - December 16, 2007.

The Qantas Airways Airbus A330-202 VH-EBG 'Barossa Valley' arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine), having completed its delivery flight from France (Toulouse).

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On This Day - December 16, 2010.

The Qantas Airways Airbus A330-202 VH-EBP 'Ningaloo Reef' arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith), having completed its delivery flight from France (Toulouse) as Flight QF6020.

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On This Day - December 16, 2013.

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUC 'Peregian Beach' was ferried Townsville to Melbourne (Tullamarine) as Flight VA9940, after being repainted into the standard livery by Flying Colours.

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