ZK-NBE. Boeing 767-219ER. c/n 24150-239.

Was also registered as: PT-TAG; N141LF; CC-CJP; OB-1766; N339LF; PH-AAL; SE-RBV;

EC-JOZ; S7-SEZ; N381LF.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by Air New Zealand - ?

First flown from Everett (Paine Field) as 'N6038E' - September 13, 1988

Powered by General Electric CF6-80A2 engines

Accepted by International Lease Finance Corporation at Everett (Paine Field) - September 26, 1988

Leased to Air New Zealand as the registered operator - September 26, 1988

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NBE - September 26, 1988

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland

Departed Everett (Paine Field) on the delivery flight to New Zealand - September 26, 1988

It arrived at Auckland on completion of the delivery flight - September 29, 1988

The aircraft was named 'Aranui' (main pathway)

Operated its first revenue service - ?

It was withdrawn from use at Auckland - April ?, 1993

It was repainted into the 'Trans Brazil' livery at Auckland

Returned to I.L.F.C. at Auckland for lease to 'Trans Brazil' - May 04, 1993

Departed Auckland on the ferry flight to Brazil (Capt. B. Mitchell) - May 04, 1993

It arrived at Sao Paulo on completion of the ferry flight via Papeete - May 05, 1993

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - May 06, 1993

Entered onto the Brazilian Aircraft Register as PT-TAG - May 06, 1993

Withdrawn from Trans Brazil service and returned to I.L.F.C. - October 06, 1999

Cancelled from the Brazilian Aircraft Register - October 26, 1999

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N141LF - October 26, 1999

The aircraft was prepared for lease to Aero Continente

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - March 23, 2000

Entered onto the Chilian Aircraft Register as CC-CJP - March 23, 2000

Leased to Aero Continente as the registered operator

Withdrawn from service due to legal issues with the Chilian Government over aircraft's ownership - August 23, 2001

Cancelled from the Chilian Aircraft Register - August 23, 2001

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N241LF - August 23, 2001

Registered to - ?

Leased to Aero Continente as the registered operator - September 19, 2001

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - November 01, 2001

Entered onto the Chilian Aircraft Register as CC-CJP - November 01, 2001

Leased to Aero Continente as the registered operator

Cancelled from the Chilian Aircraft Register - December ?, 2002

Entered onto the Peruvian Aircraft Register as OB-1766 - December ?, 2002

Leased to Aero Continente as the registered operator

It was withdrawn from service and returned to I.L.F.C. - August ?, 2004

Cancelled from the Peruvian Aircraft Register - November 08, 2004

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N339LF - November 08, 2004

The aircraft was stored pending further lease

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - February 04, 2005

Entered onto the Dutch Aircraft Register as PH-AAL - February 04, 2005

Registered to Kebnekaise Finance BV

An intended lease to a Dutch airline did not eventuate

Cancelled from the Dutch Aircraft Register - February 11, 2005

Entered onto the Swedish Aircraft Register as SE-RBV - February 11, 2005

Leased to Swe Fly, Sweden as the registered operator

Handed over to Swe Fly - February 17, 2005

It was withdrawn from service and returned to I.L.F.C. - September 02, 2005

Cancelled from the Swedish Aircraft Register - October ?, 2005

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N339LF - October 07, 2005

Prepared for leased to Bravo Airlines, Madrid, Spain with a sub-lease to Bravo Air Congo

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - January 20, 2006

Entered onto the Spanish Aircraft Registeras EC-JOZ - January 20, 2006

The sub-lease to Bravo Air Congo did not eventuate

Sub-leased to Gabon Airlines, Gabon in the 'Bravo Air' livery - April 10, 2007

It was returned to Bravo Air at the end of the sub-lease - July 19, 2007

Sub-leased to Air Ivoire - January 19, 2009

It was returned to Bravo Air at the end of the sub-lease - April 2009

It was returned by Bravo Air to I.L.F.C. at the end of the lease - April 09, 2009

Cancelled from the Spanish Aircraft Register - April 09, 2009

Entered onto the Seychelles Aircraft Register as S7-SEZ - April 09, 2009

Leased to Air Seychelles as the registered operator

Withdrawn from use by Air Seychelles and returned to I.L.F.C. - October 27, 2011

The aircraft was ferried to Goodyear, Arizona for storage

Cancelled from the Seychelles Aircraft Register - November ?, 2011

Entered ono the United States Aircraft Register as N381LF - November 03, 2011

Registered to I.L.F.C., Los Angeles

The aircraft was scrapped at Goodyear

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - March 15, 2012

 

 

ZK-NBE. Air New Zealand - 'Aranui' in the original livery at Tokyo Narita Airport, March 1989.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-098.)

ZK-NBE. Transbrasil - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, May 04, 1993.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 4655-099.)

CC-CJP. Aero Continente - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, January 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-042.)

CC-CJP. Aero Continente - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, January 2001.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-100.)

N339LF. Swe Fly - in the standard livery at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, February 2005.

(F. Mesquita Copyright Image 4655-005.)

EC-JOZ. Bravo Air Congo - in the standard livery at Faro Airport, July 2006.

(F. Mesquita Copyright Image 4655-003.)

EC-JOZ. Bravo Air Congo - in the standard livery at Madrid Airport, August 2006.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-004.)

EC-JOZ. Bravo Air - in the revised livery at London Gatwick Airport, April 2007.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-041.)