Engine test-bed for GE Honda HF 120

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I have problems to identify this Boeing 727, which was used for testing the GE Honda HF120 jet engine. The picture is from Popular Mechanics May 1996, p28.

Need reg number or c/n.
 

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Thanks a lot :) .

Unfortunately, "HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable." Will try it again later.
 
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Seems to be back up now

Registration Details For N1972 (First Security Bank of Utah (Trustee)) 727-23
Serial18428
Line Number21
First Flight27.12.63
Model727-23
StatusScrapped
CommentsASaP 9.03.99 r23.03.99 to be brup still painted as CP- not seen by 24.07.99 pres. brup at OPF 03.99 unconfirmed report 9.02: sometime it has been with AVTEL (including titles) presum based at Mojave for tests with extra Honda engine mounted on right side front fuselage,
Registration History
RegAirlineDeliveredStatus
Not Seen It N1972American Airlines21.02.64Left Fleet
Not Seen It CC-CLJAerovias DAP29.08.96Left Fleet
Not Seen It CP-2322Aerosur Bolivia24.05.97Left Fleet
Not Seen It N1972First Security Bank of Utah (Trustee)04.03.99Scrapped
 

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