21933 / 455 – Production List

Chronological order of events for airframe 21933
Dates in Black are considered exact and dates in Red are approximate.
DATEREGAIRLINELIVERYNAMEEVENTAIRPNOTES
1980-06-06B-2444CAACFirst Flight
1980-06-26B-2444CAACDelivered
1981-10-26B-2444CAACSeenCDGPhoto
1982-08-15B-2444CAACSeenLGWPhoto
1983-04-03B-2444CAACSeenFRAPhoto
1985-06-24B-2444CAACSeenFRAPhoto
1988-07-01Air ChinaOtherTransferred to Air China
1989-06-12B-2444CAACSeenYYZPhoto
1992-06-03B-2438Air ChinaReg ChangedRegistration changed because the last three digits (444) of the old registration was considered unlucky - In Chinese, the pronunciation of "4" is nearly identical to the prounciation of "death".
1995-12-11B-2438Air ChinaSeenPEKPhoto
1999-12-30UT Finance Corp.Bought
1999-12-30N136SWUT Finance Corp.Reg Changed
2000-01-04N136SWUT Finance Corp.SeenVCVNo registration visible
2000-07-05N136SWNo Titlesex Air ChinaSeenVCVStored.
Photo
2001-06-07N136SWFerriedPBG
2005-01-21N136SWPratt & WhitneyCAAC cheat lineStatusPBGIn the main hangar at Plattsburgh Flight Test, in the process of being parted out. Engines and two pylons are removed, interior gone, vertical stabilizer gone. Will be scrapped eventually.

Final hours: 52889.6
Final cycles: 13528
2006-07-29N136SWSeenPBGLanding gear soon to be removed. Final scrapping should be complete in a week or two.
2006-09-08N136SWScrappedPBGFinal scrapping.

 

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