ZK-NZQ. Douglas DC-10-30. (46911-189)

 

 

 

ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at London Heathrow Airport, September 03, 1977.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 1978.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 1978.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 1978.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 1978.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 1979.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 1979.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, April 1979.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, April 1979.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 1980.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, April 1980.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, May 1980.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, September 1980.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, December 1980.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, December 1980.

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ZK-NZQ. Air New Zealand - in the standard livery at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, January 1981.

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Built by the McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Longbeach, CA, USA.

08 Jan 1975

First flown at Longbeach, California.

19  Feb 1975

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NZQ.

 

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland, New Zealand.

20  Feb 1975

Accepted by Air New Zealand at Longbeach, California.

Departed Longbeach on its delivery flight the same day.

21  Feb 1975

Arrived at Auckland at conclusion of the delivery flight.

 

Aircraft was under the command of Captain P. F. (Phil) Le Couteur.

-- Sep 1982

Withdrawn from use at Auckland Airport.

17 Sep 1982

Sold to American Airlines, Dallas-Fort Worth, USA.

17 Sep 1982

Delivered to American Airlines, Dallas-Fort Worth.

17 Sep 1982

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register.

17 Sep 1982

Entered on the United States Aircraft Register as N138AA.

 

Registered to American Airlines, Dallas-Fort Worth, USA.

-- Jan 1984

Sold to Polaris Leasing and leased back to American Airlines.

02 Oct 1993

Withdrawn from service by American Airlines.

04 Oct 1993

Stored at Amarillo, TX.

 

Aircraft had flown 76,826 hours with 14,261 cycles.

10 Nov 1993

Ferried Amarillo - Marana, AZ for storage.

10 Nov 1995

Returned to Polaris Leasing at Marana on termination of lease.

04 Jan 1996

Leased to Continental Airlines, Houston, TX.

 

Re-registered as N14074.

  Registered to Polaris Leasing.

31 Aug 2001

Withdrawn from service by Continental Airlines.

 

Returned to lessor at Mojave, CA and stored.

30 Nov 2001

Sold to COA Purchasing Services.

-- Jun 2004

Still at Mojave in basic Continental Airlines colours.

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Broken up at Mojave.

21 Mar 2013

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register.