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 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 The aircraft was then withdrawn from service, having flown 22,387 hours.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, 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 Sydney (Kingsford Smith) to Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby).

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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, 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 It was then withdrawn from service at Perth and prepared for its ferry flight to Singapore.

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