VH-IOB. Lockheed 188A Electra. c/n 1036.


Ordered new by Eastern Airlines - February 09, 1956

First flown - February 09, 1959

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N5524 - ?

Delivered new to Eastern Airlines - February 26, 1959

Entered the Lockheed (LEAP) Program as LEAP #81 EAL-10 - February 10, 1961

LEAP modification completed - March 09, 1961

Withdrawn from use and stored - 1971

Sold to Aerocarga SA, Mexico - December 18, 1972

Entered onto the Mexican Aircraft Register as XA-FAM - ?

Operated by Aeroservicios de California - December 22, 1972

Sold by Morgan Rourke Aircraft Sales to Cardinal Corporation, Las Vegas - December 12, 1979

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N83MR - ?

Registered to Cardinal Corporation - January 29, 1980

Sold to Northwest Territorial Airways, Canada - July 1981

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FNWY - ?

Leased to Air Bridge Carries in NWT livery - January 12, 1991

Entered onto the British Aircraft Register as G-FNWY - April 3, 1991

Placed in storage at Mojave in full passenger configuration - June 1991

Cancelled from the British Aircraft Register - ?

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N3209A - ?

Reregistered to JBQ Aviation - December 1991

Delivered to Indian Ocean Airlines, at Perth - August 14, 1992

Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-IOB - September 09, 1992

Registered to Indian Ocean Airlines, Belmont, Western Australia

Did not enter service on the Perth - Cocos Island - Christmas Island route as intended

Aircraft cancelled from the Australia Aircraft Register - December 14, 1992

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N351Q - December 14, 1992

Departed Perth on the return ferry flight to JBQ Aviation - December 15, 1992

Leased to Renown Aviation - May 1998

Utilised on a United States Navy contract and operated from NAS North Island, San Diego

Sold by Starman Brothers Auctions, Roswell, New Mexico - July 26, 2002

Entered onto Canadian Aircraft Register as C-GZVM - ?

Registered to Air Spray Ltd, Red Deer

Converted to tanker configuration becoming Tanker 85

Test flown in tanker configuation - May 2005

Current with Air Spray


 

N5524. Eastern - in the final livery at unknown location, May 1970.

XA-FAM. California - in the full livery at unknown location, August 1977.

 

C-FNWY. Northwest Territorial - in the original livery at unknown location, September 1983.

C-FNWY. Northwest Territorial - in the revised livery at unknown location, June 1986.

C-FNWY. NWT Air - in the final livery, location and date unknown.

G-FNWY. Air Bridge - in the final NWT Air livery at East Midlands Airport, May 1991.

G-FNWY. Air Bridge - in a modified NWT Air livery at Mojave, June 1991.

N3209A. Air Bridge - in a modified NWT Air livery at Tucson, April 1992.

N351Q. Indian Ocean Airlines - in a modified NWT Air livery at Perth Airport, October 1992.

N351Q. Indian Ocean Airlines - in a modified NWT Air livery at Cairns Airport, January 1993.

N351Q. Indian Ocean Airlines - in a modified NWT Air livery at Opa Locka Airport, February 1993.
 

 

N351Q. Indian Ocean Airlines - in a modified NWT Air livery at Roswell, June 1996.

 

C-GVZM. Air Spray - in the original livery at Red Deer, October 2005.

C-GVZM. Air Spray - in the original livery at Red Deer, October 2005.
C-GVZM. Air Spray - in the original livery at Red Deer, October 2005.
 

C-GVZM. Air Spray - in the revised livery at Red Deer, July 2008.

C-GVZM. Air Spray - in the revised livery at Red Deer, July 2008.