Thursday, January 16, 2020

Paine Field January 16

The gauntlet test scheduled for today has been postponed until January 17, flight crew is on the airplane tonight running engines.

WH007 777-9 line 1611 in stall 212.

FedEx 767 N183FE was at the fuel dock for main tank fuel quantity indicating system certification testing.

LCF N718BA departure to Nagoya.

Turkish Airlines 787-9 TC-LLG low approach on a test flight. Photo by Royal S King.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Paine Field January 14

WH001 gauntlet testing began this morning, an engine vibration problem occurred and the test was stopped near the end of first shift. Testing has been postponed until January 16 due to inclement weather.

Audio from today's test here.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Paine Field January 10

777-9 N779XW WH001 is scheduled for electromagnetic compatibility antenna scan testing on January 11. Scheduled for January 12: gauntlet block one during first shift. Tentative date for taxi test: January 17.

VHF and HF radio checks were conducted on January 11. Audio here.

777-9 N779XX WH002 in stall 212.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Paine Field January 9

737 line 7863 touch and go on a test flight from Boeing Field.

ZB809 Vistara 787-9 line 913 back from a test flight.

There was a maintenance engine run on ZB807 Vistara 787-9 line 893. ZB808 line 905 is next door.

Shipping mechanical equipment loaded on LCF N780BA.

N718BA departure to Nagoya.

Uzbekistan Airways 787-8 line 965 departed on a B1 flight.