Once John Travolta’s personal transport, Boeing 707-138B, N707JT, is being readied for a return to Australia. Chris Frame speaks to HARS’ president Bob De La Hunty to learn whether the jet will dash down under like grease lightning or if its arrival in Oz will be a work of (pulp) fiction
The Boeing 707 revolutionised air travel. When Pan Am inaugurated transatlantic jet flights on October 26, 1958, the world became a much smaller place. Embraced by airlines everywhere, the 707 became a cornerstone in the fleets of operators across the world.