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City of Armidale

VH-EBW
25AUG67
Rolled out as 707-338C "City of Armidale"
VH-EBW
27SEP67
First flown
VH-EBW
11OCT67
Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd
VH-EBW
13OCT67
Arrived Sydney at 1630 on delivery (TT:24:00)
VH-EBW
29OCT67
Departed Sydney at 1139 on its first service (to London via the Kangaroo Route)
VH-EBW
29JUN69
Departed Sydney to Hamburg for wing life mod by Lufthansa
VH-EBW
27JUL69
Departed Hamburg
VH-EBW
15MAR71
Departed Sydney at 0900 to RAAF Edinburgh, SA for crew training
VH-EBW
08APR71
Diverted to Meekatharra due fog at Perth
VH-EBW
22JAN72
Doppler installation completed
VH-EBW
11MAY75
Departed Sydney at 0945 on its last service as QF858 to Christchurch, returning to Sydney as QF885. Captain G. Pointon
VH-EBW
12MAY75
Struck off the Australian Register on sale to British Caledonian Airways
G-BDEA
13MAY75
Re-registered
G-BDEA
29MAY75
Departed Sydney at 1006 as QF071D on delivery to BCAL. Named "County of Inverness"
G-BDEA
30MAY75
Arrived Gatwick, UK
G-BDEA
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Re-named "Loch Thom"
G-BDEA
DEC79
Reportedly offered for sale by Charlotte Aircraft Sales, USA
G-BDEA
28FEB81
Noted at Miami still in service with BCAL
G-BDEA
OCT82
Withdrawn from service at Gatwick (AL194/14)
G-BDEA
NOV82
Advertised for sale
G-BDEA
04JAN84
Sold to Anglo Airlines Ltd (AL207/17)
Registered to Anglo Airlines Ltd same day (AL210/16)
G-BDEA
SEP84
Visited Melbourne.
G-BDEA
16MAR87
Arrived in Sydney from Darwin on lease to Transcorp for trans-Tasman freighter services. (Source: Fred Niven)
G-BDEA
MAY87
Returned to Anglo Airlines. (Source: Fred Niven)
G-BDEA
14JAN88
Noted at Luton named "The Capt Keith Hooper"
G-BDEA
JAN88
Leased by Ansett Air Freight while B727 VH-RMX was delayed in maintenance. (Source: Fred Niven)
G-BDEA
FEB88
Returned to Anglo Airlines. (Source: Fred Niven)
G-BDEA
28OCT88
Leased to British Airways. Entered service same day from Gatwick to Chicago (AL264/12)
G-BDEA
31JUL92
Ferried from Luton to Shannon. Owner shown as Omega Air (AL310/13)
G-BDEA
26AUG92
UK registration cancelled (AL311/14)
EL-AKH
26AUG92
Re-registered to Omega Air (AL311/14)
EL-AKH
30AUG92
Departed Shannon on a Somali medical flight (AL311/14)
EL-AKH
25OCT92
Flew Amman-Shannon using a Royal Jordanian call-sign (AL313/11)
EL-AKH
15NOV92
Noted at Ostend all white with no titles (AL313/11)
EL-AKH
01DEC92
Leased to Transbrasil (AL316/13) Unofficial registration "PT-TCT" was used in-house by Transbrasil. The aircraft was registered EL-AKH for the entire lease (AL330/15)
EL-AKH
23JAN94
Noted at Miami with Omega Air, all white with no titles (AL327/14)
EL-AKH
24JAN94
Arrived Shannon from Bermuda (AL328/14)
EL-AKH
03FEB94
Departed Shannon for Lake Charles LA (AL328/14)
N6546L
FEB94
Registered to Grumman Aerospace Corp, Melbourne FL for Joint-STARS conversion (AL328/14)
N6546L
OCT95
Registration cancelled (AL349/16)
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USAF E-8C Joint-STARS P-4 (4th Production Aircraft)

 


 


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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

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.