VH-JWL. Boeing 737-406F. c/n 24529-1770.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by KLM Royal Dutch Airlines - ?

Powered by CFM International CFM56-3C1 engines

Rolled off the Boeing production line at Seattle - August 07, 1989

First flown as PH-BDS in the standard KLM livery - September 13, 1989

Accepted by KLM at Seattle (Boeing Field) - September 21, 1989

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-BDS - September 22, 1989

Arrived Amsterdam (Schiphol) on completion of the delivery flight - September 23, 1989

The aircraft was named 'Joris van Spillbergen'

Ferried Amsterdam (Schiphol) - Woensdrecht for storage - June 16, 2009

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - October 08, 2009

Sold to Prudential Retirement & Annuity Company - October 09, 2009

Leased to BCI Leasing - October 09, 2009

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Registeras N529PR - October14, 2009

Ferried Woensdrecht - Keflavik - Goose Bay - Minneapolis - Goodyear for storage - October 15, 2009

Observed stored at Goodyear in the basic KLM livery without titles - November 11, 2009

Ferried Goodyear - Tucson - Miami for freighter conversion - September 29, 2010

Sold to Bank of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah - September 29, 2010

Designated a Boeing 737-406F when the conversion was completed

Sold to Transpacific Pty Ltd, Sydney - January 20, 2011

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - January 24, 2011

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-JWL - January 25, 2011

Registered to Transpacific Pty Ltd, Sydney

Leased to Nauru Air Corporation, Brisbane as the registered operator

Departed Miami on the ferry flight to Australia in the Heavylify livery as HVY001 - January 25, 2011

Arrived Brisbane on compoletion of the ferry flight - January 28, 2011

Delivery route: Miami - San Francisco - Hololulu - Nauru - Brisbane

Aircraft did not enter service and has remained parked at Brisbane Airport

Offered for immediate sale by Flightstar Trading, Fort Lauderdale - August 2011

Registerred to Transpacific Pty Ltd, Sydney - March 14, 2012

Test flown at Brisbane after long term storage - June 06, 2012

Ferried Brisbane - Melbourne (Tullamarine) for storage - June 08, 2012

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - September 26, 2012

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N737WF - September 26, 2012

Registered to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee, Salt Lake City

Departed Melbourne (Tullamarine) on the ferry flight to the United States - September 28, 2012

Arrived Jacksonville on completion of the ferry flight - September 30, 2012

Ferry route: Melbourne - Auckland - Apia - Honolulu - Ontario - Jacksonville

Underwent overhaul and repaint for intended lease to Sideral Air Cargo (Brazil)

The intended lease to Sideral Air Cargo was not taken up

Ferried Jacksonville (Cecil Field) - Opa Locka - December 14, 2012

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - December 17, 2012

Entered onto the Nigerian Aircraft Register as 5N-OTT - December 2012

Lease / sold to Allied Air Cargo

Arrived Lagos, Nigeria in Allied Air Cargo / DHL livery - January 22, 2013

Current with Allied Air Cargo

 

PH-BDS. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines - in the standard livery at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, date unknown.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4622-026.)

VH-JWL. Heavylift - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, January 2011.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4620-505.)

VH-JWL. Heavylift - in the standard livery at Brisbane Airport, March 2011.

(C. Laugier Copyright Image 4621-890.)