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Monthly Archives: July 2010

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXR QF510 Sydney Technical Return.

July 26, 2010

Following its technical diversion to Sydney yesterday and having been released back into service VH-VXR once again returned to Sydney with technical problems with the aircraft anti-ice system today, this time whilst operating QF510 to Brisbane.

QANTAS B737-800 VH-VXR Sydney Technical Return.

July 25, 2010

QANTAS Boeing 737-838 VH-VXR operating QF922 Sydney – Cairns returned to Sydney this afternoon due to a technical problem with the aircraft anti-ice system.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI First Flight.

July 15, 2010

QANTAS A380 VH-OQI made its first flight today wearing test registration F-WWAP and posirioned Finkenwerder – Toulouse.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB QF32 London Heathrow Return.

July 11, 2010

QANTAS A380 VH-OQB operating QF32 London Heathrow – Singapore – Sydney turned back to Heathrow around 90 minutes into the flight and above Poland when strange noises were heard from the cargo hold. The aircraft dumped fuel over Prague before returning to London. No abnormalities were found in the hold but due to crew duty hours the flight could not depart again and will overnight at Heathrow before departing tomorrow.

QANTAS B747-400 VH-OJL Returns from Avalon Storage.

July 3, 2010

After being in storage at Avalon since 2nd February 2010, QANTAS Boeing 747-438 VH-OJL today undertook a full flight test as QF6196 routing Avalon – Sydney via King’s Island. The test flight was successful and the aircraft returned to service today as QF1 Sydney – Bangkok – London Heathrow.

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG Positions to Finkenwerder.

July 1, 2010

QANTAS A380 VH-OQG positioned Toulouse -Finkenwerder for cabin outfitting today.