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Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:28 am

http://www.ebay.com/itm/B727-Boeing-727-100-VIP-Famous-History/254491592083

I guess it was only a matter of time before this showed up on eBay. First VIP owner of this TWA frame was Tenneco in the late '70s. I would hate to see another 727 scrapped.
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:50 am

Wow that is cheap. Although I'm sure the operating costs of a 727 would bring a tear to the eye.
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:03 am

Buying Three engines to get it going won’t be cheap
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:10 am

DL_Mech wrote:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/B727-Boeing-727-100-VIP-Famous-History/254491592083

I guess it was only a matter of time before this showed up on eBay. First VIP owner of this TWA frame was Tenneco in the late '70s. I would hate to see another 727 scrapped.


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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:13 am

Wouldn't touch that with a barge pole. Galactic ick factor.
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:31 am

Famous history is one way to put it
Look at sweatpants guy. This is a 90 million dollar aircraft, not a Tallahassee strip club
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:48 am

jetblueguy22 wrote:
Famous history is one way to put it

This. Out of curiosity how much would three JT8Ds cost?
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:00 am

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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:13 am

"Famous History." That's... one way of putting it.
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:23 am

Gross. I love 727’s as much as the next av geek but that one needs to head for the scrapper.
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:34 am

Y’all better never check into a hotel room if that plane creeps you out. Just sayin.
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:41 am

I'm sure the buyer will change the reg away from the "JE" suffix as an immediate action item.

jetblueguy22 wrote:
Famous history is one way to put it


At least they didn't say lovingly pre-owned ;-)

Maybe someone can start a thread on other disgraced VIPs and their jets and we'll see which one is the worst in terms of history.

speedbird52 wrote:
jetblueguy22 wrote:
Famous history is one way to put it

This. Out of curiosity how much would three JT8Ds cost?


Let's say they run $400-500k a pop. Sets you back $1.5m, plus the $.5m for the plane. $30m plane (in terms of money sunk into it) for $2m, maybe $3m.

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Y’all better never check into a hotel room if that plane creeps you out. Just sayin.


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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:41 am

It seems like a fake listing. Every photo is photoshopped
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:46 am

stl07 wrote:
It seems like a fake listing. Every photo is photoshopped


Could be. A 727 is quite a move up from the Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir Grommet and the Beretta grips he previously sold :D
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:18 am

TTailedTiger wrote:
Wow that is cheap. Although I'm sure the operating costs of a 727 would bring a tear to the eye.

$400K is about right for that airplane. depending on the availability of parts and Modifications to the airplane? It may or may not be a food deal. I might look for a Corp configured 737 or A319 or A210 ACJ though/ preferably with the CFM engines installed.
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:55 am

IMI, pushing the Epstein connection will put some people off.
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:36 am

Don't know much about this plane, to speak to the veracity of this ridiculous ad.... but the current "Lolita Express" is N212JE, a Gulfstream bought from Chevron by Epstein's Virgin Islands-based holding company "Plan D."

IINM, nobody's getting their hands on that, as it's evidence in an active Federal investigation. Could be wrong though.
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:50 am

Iirc, there is still a civil action being taken against Epstein.

If you buy something which would be part of his estate would you be in the firing line for any resultant claims.
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:39 pm

How does one find 727-rated pilots (and flight engineer) to operate this thing?
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:14 pm

His plane is N908JE stored in Brunswick Georgia. BQK airport. If you go to google maps you will see it stored at north east part of the airport. Right next to Travolta's 707.
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:16 pm

modesto2 wrote:
How does one find 727-rated pilots (and flight engineer) to operate this thing?

We know Epsteins pilots are put there somewhere.

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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 5:27 pm

modesto2 wrote:
How does one find 727-rated pilots (and flight engineer) to operate this thing?

You just need a commercial and a type rating to fly part 91. Can just send any tolls corporate pilot to the sim to get the type rating.
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 5:34 pm

Better run a black light through the cabin first...
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:12 pm

It seems Epstien sold this plane several years ago and has been in storage since.

Being a Super 27 you actually need one early JT8D such as a JT8D-9 for the center and then a pair of -217's or -219's for the #1 and #3
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 6:31 pm

TVNWZ wrote:
Y’all better never check into a hotel room if that plane creeps you out. Just sayin.


At least with hotels its usually consensual.
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:05 pm

maps4ltd wrote:
TVNWZ wrote:
Y’all better never check into a hotel room if that plane creeps you out. Just sayin.


At least with hotels its usually consensual.


Damn. And legal.
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:08 pm

TVNWZ wrote:
Y’all better never check into a hotel room if that plane creeps you out. Just sayin.

But at least in a hotel it wasn't with a pre-teen :stirthepot:
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 8:57 pm

You gonna guarantee that for me, stl07?
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 9:29 pm

TVNWZ wrote:
Y’all better never check into a hotel room if that plane creeps you out. Just sayin.

kids weren't raped in most hotel rooms.
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:03 pm

musman9853 wrote:
TVNWZ wrote:
Y’all better never check into a hotel room if that plane creeps you out. Just sayin.

kids weren't raped in most hotel rooms.


Most. You don't know it didn't happen in yours.
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:15 pm

Someone might buy it for the notoriety.
 
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Re: Jeffrey Epstein's 727-31 for sale on eBay

Wed Jan 29, 2020 11:27 pm

Billy Bob Clinton is bidding on it .... MEMORIES ...

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