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User currently offlineMu2 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 211 posts, RR: 0
Posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 3169 times:

What is a QANTAS 743 doing in Rome NY?

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/QFA6003

[Edited 2007-05-25 19:50:35]

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User currently offlineRobK From United Kingdom, joined Sep 2004, 4000 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 3144 times:

The aircraft in question is the former VH-EBT by the way, now retired.

R


User currently offlineChrisNH From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 4383 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 2943 times:

FlightAware shows that the flight's duration from Honolulu to New York was a bit over 4.5 hours. Boy, I'd like to have seen that plane fly overhead  Wink.

Chris in NH


User currently offlineAussie747 From Australia, joined Aug 2003, 1169 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 2754 times:

Quoting RobK (Reply 1):
The aircraft in question is the former VH-EBT by the way, now retired.

Thats correct Qantas titles and the red Kangaroo were removed prior to departure from the tail (except from the rudder area)

A discussion the the jet in question can be followed here

http://www.vpmag.com/yssy/viewtopic.php?t=19132


User currently offlineQuetzal From Australia, joined Feb 2007, 141 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2625 times:

Crikey, had no idea that Qf had 'immediate' plans to retire further 743's.... I knew EBU was in permanent storage.

Can someone definitely confirm that EBT has been retired? Are you sure it's not just receiving maintenance?

Is there a timetable to phase out the remaining -300's? If so, dates by rego would be of interest.



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User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 2606 times:

Quoting Quetzal (Reply 4):
Can someone definitely confirm that EBT has been retired?

Yup, here's the thread, less than a week old . . .

RE: Qantas 743 VH-EBT Sold (by MOE777 May 21 2007 in Civil Aviation)


User currently offlineUnited_Fan From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 7659 posts, RR: 6
Reply 6, posted (8 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 2280 times:

Anyone in the SYR or RME area know if she's parked in a descet place to get a picture ? If it was , I'de take a trip from ROC !


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