Last of the 727s

Tasman Cargo Airlines farewells 727, welcomes 757

August 31 saw the passing of an era as the last Australian registered Boeing 727 departed from Sydney Airport for the final time.

Boeing 727-221F VH-DHE, which has been operated by Tasman Cargo Airlines (which was formerly known as Asian Express Airlines) since first arriving in Australia in 1995, was the last operational 727 on the Australian register. With the type now in retirement, so ends the local career of a jet which redefined travel in Australia and became the favourite aircraft of a number of pilots.

This content is available exclusively to Australian Aviation members.
Subscribe to Australian Aviation for unlimited access to exclusive content and past magazines.

MOST POPULAR

PRINT + DIGITAL

$99.95
FOR 1 YEAR
subscribe
checkbulletAustralian Aviation quarterly print & digital magazines
checkbulletAccess to In Focus reports via our Australian Aviation app
checkbulletAccess to our Behind the Lens photo galleries and other exclusive content
checkbulletDaily news updates via our email bulletin
 

PRINT

$49.95
FOR 1 YEAR
subscribe
checkbulletAustralian Aviation quarterly print & digital magazines
checkbulletAccess to In Focus reports via our Australian Aviation app

MOST POPULAR

PRINT + DIGITAL

$99.95
FOR 1 YEAR
subscribe
checkbulletUnlimited access to all Australian Aviation digital content
checkbulletAccess to the Australian Aviation app
checkbulletAustralian Aviation quarterly print & digital magazines
checkbulletAccess to In Focus reports via our Australian Aviation app
checkbulletAccess to our Behind the Lens photo galleries and other exclusive content
checkbulletDaily news updates via our email bulletin
 

DIGITAL

$59.95
FOR 1 YEAR
subscribe
checkbulletUnlimited access to all Australian Aviation digital content
checkbulletAccess to the Australian Aviation app
checkbulletAustralian Aviation quarterly digital magazines
checkbulletAccess to In Focus reports via our app
checkbulletAccess to our Behind the Lens photo galleries and other exclusive content
checkbulletDaily news updates via our email bulletin


Already a member?


Login here
You need to be a member to post comments. Become a member today!

You don't have credit card details available. You will be redirected to update payment method page. Click OK to continue.