VH-OJU resting in Moses Lake after a 20-year career with Qantas. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Onboard the Final Flight: Qantas Transfers Newly-Retired Boeing 747 to Rolls-Royce

Continuing its gradual retirement of the type, Qantas parted ways with another Boeing 747-400 on Tuesday. The airline’s latest Boeing 747 to be sent to the United States was VH-OJU named Lord Howe Island, a near-20-year-old Qantas veteran and one of its longest-serving global ambassadors at the time of its exit. [caption id="attachment_33491" align="alignnone" width="1024"] A Qantas Boeing 747 in San Francisco (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)[/caption] Departing from Sydney just after 5 p.m. on Sunday, OJU flew 13 of…