On This Day - September 28, 1946.

The Trans-Australia Airlines Douglas DC-4-1009 VH-TAA 'John Eyre' arrived at Melbourne (Essendon), having completed its delivery flight from the United States. It was the airline's first DC-4.

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On This Day - September 28, 1964.

The Ansett Flying Boat Services Short S.25 Sunderland Mk 5 flying boat VH-BRF 'Islander' was test flown at Sydney (Rose Bay), following the completion of its conversion to a civilian airliner by Ansett engineers.

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On This Day - September 28, 1968.

The Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138B VH-EBJ 'Longreach' operated its final revenue service, flying Christchurch (New Zealand) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith). This flight was also the final Qantas' Boeing 707-138B service to Christchurch. The aircraft was then withdrawn from service, having flown 22,387 hours.

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On This Day - September 28, 1969.

The ex Qantas Airways Boeing 707-138B VH-EBH, now registered as 9Y-TDC and owned by British West Indian Airways, departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on its delivery flight to the airline at Trinidad (West Indies).

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On This Day - September 28, 1979.

The ex Qantas Airways Boeing 707-338C VH-EAA, now leased to Air Niugini as P2-ANB, operated its first Air Niugini service, operating from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Port Moresby (Papua New Guinea).

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On This Day - September 28, 1983.

The Ansett Airlines Boeing 727-277A VH-RMX departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on its ferry flight to the United States (Dothan) where it was converted to an 'all-freight' configuration by Hayes International Corporation. This was the first Boeing 727 series 200 aircraft to be converted to an 'all-freight' aircraft.

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On This Day - September 28, 1984.

The Ansett Airlines Boeing 767-277 VH-RMH entered service, operating Flight AN26 from Melbourne (Tullamarine) to Sydney (Kingsford Smith).

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On This Day - September 28, 1986.

The Ansett Airlines Boeing 737-377 VH-CZC arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) having completed its delivery flight from the United States (Seattle / Boeing Field).

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On This Day - September 28, 1992.

The Australian Airlines Boeing 727-276A VH-TBP 'John Macarthur' operated its final revenue service. It was then withdrawn from use and stored at Melbourne (Tullamarine), awaiting sale, having flown 38,261 hours with 27,592 cycles.

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On This Day - September 28, 2010.

The Alliance Airlines Fokker F28-0100 VH-XWM arrived at Brisbane having completed its delivery flight in an 'all-white' livery from Woensdrecht (Netherlands) as Flight SXI1028.

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On This Day - September 28, 2023.

The QantasLink Fokker F28-0100 VH-NHC operated its last passenger service, operating Flight QF1813 from Newman to Perth. It was then withdrawn from service at Perth and prepared for its ferry flight to Singapore.

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