A30-001. Boeing 737-7ES/AWEC. c/n 33474-1245.
This aircraft was ordered new by Boeing Sales Corporation for the Royal Australian Air Force - ?
Powered by CFM International CFM-56-7B26 engines
Rolled off the production line at Seattle (Boeing Field) - ?
First flown as 'N378BC' at Seattle - November 15, 2002
Registered to Boeing Domestic Sales Corporation
The basic airframe was noted at Seattle (Boeing Field) - December 2002
Conversion commenced to convert the basic airframe into an Airborne Warning and Control aircraft - ?
Power generation for the onboard system was tested for the irst time - November 03, 2003
Flight trials carried out from Seattle (Boeing Field) and Moses Lake - May 2004
Displayed at the Melbourne Avalon Air Show as 'N378BC' - 2005
Hot weather testing were carried out at Phoenix, Arizona - June 2007
Chaff and flare dispensing trials were undertaken - November 2009
It was observed at Victorville - July 09, 2009
Delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force - November 07, 2009
Entered onto the Australian Military Aircraft Register as A30-001
Allocated to No. 2 Squadron
Current with the Royal Australian Air Force
N378BC. Royal Australian Air Force - in the standard livery at Moses Lake, June 2004.
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-504.)
A30-001. Royal Australian Air Force - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, May 21, 2012.
(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4620-816.)
A30-001. Royal Australian Air Force - in the standard livery at Perth Airport, April 03, 2014
(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 2600-020.)