JASDF 747-400 (20-1101) ferried to Anchorage after retirement

June 27, 2019

JASDF (Japan Air Self-Defense Force) 747-400 (20-1101) was ferried to Anchorage from Chitose Air Base on June 27, 2019.
The aircraft was already retirement and replace for 777-300ER on April 1, 2019.

20-1102 did last maintenance and remove VIP room from cabin at Tokyo International Airport from June 12, 2019. After maintenance at Tokyo International Airport. 20-1102 was already ferried to Anchorage on June 18, 2019.

They are planning 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. But these are already registered to new registration N7474C (20-1101) and N7477C (20-1102).

Aircraft Information

20-1101 – Boeing 747-47C – Japan Air Self-Defense Force / Delivered on April 1992