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City of Toowoomba

VH-EAA
26OCT67
Rolled out as 707-338C
VH-EAA
20NOV67
First flown at 1209. Duration 1:52. Pilot Salisbury.
VH-EAA
08DEC67
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd. and handed over to Qantas as "City of Toowoomba" at 1330.
(TT: 5:33) Departed Seattle as QF052D on delivery to London under the command of Captain A. Yates. Flight time 9:37
VH-EAA
10DEC67
Departed London on its first service QF702/002, a freight service to Colombo and Sydney.
VH-EAA
12DEC67
Arrived Sydney at 0915. Flight time 19:58. (TT: 35:10)
VH-EAA
09NOV69
VH-EAA
19JAN72
Departed Sydney at 1000 as QF071D for Colombo and London for wing life mods by BOAC.
VH-EAA
22FEB72
Departed London.
VH-EAA
25FEB72
Arrived Sydney at 0230.
VH-EAA
20FEB77
Departed Melbourne as QF144/009, a scenic flight to Antarctica under the command of Captain Ken Davenport.
VH-EAA
22MAR77
VH-EAA
27APR77
Sold to ITEL Capital Services Corp. (TT: 34398:49 Landings: 10698). Leased to Young Cargo and painted in Young livery at Mascot
VH-EAA
27APR77
Struck off Australian Register
OO-YCK
06MAY77
Registered to Young Cargo of Belgium as OO-YCK and departed Sydney on delivery to Ostend.
OO-YCK
78
Sub-leased to Air France. (Source: 1)
OO-YCK
10OCT78
Returned to Young Cargo. (Source: 1)
OO-YCK
27JUN79
Returned to ITEL Corporation and cancelled from the Belgian register. (Source: 1)
P2-ANB
27JUN79
Registered to Air Niugini
P2-ANB
11JUL79
Ferried to Tel Aviv for overhaul by Israel Aircraft Industries. (Source: 1)
P2-ANB
11SEP79
Departed Tel Aviv after overhaul by Israel Aircraft Industries on lease to Air Niugini
P2-ANB
13SEP79
Ferried Singapore-Sydney. Carrying "Now Singapore Jakarta Hawaii" titles. (Source: 1)
P2-ANB
28SEP79
Entered service with Air Niugini ex Sydney to Brisbane, Port Moresby and Honolulu. (Source: 1)
P2-ANB
DEC79
Carried titles: "South Pacific Festival of Arts, Air Niugini Official Carrier" (Source: 1)
P2-ANB
DEC80
Registered to GATX Booth.
P2-ANB
JUN84
Total Time: 48715 hrs. (Source: 1)
P2-ANB
27NOV84
Operated what was intended to be the last Air Niugini B707 service ex Brisbane.
P2-ANB
DEC84
Purchased by Air Niugini (AL220/15)
P2-ANB
01FEB85
Withdrawn from service by Air Niugini (AL220/15)
P2-ANB
01APR85
Sold to TRATCO (AL222/18)
P2-ANB
13APR85
Arrived Brussels for storage (AL222/18)
TF-AEB
21JUN85
Noted at Brussels as TF-AEB (AL225/11)
Purchased by and registered to Air Supply Corporation. (Source: 1)
TF-AEB
26JUN85
Leased to Air Arctic icelandic with their titles on a basic Air Niugini colour scheme. (Source: 1)
TF-AEB
30JUN85
Painted with "Air Arctic icelandic" titles at Brussels (AL225/11)
TF-AEB
01JUL85
Sub-leased to Kenya Airways. (Source: 1)
TF-AEB
03JUL85
Noted at Heathrow with Air Arctic titles being removed and being replaced with Kenya Airways titles on both sides of fuselage and tail logo on left side only. Aircraft is in full pax config. (AL225/11)
TF-AEB
09SEP85
Stored at Brussels after Kenya Airways lease (AL227/11)
TF-AEB
09SEP85
Returned to Air Supply Corporation. (Source: 1)
TF-AEB
19NOV85
Departed Brussels for Dubai on delivery to Air Maldives (AL230/10)
TF-AEB
FEB86
Sold to Zakani Aviation Services, Egypt and was to be re-registered SU-DAF but this was not taken up. (Source: 1)
TF-AEB
16APR86
Arrived at Stansted (AL234/10)
TF-AEB
18APR86
Registration TF-AEB cancelled
5Y-AXA
18APR86
Leased to African Express Airways. (Source: 1)
5Y-AXA
21APR86
Departed for Nigeria (AL234/10)
5Y-AXA
MAY86
Returned to ZAS. (Source: 1)
5Y-AXA
03MAY86
