SkyStef's aviation page

 

home  |  e-mail    



 

 

OO-TYC

 

Boeing 707-328B (19291/536)

 

Date
Registration
Company
History
07/12/66 - Boeing Rolled out at Renton
21/02/67 - - Made its first flight from Renton
07/03/67 F-BLCE Air France Delivered  with name "Chateau D'Usse"
13/02/68 TU-TXL Air Afrique Leased and reregistered
22/02/68 F-BLCE Air France Returned and reregistered
11/03/68 TU-TXL Air Afrique Leased and reregistered
22/03/68 F-BLCE Air France Returned and reregistered
00/05/81 - - Removed from service and placed in storage at Orly
15/07/81 3X-GCC Air Guinée Purchased and placed in storage at Orly
02/08/81 - - Roll out in full colors
00/11/81 - Air France Returned after purchase failed
00/09/82 - Progress Aviation Purchased for resale while in storage at Orly. TAT 45600 hrs
25/09/83 - - Ferried Orly-Brussels and placed in storage. Full Air Guinée colors
25/04/84 - - Ferried Brussels-Stansted for repainting
24/05/84 OO-TYC Trans European Airways Purchased and reregistered with CoA 3389
18/06/84 - - First revenue service
00/09/84 - - Placed in storage at Brussels. TAT 45676 hrs
00/11/84 - - Used for air-bridge between Khartoum-Brussels-Tel Aviv for the evacuation of Ethiopian Jewish refugees
00/01/85 - - Placed in storage at Brussels
00/12/85 - El Al Leased
00/12/85 - Trans European Airways Returned
00/12/85 (OO-TEP) - Registration reserved but not taken up
23/10/86 - Aircraft Leasing Company Purchased
23/10/86 - Trans European Airways Leased
27/12/88 - - Last service Brussels-Malaga-Brussels. Removed from service and placed in storage at Brussels
07/02/89 - AirXport Purchased. Stored at Brussels. TAT 52694 hrs
22/07/89 - Israel Aircraft Industries Purchased and ferried to Tel Aviv
31/07/89 - - Canx from Belgian register
25/09/89 N2090B Comodore Aviation Inc Purchased and reregistered
27/07/90 4X-BYC Israel Aircraft Industries Purchased and reregistered
10/08/90 4X-JYC Israel Air Force Transferred and ferried Shannon-Miami for overhaul. Military code No 258
00/00/91 - - Entered service
00/00/97 - - Converted to RC.707 ELINT. TAT 54281 hrs
25/04/01 - - Seen stored Tel Aviv, probable withdrawn from use
00/05/08 - - Seen withdrawn from use Tel Aviv

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.

Please send additions or corrections to  SkyStef