747SP Production list

Chronological order of events for airframe 21785
Dates in Black are considered exact and dates in Red are approximate.
DATEREGAIRLINELIVERYNAMEEVENTAIRPNOTES
1979-10-07N603BNBraniffFirst Flight
1979-10-30N603BNBraniffDelivered
1979-12-20N603BNBraniff InternationalOrange liveryFlightBOGOperated flight BOG-LAX
Between 1979-12-20 and 1979-12-23
1980-07-08N603BNBraniff InternationalSeenGIGPhoto
1980-08-29N603BNBraniff InternationalOrange liverySeen
1981-01-23BoeingBought
1981-07-01N351ASBoeingReg Changed
1983-10-10N351ASNo TitlesSeenOAKSeen being stripped of Orange paint.
1984-07-02A4O-SOOman GovernmentBoughtReportedly the personal aircraft of Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
1984-09-12A4O-SONo TitlesOrange liverySeenBFISeen inside Boeing plant, Seattle still in orange livery, now wearing a A4O-SO registration.
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1984-10-01BoeingOrange livery, no titles, new communications dome installedSeenBFI
1984-11-01A4O-SONo Titlesex Braniff liverySeenFlight after communications dome was installed.
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1989-03-11A4O-SONo TitlesSeenSZGPhoto
1993-09-01A4O-SONo TitlesMetal fuselageSeenLHRMetal fuselage, communications dome.
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1998-01-08A4O-SONo TitlesSeenCWLIn BAMC at CWL for maintenance and work on its MIRTS system. a high level of security was in place during the entire time at BAMC.
2000-01-01A4O-SONo titlesMetal fuselageSeenSTNPhoto
2004-09-23A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMCT
2005-02-01A4O-SONo TitlesSeenORY
2005-06-12A4O-SONo TitlesSeenORY
2007-04-12A4O-SONo TitlesSeenDOHIn Doha for a few days for the GCC meeting held in Doha.
2007-06-19A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMUC
2007-07-08A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMUCTogether with HZ-AIF. Departure 7/09/2007
2007-07-16A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMEL
2007-08-19A4O-SONo TitlesSeenFKB
2007-11-26A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMUCArrived from MCT Departed next day to DOH
2008-01-02A4O-SONo TitlesSeenHAMArrived from MCT only to take freight, leaving some 90 minutes later for return to Muscat.
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2008-06-13A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMUCBased at MUC during the Summerholidays of the Sultan. Today together with VP-BAT at Munich Airport!
2008-07-27A4O-SONo TitlesSeenORY
2008-08-03A4O-SONo TitlesSeenORY
2009-02-08A4O-SONo TitlesSeenHAM13 months after her last visit she flew in again
2010-01-03A4O-SONo TitlesSeenHAM
2010-01-03A4O-SONo TitlesSeenHAMcame from Muscat as flight RFO0002 for another maintenance stay at LH Technik Hamburg
2010-12-04A4O-SONo TitlesSeenSTNAnother visit from OOMS/Muscat as ORF2, returning back home on next day (Dec 5) with same callsign.
2012-02-07A4O-SONo TitlesSeenSTNSeen parked early morning next to Oman B747-400
2012-03-07A4O-SONo TitlesSeenHAMTaking off
2012-05-05A4O-SONo TitlesSeenFKBarriving as ORF2 from MCT
2012-06-20A4O-SONo TitlesSeenVRNPhoto
2012-06-30A4O-SONo TitlesSeenSTNArrived and parked.
2013-01-02A4O-SONo TitlesSeenHAMcame from Muscat for maintenance
2013-01-26A4O-SONo TitlesSeenHAMflew to Stansted after maintenance at LHT Hamburg
2013-03-03A4O-SONo TitlesSeenFKBSeen active, arriving and departing one hour later to MUC.
2013-03-03A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMUCLanded in the afternoon at Munich Airport, Germany and departed the day after in the morning
2013-04-27A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMUCArrived at Munich.
2013-08-12A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMUCArrived from MCT as "Oman 2", landed RWY 26L and departed 1 hour later from RWY 26R to STN
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2013-08-27A4O-SONo TitlesSeenTHRParked next to Omani B747-400
2013-09-28A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMUCParked on Apron
2014-03-04A4O-SONo TitlesSeenHAJSeen for two landings and starts
2014-04-28A4O-SONo TitlesSeenSTMSeen taxiing.
2014-09-29A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMUC"ORF2" arriving from MCT.
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2015-02-07A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMUCLanded 08R around 12:30 local time.
2015-05-10A4O-SONo TitlesSeenORYLanding at ORY at 3 PM
2015-05-15A4O-SONo TitlesSeenLBGParked, back from Andrews AFB
2016-01-10A4O-SONo TitlesFlightMCTFrom MCT to London
2016-02-14A4O-SONo TitlesSeenMUCArriving 1125 local time
2017-03-05A4O-SONo TitlesFlightMCTDeparted MCT heading north.
2017-03-05A4O-SONo TitlesFlightSTNLanded STN 15:31

 

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