VH-ZNG. Boeing 787-9. c/n 36240-774.


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 'ZB275'

The aircraft was assembled at the Everett plant

The final assembly commenced in Position P1 - September 24, 2018

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - October 12, 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

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-ZNG - October 16, 2018

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

This aircraft was rolled out of the Paint Shop in the Qantas livery - October 27, 2018

First flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) as BOE275 - November 08, 2018

Flight duration was 2 hrs 36 minute with 2 cycles including 1 touch-and-go at Moses Lake

Customer inspection (Customer Walk) of the aircraft was carried out - November 08, 2018

Customer flight (C1) flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) - November 09, 2018

Flight duration was 2 hrs 37 minutes with 2 cycle

FAA Export Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - November 13, 2018

CASA Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - November 13, 2018

Accepted by D. Vickery (06:55 PDT) for Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) - November 13, 2018

This was the 267th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 18th Boeing 787 delivered to Qantas Airways

The aircraft was named 'Jillaroo'

The aircraft had flown 5 hours 53 minutes (block time) on acceptance by Qantas

It had flown 5 hours 13 minutes (flight time) with 4 cycles on delivery to Qantas

Departed Everett (Paine Field - 13:26 PDT) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6026 - November 13, 2018

It arrived at Melbourne (Tullamarine - 00:37 AEST) on completion of the delivery flight - November 15, 2018

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

Delivery flight crew: Captains P. Paterson, A. Poulsen; S/Os G. Baker, E. Loyer

Total delivery flight time: 15 hours 38 minutes

Operated first international service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Perth - London (Heathrow) as QF9 - November 19, 2018

Operated its domestic revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Brisbane as QF617 - January 03, 2019

The aircraft was damaged whilst parked at Melbourne (Tullamarine) - January 24, 2019

It was struck by a company ramp vehicle on the port side around Section 43

Repaired and returned to service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Hong Kong as QF29 - February 17, 2019

Current with Qantas Airways