Eastern was the first airline to introduce the 727 in February 1964. The airline took delivery of this one on May 11, 1965. In 1978, Eastern was introducing a color scheme with a bare metal crown and N8130N sports a radome from the new scheme. The 727 was sold to ACES Colombia (HK-2541) in March 1981; their first jet. ACES would go in to operate 20 727s, this one being retired in 1993 and put on display at Medellin Metroparque.