NZ4801. Boeing 737-8FV(ER) P-8A Poseidon. c/n 67017-9449.



This aircraft was ordered new by Boeing Sales Corporation for the Royal New Zealand Air Force - ?

Built as a Maritime Patrol Aircraft at Washington (Seattle / Renton)

Powered by CFM International CFM-56-7B27E engines

Rolled off the production line at Seattle (Renton) - ?

First flown as 'N786DS' at Seattle (Renton) - August 16, 2022

Accepted by the Royal New Zealand Air Force - ?

Entered onto the New Zealand Military Aircraft Register as NZ4801

Departed Seattle (Boeing Field) on the delivery flight to New Zealand - December 09, 2022

It arrived at RNZAF Base Ohakea on completion of the delivery flight - December 12, 2022

Delivery route: Seattle (Boeing Field) - Honolulu - Nadi - Ohakea

Current with the Royal New Zealand Air Force



NZ4801. Royal New Zealand Air Force - in the standard livery at Christchurch Airport, May 28, 2023.

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