Noted at Bergamo Orio al Serio with Air Niugini cheatline and "African Express Airways - Kenya" titles (AL244/1)
5Y-AXA
12MAY86
Noted at Stansted operated by African Express of Kenya (AL235/9)
5Y-AXA
05AUG86
Noted at Bergamo Orio al Serio with blue cheatline and "African Express Airways - Kenya" titles and "ae" logo on tail (AL244/1)
N733Q
26JAN87
Sold to Croix Holdings. (Source: 1)
N733Q
FEB87
Registered to Croix Holdings Inc, San Antonio TX (AL245/11)
N733Q
09FEB87
Noted at Miami stripped of paint (AL245/11)
While at Miami the aircraft was fitted with hush kits. (Source: 1)
N526SJ
26FEB87
Rolled out at Miami in CF Air Freight livery (AL245/11)
N526SJ
87
Returned to Southern Air Transport. (Source: 1)
N526SJ
NOV87
Leased to Airborne Express for services San Jose-Wilmington. (Source: 1)
N526SJ
JAN88
Returned to Southern Air Transport. (Source: 1)
N526SJ
AUG88
Returned to Croix Holdings. (Source: 1)
N526SJ
AUG88
Registered to Jetran Inc, San Antonio TX (AL263/9)
N526SJ
DEC88
Registered to Capital Air Inc, San Antonio to be operated by CF Airfreight (AL267/12)
N526SJ
11APR89
To Emery World Wide by way of merger. (Source: 1)
N526SJ
31MAY89
Noted at Miami being repainted in CF Airfreight livery (AL272/12)
N526SJ
JUN90
Returned to Capital Air Inc. (Source: 1)
N526SJ
JUN90
To Grumman Aerospace Corp, Melbourne FL (AL285/9)
N526SJ
91
Stored at Miami. (Source: 1)
N526SJ
91
Overhauled by Boeing Military Company at Wichita. (Source: 1)
N526SJ
92
Ferried to Lake Charles for E-8C conversion. (Source: 1)
N526SJ
MAR94
E-8C Joint-STARS FSD-3 Test Bed owned by Northrop Grumman
90-0175
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USAF E-8C Joint-STARS
90-0175
01JUL96
Grounded due to faulty rivet production. (Source: 1)
90-0175
OCT96
Participated in Operation Joint Endeavour in Bosnia. Total Time: 55205 hrs. (Source: 1)
90-0175
SEP97
Total Time: 56704 hrs. (Source: 1)
90-0175
-
Redesignated TE-8C Joint-STARS trainer
90-0175
-
Named "Eye in the Sky"
90-0175
17DEC08
Rolled out at Northrop Grumman's Melbourne, Florida facility after fitment of Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219 engines. (Source: USAF press release)
90-0175
21DEC08
Test flown at Melbourne, Florida fitted with Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219 engines. (Source: USAF press release)
90-0175
21JAN15
Arrived at Davis Monthan AFB for storage. (Source: Aviation Letter March 2015)

 

SOURCES
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www.skystef.be/B707/OO-YCK.htm

 

 


 


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Issue
Date
Remarks
5
27AUG17
Added an image of the aircraft as 5Y-AXA thanks to Peter Gates.
4
09JUN15
Flown to Davis Monthan AFB on 21JAN15 for storage.
3
08SEP12
Added several updates appended Source: 1.
2
25OCT10
The aircraft has been retro-fitted with Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219 engines.
1
27JUL06
Created individual page for this aircraft. Archived Updates for combined B707-338C/327C/349C list.

 

NOTES

1
There are four numbers in the second column of each header. These are:

1. The Constructor's Number (c/n or Manufacturer's Serial Number)
2. The Line Number (The order in which final assembly began)
3. Cumulative Line Number (The order in which the aircraft were rolled out)
4. Engineering Block Number (Customer Number)

Note: During early production, the Line Number was often the same as the Cumulative Line Number.

Source: "The Boeing 707 & 720" Air-Britain 1972.
2
Please forward any errors or updates to the Webmaster.
3
These sources are gratefully acknowledged.