Boeing 727 Forward Fuselage Available

Bob Bogash

Bob Bogash      
   Home    Safety    Index    Reader Comments    Contact


The forward fuselage of a Boeing 727-100 is available to any interested party at nominal or little cost.

The acquirer will be responsible for removing the aircraft section before October 1, 2018.  The aircraft is currently located at the Future of Flight Museum at Paine Field in Everett, Washington.


This aircraft is a Model 727-25C and was delivered new to Eastern Air Lines as N8160G on  9 Mar 1967.  It made its First Flight on 2 Feb 1967.



   David Capodilupo


  David Capodilupo

 

The airplane was sold to Federal Express on 5 Nov 1981, and re-registered as N124FE.  It was placed in FedEx cargo service and named Marcella.




It was retired from FedEx service on 6 Mar 2004 and donated to the Museum of Flight in Seattle.  It was used as a parts source for the restoration of the Boeing 727 Prototype airplane (see here.)


Retirement

   Parts Removal


Following removal of usable parts, the airplane was dismantled in October 2005.  The forward approximate 40 - 50 feet (the Boeing 41 and 43 sections) was removed and donated to the Future of Flight Museum at Paine Field.

  It was repainted by Boeing in original Eastern colors and placed on display in the FOF Museum in December 2005

 

 

 
As a result of the reorganization of the Future of Flight Museum, this aircraft artifact has become surplus to future needs.  The aircraft interior is in a "stripped" condition.  It's potential uses include display at an aviation themed institution, where the interior space can be also used for displays, use by an aviation fan to house a restored cockpit and other memorabilia, use as a residence or restaurant.  Interested parties should be aware that the cost of moving and scrapping will likely exceed monies derived  from sale at the per pound price of scrap aluminum.  In other words, don't take this unit to make money by scrapping it.  Our intent is for it to be Preserved.


Specs:  Height with Nose Gear retracted = 13' 2"

             Width = 12' 4"      Length = approx. 40'

             Estimated Weight = 15,000 lbs

A Low-Boy trailer will be needed to haul to stay under the 14' 6" usual height restriction.



Interested parties may contact the below individuals.  Preference will be given to aviation themed institutions.


Bob Bogash
Email here:   http://www.rbogash.com/contact.html

Peter Bro
Operations & Exhibits Director

Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour
8415 Paine Field Boulevard
Mukilteo, WA 98275

425-438-8100 x234

425-265-9808 (f)

206-459-9311 (c)

Email here:   peter@futureofflight.org




Copyright 2018 Robert Bogash.  All Rights Reserved.
Return to Home Page