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Chronological order of events
Dates in Black are considered exact and dates in Red are approximate.
|1974-07-16||South African Airways||Other||Order placed.|
|1976-05-17||N8297V||Roll Out||PAE||New aircraft rolled out.|
|1976-06-10||N8297V||South African Airways||Full SAA colours and titles||Seen|
|1976-06-11||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Delivered||JNB||Aircraft delivered to JNB according to SAA files.|
|1976-06-16||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Maluti||Flight||Delivery flight. |
Details from the logbook of Captain Willem Steytler, Captain Archy Nasmith Crew: Captain Archy Nasmith Captain Jack Tindal Captain Willem Steytler Flight Engineer Anthony Watt Flight Engineer Vernon Du Toit.
17 June 1976 Seattle-Ilha do Sal 10 hours 45 minutes.
17/18 June 1976 Ilha do Sal-Jan Smuts 8 hours 30 minutes.
|1976-10-09||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Original||Maluti||Seen||BSL|
|1977-03-23||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Ferried||Flown to the Boeing factory for straight staircase, landing gear upgrade, and other modifications|
|1980-03-01||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Original||Maluti||Seen||ZRH|
|1980-10-12||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Maluti||Flight||Presidential flight from 12th to the 17th of October 1980.|
The route was Jan Smuts- Waterkloof- Mauritius-TSA- Taipei-Mauritius- Waterkloof- Jan Smuts.
The operating crew were Captains Meyer Botha, Mickey Mitchell, first officer James de Wet and Flight Engineers Adrian den Haan and Bill Herbst.
|1982-12-09||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Maluti||Flight||IAD||ZS-SPC was the first SAA aircraft to land at Houston International Airport on the 9th of December 1982.|
|1984-04-28||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Original, 50 years sticker||Maluti||Seen||ZRH|
|1984-09-02||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Rolled In||JNB||Rolled into hangar for repaint into Air Mauritius.|
|1984-10-30||3B-NAG||Air Mauritius||Leased||Lease date according to SAA files.|
|1987-08-03||3B-NAG||Air Mauritius||Chateau du Reduit||Seen||GVA|
|1994-10-11||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Returned|
|1995-02-09||ZS-SPC||Other||JNB||Rolled into hangar for repaint into: Avia livery|
|1995-05-09||ZS-SPC||Avia||Seen||LGW||First service for Avia|
|1995-09-10||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Reposessed|
|1995-10-29||ZS-SPC||Titles ??||Seen||JNB||V5-SPF on service, so Air Namibia leased ZS-SPC for this 1 flight only.|
|1995-10-30||ZS-SPC||titles ??||Avia cheatlline||Seen||LHR||Air Namibia flew WDH-FRA LHR|
|1995-10-31||ZS-SPC||South African Airways||Returned|
|1996-07-28||ZS-SPC||SAA - South African Airways||Old||Seen||JNB|
|1997-01-01||ZS-SPC||SAA - South African Airways||Old||Seen||FRA|
|1997-10-01||ZS-SPC||SAA - South African Airways||Old, white belly||Maluti||Seen||FRA|
|1997-10-31||ZS-SPC||SAA - South African Airways||Status||63734 hours, 13004 cycles.|
|1998-04-06||ZS-SPC||SAA - South African Airways||Old, white belly||Maluti||Seen||JNB||Photo|
|1999-03-14||ZS-SPC||SAA - South African Airways||Rolled In||JNB||Rolled into hangar for repaint into: Air Namibia|
|1999-04-19||ZS-SPC||Air Namibia||New colours||Seen||FRA|
|1999-09-18||ZS-SPC||Air Namibia||Seen||WDH||Filmed by Tommy Mogren for World Air Routes.|
|1999-09-24||ZS-SPC||Air Namibia||Seen||WDH||Departed WDH for JNB as Namibia 704|
|1999-09-24||ZS-SPC||Air Namibia||Seen||WDH||Returned from JNB to WDH as Namibia 711.|
See video of the landing in the cockpit.
|1999-10-26||ZS-SPC||Air Namibia||Seen||JNB||Arrived back from last Air Namibia flight.|
|1999-10-27||ZS-SPC||SAA - South African Airways||Returned|
|1999-10-29||ZS-SPC||Other||First flight for SAA after Namibia lease.|
|1999-11-20||ZS-SPC||South African||New c/s||Maluti||Seen||PER|
|2002-10-02||ZS-SPC||South African||Seen||JNB||Departed from gate B3 as SA070|
|2003-10-24||ZS-SPC||South African||Retired||JNB||The aircraft operated its last flight SA 280/281 from Johannesburg- Perth- Johannesburg.|
|2003-11-19||ZS-SPC||Golden Tattoo TRD (Pty) Limited||Bought||The operator did not take delivery of the aircraft and it was stored at Denel, JNB.|
|2005-05-03||ZS-SPC||White tail||Seen||JNB||Parked at Denel aviation, available for sale/lease.|
|2005-08-25||ZS-SPC||Other||SAA Museum Society is planning on preserving this aircraft at Rand Airport, South Africa.|
|2005-10-01||ZS-SPC||South African||Seen||JNB||Parked outside in SAA technical area, behind hangar 8|
|2005-11-01||ZS-SPC||Status||Aircraft formally handed over to the SAA Museum. Preparations for ferrying to Rand commence.|
|2006-09-29||ZS-SPC||South African||New Last livery||Maluti||Flight||JNB||Made first flight in three years, testing and practicing for the anticipated flight to Rand.|
|2006-09-30||ZS-SPC||South African||New Last livery, SAA Museum sticker||Maluti||Ferried||QRA||Maluti was ferried into FAGM from FAJS at about 0615Z. She first flew north to south overhead the field above the tower, joined right downwind for 11 and did 2 fly pasts, before coming into land on 11.|
Status: 82,313.23 hours at the time of landing at Rand Airport
|2021-05-25||ZS-SPC||South African||Status||QRA||Total airframe hours: 82.321,43|
Total cycles: 16.115
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