ZK-NBF. Boeing 767-209. c/n 22681-018.

Was also registered as: B-1836; N681SH; C-FVNM; N753JM.

 

This aircraft was ordered new by China Airlines - ?

First flown at Everett (Paine Field) as ? - November 23, 1982

Powered by Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7R4D engines

Accepted by China Airlines at Everett (Paine Field) - December 20, 1982

Entered onto the Chinese Aircraft Register as B-1836 - ?

Registered to China Airlines, Taipei, Taiwan

The aircraft was retained by the Boaing Company for reasons unknown

It was delivered to China Airlines - June 27, 1983

It was withdrawn from service by China Airlines and prepared for lease to Air New Zealand - December 1989

Leased to Air New Zealand - December 27, 1989

Entered onto the New Zealand Aircraft Register as ZK-NBF - December 30, 1989

Registered to Air New Zealand Limited, Auckland

Departed Taipei on the delivery flight to New Zealand in the basic 'China Airlines' livery - ?

It arrived at Auckland on completion of the delivery flight - December 31, 1989

The aircraft was named 'Ararangi' (pathway to the Heavens)

Operated its first revenue service - ?

It was withdrawn from use at Auckland - April 12, 1995

The aircraft was ferried Auckland - Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - April 18, 1995

Qantas had been contracted to perform the end-of-lease maintenance due to capacity limits at the Air N.Z. Jet Base

The aircraft was also repainted into the 'Air Canada' livery

The aircraft had flown 18,961 hours and 6,769 cycles whilst with Air New Zealand

Ferried Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Auckland as NZ6108 - June 02, 1995

Departed Auckland on the ferry flight to Canada (Capt. B. J. Mitchell) - June 08, 1995

Cancelled from the New Zealand Aircraft Register - June 12, 1995

Entered onto the United Staes Aircraft Register as N681SH - June 12, 1995

Registered to the NCB Group, USA

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - June 22, 1995

Entered onto the Canadian Aircraft Register as C-FVNM - June 22, 1995

Registered to Air Canada

This aircraft was converted to a 'Boeing 767-209ER' standard - June 2005

Operated its final Air Canada revenue service - ?

It was withdrawn from service and ferried to Roswell, New Mexico for storage - October 28, 2008

Sold to Jet Midwest Group LLC (Sales and Leasing) - April 27, 2012

Cancelled from the Canadian Aircraft Register - April 27, 2012

Sold to PMC Aviation, Los Angeles - May 13, 2012

Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N753JM - May 14, 2012

Registered to PMC Aviation 2012-1 LLC, Los Angeles

Ferried Roswell - Kansas City for further storage - January 17, 2014

The aircraft was parted-out at Kansas City - 2015

Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - May 31, 2015

 

 

B-1836. China Airlines - in the standard livery at Taipai Airport, November 1984.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-081.)

B-1836. China Airlines - in the standard livery at an unknown airport, December 1985.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-162.)

B-1836. China Airlines - in the standard livery at Hong Kong Kai Tak Airport, date unknown.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-164.)

ZK-NBF. China Airlines - in the standard livery at Taoyuan International Airport, December 1989.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-028.)

ZK-NBF. Air New Zealand - 'Aranangi' in the original livery at Auckland Airport, January 1990.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 4655-029.)

ZK-NBF. Air New Zealand - 'Aranangi' in the original livery at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, November 1990.

(R. N. Smith Collection Copyright Image 4655-058.)

ZK-NBF. Air Canada - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, June 1995.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 4655-030.)

ZK-NBF. Air Canada - in the standard livery at Auckland Airport, June 07, 1995.

(J. Mounce Copyright Image 4655-222.)

C-FVNM. Air Canada - in the revised livery at an unknown airport, July 2005.

(C. Laugier Copyright Image 4655-079.)