VH-OPW. Airbus A300B4-622R. c/n 668.


 

Ordered new by Ansett Worldwide Air Services (AWAS)

First flown as F-WWAZ at Toulouse, France - October 27, 1992

Powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4158 engines

Accepted by Ansett Worldwide Air Services at Toulouse - December 17, 1992

Leased to Garuda Indonesian Airways - December 17, 1992

Entered onto the Indonesian Aircraft Register as PK-GAS - December 1992

Returned to AWAS - November 25, 1996

Ferried Abu Dhabi - Hamburg in full Garuda livery on return to AWAS - November 3, 1996

Seen at Hamburg in all-white livery undergoing maintenance - December 18, 1996

Ferried Hamburg - Abu Dhabi in all-white livery as PK-GAS using Garuda call sign - January 13, 1997

Arrived Brisbane as PK-GAS for storage - January 15, 1997

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-OPW - January 16, 1997

Registered to Nordstress (AWAS company)

Ferried Brisbane - Singapore - Doha - Bordeaux for maintenance with SOGERMA - March 22, 1997

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - April 2, 1997

Seen at Toulouse in Qatar Airways livery as A7-ABO - April 24, 1997

Leased to Qatar Airways - April 28, 1997

Entered onto the Qatar Aircraft Register as A7-ABO - April 28, 1997

Operated first revenue service to London (Heathrow) - April 28, 1997

Ferried Doha - Dresden as QTR3003 for conversion to freighter configuration - October 30, 2007

Returned to AWMS1 - October 30, 2007

Sold to Federal Express (FedEx) U. S. A. - November 5, 2007

Entered onto the U. S. Aircraft Register as N745FD - ?

Test flown Dresden - Leipzig - Dresden as FDX9024 - May 16, 2008

Ferried Dresden - Bangor - Memphis as FDX9027 in basic Qatar livery on delivery to FedEx - May 20, 2008

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VH-OPW. Nordstress Australia - in the all-white livery at Brisbane Airport, January 1997.

VH-OPW. Nordstress Australia - in the all-white livery at Brisbane Airport, January 1997.
 

A7-ABO. Qatar Airways - in the full livery at an unknown airport, April 2003.