On This Day - November 12, 1950.

The Barrier Reef Airways Short S.25 Sandringham Mk 4 flying boat VH-BRC 'Coral Clipper' operated its final scheduled service. It was then withdrawn from use and stored at Brisbane (Hamilton Reach), with its registration cancelled.

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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 It was then withdrawn from service and stored at Sydney (Rose Bay) until it was sold in April 1953.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, 1956.

The Australian National Airways Douglas DC-6B VH-INT 'Tatana' entered service.

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On This Day - November 12, 1964.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138B VH-EBM 'City of Launceston' departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on the proving flight to the United Kingdom (London / Heathrow) via the 'Fiesta' route. This 12,562 mile route involved stops at Nadi - Papeete - Acapulco - Mexico City - Nassau - Bermuda - London.

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On This Day - November 12, 2006.

The Qantas Airways / Air Nauru Boeing 737-4L7 VH-RON, having been sold to Comair (British Airways), South Africa and reregistered as ZS-OAA, departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on its delivery flight to South Africa (Johannesburg).

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On This Day - November 12, 2011.

The Jetstar Airways Airbus A330-202 VH-EBS arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) having completed its delivery flight from France (Toulouse) as Flight QF7994.

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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 It was withdrawn from service at Melbourne where all Qantas titles and logos were removed.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, 2011.

The Virgin Blue Boeing 737-7Q8 VH-VBF 'Mellie Melbourne' departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on its ferry flight to Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) as Flight DJ9081 for post-lease maintenance and return to the lessor.

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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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On This Day - November 12, 2022.

The Virgin Australia Boeing 737-7K2 VH-NBP arrived at Brisbane having completed its delivery flight from Singapore (Seltar) as Flight VA9948.

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