VH-EAE

 

VH-EAE

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City of Brisbane
City of Swan Hill

VH-EAE
23FEB68
Rolled out as 707-338C
VH-EAE
25MAR68
First flown
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04APR68
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd. Handed over to Qantas at 0900 as "City of Brisbane". Purchase price US$7,385,216. Departed Seattle at 0035 as QF051D/140 on delivery to Brisbane. Flight time 14:30.
VH-EAE
06APR68
Arrived Sydney at 1817. (TT: 23:29)
VH-EAE
APR70
VH-EAE
01AUG72
Renamed "City of Swan Hill"
VH-EAE
25OCT75
During push back at Sydney, the throttle of the tug stuck open. The nose gear drag strut broke and the aircraft collapsed on to the cab of the tug killing the driver. The aircraft was repaired by a Boeing team.
VH-EAE
09NOV75
Repairs completed.
VH-EAE
04FEB78
Departed Perth for Denpasar on its last Qantas service..
VH-EAE
23FEB78
Struck off Australian Register on sale to ITEL for lease to British Midland
VH-EAE
25FEB78
Sold to ITEL Capital Leasing Corp (TT:33875:57 Landings: 12703)
G-BFLD
27FEB78
Registered to British Midland
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27MAR78
Arrived at East Midlands on delivery to British Midland
G-BFLD
06APR78
Delivered to Kuwait on sub-lease to Kuwait Airways
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18SEP78
Leased to Air Algerie
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31JAN79
Delivered East Midlands to Rome, all white with DETA Mozambique titles.
G-BFLD
16MAY80
Rolled out at Lasham in full DETA colours
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DEC80
Sold to GATX Booth
G-BFLD
28MAR81
Returned from a lease to LAM
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12APR81
Noted at Munich in DETA Linhas Aerea de Mocambique colours with BMA titles.
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03JUL81
Noted at East Midlands with Bangladesh Biman stickers
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29JUL81
Returned to East Midlands after Biman lease
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31JUL81
Leased to Zambia Airways.
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16SEP81
Departed East Midlands on lease to World Airways
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03FEB82
Arrived Tel Aviv for maintenance
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02APR82
Arrived at East Midlands ex Tel Aviv in full BMA colours
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cFEB83
Sold by GATX (GFS Air) to Chemco Leasing but still operated by BMA (AL195/15)
G-BFLD
31OCT84
Last service with BMA from Vienna to East Midlands (AL219/15)
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03NOV84
Stored at Seville, Spain. (TT: 48188:00 Landings: 17226) (AL219/15)
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12MAY85
Noted back at East Midlands
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19AUG85
Ferried East Midlands to Tel Aviv for hush kit mod (AL227/11)
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20AUG85
Cancelled from UK Register (AL227/11)
N862BX
AUG85
Registered to Radix Air Corp for operation by Burlington Northern Air Freight (AL227/11)
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DEC85
Registered to ATASCO Leasing Inc, New York NY (AL231/11)
N862BX
03JAN86
Noted at Kansas City in full Burlington Air Express livery (AL231/11).
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MAR86
Registered to Meridian Trust Co, Reading PA operated by Burlington (AL234/10)
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Leased to Southern Air Transport
N862BX
JAN92
Leased to Buffalo Airways
N862BX
02APR93
Sold to Burlington Express (AL318/13)
N862BX
08NOV93
Sold to Aero USA Inc (AL326/13)
N862BX
18JAN94
Noted stored at Fort Worth-Meacham Field in ex-Burlington livery with no titles (AL328/14)
N862BX
22APR94
Ferried from Shannon to Gatwick (AL331/13)
5N-BBD
23APR94
Sold to ADC Airlines by GPA Group (AL331/13).
5N-BBD
27NOV95
Arrived at Ostend after storage at Shannon (AL350/13)
5N-BBD
24AUG97
Noted at Manston minus two engines (AL370/19)
5N-BBD
24JUN98
Noted at Manston minus all engines (AL381/18)
5N-BBD
25NOV99
Noted at Manston minus all engines (AL397/21)
5N-BBD
17NOV00
Noted at Manston chopped into four pieces (AL409/23)
5N-BBD
12APR01
Noted at Manston being cut up (AL414/24)

 


 


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Issue
Date
Remarks
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21FEB15
Added an image of the aircraft all white with DETA titles.
1
27JUL06
Created individual page for this aircraft. Archived Updates for combined B707-338C/327C/349C list.

 

NOTES

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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.
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Please forward any errors or updates to the Webmaster.
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These sources are gratefully acknowledged.