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QANTAS COMPLETES LAST BOEING 747 PASSENGER FLIGHT FROM SYDNEY

Qantas Completes Last Boeing 747 Flight With Passengers From Sydney

SYDNEY – Qantas has retired its Boeing 747 after it first came into service almost half a century ago. Lucky passengers boarded the iconic aircraft for one last time. The last 747 passenger flight departed from Sydney for the last time today. It was the first in a series of 3 farewell flights, allowing Australians

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VIDEO – LAST FLIGHT OF QANTAS BOEING 747

Last Flight of Qantas Boeing 747

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Sunday March 29, 2020 was a very sad day for aviation, as KLM and Qantas has retired their Boeing 747s, closing off an almost 50-year chapter of their incredible history as the oldest national carriers in the world – KLM celebrated its 100th anniversary in October last year and Qantas will have

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RFS B737 AND C-130 AIR TANKERS HAVE BEEN SENT ON MORE THAN 600 MISSIONS IN AUSTRALIA THIS BUSHFIRE SEASON – A FIREFIGHTER’S STORY

RFS Boeing-737 sent on more than 600 missions in Australia this bushfire seasonin Australia

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – One of the lasting images of this season’s firefighting effort in Australia unfortunately has been the crash this week of an American C-130 Hercules Air Tanker on Thursday January 23, killing all 3 crew members. These brave men were doing their job – battling the Australian bushfires for the NSW Rural Fire

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VIDEO – DC-10 AIR TANKER BATTLING THE AUSTRALIAN BUSHFIRES

DC-10 Air Tanker Firefighting Aircraft battling Australian Bushfires

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Watch how a DC-10 Air Tanker 911 of the NSW Rural Fire Service drops 35,500 litres of fire retardant near Colo Heights last month – on December 5, 2019 – during the Gospers Mountain fire, located inside the Wollemi National Park, which was at an emergency level at that time. The DC-10

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QANTAS PERFORMS NON-STOP TEST FLIGHT BETWEEN LONDON AND SYDNEY

Qantas B787 Research Flight London - Sydney

LONDON – Australia’s Qantas Airways has conducted a non-stop test flight between London and Sydney on Thursday November 14, 2019. It’s the second ‘Project Sunrise’ flight, where the effects of ultra-long flights on travelers are tested. It is the world’s longest flight in aviation history, in distance and time. Last October, Qantas flew non-stop from

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