60-03449 (originally 60-3449), Boeing build number B-008, was a HC-1B helicopter. The U.S. Army acceptance date was 20 February 1963. 60-03449 accumulated 275.0 aircraft hours.

   60-03449 was one of the first production configured aircraft, manufactured as a result of expansion of contract AF33(600)39452 to include an additional five HC-1B production aircraft (60-03448, 60-03449, 60-03450, 60-03451, 60-03452).

   After production, 60-03449 was bailed to the U.S. Army for Phase F testing. Following completion of these tests, 60-03449 was reallocated for service use.

   In July 1962, the Department of Defense redesignated all U.S. military aircraft to a new system. All HC-1B helicopters became CH-47A. 60-03449 received the designation as a JCH-47A, where the J stood for Joint, as a result of U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army cooperation in developing the aircraft.

   At some point, 60-03449 was assigned to Fort Eustis, Virgina, as a Category C training device for use in the 67U maintenance repair course, and remained at Fort Eustis until 1975.

   60-03449 was in storage at Davis Monthan from 1975 through about September 1992.

   60-03449 was the last airframe to enter the D model conversion line. On 25 November 1992, 60-03449 was inducted into the D model program and converted to 92-00309.

   As of 25 November 1992, the last known location of 60-03449 was at Boeing during the conversion.

   Aircraft status: Converted to D model.



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