VH-EBX. Boeing 707-338C. c/n 19297-636.


 

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Renton - September 12, 1967

First flown at Renton as VH-EBX - October 12, 1967

Powered by Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B engines

Accepted at Seattle by Qantas - October 23, 1967

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EBX - October 24, 1967

Registered to Qantas Airways Ltd

Aircraft was named 'Port Moresby'

Departed Seattle on delivery flight to Australia - October 24, 1967

Arrived Sydney at conclusion of delivery flight at 1554 hours - October 26, 1967

Operated first revenue service Sydney - Tokyo - November 10, 1967

Aircraft was renamed 'City of Parramatta' after Papua New Guinea gained independence - October 1974

Operated final revenue service Sydney - Christchurch - Sydney as QF318/337 - April 22 / 23, 1975

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - April 28, 1975

Aircraft had flown a total of 26,179 hours with 10,877 cycles

Sold to British Caledonian Airways - May 13, 1975

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-BCAL - May 13, 1975

Departed Sydney on ferry flight to B.Cal at Gatwick, London - May 15, 1975

Aircraft was named 'County of Renfrew' and later 'Loch Invar'

Operated cargo flight to Tripoli with no titles and plain blue tail - October 1979

Sold to Skyways Air International, Panama - December 14, 1979

Leased to TAR (Transporte Aereo Rioplatense) in basic B.Cal livery - December 14, 1979

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - December 14, 1979

Entered onto the Argintinean Aircraft Register as LV-MZE - December 14, 1979

Accepted by TAR at Basle, Switzerland - December 14, 1979

Aircraft was observed in new livery at Miami, Florida - April 27, 1983

Aircraft was observed at Miami, Florida in full TAR livery but engineless - May 31, 1989

Observed in a derelict condition at Miami - September 30, 1992

Broken up - October 1994

 


 

VH-EBX. Qantas Australia - in the 'V-Jet' livery at Mexico City Airport, April 1968.

VH-EBX. Qantas Australia - in the 'V-Jet' livery at Sydney Airport, January 1969.

VH-EBX. Qantas Australia - in the 'V-Jet' livery at Sydney Airport, January 1970.

G-BCAL. British Caledonian - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, May 1975.

G-BCAL. British Caledonian - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, May 1975.
G-BCAL. British Caledonian - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, May 1975.

G-BCAL. British Caledonian - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, May 1975.

G-BCAL. British Caledonian - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, May 1975.
G-BCAL. British Caledonian - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, May 1975.

G-BCAL. British Caledonian - in the original livery at Sydney Airport, May 1975.

G-BCAL. British Caledonian - in the basic livery without titles, October 1979.

LV-MZE. TAR Cargo - in basic B.Cal livery at Miami Airport, February 1983.
 

LV-MZE. TAR Cargo - in the revised livery at Miami Airport, December 1983.

LV-MZE. TAR Cargo - in the revised livery and hushkitted at Miami Airport, November 1986.