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Frozen In Time – A Flight Over Antarctica
Airlines

From 31,000 feet Antarctica emerges ambiguously on the horizon. At first one questions whether it is a cloud bank but soon the distinct and jagged profile of mountains put paid to any queries.

When one door closes, another one opens: Qantas 747 gets second life
Airlines

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.

Qantas Boeing 747-400 VH-OJU to be retired in October
Airlines

The Qantas Boeing 747-400 fleet will be reduced to just six aircraft from mid-October when VH-OJU Lord Howe Island is withdrawn from service.

From the archives: Longreach: Qantas Boeing 747 VH-OJA’s record flight
Airlines

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.

Former Japanese government Boeing 747-400 put up for sale
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A second-hand Boeing 747-400 that was previously flown by the Japanese government has been put on sale for US$28 million.

A flight with heart – flying for Rural Aid
Airlines

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.

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