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MSN 293B-1241

L-1011 TriStar 500

N91011 • Inactive • Northrop Grumman

Aircraft History


Date Remark
September 1979 Third L-1011 ordered by TAP Air Portugal to Lockheed from a total of five aircraft
16 March 1983 Delivered to TAP Air Portugal; registered CS-TEC; named 'Gago Coutinho'
January 1990 Leased to TAAG Angola Airlines until 1997; kept CS-TEC registration
October 1997 Sold to Finans Skandic and leased to Novair; re-registered SE-DVF
April 2000 Bought by Air Luxor and leased back to Novair
June 2000 Leased to YES Linhas Aéreas Charter; re-registered CS-TMR
3 June 2000 YES Linhas Aéreas Charter starts operations; first flight to Cancun
May 2002 Sub-leased to BWIA West Indies Airways during a month
May 2003 Returned to Air Luxor
January 2004 Transferred to Luzair; still operating under Air Luxor's AOC; blue tail and no titles
June 2004 Operating for Dutch Caribbean Airlines between Curaçao/CUR and Amsterdam/AMS
6 July 2004 Suffered a #1 compressor stall; landing gear damaged after a high energy RTO
31 July 2004 Repaired; another stall in #1 engine led again to AOG; stored at Amsterdam/AMS
October 2006 Beginning of reactivation works at AMS to put the aircraft again in the air
January 2007 Finally fitted with three serviceable engines
20 July 2007 Ferry flight from Amsterdam/AMS to Lisbon/LIS
18 August 2007 Ferried to Victorville/VCV for a C-check
October 2008 Listed for sale; stored at Victorville/VCV
28 November 2012 Seen stored at Victorville/VCV
January 2014 Purchased by TriStar Experience; re-registered N91011; to be moved to Kansas/MCI
December 2015 TriStar Experience bought another L-1011/P4-MED; future uncertain for N91011
5 April 2018 Transferred to Orbital ATK; still at Victorville/VCV
6 June 2018 Orbital ATK absorbed by Northrop Grumman

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