VH-OGA. Boeing 767-338ER. c/n 24146-231.

 

First of three B-767-338s ordered by Qantas - August 24, 1987

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Everett - June 22, 1988

First flown as N6055X - August 01, 1988

Powered by General Electric CF6-80C2B6 engines

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OGA - August 30, 1988

Registered to NBB Brisbane Lease Co. Ltd, Tokyo

Accepted by Qantas at Everett - August 30, 1988

Departed Seattle (Everett) on the delivery flight to Australia as QF7631D - August 30, 1988

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the delivery flight - September 01, 1988

Delivery route: Seattle - Los Angeles - Honolulu - Sydney

Flight crew: Captain P. Laing

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - September 16, 1988

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Wellington as QF47 - September 17, 1988

Aircraft named 'City of Whyalla' at Adelaide Airport - October 31, 1988

Operated last Qantas passenger service Hong Kong - Melbourne (Tullamarine) as QF88 - January 16-17, 1991

Operated supplementary freighter service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Auckland as QF513 - January 17, 1991

Underwent maintenance and repaint by Air New Zealand in Auckland

Operated Auckland - Sydney as QF40 in the non-standard livery with plain red tail - January 26, 1991

Aircraft returned to service without name

The aircraft name 'City of Whyalla' reapplied at Sydney - April 26, 1991

Rolled out at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) in the standard Australia Asia livery - September 25, 1991

Leased to Australia Asia Airlines - September 25, 1991

Aircraft retained name 'City of Whyalla'

Operated the first Australia Asia Airlines service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Taipei as IM835 - October 11, 1991

Returned to Qantas at Sydney on termination of the lease - April 23, 1994

Rolled out at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) in the standard Qantas livery at - May 01, 1994

Wet-leased to Air Niugini and ferried Brisbane - Port Morseby as PX5004 - December 14, 2002

Operated Port Morseby - Brisbane - Port Morseby - Sydney as PX3/PX4/PX5 - December 14, 2002

Wet leased to Air Niugini - February 05, 2005

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd, Sydney - August 05, 2005

Operated final revenue service Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) as QF464 - November 19, 2009

Withdrwan from service at Sydney Airport

Ferried Sydney - Victorville as QF6019 for long term storage in basic Qantas livery without titles

Agreement to purchase aircraft signed by Air Transport Services Group, Wilmington, Delaware - April 22, 2010

Aircraft to be leased to its subsidiary company Cargo Aircraft Management

Sold to ATSG / CAM - June 15, 2010

Accepted by ATSG at Victorville, California - August 04, 2010

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - August 06, 2010

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N316CM - August 13, 2010

Registered to Air Transport Services Group, Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.

Leased to Cargo Aircraft Management Inc, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. as the registered operator

Ferried Victorville - Tel Aviv, Israel for freighter conversion by Bedek - September 20, 2010

Observed at Tel Aviv in the basic Qantas livery with large freight door installed - March 16, 2011

Aircraft now designated Boeing 767-338ER-BDSF (Bedeck Aviation Special Freighter Conversion)

Test flown at Tel Aviv as 'Bedeck 1' - March 16, 2011

Ferried Tel Aviv - Bangor - Wilmington for cockpit modifications and repainting - March 17 - 18, 2011

Observed at Miami in all-white livery with large blue 'ATI' titles - May 01, 2011

Aircraft named 'Jim Hobson'

Observed operating TNT service Liege - New York (Kennedy) as ATN010 - September 24, 2011

Operated regular TNT services New York - Liege - New York

Registered to Cargo Aircraft Management Inc, Orlando, Florida - August 2014

Leased to Amerijet International as the registered operator

Observed at San Juan in standard Amerijet International livery - August 13, 2014

Current with Amerijet International

 

VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery over Washington State, August 1988.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery over Washington State, August 1988.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery over Washington State, August 1988.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery over Washington State, August 1988.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery over Washington State, August 1988.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery over Washington State, August 1988.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery over Washington State, August 1988.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery over Washington State, August 1988.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery over Washington State, August 1988.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, October 1988.

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VH-OGA. Qantas - in the basic livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, January 1991.

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VH-OGA. Qantas - in the basic livery at Brisbane Airport, January 1991.

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VH-OGA. Australia Asia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery with additional 'Sydney 2000 Olympic Games' logo at Brisbane Airport, May 1992.

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VH-OGA. Australia Asia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, June 1992.

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VH-OGA. Australia Asia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, December 1992.

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VH-OGA. Australia Asia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 1993.

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VH-OGA. Australia Asia - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, March 1993.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Australian Airline - 'City of Whyalla' in the standard livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, June 1994.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the revised livery at Cairns Airport, June 02, 2007.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the revised livery at Cairns Airport, June 02, 2007.

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VH-OGA. Qantas The Spirit of Australia - 'City of Whyalla' in the revised livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, August 2009.

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N316CM. ATI Air Transport International - in the standard livery at Liege Airport, October 2011.

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