VH-ZNJ. Boeing 787-9. c/n 66074-929.

 

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 'ZB278'

The aircraft was assembled at the Everett plant

The final assembly commenced in Position P1 - September 16, 2019

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - October 01, 2019

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-ZNJ - October 04, 2019

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Rolled out of the paintshop in the 'Qantas 100 Years' special livery - ?

First flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) as BOE278 - October 29, 2019

Flight duration was 2 hours 44 minutes

Customer inspection (Customer Walk) of the aircraft was carried out - November 01, 2019

Customer flight (C1) flown Everett (Paine Field) - Moses Lake - Everett (Paine Field) - November 01, 2019

Flight duration was 2 hours 26 minutes

FAA Export Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - November 07, 2019

CASA Certificate of Airworthiness (CofA) issued - November 07, 2019

Accepted by J. Becroft for Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field at 14:50 pst) - November 07, 2019

This was the 270th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 21st Boeing 787 delivered to Qantas

The aircraft was named 'Longreach'

The aircraft had flown 7 hours 17 minutes (block time) on acceptance by Qantas

It had flown 6 hours 10 minutes (flight time) with 3 cycles on delivery to Qantas

Total days in production - 52

Total days in final assembly - 15

Total days in post assembly activities - 21

Total days involved in pre-flight activities - 6

Total days invovled in pre-delivery testing - 10

Ferried Everett (Paine Field) - Los Angeles as QF6027 - November 07, 2019

Flight crew: Capt A. Passerini; F/O P. Jensen

Flight time: 4 hours 48 minutes

Ferried Los Angeles (10:05 PDT) - London (Heathrow) as QF6027 - November 12 - 13, 2019

Flight crew: Captains A. Passerini, L. Norman; F/O D. Summergreene

Flight time: 10 hours 43 minutes

Departed London (Heathrow) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF7879 - November 14, 2019

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith - 12:18 AEDT) on completion of the delivery flight - November 15, 2019

Delivery route: Everett (Paine Field) - Los Angeles - London - Sydney (Kingsford Smith)

Delivery flight crew: Captain H. Trenerry; F/O G. Ryan; S/O C. Agnew, T. Grey

Flight time from London - Sydney: 19 hours 19 minutes

Operated its first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Hong Kong as QF127 - November 16, 2019

Current with Qantas Airways

 

 

VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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VH-ZNJ. Qantas Spirit of Australia - 'Longreach' in the special 'Anniversary' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 15, 2019.

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