Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Everett Factory Evacuated

September 30, 2009. At 5:15 PM a metallic bang was followed by a column of compressed air issuing from the 40-22 building (the 747-8 assembly bay) at the Boeing Everett factory. A large orange cloud spread out over the Boeing Freeway as the building was evacuated. Workers returned to the building at 5:45 PM.

B-KPL Cathay Pacific First Flight

September 30, 2009

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Paine Field September 29

American Airlines N979AN

C-9C 73-1681

Emirates A6-ECU delivery flight to Dubai.

Qatar Airways A7-BAG first flight.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Paine Field September 28

September 28, 2009


N542BA to Phoenix KIWA.

C-9C 73-1683 to Scott AFB.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Boeing Everett Flightline

September 26, 2009

Paine Field September 25

Japan Airlines JA742J.

Friday, September 25, 2009

FedEx N850FD Delivery Flight

Water cannon salute for FedEx N850FD before delivery flight to Memphis.

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Paine Field September 24

Emirates A6-ECU

Qatar Airways A7-BAF

Air India VT-ALR.

N780BA to Charleston.

V Australia VH-VPF.

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Paine Field September 23

V Australia VH-VPF


N747BC inbound from Charleston.

Monday, September 21, 2009

Paine Field September 21

FedEx N850FD

N780BA arrives with a 787 wingset from Nagoya. First airplane on the new concrete runway.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Flying Heritage Collection Luftwaffe Day

A recently acquired flak gun was fired and the Bf-109E and Fieseler Storch flew at the FHC Luftwaffe Day September 19, 2009.

Saturday, September 19, 2009

B-KPL Cathay Pacific

B-KPL September 19, 2009.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Paine Field September 18

N787ZA in ATS Hangar 3. ZA004 is in the next bay to the west.

Cathay Pacific B-KPL move from the paint hangar to the fuel dock.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

A6-ECU Emirates First Flight

September 17, 2009




Planned B1 flight but a taxi test only today.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Paine Field September 16

ATS Hangar 3, Paine Field maintenance building, ME 262 Project hangar, and the new fire station.

UPS N450UP is moved from ATS Hangar One to Hangar Three.

VH-VPF V Australia

V Australia VH-VPF September 16, 2009.

A7-BAF Qatar Airways First Flight

September 16, 2009.

Taxi test.


Tuesday, September 15, 2009