VH-EAA. Boeing 747SP-38. c/n 22495-505.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways - January 16, 1980

It was allocated the Boeing Block Number 'RH111'

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett (Paine Field) - January 1981

First flown at Everett as VH-EAA - January 11, 1981

Powered by Rolls Royce RB211-524-B2 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EAA - January 19, 1981

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney

Accepted by B. Bourke for Qantas Airways at Everett (Paine Field) - January 19, 1981

This was the 56th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

It was the 22nd Boeing 747 delivered new to Qantas

The aircraft was named 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' at Everett - January 21, 1981

Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF501D - January 21, 1981

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport on completion of the delivery flight - January 23, 1981

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Sydney

Flight crew: Captains L. W. Clark, A. E. Bones

Departed Sydney (Kingsford Smith) at 07:00 local for Townsville (Captain A. Terrell) as QF140 - January 24, 1981

It was engaged in a three day Queensland promotional tour and pilot training

Conducted two training flights from Townsville before being opened for public inspection (14:15 to 19:00 hours)

Flown Townsville - Coolangatta (Captains R. Seaver, Bailey) as QF143 - January 25, 1981

It was opened for public inspection at Coolangatta Airport (12:00 to 18:00 hours)

Flown Coolangatta - Brisbane (Captains Seaver, Rosewarne) as QF144 - January 25, 1981

Flown Brisbane - Brisbane as training flight QF146 (Captains Bailey, Simmons) - January 26, 1981

Flown Brisbane - Brisbane as training flight QF147 (Captains Bailey, Lockett) - January 26, 1981

It was opened for public inspection at Brisbane Airport (13:15 to 17:30 hours)

Flown Brisbane - Sydney (Captains Terrell, Rosewarne) as training flight QF148 - January 26, 1981

It operated the proving flight Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Wellington - January 31, 1981

Traning flights were carried out Wellington - Wellington - February 01, 1981

Operated the inaugural Qantas SP service Sydney (Kingsforsd Smith) - Wellington as QF55 - February 06, 1981

Due to bad weather at Wellington the flight was diverted to Auckland (Captain D. McKinley)

Ferried Auckland - Wellington - February 07, 1981

Rolled out with 'Official Carrier Brisbane 1982' Commonwealth Games titles at Sydney - November 01, 1981

Utilised on the supplementary flight Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Honolulu as QF35 - Agust 12, 1982

Ferried Honolulu - Seattle for Rolls Royce RB211-524-DE engine refit as QF500D - August 12, 1982

Ferried Everett - Honolulu - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) following engine refit as QF501D - August 25 - 27, 1982

Operated the first Qantas 747SP non-stop service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Los Angeles as QF11 - April 07, 1984

Repainted into 'Spirit of Australia' livery - January 1990

Listed by Qantas as being for sale but continued normal operations - March 01, 1990

Leased to Australian Airlines - July 05 - 06, 1992

Operated Sydney - Brisbane - Sydney as TN7025/TN7425 and Sydney - Perth - Sydney as TN7016/TN7011

Carried 'Sydney 2000' Olympic sticker to promote Sydney's bid for 2000 Olympic Games - December 1993

Operated its last revenue service Singapore - Brisbane - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF52 - March 20, 1994

Leased to Australia Asia Airlines - March 25, 1994 to June 27, 1996

Operated the inaugural Australia Asia 747SP service Sydney - Taipei as QF135 - March 26, 1994

Listed by Qantas as being for sale but continued normal operations - January 01, 1997

New 'The Australian Airline' subtitle was applied - March 01, 1998

Operated its final Qantas revenue service Singapore - Jakarta - Sydney as QF42/22 - February 23, 2002

Withdrawn from use at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - February 23, 2002

Operated a supplementary freighter service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Honolulu as QF7571 - March 04, 2002

