VH-EBQ

 

VH-EBQ

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City of Ballarat

VH-EBQ
28JUL65
Rolled out as 707-338C "City of Ballarat"
VH-EBQ
07SEP65
First flown
VH-EBQ
15SEP65
Accepted by Qantas (TT:8:49)
VH-EBQ
16SEP65
Registered to Qantas Empire Airways Ltd. Departed Seattle on delivery same day
VH-EBQ
18SEP65
Arrived Sydney at 1654 (TT:24:32)
VH-EBQ
11OCT65
Departed Sydney at 1414 for training at Avalon
VH-EBQ
14OCT65
Departed Sydney at 1128 on its first service (to Nadi)
VH-EBQ
20APR66
Positioned to Lockheed Air Service, Ontario, California for modifications
VH-EBQ
02APR67
Departed Sydney at 0838 for Mexico City from where it positioned to Boeing, Wichita for modifications
VH-EBQ
04MAY67
Returned to Sydney at 1155
VH-EBQ
01OCT69
Departed Sydney at 2102 on the inaugural QF530 service to London via the Southern Cross Route
VH-EBQ
10DEC71
Rolled out in the ochre colour scheme
VH-EBQ
02SEP72
Photograph.
VH-EBQ
28JAN74
Departed Sydney at 1715 on its last Qantas service (Christchurch-Melbourne-Christchurch-Sydney)
VH-EBQ
01FEB74
Struck off Australian Register
9M-ASQ
21FEB74
Re-registered 9M-ASQ to Malaysian Airline System, Kuala Lumpur.
VH-PTF
22FEB74
Sold to Malaysian Airline System, Kuala Lumpur. (TT:28792:08 Landings: 10443). Test flown at Sydney same day in full MAS livery using "trade plate" registration VH-PTF
9M-ASQ
23FEB75
Departed Sydney at 1000 on delivery to Kuala Lumpur
9M-ASQ
JUN75
Photograph.
9M-MCQ
29JUN75
Re-registered to MAS
9M-MCQ
JAN79
Photographed at Sydney.
9M-MCQ
14FEB80
Last service for MAS, Kuala Lumpur to Frankfurt
9M-MCQ
23FEB80
Delivered to Somali Airlines
6O-SBM
24FEB80
Arrived in Hamburg in full Somali livery for maintenance.
6O-SBM
29FEB80
Sold to Somali Airlines
6O-SBM
01APR80
Departed Hamburg for Mogadishu
6O-SBM
15MAR85
Sold to Jet Avionics System, Miami (AL221/14)
6O-SBM
09MAY85
Arrived Hamburg (AL223/18)
6O-SBM
21MAY85
Sold to Omega Air (AL223/18)
6O-SBM
31MAY85
Flown to Shannon in Somali livery (AL225/11)
6O-SBM
OCT85
Stored at Shannon in Somali colours minus three engines (AL227/11)
N342A
DEC85
Registered to Omega Air Inc, Washington DC (AL230/10)
N342A
04FEB86
Sold to Boeing Military Airplane Co, Wichita (for KC-135 spares) (AL235/9)
N342A
MAR86
Registered to Boeing Military Airplane Co, Wichita (AL234/10)
N342A
02MAR86
Ferried from Shannon to Stansted
N342A
02APR86
Arrived at Davis Monthan AFB, Arizona for parting out. (Store Code AACZ0145)
N342A
MAY86
Registration cancelled
N342A
30MAR99
Noted at Davis Monthan totally parted out and sitting on trestles

 




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Issue
Date
Remarks
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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.