06 October 2021

Virgin Australia's N343CG

The Nomadic Aviation Group is ferrying N343CG (c/n 34443, l/n 2056) back to Australia. This 737-8FE will be re-leased by Aviation Capital Group, to Virgin Australia as VH-VUJ "Rosebud Beach". It's being ferried from MIA to BNE, via GEG, HIO, HNL, and MAJ, as OMD506.

34443's History:
Sep 2006: Delivered to Virgin Blue as VH-VUJ "Suzzie Blue".
May 2011: Airline re-branded as Virgin Australia, and aircraft re-named "Rosebud Beach".
Jun 2014: Sold to Goshawk Aviation, then leased back.
Jun 2016: Sold to Aviation Capital Group, and lease transferred.
Mar 2020: Withdrawn from service.
Dec 2020: Returned to ACG, and ferried to GYR for storage.
Aug 2021: Ferried to MIA for return to service preparation.

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