VH-ZNE. Boeing 787-9. c/n 63391-724.

 

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 'ZB273'

The aircraft was assembled at the Everett plant

The final assembly commenced in Position P1 - May 17, 2018

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - June 06, 2018

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

This aircraft was rolled out of the Paint Shop in the Qantas livery - June 12, 2018

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZNE - June 12, 2018

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

First flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) as BOE273 - June 21, 2018

Flight duration was 3 hrs 10 minute with 2 cycles

Customer inspection (Customer Walk) of the aircraft was carried out - June 26, 2018

Customer flight (C1) flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) - June 26, 2018

Flight duration was 3 hrs 28 minutes with 2 cycle

FAA Export Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - June 28, 2018

CASA Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - June 29, 2018

Accepted by D. Vickery for Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) at 09:03 PDT - June 29, 2018

This was the 265th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 16th Boeing 787 delivered to Qantas Airways

The aircraft was named 'Skippy'

The aircraft had flown 7 hours 11 minutes (block time) on acceptance by Qantas

It had flown 6 hours 38 minutes (flight time) with 4 cycles on delivery to Qantas

Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to Australia at 10:37 PDT as QF6025 - June 30, 2018

Arrived Melbourne (Tullamarine) on completion of the delivery flight at 19:06 AEST - July 01, 2018

Delivery route: Everett (Paine Field) - Melbourne (Tullamarine)

Delivery flight crew: Captain A. Patterson

Total delivery flight time: 15 hours 29 minutes

Operated its irst revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Brisbane as QF604 - July 07, 2018

Operated its irst international service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Perth - London (Heathrow) as QF9 - July 26, 2018

Current with Qantas Airways

 

 

VH-ZNE. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Skippy' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Brisbane Airport, July 21, 2018.

(D. Gibbs Copyright Image 4680-126.)

VH-ZNE. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Skippy' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Brisbane Airport, July 21, 2018.

(D. Gibbs Copyright Image 4680-127.)

VH-ZNE. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Skippy' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Brisbane Airport, July 21, 2018.

(D. Gibbs Copyright Image 4680-128.)

VH-ZNE. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Skippy' in the 'Silver Roo' livery at Brisbane Airport, July 21, 2018.

(D. Gibbs Copyright Image 4680-129.)