On This Day - November 12, 1952.

The Trans Oceanic Airways Short S.45 Solent Mk 3 flying boat VH-TOD 'Somerset' operated its last passenger service. It was then withdrawn from service and stored at Sydney (Rose Bay) until it was sold in April 1953.

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On This Day - November 12, 2011.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 737-476 VH-TJF 'Brolga' operated its final passenger service as Flight QF487 from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Melbourne (Tullamarine). It was withdrawn from service at Melbourne where all Qantas titles and logos were removed.

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On This Day - November 12, 2022.

The Alliance Airlines / QantasLink Embraer ERJ-190-100IGW N948UW arrived at Brisbane, having completed its delivery flight from Costa Rica (San Jose) as Flight QQ9813. It was reregistered as VH-XVX before it entered service.

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