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747SP Production list


Chronological order of events
Dates in Black are considered exact and dates in Red are approximate.

1981-08-03N1791BBoeing  First Flight  
1981-08-15N1791BQantasFull c/s with titles Other Testing spare engine pod
1981-08-31VH-EABQantas  Reg Changed  
1981-08-31VH-EABQantasOld c/s, white reg Delivered  
1981-08-31VH-EABQantasOld c/s, black reg Delivered  
1981-09-01VH-EABQantasOldWintonOther Christened "Winton"
1981-09-01VH-EABQantasOriginal, black registration, Brisbane 1982WintonSeenSYDPhoto
1986-11-01VH-EABQantasnewWintonOtherSYDRepainted in new red tail "Spirit of Australia" livery. First flown in this livery 3rd Sept 1986 Information from www.aussieairliners.org
1989-02-01VH-EABQantasNew, WintonSeen Photo
1990-01-01VH-EABQantasNew City of TraralgonOther New name
1990-03-01VH-EABQantas  For Sale Aircraft offered for sale, continues to operate as a back-up aircraft for the fleet.
1993-11-01VH-EABQantasNew, City of TraralgonSeen Photo
1994-04-09VH-EABAustralia Asia  Leased Setup by Qantas to operate flights into Taiwan
1994-04-10VH-EABAustralia Asia City of TraralgonSeen Photo
1994-09-01VH-EABAustralia Asia  SeenSYDPhoto
1995-09-01VH-EABAustralia Asia City of TraralgonSeen Photo
1996-04-05VH-EABAustralia Asia  SeenSYDPhoto
1996-06-21VH-EABAustralia Asia  IncidentQLDLoss of separation with a Bae146
Read story and report
1996-06-30VH-EABQantas  Returned  
1996-07-10VH-EABAustralia Asia  SeenSYDMaintenance
1997-01-01VH-EABQantas  For Sale Listed by Qantas as being FOR SALE.
1998-03-02VH-EABQantas  SeenMELOperated QF88 HKG-MEL
Read the story - My first 747SP flight
2000-01-01VH-EABQantasNew, "The Australian Airline" subtitles Seen  
2000-05-13VH-EABQantas  Incident Birdstrike on departure from SYD.
Read story about the incident
Read document
2001-05-05VH-EABQantas  Incident A major fuel leak from the number-2 engine developed during taxy to parking bay.
Read story and reports on the incident
2001-06-22VH-EABQantas  SeenTPEPhoto
2001-10-29VH-EABQantas  FerriedMZJSYD-HNL-MZJ as QF6019 for storage (Capt B. Simpson)
2001-10-29VH-EAB   OtherMZJPut into storage
2001-12-02 Qantas  SeenMZJIn storage
2001-12-20VH-EAB   Reg Cancelled Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register
2002-04-04 No TitlesRed tail SeenMZJAircraft on belly in the sand.
2002-04-23    ScrappedMZJHad flown 69,469 hours and 15,098 cycles


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