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 Avalon Air Show as 'N378BC' - 2005

Hot weather testing carried out at Phoenix, Arizona - June 2007

Chaff and flare dispensing trials undertaken - November 2009

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.)