A47-006. Boeing 737-8FV (P-8A). c/n 63182-6468.


This aircraft was ordered new under Project Air 2B for the Royal Australian Air Force - February 2014

Powered by CFM International CFM56-7B27E engines

Rolled off the production line at Seattle (Boeing Field) - ?

First flown as 'N849DS' - May 16, 2017

Entered onto the Australian Military Aircraft Register as A47-006 - ?

Accepted by the Royal Australian Air Force at Seattle (Boeing Field) - ?

Test flown at Seattle (Boeing Field) after outfitting - ?

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the ferry flight to Australia - January 2018

It arrived at Adelaide (RAAF Edinburgh) on completion of the ferry flight - January 15, 2018

Allocated to No. 11 Squadron, 92nd Wing, RAAF Edinburgh

Current with the Royal Australian Air Force



A47-006. Royal Australian Air Force - in the standard livery at Adelaide West Beach Airport, March 09, 2022.

(T. Haynes Copyright Image 4622-987.)