June 18, 2019
JASDF (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) 747-400 (20-1102) was ferried to Anchorage from Chitose Air Base on June 18, 2019.
The aircraft was already retirement and replace for 777-300ER on April 1, 2019.
This time, 20-1102 did last maintenance and remove VIP room from cabin at Tokyo International Airport from April 26, 2019. After maintenance at Tokyo International Airport, 20-1102 was ferried to Chitose Air Base and parked with 20-1101.
And they are already decide to convert for freighter at TLV after 6 month. Two of 747-400 from JASDF will stored at Marana a few month and ferry to TLV. At the moment, There is no information about next customer of these 747-400s.
Also 20-1101 is now preparing for leave from Japan and ferry flight to Anchorage.
20-1102 – Boeing 747-47C – Japan Air Self-Defense Force / Delivered on April 1992