It carries Boeing construction number 21552 and was delivered to the Air Force on November 20, 1978. Grumman Aerospace Corporation bought it in June 1992 and registered it as N4115J. Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111 of the 116th Air Control Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on April 15, 2012. Its construction number is 20000, and it was delivered to the West German Air Force as 10+04 on November 16, 1968. E-3B Sentry, 77-0352 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on November 4, 2000. However, the 707 was the first production American jet airliner that allowed the US to gain the lead in commercial jet transportation. Boeing 737-6Z9, N743NV at Tinker air Force Base, Oklahoma in February 2005. Boeing’s expertise spans a broad range of products in defense. The Boeing CC-137 is the designation for five Boeing 707-347C transport aircraft which served with the Canadian Forces from 1970 to 1997. Air France Boeing 707-328 F-BHSB Polished With Stand Limited to 96 (1:200) By InFlight 200 Scale Diecast Airliners Item Number: IF707AF0420P About Air France Boeing 707-328 F-BHSB Polished With Stand Limited to 96 (1:200)About InFlight 200 Scale Diecast AirlinersInFlight 200 is a professional range of 1:200 scale model aircraft manufactured for the World's Airlines and model collectors alike. The Heavily Modified B707 N404PA will be transferred to the scrap yard next month. It was used in both the first and second Iraq Wars, in Bosnia during the 1990s and in Afghanistan. Boeing’s global reach includes customers in approximately 150 countries and employees and operations in more than 65 countries. E-8C J-STARS, 92-3290 at Nellis Air Force Base on April 25, 1997. It carries Boeing construction number 19583 and was delivered to American Airlines as 707-323C, N8403 on November 28, 1967. The Air Force acquired it as C-18A 81-0896 on July 20, 1982. It can monitor vehicle activity on the ground as far away as 150 miles. It is in beautiful condition. (see pics). E-8C J-STARS, 92-3290 at Nellis Air Force Base on April 25, 1997. Boeing delivered 856 Model 707s in all versions between 1957 and 1994; of these, 725, delivered between 1957 and 1978, were for commercial use. It was converted to 707-320C and re-registered as TC-91 in September 1977. State of Qatar 707-3P1C, A7-AAA taxiing at the Santa Barbara Airport on October 7, 1988 after receiving a Tracor/Shannon Quiet 707 package conversion. Link to Federation of American Scientists page about the E-8C J-STARS. It was transferred to NATO on July 13, 1998. It was placed in storage at Kansas City in January 1981. Grumman Aerospace Corporation bought it in June 2, 1994 and registered it as N2178F. The Dash 80 prototype led to the commercial 707 and the military KC-135 tanker. Additional sensors have been installed under the nose and on the sides of the fuselage. The E-6 Mercury is based on the airframe of the E-3 Sentry. Boeing, for example, made special long-range models for Qantas Airways of Australia and installed larger engines for Braniff’s high-altitude South American routes. Photo courtesy Rick Markel. The Dash 80 prototype led to the commercial 707 and the military KC-135 tanker. It carries Boeing construction number 21754 and was delivered to the Air Force on June 3, 1980. This was powered by the Pratt & Whitney JT3C engine, which was the civilian version of the J57 used on many military aircraft of the day, including the B-52 bomber. It carries Boeing construction number 21185 and was delivered to the Air Force on August 18, 1978. EC-18B, 81-0894 at Vandenberg Air Force Base on June 9, 1990. This airplane is now on display at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. The Boeing strategy was to use the Dash 80 prototype for press and customer flights and an advertising campaign that was directed at the public, stressing the comfort and safety of jet air travel. Four 13,500-pound-thrust P&W JT3C-6 turbojet engines. Canada based Royal Airlines leased it on Spetember 27, 2000 and re-registered it as C-FRYH on October 6, 2000. Boeing 737-201, N227AU at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma in January 2005. E-6A Mercury, BuNo 162782 at March Air Force Base on October 15, 1995. E-3C Sentry, 80-0138 on approach to March Air Force Base on August 11, 1989. They were originally intended to provide communications links to submerged ballistic missile submarines. The Air Force acquired