VH-ZNB. Boeing 787-9. c/n 39039-641.

 

The order for Boeing 787 aircraft was announced by Qantas Airways Ltd - December 2005

This aircraft was ordered by Qantas Airways Ltd - ?

It was allocated the Boeing Variable or Block Number 'ZB270'

The aircraft was assembled at the Everett plant

The final assembly commenced in Position P1 - October 16, 2017

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett - November 03, 2017

Powered by General Electric GEnx-1B74/75/P2 engines

The aircraft is configured to seat 42 business class, 28 premium economy and 166 economy class passengers

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZNB - November 13, 2017

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

First flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) as BOE270 - November 30, 2017

Departed Paine Field (10:19 PST) - returned (13:20 PST)

Flight duration was 3 hrs 1 minute with 2 cycles

First customer inspection (Customer Walk) of the aircraft was carried out - December 01, 2017

Second customer inspection (Customer Walk) of the aircraft was carried out - December 04, 2017

Customer flight (C1) flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) - December 04, 2017

Departed Everett (Paine Field) at 08:59 PST and returned at 12:15 PST

Flight duration was 3 hrs 16 minutes with 2 cycles

FAA Export Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - December 08, 2017

CASA Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - December 08, 2017

Accepted by D. Vickery for Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) at (08:20 PST) - December 08, 2017

The aircraft was named 'Waltzing Matilda'

This was the 262nd Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 13th Boeing 787 delivered to Qantas Airways

The aircraft had flown 7 hours 10 minutes (block) on acceptance by Qantas

It had flown 6 hours 17 minutes (flight) with 4 cycles on delivery to Qantas

Departed Everett (Paine Field) at (12:22 PST) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6026 - December 09, 2017

It arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine) at 22:37 local on completion of the delivery flight - December 10, 2017

Delivery route: Everett (Paine Field) - Melbourne

Delivery flight crew: Captains A. Passerini; L. Norman; J. Eaglen

Delivery cabin crew: CSM S. Balderson; F/As C. Beeington, B. Pimm, M. Curley, L. Hovarth, H. Wallace, A. Newman,

C. Chang, S. Carter, S. Duncan, M. Aranda, M. Heatley

Operated its first revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF414 - December 14, 2017

Operated its first international service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Los Angeles as QF95 - December 16, 2017

Current with Qantas Airways

 

 

VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Everett Paine Field, December 09, 2017.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Everett Paine Field, December 09, 2017.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Everett Paine Field, December 09, 2017.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Everett Paine Field, December 09, 2017.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Everett Paine Field, December 09, 2017.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Everett Paine Field, December 09, 2017.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, December 23, 2017.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, December 23, 2017.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, December 23, 2017.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, December 23, 2017.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Perth Airport, February 11, 2018.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 13, 2021.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 13, 2021.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 14, 2021.

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VH-ZNB. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Waltzing Matilda' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 14, 2021.

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