VH-YFP. Boeing 737-8FE. c/n 41011-4476.
Was also registered as: 2-VYFP.
This aircraft was ordered new by Virgin Blue Australia Pty Ltd - ?
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-YFP - February 18, 2013
Registered to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, Spring Hill, Queensland
Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - May 2013
First flown from Seattle (Boeing Field) - Moses Lake - Renton (Boeing Field) as BOE814 - May 17, 2013
Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B26 engines
The aircraft was fitted with the new 'Sky' interior
Accepted by Virgin Australia at Seattle (Boeing Field) - June 04, 2013
Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as VA9518 - June 04, 2013
It arrived at Brisbane on completion of the delivery flight - June 06, 2013
Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Lihue - Nadi - Brisbane
The aircraft was named 'Nobby's Beach'
Registered to Wilmington Trust Company for Aircraft 73B-41011 - June 06, 2013
Leased to Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd as the registered operator
Operated its first revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as VA352 - June 18, 2013
Operated its final revenue service Mt Isa - Brisbane as VA1274 - August 20, 2020
The aircraft was withdrawn from service at Brisbane
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - September 01, 2020
Entered onto the Guernsey Aircraft Register as 2-VYFP - September 01, 2020
Registered to Aer Cap Aircraft Leasing
Departed Brisbane on the ferry flight to the United States as JTN271 - September 15, 2020
It arrived at Goodyear (Arizona) on completion of the ferry flight for storage - September 16, 2020
Ferry route: Brisbane - Honiara - Honolulu - Goodyear
Flight time: 14 hours 54 minutes
VH-YFP. Virgin Australia - 'Nobby's Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 25, 2014.
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VH-YFP. Virgin Australia - 'Nobby's Beach' in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, October 27, 2017.
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