it on February 2, 1982. Next, the 707 fuselage was put to the same test; this time, five blades pierced the pressurized fuselage, resulting in wisps of air escaping from the punctures — but no cracks and no structural failure. It spent some time in storage at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base before the Fuerza Aereo Espanola acquired it in 1989. Although the 707s were intended as medium-range transports, they were soon flying across the Atlantic Ocean and across the continent. It was subsequently acquired by the Israeli Air Force an… It carries Boeing construction number 20630 and was delivered to the Air Force on August 9, 1972. The Mercury can unreel a miles-long, very low frequency, trailing wire antenna from its tail to communicate with submerged submarines. It was delivered to the Air Force as an E-3A on December 15, 1978. It carries Boeing construction number 17636 and was delivered to American Airlines as 707-323C N7567A on October 2, 1967. It carries Boeing construction number 23430 and was delivered to the Navy on March 18, 1982. The mid- to long-range narrow-body four-engine aircraft with a swept-wing design was developed and manufactured by the Boeing Company. L-3 Communications registered it as N227AU and operated it for the U.S. Navy. The rudder has very nicely been repair at pitot tube. E-6A Mercury, BuNo 162782 at March Air Force Base on October 15, 1995. E-3B Sentry, 76-1604 at Luke Air Force Base on March 17, 1989. Link to Federation of American Scientists page about the E-6A Mercury. Zambia Airways bought it on May 20, 1977 and registered it as 9J-AEL. These were called the CC-137 Husky (707-347C) from 1972 to 1997. E-8C J-STARS at high altitude over the Saline Valley on March 24, 1997. Bringing new ideas to life through technology advancements, disruptive market strategies, and venture partnerships. EC-18B 81-0892 on approach to Air Force Plant 42 at Palmdale on September 24, 1999. Oct 24, 2018 - The Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker entered service with the USAF in 1957, and is a military aerial refueling aircraft. Link to the Museum of the Air Force VC-137 Photo Gallery. Genuine airline or freighter B-720’s (short range model) and B-707-Series aircraft, no, there are none currently operating. The Lauda Air titles have been covered with gray decal material. Together we will innovate and operate to make the world a better place for future generations. The exteriors of the 707 and its competitor, the DC-8, were almost identical, but the 707 wing had more sweepback, so it could fly about 20 mph (32 kph) faster. A historic Boeing 707 due to be scrapped is being rescued by military enthusiasts. Royal Air Force Sentry AEW1, ZH107 on approach to Nellis Air Force Base on February 1, 2000. It was leased to the State of Qatar in May 1981, which bought it on July 16, 1984 and registered it as A7-AAC. The 737-200s have been relaced by a 737-600 with a glass cockpit, similar to the current E-6 cockpit. It carries Boeing construction number 21435 and was delivered to the Air Force on May 25, 1978. Placement of its more than 100 windows allowed airlines to rearrange seats. Site Terms | Privacy and Cookie Statement | Ad Choices E-3A Sentry, 77-0353 at Edwards Air Force Base on November 3, 1985. It was withdrawn from use by Lauda Air on December 2, 2003. Link to home page of the 552nd Air Control Wing. The engine nacelles of the former airliners used for conversion to E-8C configuration had been modified by Tracor Aviation in the 1980s to reduce the level of noise produced by the engines. VC-137B, 58-6972 at Rhein-Mein Air Force Base on June 21, 1989. This was the first crash of a 707. Both planes shared the basic design of the Dash 80 but were very different airplanes, neither one being a derivative of the other. Jantzen swimwear titled its 1957 collection “the 707.”. Pakistan International Airlines leased it on September 1, 1970 and registered it as AP-AWD. It had just arrived for a Tracor/Shannon Quiet 707 package conversion. After much effort, sales of the 707 picked up. TC-18E, 84-1398 at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma in 1992. Korean Airlines leased it on April 20, 1972, then bought it on March 31, 1976 and registered it as HL7425. Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111 of the 116th Air Control Wing at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on April 13, 2012: You can buy this photo as prints as large as 16" x 24". Fuerza Aereo Espanola 707-320C, T.17-2 at the Santa Barbara Airport for a Tracor/Shannon Quiet 707 package conversion on April 29, 1989. FAC-1201 carries Boeing construction number 19716. Boeing E-3B 71-1407 Sentry at Phoenix Sky Harbor on January 9, 2016. It was returned to TWA on June 30, 1971 and re-registered as N368WA. The risk taking paid off, and the 707 outpaced the DC-8 in sales. Its width and the 100-foot length (30.5-meter) made it the largest passenger cabin in the air. The 707 was based on an aircraft known as the 367-80. It was delivered to the Air Force on June 30, 1959. This was powered by the Pratt & Whitney JT3C engine, which was the civilian version of the J57 used on many military aircraft of the day, including the F-100 fighter and the B-52bomber. An American Airlines 707-323 rotates for take-off in the background. The U. S. Navy leased it, re-registered it as N743NV, and ferried it to Oklahoma City on December 18, 2003. VC-137C, 62-6000 carries Boeing construction number 18461 and was delivered to the Air Force on October 9, 1962. E-8C J-STARS, 94-0284 of the 93rd ACW at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on November 4, 2000. Although the 747 Jumbo jet was now in full production Boeing kept the 707 line open to fulfil a steady trickle of orders for new aeroplanes, mainly cargo versions or one-off VIP aircraft for governments and the military including in 1972 a new Air Force One for the US President. Royal Air Force Sentry AEW1, ZH107 on approach to Nellis Air Force Base on February 1, 2000. 58-6972 carries Boeing construction number 17927. Fighter jets, rotorcraft, embedded product support, cybersecurity products, surveillance suites, advanced weapons, missile defense and commercial aircraft derivatives all fit in Boeing’s portfolio. The Boeing Archives Presents Video Series. Although certified as Series 100s, 200s, 300s, etc., the different 707 variants are more commonly known as Series 120s, 220s, 320s, and so on, where the "20" part of the designation is Boeing's "customer number" for its development aircraft. 92-3290 carries Boeing construction number 19295 and was originally delivered to QANTAS as 707-338C VH-EBV City of Tamworth on September 6, 1967. Close examination will reveal the radome under the forward fuselage. Atlantic Leasing and Financial bought it in February 1987, registered it as N45RT and immediately leased it to Reflectone Training Systems. Photo courtesy Rick Markel. Link to Federation of American Scientists page about the VC-137B/C Presidential Transports. E-3B Sentry, 76-1605 of the 552nd ACW on static display at Nellis Air Force Base on April 25, 1997. Travel by air eclipsed travel by rail and sea. E-3B Sentry, 75-0560 of the 552nd ACW on approach to Nellis Air Force Base on November 5, 1999. The Boeing 707 had a military pedigree, as the company was known then for its military aircraft manufactured during and after World War II. It was one of two 707-353Bs used by the Air Force to transport the president. E-3B Sentry, 76-1604 at Luke Air Force Base on March 17, 1989. The Boeing 707 is a versatile aircraft first manufactured by Boeing during the 1950s. To take market share away from its strong competitor the Douglas DC-8, Boeing custom-designed 707 variants for different customers. Boeing E-3B 71-1407 Sentry of the 964th ACCS/552nd AW based at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma at Phoenix Sky Harbor on January 9, 2016. EC-18B, 81-0891 at Edwards Air Force Base on October 3, 1998. E-3B Sentry, 77-0352 of the 552nd ACW on static display at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on November 4, 2000. The Boeing 707 had a military pedigree, as the company was known then for its military aircraft manufactured during and after World War II. Later they were modified to take on the additional role of the Air Force "Looking Glass" EC-135 Airborne Command Post (ABNCP) Stratotankers that coordinated the operations of the land-based ICBM force and redesignated E-6B. EC-18B 81-0892 of the 452nd Flight Test Squadron on approach to Air Force Plant 42 at Palmdale on September 24, 1999. It carries Boeing construction number 21047 and was delivered to the Air Force on May 5, 1978. The second EC-137D 71-1408 at Boeing Field in Seattle on June 18, 1973. Boeing built 154 720s between 1959 and 1967. It was delivered to TWA as N788TW onJune 12, 1964. BOEING 707. It