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Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Tempus Applied Solutions buys RAF TriStars

WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Aug. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tempus Applied Solutions (TAS) announced today that the company has entered into a definitive purchase agreement for the acquisition of six Lockheed L-1011s formerly owned and operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) of the United Kingdom.

TAS intends to operate only three of the six aircraft, with the remaining three serving as a source of spare parts:
  • msn 193V-1157 | N304CS
  • msn 193V-1164 | N405CS
  • msn 193V-1165 | N309CS
  • msn 193V-1174 | N705CS
  • msn 193Y-1186 | N507CS
  • msn 193Y-1188 | N703CS

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Any idea what happene(s)/(d) to the 7th?

André Malhão said...

RAF operated a total of 9 TriStars. At least one of them was already scrapped (the one with the upgraded avionics cockpit).

Anonymous said...

Didnt realise they had so many! Sow hat of the remaining 2?