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Updated 25 March 2017

CC-137 Boeing 707
13701

Operations History



No. Date Type CAF/CF# RCAF # USAF# Man# Photo
1   707-347C 13701     20315.824  
    Originally ordered as N1506W for Western Airlines of California. Purchased from Boeing when original sale fell through  
  24 Feb 1970 Taken on strength as 13701  
    Operated by No. 437 Squadron, at CFB Trenton, Ontario  
  Late 1970s Glasgow - International (Abbotsinch) (GLA / EGPF) UK - Scotland, Late 1970s  (MS) 13701 Photo by Martin Stephen
  6 Apr 1983 Canberra (Fairbairn) (CBR / YSCB) Australia - Australian Capital Territory, April 6, 1983. Visited RAAF Base Fairbairn in 1983. (Apart from official business, the aircraft reputedly delivered new uniform shirts to the CAF student on RAAF Staff College.)(WN) 13701 Photo by Wolodymir Nelowkin
  Aug 1984 Trenton (YTR / CYTR) Canada - Ontario(DP) 13701 Photo by Den Pascoe
  Aug 1992 Just departing 27L London - Heathrow (LHR / EGLL) UK - England, August 1992(SF) 13701 Photo by Steven Freeman
  9 Aug 1993 Placed in storage  
  28 June 2003 Declared surplus  
  1994 Struck off from CF  
  1 Feb 1994 Sold, to civil register as N803CK, registered to American International Airways  
  20 May 1994 To HR-AMN on Honduras register, to RACE Aviation  
  Aug 1994 Leased to VASP of Brazil, no change in registration  
  18 August 1995 Back to US as N108RA, registered to Atlantic Leasing Company  
  Sept 1996 This registration cancelled September 1996, then history becomes murky  
  June 1997 Reported repossessed and sold to USAF  
    Also reported as registered as P4-CCG on the Aruba register, possibly to Transcontinental Sur Island, then CX-BSI of MAS Cargo of Uruguay, then XA-ABG, registered to Allegro Air  
  19 July 2000 Mexico City (Licenciado Benito Juarez International) (MEX / MMMX) Mexico. Front section. Taken from Mexico City control tower.  (ADL) 15001 Photo by Alejandro De Leo
  26 May 2001 Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS) USA. Mexicargo Air.  (CC-1) 15001 Photo by Chris Coduto 15001 Photo by Chris Coduto
15001 Photo by Chris Coduto
    Later to Mexicargo  
  8 Oct 2004 Tucson - International (TUS / KTUS) USA - Arizona. Sits in storage at Tucson awaiting its final fate. Boeing 727-287 OY-SEW late of TNT Express World Wide sits in the forground.  (MC) 15001 Photo by Michael Carter
  mid 2005 Scrapped at Tucson  

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