Sunday, July 31, 2011

Air India 787 First Flight

A flight plan has been filed for ZA233, Air India 787 VT-AND. Proposed departure time to Grant County Airport is 11:11 AM. The weather is not looking good for a B1 flight though.



BOEING 233 off Paine at 12:46 PM. They are working a flap problem and may be returning to Paine Field shortly.

12:55 PM: BOEING 233 has just declared an emergency, returning to Paine Field for a flight control problem. The 787 landed safely at 1:12 PM.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Paine Field July 30



N787ZA does a high speed taxi before departing to Boeing Field.


Air India 787 VT-AND now has a Boeing registration: N1009N. ZA233 is scheduled to fly on Sunday.



N6009F ready to depart on another test flight.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Paine Field July 29


China Cargo B-2083 delivery flight to Shanghai ZSPD.




China Cargo B-2078 delivery flight to Shanghai July 29, 2010.



The last Evergreen Aviation crewed Large Cargo Freighter gets a water cannon salute on July 29, 2010. Atlas Air now operates the LCF.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Paine Field July 28


ANA 787 JA806A was moved from stall 120 to the ATS Hangar 3 ramp this afternoon.


ANA 787 line 11 JA804A is on the left.

JA804A was moved from the tent at stall 116 to Hangar 3 on July 29, 2010.




ANA 787 line 24 in Bay 3.


Cathay Pacific Cargo 747-8F B-LJE was moved from the fuel dock to the compass rose, then to stall 207.




A Japan Airlines 767 was moved from the fuel dock to the flightline.



N787BX arrived from Boeing Field and was parked at the fuel dock.



N787FT came in for two landings then went to Boeing Field.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Paine Field July 27



WD864 Emirates A6-EGE taxi test and first flight.




Paine Field and Boeing Fire Departments responded to a smoking generator at Kilo North late this morning. No airplanes were damaged.




Air India 787 line 30 VT-ANE at the south ramp.





Japan Airlines 787 line 27 at the south ramp.





N6009F returned from a test flight with an FAA rep this morning then did some ground tests at the compass rose.



787 ZA102 N1006F left Guam today and has been holding at Tatoosh since 5:30 PM, ETA Paine Field 8:00 PM.
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VHF radio checks were conducted on ZA233 Air India 787 VT-AND this afternoon with Boeing Everett.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Paine Field July 26


Air Austral F-OLRA ready to begin a taxi test before first flight.






N5020K inbound from Palmdale, parked in stall 110 near the tent.





Boeing flightline.



JASDF E-767 74-3503 touch and go July 25.


Thursday, July 14, 2011

Paine Field July 14


Emirates A6-EGC delivery flight to Dubai.




N7874 has been on the flightline since arriving from Victorville on June 30, this afternoon it was flown to Boeing Field.





WE186 Emirates A6-EGD returning from a customer flight.


Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Paine Field July 13


WD105 Ethiopian Airlines ET-ANR ready to begin a taxi test before first flight.







N787BA landed then taxied to 16R for a departure to Boeing Field.





Air India 787 VT-AND at the fuel dock. There is an APU stand behind the airplane, if the APU hasn't been started yet it will be shortly.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Paine Field July 12







UPS 767 N346UP and Air India 787 VT-AND at the fuel dock.

Cargolux 747-8F RC502 LX-VCB conducted VHF selcal checks (CK-GQ) with Boeing Everett this evening.



The first 777F N5020K ready to begin a taxi test July 13, 2008. First flight was on July 14.

Monday, July 11, 2011

Paine Field July 11


Japan Airlines JA655J first flight.





DKing Images has some photos of JA655J landing.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Paine Field July 9


This 747-8F was moved from the factory Thursday night.




N1006F departing for Kona Airport, scheduled to return late Sunday.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Paine Field July 8


Angola Airlines D2-TEH delivery flight to FNLU.







WE151 Air China B-2085 takeoff.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Paine Field July 7


Boeing flightline.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Paine Field July 6


Japan Airlines JA655J at the fuel dock.


ZA102 N1006F back from the first leg of today's mission.




WE186 Emirates A6-EGD back from the Portland paint hangar.




N787FT to Boeing Field.



N6009F headed back to stall 104 after a test flight.