After a near 20-year career with Qantas, Boeing 747-400 VH-OJU will have a second life flying as a Rolls-Royce test aircraft.
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The Qantas Boeing 747-400 fleet will be reduced to just six aircraft from mid-October when VH-OJU Lord Howe Island is withdrawn from service.
This story from Australian Aviation’s archives is from 2015, when Tom Ballantyne wrote about being on Qantas’s record making London-Sydney flight in 1989.
Owen Zupp offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Qantas Rural Aid charity flight from Sydney to Avalon and back during the Australian International Airshow.
Qantas has retrained its pilots for some stall recovery techniques following a “stick shaker” incident in 2017, the ATSB says.
A second-hand Boeing 747-400 that was previously flown by the Japanese government has been put on sale for US$28 million.