John Travolta ‘s 707 to fly to Australia in 2023?

January 11, 2023
John Travolta with his 707 in Sydney during a visit some years ago.

John Travolta ‘s Boeing 707-138B is expected to be flown to Australia in 2023 after a C Check is completed.

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In its January newsletter, the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society reported thus:

“Recently a team of HARS Engineers had a very successful visit to Brunswick, Georgia to work on our B707-138. The visit had been delayed by almost two years due to the Covid-19 epidemic.

“Their objectives were achieved, which included washing the aircraft, carrying out inspections for corrosion, and cleaning up the interior in readiness for a “C” check.
“The Airworthiness Directive on the replacement of the Attachment Fittings has been completed and the Pylons are now ready to be refitted, after a couple of plumbing issues have been sorted.

“The B707 team are optimistic the aircraft will be returned to airworthy status and flown to Australia sometime in 2023. It is a huge project and with the geographics, and costs involved, a real challenge for our Team.”

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