carries Boeing construction number 21337 and was delivered to the State of Qatar on July 28, 1977. It has some of the Boeing 707's design. USAF procurement of the Boeing 707 was very limited, amounting to three Model 707-153s designated VC-137A. The U. S. Navy leased it on October 28, 1994. picture below.). Photo courtesy Rick Markel. Over 900 Boeing 707 commercial transports have been built, but by 1980 the 707 was no longer in production as a commercial transport. One great difference was in the width and length of the fuselage. The Boeing 707 has been adapted to many military functions. Specialized electronic equipment is housed in wing tip pods. It was eventually parked at Oklahoma City and broken up for parts. It carries Boeing construction number 22855 and was delivered to the NATO on January 22, 1982. A satellite communications antenna has been added on the upper fuselage. The U. S. Navy developed the E-6A Mercury to replace its fleet of Lockheed EC-130Q "Take Charge and Move Out" (TACAMO) communications platforms. NATO 707-307C, LX-N20000 at Tinker Air force Base in April 2006. One of the things most important to remember is the Boeing 707 is one of the most reliable, safe and easily maintained commercial aircraft ever built. It was delivered to AMARC as 3C0001 on March 16, 2001. NATO E-3A Sentry, LX-N90442 at the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station on October 18, 2003. As of October 2006, 68 Boeing 707 aircraft (of any variant) were reported to be remaining in airline service, with just two airlines flying passengers, Saha Airlines of Iran and LADE Airlines of Argentina. The "Dash 80" took less than two years from project launch in 1952 to rollout on May 14, 1954, then first flew on July 15, 1954. It was built as one of three VC-137As, Boeing model 707-153 with Pratt and Whitney JT-3 turbojets. VC-137C, 72-7000 on approach to Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on May 10, 1974 for a visit by Richard Nixon. The pod on the wing houses an aerial refueling drogue. Link to Federation of American Scientists page about the E-3 Sentry. ATASCO Leasing Incorporated bought it back on November 22, 1985 and immediately leased it to Burlington Air Express. The 707 was designated the 720 when it was modified for short- to medium-range routes and for use on shorter runways. It carries Boeing construction number 22830 and was delivered to the Air Force on April 6, 1982. Fuerza Aerea Argentina 707-387C, TC-91 at the Santa Barbara Airport in December 1989. Chapman Freeman bought it on February 9, 1995 and registered it as VR-BZA. EC-18B, 81-0891 at Edwards Air Force Base on October 3, 1998. The prototype was conceived for both military and civilian use: the United States Air Force was the firs… It was delivered to Lauda Air as OE-LNL on May 4, 2000. The Air Force acquired it on July 15, 1982. Its construction number is 20519. All Rights Reserved. It is reported to be 17th and last production E-8C. TWA leased it to Boeing on February 12, 1982. Former EC-18B 81-0896 was handed over to the Air Force on April 1, 2005. New content will be added above the current area of focus upon selection In just two years, the 707 would help change the way the world traveled. It is a former TWA 707-331C. ATASCO Leasing Incorporated bought it on August 21, 1985, registered it as N861BX and immediately sold it to Radix Air Corporation. It was withdrawn from use by August 2001 and converted to E-8C 02-9111 on March 22, 2005. It was delivered to Piedmont Airlines on August 7, 1979. It was converted to EC-18B range instrumentation aircraft. The Boeing 707 is owned by the Pentagon and has the words United States of America plastered across its body. Photo courtesy Rick Markel. Boeing 707. NATO acquired 18 E-3 Sentrys. Photo courtesy Rick Markel. Two former TAP 707-382Bs were used by Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron 7, based at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma to maintain pilot proficiency of E-6A Mercury pilots. E-6B Mercury taking off from Travis Air Force Base on March 3, 2000. ... 2021 Military Pay Scale Army Ranks Navy Ranks Air Force Ranks Alphabet Code DoD Dictionary American War Deaths French Military Victories Link to Museum of the Air Force page about VC-137C, 62-6000. 