VH-XZP. Boeing 737-838. c/n 46577-5164.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways Ltd

Allocated the Boeing Block Number YS073

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-XZP - March 18, 2014

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Rolled off Boeing production line at Renton - October 2014

First flown Renton - Moses Lake - Renton as BOE073 - November 03, 2014

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B24E engines

This aircraft was painted in the Qantas retro 'ochre' livery

To read more about this particular livery click 'HERE'

Accepted by S. Collins for Qantas Airways at Seattle (Boeing Field) - November 15, 2014

This was the 205th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 78th Boeing 737 delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was also the 75th and final Boeing 737-838 delivered new to Qantas Airways

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF6024 - November 17, 2014

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - November 19, 2014

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Nadi - Sydney

Aircraft was named 'James Strong' in an official naming ceremony at Sydney Airport - November 19, 2014

The iconic James Strong 'bow-tie' was added to the aircraft's fuselage at Sydney

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Brisbane as QF6024 - November 19, 2014

Operated first revenue service Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF611 - November 22, 2014

Current with Qantas Airways

 

VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 19, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 19, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, November 19, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 24, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 24, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 24, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 19, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 27, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 27, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, November 30, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 30, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 30, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Bach Airport, November 30, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 30, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 30, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 30, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, November 30, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 07, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 07, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with the additional 'bow tie' at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 07, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery with at Adelaide West Beach Airport, December 07, 2014.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Perth Airport, January 06, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Perth Airport, January 06, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 11, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 11, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 21, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 21, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 21, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 21, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 21, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 23, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 23, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 23, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 20, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 29, 2015.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, January 16, 2016.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, August 03, 2016.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 02, 2016.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 11, 2016.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 11, 2016.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 11, 2016.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 22, 2016.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 30, 2016.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, September 30, 2016.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, February 13, 2017.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 16, 2017.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 16, 2017.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 16, 2017.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 16, 2017.

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VH-XZP. Qantas Australia - 'James Strong' in the retro 'ochre' livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, April 16, 2017.

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