On This Day - January 06, 1955.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 720 VH-TVD 'Hamilton Hume' set a speed record of 144 minutes for the flight between Brisbane and Townsville. It then set another speed record of 40 minutes flying the next sector, from Townsville to Cairns.

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On This Day - January 06, 1971.

The Qantas Cargo Boeing 707-327C N7099, leased from Braniff International, entered service, operating Flight QF952 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to San Francisco.

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On This Day - January 06, 2016.

The Cobham Aviation Services British Aerospace 146-100A VH-NJC operated its final revenue service as Flight JTE950/959 from Perth - Granny Smith - Perth.

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On This Day - January 06, 2017.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 747-438 VH-OJM 'Gosford' achieved an amazing milestone of having flown 115,000 flight hours. This event occured whilst it was operating Flight QF118 from Hong Kong to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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