VH-NOA. Boeing 767-33AER. c/n 28495-643.

Was also registered as: OO-CTR; VH-BZI; N284AN; CX-PUB; VP-BVH; N1439A.

 

This aircraft was ordered by Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services for Ansett Australia but cancelled - October 1996

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - January 1997

First flown as 'N6009F' - January 13, 1997

Placed in open stogae at Seattle

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-NOA - March 12, 1997

Registered to Nordress Australia Pty Ltd, Melbourne

Ferried Seattle - Auckland for preparation for its wet-lease to Vietnam Airlines - March 1997

Departed Auckland on the delivery flight to Vietnam Airlines - April 03, 1997

Delivery route: Auckland - Brunei - Hanoi

Returned to Nordress Australia at the end of the lease - April 1998

Leased to CityBird as the registered operator - April 08, 1998

The aircraft was named 'Harrier'

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - April 09, 1998

Entered onto the Belgian Aircraft Register as OO-CTR - ?

Sub-leased to Lauda Air Italy - December 16, 1998 to January 21, 1999

Sub-leased to Luxair - March 29, 1999 to November 1999

Sub-leased to Cameroon Airlines - December 01, 2000 to January 28, 2001

The lease to CityBird was terminated and the aircraft returned to Nordress Australia - July 11, 2001

'C' check maintenance was carried out by Condor Flugdienst, Frankfurt

Ferried to Lemwerder (Bremen) for painting into the Ansett Australia livery

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-BZI - August 10, 2001

Registered to Ansett Worldwide Ltd, Melbourne

Departed Luton on the ferry flight to Australia as NDS436 - September 03, 2001

It arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the ferry flight - September 05, 2001

Flight crew: Captain J. Snowball; F/O D. Secker

Ferry route: Luton - Mauritius - Perth - Melbourne

This aircraft was parked at Melbourne (Tullamarine) following suspension of all Ansett operations - September 13, 2001

It had been due to enter service in the CityBird configuration - October 01, 2001

The aircraft did not enter service with Ansett Australia

It had flown 16,592 hours with 3,253 cycles to date

Ferried Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Auckland in preparation for lease to Qantas as AN4405 - October 05, 2001

Ferried Auckland - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on delivery to Qantas in an all-white livery - October 30, 2001

Operated its first Qantas service - November 01, 2001

Registered to Wetleasing Operations Pty Ltd, Redfern, NSW - April 24, 2002

Advertised for immediate lease / sale by Ansett Worldwide - July 05, 2002

Operated its final Qantas service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF464 - October 26, 2002

The lease was terminated and the aircraft was returned to Ansett Worldwide - October 26, 2002

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - October 28, 2002

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N284AN - October 28, 2002

Registered to Ansett Worldwide, New York

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Auckland as AWL643 - October 29, 2002

Flight crew: Captains J. J. Boling, B. A. Burns of Global Aircraft Services

Ferried Auckland - Rio de Janeiro on delivery to PLUNA- October 31, 2002

Converted to a 240 seat economy class configuration at the VEM Maintenance Base, Rio de Janeiro

Leased to PLUNA as the registered operator - November 30, 2002

Entered onto the Uruguayan Aircraft Register as CX-PUB - December 02, 2002

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - December 04, 2002

Leased to Primeras Lineas Uruguyas de Navegacion Aerea (PLUNA) as the registered operator - December 07, 2002

The lease to PLUNA was terminated - March 2008

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N495AN - ?

Registered to AWMS, New York

Painted into the 'Asiana' livery for an intended lease but this was not taken up

It was observed at Porto Alegre, Brasil in an all-white livery - April 2008

Test flown at Porto Alegre after the 'C-Check' was completed - August 2008

Leased to Sabir Airlines (S7), Russia - August 2008

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - August 27, 2008

Entered onto the Bermudian Aircraft Register as VP-BVH - ?

It arrived at Maastricht in all-white livery for repainting - September 2008

Rolled out at Maastricht in the standard 'S7' livery - September 27, 2008

Handed over to S7 - October 02, 2008

Operated its final S7 revenue service Moscow (Domodedovo) - Novosibirsk as S7181 - September 26, 2017

It was withdrawn from service and stored at Novosibirsk - ?

Ferried Novosibirsk - Tel Aviv for conversion to freight configuration - October 26, 2017

Cancelled from the Bermudia Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N1439A - November 08, 2017

Registered to Atlas Air Inc, Westchester, New York

Airworthiness Certificate (CofA) issued - May 27, 2018

It was observed at Tel Aviv in the basic 'S7' livery following its freighter conversion - May 28, 2018

Test flown Tel Aviv - Tel Aviv as 'Bedeck 9' - May 28, 2018

Departed Tel Aviv on the ferry flight to the United States - May 31, 2018

It arrived at Amarillo on completion of the ferry flight - June 01, 2018

Ferry route: Tel Aviv - Portsmouth (New Hampshire) - Amarillo

The aircraft was painted into Amazon Prime Air livery

Registered to Andromeda Leasing I LLC, Westchester, New York - October 11, 2018

Leased to Atlas Air to be operated for Amazon Prime Air as the registered operator

The aircraft was observed in service with Amazon Prime Air at Miami - October 20, 2018

Current with Atlas Air / Amazon Prime Air

 

 

VH-NOA. Vietnam Airlines - in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, November 1997.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-298.)

VH-NOA. Vietnam Airlines - in the standard livery at Hong Kong Airport, December 1997.

(G. Bennett Collection Copyright Image 4650-703.)

OO-CTR. CityBird - 'Harrier' in the basic livery with additional 'The Flying Dream' titles at Brussels Airport, June 1998.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-716.)

OO-CTR. CityBird - 'Harrier' in the standard livery with additional 'The Flying Dream' titles at Marseille Airport, November 1998.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-256.)

OO-CTR. CityBird - 'Harrier' in the basic livery with additional 'The Flying Dream' titles at Paris Charles de Gualle Airport, September 2000.

(C. Laugier Copyright Image 4650-237.)

OO-CTR. Cameroon Airlines - in the all-white livery at Paris Charles de Gualle Airport, January 2001.

(C. Laugier Copyright Image 4650-008.)

VH-BZI. Ansett Australia - in the 'Starmark' livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, September 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-257.)

VH-BZI. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the all-white livery at Brisbane Airport, December 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-258.)

VH-BZI. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, January 2002.

(G. Bennett Copyright Image 4650-707.)

VH-BZI. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, April 2002.

(G. Bennett Copyright Image 4650-708.)

VH-BZI. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, April 2002.

(G. Bennett Copyright Image 4650-709.)

VH-BZI. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, July 2002.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-259.)

VH-BZI. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the all-white livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, August 2002.

(R. N. Smith Copyright Image 4650-017.)

VH-BZI. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - in the all-white livery at Brisbane Airport, September 2002.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-016.)

VP-BVH. S7 - in the standard livery at Hanover Airport, July 2010.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-555.)

VP-BVH. S7 - in the standard livery at Bangkok Airport, January 07, 2015.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4650-720.)

VP-BVH. S7 - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, date unknown.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4650-832.)