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Boeing 707-131 (17659/19)

 

Date
Registration
Company
History
10/12/58 - Boeing Rolled out at Renton
22/02/59 - - Made its first flight from Renton
17/03/59 N732TW Trans World Airlines Delivered with fleet No 7732
20/03/59 - - Inaugurated San-Francisco-Idlewild-San Francisco service
00/00/61 - - Ferried to Renton for tail and fin modifications
00/00/61 - - Redelivered
01/06/71 - - Removed from service and placed in storage at Kansas City
01/12/71 - Israel Aircraft Industries Purchased
03/12/71 - - Ferried Kansas City-Tel Aviv
29/03/72 - Phoenix Airways Leased in full colors, ferried to Basel and parked
17/04/72 - - Inaugurated Basel-Palma service
31/10/72 - Israel Aircraft Industries Returned and ferried to Tel Aviv
00/00/72 - - Proposed conversion into freighter configuration was abandoned.
21/05/73 OO-TEC Trans European Airways Purchased and registered with CoA 2338. Named "Oostende"
25/11/77 - Nigeria Airways Noted at Lagos on lease for Hadj flights
00/12/77 - Trans European Airways Returned
17/04/78 - - Seen in new colors
24/06/79 - Aer Lingus Leased
02/04/80 - Trans European Airways Returned
27/03/82 - Trans European Airways Removed from service and placed in storage at Brussels
30/03/82 - - Canx from register. TAT 48951 hrs
00/00/82 -  -  Used for crash simulations and fire exercise at Brussels
00/01/85 - - Broken up 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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