Ferried Honolulu - Marana for storage as QF6019 - March 05, 2002

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - March 27, 2002

The engines were removed and returned to Qantas in Sydney

The aircraft was broken up - July 25, 2002

This aircraft had flown 75,238 hours and 14,011 cycles

 

VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - the wings for the first Qantas Boeing 747SP arrive at the Boeing Plant, 1980.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - the first Qantas Boeing 747SP on the production line at Everett, 1980.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - the first Qantas Boeing 747SP on the production line at Everett, 1980.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery over Washington State, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Townsville Airport, January 24, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Townsville Airport, January 24, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Townsville Airport, January 24, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Townsville Airport, January 24, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Townsville Airport, January 24, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Townsville Airport, January 24, 1981.

From left to right: Ian McDonnell (Manger, Townsville); Lindy Fogg; Rosemary McGee; Daryl McGuire (Passenger Sales Supervisor).

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Coolangatta Airport, January 25, 1981.

Captain Ray Seaver and Captain Bailey receive a warm welcome on arrival by two Gold Coast Meter Maids.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Coolangatta Airport, January 25, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Coolangatta Airport, January 25, 1981.

Captain Ray Seaver with the koala display in front of the aircraft.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Coolangatta Airport, January 25, 1981.

Captain Ray Seaver with the koala display in fron of the aircraft.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Coolangatta Airport, January 25, 1981.

The aircraft was open for public inspection.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Coolangatta Airport, January 25, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Coolangatta Airport, January 25, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, January 26, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, January 26, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, January 26, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, January 26, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Brisbane Airport, January 26, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Avalon Airport, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Avalon Airport, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Avalon Airport, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Avalon Airport, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Avalon Airport, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Avalon Airport, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Avalon Airport, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Avalon Airport, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Avalon Airport, January 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

This proving flight was the inaugural landing at Wellington.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

Captain Alan Terrell is greeted by a Maori representative.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

Captain Alan Terrell receives the traditional Maori greeting.

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The main terminal building at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

Captain Alan Terrell is challenged by a member of the Ngati Poneke Maroi Group who places a 'peace symbol' in front of him. This traditional challenge takes place whenever strangers arrive in New Zealand. If the 'peace symbol' is picked up it signifies that the stanger comes in peace.

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The main terminal building at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

Captain Alan Terrell accepts the 'peace symbol' thus indicating that the Qantas crew come in peace.

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The main terminal building at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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The main terminal building at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, January 31, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, February 01, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, February 01, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, February 01, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, February 01, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, February 01, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Wellington Airport, February 01, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, February 18, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, February 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, February 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, March 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, June 09, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 05, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 16, 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery with additional 'Official Carrier Brisbane 1982' titles at Honolulu Airport, November 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery with additional 'Official Carrier Brisbane 1982' titles at Auckland Airport, November 1981.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery with additional 'Official Carrier Brisbane 1982' titles at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, June 1982.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery with additional 'Official Carrier Brisbane 1982' titles at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 11, 1982.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, March 12, 1984.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, June 1984.

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VH-EAA. Qantas Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the original livery at Los Angeles Airport, December 1984.

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VH-EAA. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, January 1992.

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VH-EAA. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the standard livery with additional 'Sydney 2000 - Gold Supporter' titles at Brisbane Airport, August 1993.

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VH-EAA. Qantas The Spirit Of Australia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the standard livery with additional 'Sydney 2000 - Gold Supporter' titles at Brisbane Airport, December 1993.

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VH-EAA. Australia Asia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the basic Qantas livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, March 1995.

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VH-EAA. Australia Asia - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the basic Qantas livery at Brisbane Airport, June 1995.

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VH-EAA. Qantas The Australian Airline - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the revised livery at Brisbane Airport, October 1996.

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VH-EAA. Qantas The Australian Airline - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the revised livery at Cairns Airport, September 25, 1999.

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VH-EAA. Qantas The Australian Airline - 'City of Gold Coast Tweed' in the revised livery at Brisbane Airport, May 2001.

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