Airline and aircraft detais:
A 17-year-old (Jan 2002) Qantas Boeing 737-838 registration VH-VXD and MSN 29552. (One month older than myself).
Sydney (YSSY/SYD) to Melbourne (YMML/MEL)
Times in AEDT (Australian Eastern Day savings Time)
Actual: 0848 (delays affecting all flights departing Sydney).
1h 20m (roughly)
Reason for flight:
Avalon airshow! Debrief on that later though.
Pushed back from gate 44 at DOM1, T3 (Qantas terminal) before taxing to runway 34R via C1, C, crossing runway 25.
We even passed over runway 25 We flew around in the clouds for a few minutes before quickly reaching our cruising altitude of 38,000ft. Before we knew it (and after some midair flight siming, we were on approach to MEL