On This Day - May 27, 1962.

Following an extensive overhaul and repaint at Melbourne (Essendon), the Ansett-ANA Vickers Viscount 818 VH-RML entered service.

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On This Day - May 27, 1969.

The Air New Zealand Douglas DC-8-52 ZK-NZA, now reregistered as PH-ADA, departed Auckland (New Zealand) on its ferry flight to Amsterdam (Netherlands), having been leased to KLM Royal Durch Airlines for 4 months.

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On This Day - May 27, 1970.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 756 VH-TVH was sold to Sims Metals for scrapping. The aircraft had not flown since December 30, 1968. It was broken-up on-site at Melbourne (Essendon) with the parts then trucked to the Sims Metal yard.

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On This Day - May 27, 1970.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Vickers Viscount 756C VH-TVJ 'Ernest Giles' was sold to Nonferral Metals (Queensland) for scrapping. The aircraft had not flown since October 10, 1968, and had been in open storage at Brisbane since that date.

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On This Day - May 27, 1993.

Ownership of the British Aerospace 146-300 VH-EWJ was transferred to Ansett Australia, following its purchase of East-West Airlines.

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On This Day - May 27, 1994.

The Australian Airlines Boeing 737-376 VH-TJB 'Fortitude' operated its final service in the current livery as Flight TN637 from Brisbane to Melbourne (Tullamarine). It then entered the paintshop to be repainted into the Solomon Airlines livery.

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On This Day - May 27, 2001.

The Impulse Airlines Boeing 717-23S VH-AFR operated its first QantasLink service, operating Flight QF987 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Hobart.

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On This Day - May 27, 2001.

The Impulse Airlines Boeing 717-2K9 VH-IMD operated its first QantasLink service, operating Flight QF972 from Hobart to Melbourne (Tullamarine).

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On This Day - May 27, 2006.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A320-232 VH-VQH arrived at Newcastle, having completed its delivery flight from France (Toulouse).

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On This Day - May 27, 2006.

The QantasLink Bombardier DHC-8-402 VH-QOD 'Emerald' arrived at Brisbane, having completed its delivery flight from Canada (Toronto / Downsview) as Flight DHC021.

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On This Day - May 27, 2006.

The Virgin Blue Boeing 737-8FE VH-VUG 'Jasmine Tasman' arrived at Brisbane, having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle / Boeing Field).

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On This Day - May 27, 2011.

The Virgin Australia Airbus A330-243 VH-XFA 'Cottesloe Beach' returned to service following its repaint in Malaysia, operating Flight DJ553 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Perth.

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On This Day - May 27, 2012.

The QantasLink Boeing 717-2BL VH-NXJ entered service, operating Flight QF1908 from Perth to Karratha.

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On This Day - May 27, 2014.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A320-232 VH-VGF returned to service in the new orange '10th Anniversary' livery, operating Flight JQ502 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - May 27, 2017.

Actor John Travolta announced that he was donating his ex Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138B VH-EBM, currently registered as N707JT, to the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, based at the Albion Park Regional Airport, NSW, Australia.

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