Aircraft Operated by Seaboard

Provided by Capt. David O. Hill

Revised February 19, 2017

Manufacturer Type Model Tail No. Notes
         
Boeing 707 345C N7321S Delivered new to SWA on 2/26/68
  707 345C N7322S Delivered new to SWA on 3/06/68
  747 245F N701SW Purchased new by SWA,  delivered 7/31/74
  747 245F N702SW Purchased new by SWA,  delivered 4/30/76
  747 245F N703SW Purchased new by SWA,  delivered 9/06/79
  747 245F N704SW Purchased new by SWA,  delivered 9/06/79
  747 273C N748WA Leased from World Airways (convertible aircraft)
  747 251F N616US Leased from Northwest Airlines
  747 251F N617US Leased from Northwest Airlines
  747 251F N618US Leased from Northwest Airlines
  747 251F N619US Leased from Northwest Airlines.
Canadair CL-44 D N123SW Purchased new by S&W/SWA
  CL-44 D N124SW Purchased new by S&W/SWA
  CL-44 D N125SW Purchased new by S&W/SWA
  CL-44 D N126SW Purchased new by S&W/SWA
  CL-44 D N127SW Purchased new by S&W/SWA
  CL-44 D N128SW Purchased new. Operated 1 yr. Leased to BOAC for 2 yrs.
  CL-44 D N129SW Purchased new by S&W/SWA
  CL-44 D N455T* Leased from the Flying Tiger Line
Curtiss-Wright C-46 A N10427  
  C-46   N92855  
  C-46 F N1646M Luxembourg Air Trader
  C-46 F N1648M  
  C-46 F N1649M  
Douglas A-24B B N9449H Banshee (Army version of Dauntless)
  R4D/DC-3 5 N91221 also LX-LLA (Luxembourg Airlines)
  C-54/DC-4   NC58008 Geneva Trader. Seaboard & Western's first aircraft
  C-54/DC-4 D N91077 Not operated. Destroyed in a hangar fire in St. Joseph, MO during conversion to DC-4, 7/23/47
  C-54/DC-4 D N91086 Not operated. Destroyed in a hangar fire in St. Joseph, MO during conversion to DC-4, 7/23/47
  C-54/DC-4 E NC50055 Luxembourg Trader. Flew first passenger trip, 9/47
  C-54/DC-4 B NC74644 Destroyed in landing accident at Reykjavik-Keflavik International Airport, Iceland, 3/30/51
  C-54/DC-4   NC91085 Dutch Trader, Brussels Air Trader, Brussels Airtrader
  C-54/DC-4 A NC75415 Geneva Air Trader. **   Badly damaged in landing accident in Gander, November 22, 1955
  C-54/DC-4 G N79065 Singapore Trader
  C-54/DC-4 A N1220V Hawaiian Airtrader
  C-54/DC-4 A N1221V Oslo Airtrader
  C-54/DC-4 A N1512V Tokyo Airtrader **  Destroyed in landing accident at Pisa, Italy, 1/27/52
  C-54/DC-4 A N1543V Frankfurt Trader
  C-54/DC-4 A N1544V Zurich Airtrader **
  C-54/DC-4 A N1556V Hamburg Airtrader **, Paris Airtrader
  C-54/DC-4 A N54373 Wake Island Airtrader
  DC-8 54F N8782R Ex Trans Caribbean Airways.  Operated 5/72 through 12/74
  DC-8 54F N8783R Ex Trans Caribbean Airways.  Operated 5/72 through 12/74
  DC-8 55F N801SW Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 55F N802SW Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 55F N803SW Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 55F N804SW Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 55F N805SW Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 55F N806SW Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 55F N1509U Ex Panagra (Pan American-Grace Airways). Briefly operated by Seaboard in 1967
  DC-8 61CF N868F Ex Universal Airlines
  DC-8 61CF N8788R Ex Trans Caribbean Airways
  DC-8 61CF N8955U Ex Saturn Airways
  DC-8 61CF N8956U Ex Saturn Airways
  DC-8 61CF N8960T Ex Trans International Airlines
  DC-8 61CF N8962T Ex Trans International Airlines
  DC-8 63CF N8631 Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 63CF N8632 Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 63CF N8633 Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 63CF N8634 Purchased new by SWA. Destroyed in accident during takeoff on training flight at Stockton CA, 10/16/69
  DC-8 63CF N8635 Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 63CF N8636 Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 63CF N8637 Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 63CF N8638 Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 63CF N8639 Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 63CF N8641 Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 63CF N8642 Purchased new by SWA
  DC-8 63CF N864 Ex Overseas National Airways
  DC-8 63CF N865 Ex Overseas National Airways
  DC-8 63CF N866 Ex Overseas National Airways
Lockheed L-1049 D N6501C Purchased new by S&W, American Airtrader
  L-1049 D N6502C Purchased new by S&W, Zurich Airtrader
  L-1049 D N6503C Purchased new by S&W, Paris Airtrader. Destroyed in accident during takeoff on training flight at Idlewild Airport, NY, 11/10/58
  L-1049 D N6504C Purchased new by S&W, Frankfurt Airtrader
  L-1049 E/G N1005C Ex Cubana aircraft, built as a L-1049E.  Geneva Airtrader
  L-1049 H N1006C Prestwick Airtrader  ****
  L-1049 H N1007C Brussels Airtrader  ****
  L-1049 H N1008C London Airtrader  ****
  L-1049 H N1009C Shannon Airtrader  ****
  L-1049 H N1010C Munich Airtrader  ****
  L-1049 H N1011C  
         

*Operation of this aircraft by Seaboard not confirmed.
**Name not confirmed. Might have ended in Airtrader, Air Trader, or Trader.
***Might have been named Luxembourg Airtrader or Italian Airtrader.
****Name not confirmed.

Seaboard's B707s, CL-44s, DC-8s, L-1049Ds, and L-1049Hs were all convertibles.

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