IslandHopper From United States of America, joined Feb 2003, 327 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (11 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 5183 times:
I believe all of the -100s are now beer cans except for those two. The Aero Continente one is very derelict and parts have been removed...expect this one to be scrapped soon. The Mexican one is supposedly in excellent condition, and hopefully will fly for some time yet.
FlagshipAZ From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 3419 posts, RR: 14
Reply 7, posted (11 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 5144 times:
A sidenote here...the very first 731 is still with us. She'd spent many years as a testbed with NASA. Now I believe she's stored in Mohave, waiting for a place at the Boeing Museum. I've tried looking at Bill Harms' old census, but it's almost 9 months out of date in regard to the rest of the 731 fleet. It's safe to say that out of 30 -100 series built, 25 are gone forever. Regards.
"Beer is living proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy." --Ben Franklin
Ghost77 From Mexico, joined Mar 2000, 5248 posts, RR: 51
Reply 8, posted (11 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 5059 times:
Yeap, the Mexican Air Force 737 it's in excellent conditions! In fact I saw that aircraft yesterday departing at MEX, I was very happy to see it in action again, because the last time I saw it was back in Dec of 2002.
Ricardo Morales - flyAPM - ¡No es que maneje rapido, solo estoy volando lento!