On This Day - February 05, 1955.

The Qantas Airways Lockheed 749A Constellation VH-EAA 'Ross Smith' departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on its final revenue service, operating Sydney - London (Heathrow) - return.

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On This Day - February 05, 1966.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-338C VH-EBR 'City of Wollongong' arrived at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (California / Ontario). It was the airline's 18th Boeing airliner.

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On This Day - February 05, 1969.

The Mac.Robertson Miller Airlines Douglas C-47A-30-DL VH-MMA, now repainted into the Ansett Airlines of Papua New Guinea livery, departed Perth on its ferry flight to Lae (Papua New Guinea).

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On This Day - February 05, 1976.

The Ansett Airlines of New South Wales Fokker F.27-2013 Friendship VH-FND was withdrawn from service at Sydney (Kingsford Smith). It was later ferried to Melbourne (Tullamarine) for long-term storage.

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On This Day - February 05, 1982.

The Ansett Airlines Douglas DC-9-31 VH-CZG operated its final passenger service, operating Adelaide to Melbourne (Tullamarine). It was then prepared for sale to Midway Airlines, having flown 30,462 hours with Ansett.

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On This Day - February 05, 2002.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 737-838 VH-VXA 'Broome' entered service, operating Flight QF502 from Brisbane to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - February 05, 2005.

The Pacific Blue Boeing 737-8FE ZK-PBB 'Whitney Sundays' entered service, operating Flight DJ057 from New Zealand (Christchurch) to Australia (Coolangatta).

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On This Day - February 05, 2011.

The Qantas Airways Airbus A380-842 VH-OQH 'Reginald Ansett' entered service operating Flight QF31 from Australia (Sydney / Kingsford Smith) to the United Kingdom (London / Heathrow) via Singapore.

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