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Any Update On QF B744ER Wunala?  
User currently offlineCorbin From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 135 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 2 days 10 hours ago) and read 3342 times:

Hello All,

Does anyone have any updates (or even pictures) of the new Qantas B744ER "Wunala"? The last thing I saw was the pictures of the all red QF. Has it already been painted? When will it enter service?




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User currently offlineStevenUhl777 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 3189 times:

I believe it's parked about 2 miles from where this message is being typed at. I was on my way to the ferry dock at Mukilteo and drove around the north end of PAE. Sure enough, there was an all-red QF 744 parked out on the flight line. Haven't seen it flying around here yet. That was about two weeks ago.

I'd take a picture, but I've had a hell of a time getting pictures posted on this website (despite being at the highest resolution), so maybe another spotter around here can get it and have it posted for you.

I do know that John Travolta was up here a while ago and flew a QF744 out of here, perhaps to LAX for it's inaugural to SYD?


User currently offlineScarletHarlot From Canada, joined Jul 2003, 4673 posts, RR: 56
Reply 2, posted (11 years 3 months 2 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 3162 times:

Boeing is not going to paint the artwork on this plane, so until it leaves Everett, it'll stay all red.

Clickhappy posted some gorgeous pictures of it. I saw it about a month ago when I toured the Everett plant.



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User currently offlineCorbin From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 135 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 3 months 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 3015 times:

I've just checked flightview.com and there is a Qantas B744 currently in-flight from New Iberia, LA to LAX? Could that be the new Wunala? Maybe it has been painted? It is scheduled to arrive at LAX around 6:45 p.m. PST. Maybe someone form the L.A. area could check it out?

http://www.flightview.com/TravelTools/ProcessFTQuery.asp?qt=af



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User currently onlineAJ From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 2396 posts, RR: 24
Reply 4, posted (11 years 3 months 1 week 5 days ago) and read 2982 times:

The timing would be right Corbin. She's meant to arrive in Australia on August 18 (today's August 16 here). That would mean a departure from LA on August 16 LA time.

User currently offlineTsentsan From Singapore, joined Jan 2002, 2016 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (11 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 2837 times:

VH-OEJ has arrived in Sydney ... and from Sam Chui's photo it looks as great as it should be!

I'm sure it'll be up here in no time.



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User currently offlineKM732 From Germany, joined Jul 2001, 232 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (11 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2818 times:

Here´s a photo by Glenn Stewart:



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Note that the engine cowlings are not painted in "Wunala" style as they were on VH-OJB!


Cheers, Stefan


User currently offlineAussie747 From Australia, joined Aug 2003, 1163 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (11 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2813 times:

First photo's are already posted by Micheil and Glenn, isn't she beautiful under that Blue Sydney Sky. Saw it today but unfortunatly missed it's arrival. I'm hoping she will be with us for many years to come. I hope Qantas will do one for its' internationally configured A333's come early 2004.


User currently offlineAussie747 From Australia, joined Aug 2003, 1163 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (11 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 2806 times:

First photo's are already posted by Micheil and Glenn, isn't she beautiful under that Blue Sydney Sky. Saw it today but unfortunately missed it's arrival. I'm hoping she will be with us for many years to come. I hope Qantas will do one design for it's internationally configured A333's come early 2004.


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User currently offlineCx flyboy From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 6625 posts, RR: 55
Reply 9, posted (11 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2741 times:

It's a shame the engines are like that. Kind of spoils it.

User currently offlineVkstealth From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 52 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (11 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2700 times:

THERE ARE SOME PICS ON THIS WEBSITE OF THE AIRCRAFT...WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN TO THE OLDER 747-300 WANULA....???

User currently offlineBR715-A1-30 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (11 years 3 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 2696 times:

There is no 747-300 Wunala. There is a 747-300 Nalanji Dreaming though.
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User currently offlineAussie747 From Australia, joined Aug 2003, 1163 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (11 years 3 months 1 week 2 days 17 hours ago) and read 2613 times:

The old Wunala Dreaming is back in the standard QF Livery, it got painted over back in April / MAY I think back in the US

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