VH-EBN. Boeing 707-338C. c/n 18808-404.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Qantas Airways - ?

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton as a 707-338C - December 21, 1964

First flown as VH-EBN at Renton - January 29, 1965

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EBN - February 10, 1965

Registered to Qantas Empire Airways Ltd, Sydney

Accepted by P. Jost for Qantas Airways at Seattle - February 10, 1965

This was the 14th Boeing airliner delivered new to Qantas Airways

Departed Seattle (08:34 local) on the delivery flight to Australia (Captain A. A. E. Yates) - February 13, 1965

Arrived Sydney (Kingsford Smith) at 14:00 local on completion of the delivery flight - February 15, 1965

Flight time: 15 hours 47 minutes

Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Nadi - Sydney

Aircraft named 'City of Parramatta'

Operated first revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - London via Kangaroo Route - March 19, 1965

Departed Sydney for Ontario, California for modification by Lockheed Air Service - March 16, 1966

Ferried Ontario - Mexico City on completion of work to operate regular return service - April 05, 1966

Departed Sydney for Mexico City, thence to Wichita for modification by Boeing - July 24, 1967

Aircraft was fitted with new Doppler Navigation Equipment

Ferried Wichita - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) on completion of the work by Boeing - August 24, 1967

Returned to service - September 03, 1967

Departed Sydney (10:03 local) on the last Qantas QF582/583 service to Mexico City - November 27, 1967

Operated first Sydney - New York freighter service as QF950 - May 29, 1970

Transported the Qantas Avro 504 Dyak Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Melbourne (Essendon) - June 22, 1970

Operated inaugural Sydney - London service via Perth - Bombay as QF7 - March 29, 1974

Departed Sydney for Hong Kong for overhaul and sale to Singapore Airlines - July 16, 1974

Aircraft had flown 29,212 hours with 18,244 cycles

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - August 22, 1974

Sold to Singapore Airlines - September 1974

Entered onto the Singapore Aircraft Register as 9V-BFW - ?

Converted to pure freight for use by Singapore Airlines - 1977

Withdrawn from use and stored at Singapore without titles and logo - March 11, 1981

Sold to International Air Leases, Miami, Florida - April 10, 1981

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N707GB - ?

Leased to TAMPA Colombia and entered service the same day - May 20, 1981

Repainted into the standard Arrow Air livery at Miami - July 16, 1981

Leased to TAMPA Colombia - April 13, 1983

Entered onto the Colombian Aircraft Register as HK-3030X - ?

Impounded at Miami by United States Customs for carrying cocaine - June 13, 1983

Returned to Arrow Air on termination of the TAMPA lease - 1984

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N707GB - January 1984

Reregistered to Arrow Air

Leased to TAMPA - October 1, 1984

Sold to Skymaster Airlines, Brazil - November 25, 1998

Entered onto the Brazialian Aircraft Register as PT-WSZ - December 23, 1998

Registered to Citizen Holdings Ltd

Leased to Skymaster Airlines as the registered operator

Advertised for sale by Aviation Capital Leasing - January 06, 2005

Aircraft had flown 84,976 hours with 39,828 cycles

Still advertised for sale - September 29, 2007

 

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - on the production line at Renton, October 1964.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - on the production line at Renton, October 1964.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - on the production line at Renton, November 1964.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - on the production line at Renton, November 1964.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - on the production line at Renton, November 1964

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - on the production line at Renton, October 1964.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - on the flight line at Renton, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - on the flight line at Renton, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - on the flight line at Renton, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.
VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the full livery on a test flight near Seattle, February 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - economy class seating circa 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - cabin service in economy class, circa 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - cabin service in economy class, circa 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - cabin service in economy class, circa 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - cabin service in economy class, circa 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - cabin service in economy class, circa 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - cabin service in economy class, circa 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the 'V-Jet' livery at Frankfurt Airport, April 1965.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia's Overseas Airline - in the 'V-Jet' livery at Sydney Airport, May 1967.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia - in the revised livery at an unknown location, circa 1968.

VH-EBN. Qantas Australia - in the final 'V-Jet' livery at London Airport, June 1972.

9V-BFW. Singapore Airlines Cargo - in the standard livery at Stockholm Airport, December 1978.

9V-BFW. Singapore Airlines Cargo - in the standard livery at Stockholm Airport, August 1980.

9V-BFW. Singapore Airlines Cargo - in the standard livery at Stockholm Airport, August 1980.

N707GB. Arrow Air - in the basic Singapore Airlines livery at Miami Airport, January 1982.

N707GB. Arrow Air - in the basic Singapore Airlines livery at Miami Airport, January 1982.

N707GB. Arrow Air - in the new Tampa livery at Miami Airport, March 1984.
N707GB. Tampa Colombia - in the new livery at Miami Airport, May 1984.
HK-3030-X. Tampa Colombia - in the new livery at Miami Airport, June 1986.
HK-3030X. Tampa Colombia - in the new livery at Miami Airport, January 1987.

 

HK-3030X. Tampa Colombia - in the new livery at Miami Airport, April 1990.