VH-RMA. Boeing 767-284ER. c/n 24742-303.


 

Originally  ordered by Olympic Airways as SX-ERB but not delivered

Rolled off Boeing production line at Everett in Royal Brunei Airways livery - March 28, 1990

First flown as N6064P - April 19, 1990

Powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4056 engines

Accepted at Everett by Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services (AWAS) - June 08, 1990

Entered onto Brunei Aircraft Register as V8-RBD - June 08, 1990

Leased to Royal Brunei Airlines - June 08, 1990

Departed Seattle (Everett) on the delivery flight to Bander Seri Begawan - June 08, 1990

Set speed / distance record on this delivery flight between Seatle and Bander Seri Begawan 

On departure from Everett aircraft flew direct to Nairobi taking 17 hours 22 minutes

between the two points and covering 14,890 kms on a great circle route

Returned to AWAS at end of lease - October 1992

Arrived Brisbane from Ontario, California in all white livery as V8-RBD - November 07, 1992

Entered onto Australian Aircraft Register as VH-RMA - November 12, 1992

Registered to Ansett Worldwide Aviation Services (AWAS)

Leased to HPL Travel Bug, Singapore for a series of charter flights - November 14, 1992

Observed at Hong Kong operating a Vietnam Airlines service - December 08, 1992

Returned to AWAS at end of lease - January 02, 1993

Leased to Vietnam Airlines - January 02, 1993

In service with Vietnam Airlines in all white livery as VH-RMA - March 12, 1993

Registration transferred from AWAS to Nordstress (AWAS company) - April 1993

Observed at Bangkok in full Vietnam livery - March 12, 1994

Sold to BA Leasing and Capital Corporation and leased to AWAS - January 10, 1997

Returned to Nordstress (AWAS company) - January 10, 1997

Arrived Auckland as NSD222 for maintenance and repaint by Air New Zealand - January 12, 1997

Prepared for lease to Avianca (Colombia) and repainted in their livery

Cancelled from Australian Aircraft Register - February 03, 1997

Entered onto United States Aircraft Register as N988AN - February 1997

Departed Auckland on delivery flight to Colombia - February 06, 1997

Delivery route: Auckland - Papeete - Bogota

Aircraft was named ‘Simon Bolivar’

Sold to Bay 2 Bay Leasing LLC - June 18, 1998

Sub-leased to AWAS for continued lease to Avianca

Sold to AWMS1 (AWAS company) - January 26, 2001

Lease to Avianca (Colombia) continued

Observed at Barcelona with 'Jaun Valdez Coffee of Colombia' decals and logo - December 06, 2007

Withdrawn from service and ferried Bogota - Tucson (Marana) for storage - August 13, 2009

Ferried Tucson (Marana) - Mexico City for maintenance and repaint - February 12, 2010

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - July 2010

Entered onto the Bolivian Aircraft Register as CP-2659 - July 20, 2010

Leased to Aerosur, Santa Cruz, Bolivia - July 20, 2010

Ferried Mexico City - Santa Cruz in special 'Sharko' livery on delivery to Aerosur - July 30, 2010

Aerosur ceased operations - May 21, 2012

Cancelled from the Bolivian Aircraft Register - May 24, 2012

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N988AN - May 24, 2012

Registered to AWMS 1

Aircraft observed at Miami in full Aerosur livery - May 27, 2012

Ferried Miami - Tucson (Marana) for storage - August 04, 2012

Current

 


 

V8-RBD. Royal Brunei - in the full livery at an unknown airport, December 1990.

VH-RMA. HPL Travel Bug - in basic Royal Brunei livery at Brisbane Airport, November 1992.

VH-RMA. HPL Travel Bug - in basic Royal Brunei livery at Brisbane Airport, November 1992.
VH-RMA. HPL Travel Bug - in basic Royal Brunei livery at Melbourne Airport, November 1992.
VH-RMA. Vietnam Airlines - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Airport, February 1993.
VH-RMA. Vietnam Airlines - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Airport, February 1993.
VH-RMA. Vietnam Airlines - in the all-white livery at Melbourne Airport, February 1993.

VH-RMA. Vietnam Airlines - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, February 1996.

VH-RMA. Vietnam Airlines - in the full livery at Melbourne Airport, February 1996.
VH-RMA. Vietnam Airlines - in the full livery at Paris Orly Airport, February 1996.
N988AN. Avianca Colombia - in the full livery at Auckland Airport, February 1997.
N988AN. Avianca Colombia - in the full livery at Auckland Airport, February 1997.
N988AN. Avianca Colombia - in the'Summa' livery at Miami Airport, September 2005.
CP-2659. AeroSur - in the 'Sharko' livery at an unknown airport, October 2010.