VH-RMT. Boeing 727-77QC. c/n 20370-821.
First flown - June 24, 1970
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-RMT - July 09, 1970
Registered to Ansett Transport Industries (Operations) Pty Ltd, Melbourne
Departed Seattle on the delivery flight to Australia - July 08, 1970
Arrived Melbourne (Essendon) at the conclusion of the delivery flight - July 11, 1970
Delivery route: Seattle - Honolulu - Wake Island - Port Moresby - Brisbane - Melbourne
Flight crew: Captains N. Murdoch, R. McRobbie; F/O B. Canty; F/E W. Ross; Navigator W. C. Kennedy
Operated first revenue service - July 16, 1970
Operated final revenue service Sydney (Kingsford Smith) - Melbourne (Tullamarine) - June 01, 1976
Withdrawn from use at Melbourne (Tullamarine) Airport
Sold to Air Nauru - June 02, 1976
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - June 11, 1976
Entered onto the Nauru Aircraft Register as C2-RN4 - June 11, 1976
Aircraft was named 'Chief Auweiyeda'
Operated first Air Nauru revenue service on Melbourne (Tullamarine) - Noumea - June 16, 1976
Withdrawn from service by Air Nauru - July 31, 1983
Sold to World Jet Aircraft Industries - September 1983
Entered onto the United States Aircraft Register as N555BN - ?
Leased to Braniff Airways Inc
Sold to Purolator Courier Corp - December 1983
Reregistered as N526PC - October 1984
Sold to Wilmington Trust Company - December 27, 1985
Leased to Purolator Courier Corp as the registered operator
Transferred to Emery Worldwide when they merged with Purolator - September 21, 1987
Operated by Orion Air on behalf of Emery and Purolator Courier
Withdrawn from use and stored at Columbus Airport, Ohio - date unknown
Operated by Ryan International Airlines on behalf of Emery
Sold to Emery Worldwide Airlines - January 16, 1996
Transferred to United States Postal Service and painted as such
Returned to Emery Worldwide and withdrawn from use
Stored at Mojave, California - July 11, 2001
Ferried Mojave - Goodyear (Phoenix) for storage - August 21, 2001
Departed Goodyear and returned to service - February 06, 2002
Advertised for sale having flown 57,240 hours - June 06, 2002
Sold to Wells Fargo Bank Northwest NA Trustee - December 04, 2002
Leased to Angola Air Charter Ltd - April 2003
Cancelled from the United States Aircraft Register - July 02, 2003
Entered onto the Angolan Aircraft Register as D2-FCP - July 2003
Current with Angola Air Charter
VH-RMT. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Melbourne Airport, June 1971.
VH-RMT. Ansett Airlines of Australia - in the 'delta' livery at Sydney Airport, January 1976.
C2-RN4. Air Nauru - in the original livery at Melbourne Airport, December 1982.
N526PC. Angola Air Charter Cargo - in the standard livery at Miami Airport, February 2003.