707-387C, TC-91 carries Boeing construction number 21070 and was originally delivered to the Fuerza Aerea Argentina as T-01 on June 11, 1975. Copyright © 1995 - 2020 Boeing. TC-18E, 84-1398 at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma in 1992. (Download a higher resolution picture by clicking on any Meridian Trust Company bought it on March 10, 1986 and continued to lease it to Burlington Air Express before leasing it to Southern Air Transport. Boeing delivered a total of 1,010 Boeing 707s, which dominated passenger air transport in the 1960s and remained common through the 1970s. A second trailing wire antenna can be unreeled from the lower fuselage. Wing tip detail of Fuerza Aerea Colombiana 707-373C tanker, FAC-1201 taking off from Nellis Air Force Base on September 10, 2002. windows. Federation of American Scientists page about the VC-137B/C Presidential Transports, Museum of the Air Force VC-137 Photo Gallery, Museum of the Air Force page about VC-137C, 62-6000, Federation of American Scientists page about the EC-18 ARIA, Federation of American Scientists page about Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron 7, Boeing Company page about international users of the E-3 Sentry, Federation of American Scientists page about the E-3 Sentry, Royal Air Force page about the Sentry AEW1, Federation of American Scientists page about the E-6A Mercury, Federation of American Scientists page about the E-8C J-STARS. Luftwaffe 707-307C, 10+03 August Euler at the Santa Barbara Airport for a Tracor/Shannon Quiet 707 package conversion on November 4, 1986. It was delivered to American Airlines as 707-323C N8401 on October 31, 1967. | OneTrust Cookie Settings. They are operated primarily by the 552nd Air Control Wing based at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Fuerza Aerea Argentina 707-387C, TC-91 takes off from the Santa Barbara Airport on January 19, 1990 after receiving its Tracor/Shannon Quiet 707 package conversion. The left wing and inboard faces of the engine It was scrapped in 1996 due to severe corrosion. Italian AERONAUTICAL MILITARE. CST-100 Starliner Test Article domes mated into full capsule for first time at Kennedy Space Center. It is leased from Lauda Air. The E-3 Sentry is also operated by NATO and the Royal Air Force. Comparing the Boeing 707 Narrow-Body Passenger Airliner against the Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet) Long-Range Passenger / Heavy Cargo Transport. State of Qatar 707-3P1C, A7-AAA taxiing at the Santa Barbara Airport on October 7, 1988 after receiving a Tracor/Shannon Quiet 707 package conversion. It carries Boeing construction number 21337 and was delivered to the State of Qatar on July 28, 1977. It carries Boeing construction number 18961 and was delivered to TAP as 707-382B Santa Cruz, CS-TBA on December 16, 1965. The "Dash 80" took less than two years from project launch in 1952 to rollout on 14 May 1954. Tragically, structural problems that led to catastrophic accidents grounded the Comet — and enthusiasm for the commercial jet. It was later converted to E-3B standard. 707-366C, SU-AXJ carries Boeing construction number 20919 and was originally delivered to Egyptair on August 21, 1974. It joined US Air when Piedmont merged on August 5, 1989. They were operated by the 89th Military Airlift Wing, based at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. The Boeing 707 was an outgrowth of the Boeing Model 367-80. ITEL Corporation bought it on May 17, 1978 and leased it to British Midland Airways, which subleased it to Pakistan International Airlines, Gulf Air, DETA Mozambique Airlines, and Ariana. Military. All Mercury airframes were built with high-bypass SNECMA CFM-56-2A-2 engines. Boeing E-8C J-STARS 02-9111 of the 116th Air Control Wing based at Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base on April 13, 2012. August 15: American Airlines Flight 514, a 707-123 (N7514A, named Flagship Connecticut), crashed at Calverton, New York, United States, when it stalled during a training flight; five people were killed. It was far from certain that t… Its short- to medium-range role was later filled by 727s and 737s. It carries Boeing construction number 30137 and first flew on April 8, 2000. Boeing finally relented, designing the 707 as a longer aircraft with a slightly wider fuselage (12 ft 4 in). It carries Boeing construction number 21816 and first flew on July 15, 1979. T.17-2 carries Boeing construction number 18757 and was originally delivered to TWA as 707-331C, N792TW on August 19, 1964.
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