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Boeing 720-025 (18155/225)

 

Date
Registration
Company
History
21/06/61 - Boeing Rolled out at Renton
27/07/61 - - Made its first flight from Renton
14/08/61 N8701E Prudential Insurance Corporation Purchased
14/08/61 - Eastern Airlines Leased for ten years and delivered
00/00/65 - - New two tone blue colors
28/10/66 - - Purchased
20/09/69 - Boeing Traded in for B727s
00/00/70 - - Refurbished for resale European market
19/03/71 - - Arrived in Brussels
01/05/71 OO-TEA Trans European Airways Purchased and registered with CoA 2090. Named "Aline"
00/10/72 - Phoenix Airways Leased
00/11/72 - Trans European Airways Returned
00/07/75 - Air Inter Leased
00/08/75 - Trans European Airways Returned
00/09/76 - - Removed from service and placed in storage at Brussels
00/12/76 - - Reentered service
17/04/77 - - Removed from service and placed in storage at Brussels. TAT 32466 hrs 
23/02/79 - - Canx from register
14/08/80 - - Seen at Brussels at the start of being broken up
14/10/80 - - Breaking up in progress at Brussels
27/10/80 - - Only a few remains left at Brussels

Following sources are greatly acknowledged.

Individual Aircraft History of the Boeing 707 (Buchair USA)
The Boeing 707-720 and C-135 (Air-Britain Publication)
Airliners in Belgium - BCARG special 1 Boeing 707 Intercontinental (Aviation Society of Antwerp vzw)
Belgian Civil Aircraft since 1920 (MCP)
Jet Airliner Production List (TAHS)
JP Airline Fleets (Buchair)
Magazines: Aviation Letter, Scramble, Luftfahrt Journal, Jetstream, Carnets de Vol
Various text and photo material to be found on the internet like the B707 database maintained by Servaas Verbrugge.

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