Monday, October 31, 2011

Paine Field October 31



Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJE delivery flight to Hong Kong.


B-LJE is moved from the Delivery Center to the compass rose for engine start. B-LJA is being weighed in the paint hangar on the right.



British Airways World Cargo G-GSSE was moved out of the paint hangar to the fuel dock this morning. RC574 G-GSSD will be flown on a customer flight tomorrow.


747-8I RC001 was in the flutter track this afternoon.




Boeing flightline.


WD867 Emirates A6-EGI first flight.



A6-EGI returning from the B1.



After a high speed taxi on 16R FedEx N862FD is ready to takeoff on a B1 flight.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

RC001 in the Flutter Track


747-8I RC001 was in the flutter track today, landed at Boeing Field in the evening.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Paine Field October 29



N780BA inbound from Charleston with 787 horizontal stabilizers.




Japan Airlines 787 line 38 and ANA 787 JA805A on the flightline.



RC521 N5017Q inbound from Boeing Field.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Paine Field October 28


Qatar Cargo A7-BFC delivery flight to Doha.



RC574 British Airways World Cargo G-GSSD departing on a B2 flight. Later in the day there was a customer flight with Atlas Air.


LAN Airlines CC-BDB delivery flight to KATL.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Paine Field October 27



Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJE returning from a functional check flight.


China Southern Airlines 787 line 36 at Kilo North.





FedEx N885FD back from a customer flight.



Ethiopian Airlines 787 line 44 at the fuel dock.



Boeing flightline.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Paine Field October 26


FedEx N862FD at the compass rose.


Technicians were working on Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJE this afternoon.




FedEx N885FD returning from a test flight.



Boeing flightline.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Paine Field October 22



Biman Bangladesh Airlines S2-AFO delivery flight to VGHS with a Boeing flight crew.



Boeing flightline.



RC521 N5017Q to Boeing Field with a static pressure cone.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Paine Field October 21


British Airways World Cargo G-GSSD back from first flight.




Boeing flightline. Biman Bangladesh Airlines 777 S2-AFO is at the Delivery Center, Japan Airlines 767 JA657J was moved to the Delivery Center in the afternoon.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Paine Field October 20



RC574 British Airways World Cargo G-GSSD did a taxi test this afternoon, might try for a B1 flight on Friday.





B-LJA was moved to Kilo North for a delivery ceremony this morning. This airplane hasn't flown yet, B-LJE will be the first Cathay Pacific 747-8F to be delivered but LJA has the more impressive livery.






Flight crew is about ready to start engines on RC003 N5020K.


Emirates A6-EGH delivery flight to Dubai.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Paine Field October 19


Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJE departing on a customer flight.




RC003 N5020K on a test flight with the FAA.




Japan Airlines 787 line 20 JA821J was moved from Kilo North to the flightline, next to JAL 787 line 21.




JASDF E-767 74-3503 did a touch and go then went to Boeing Field. JAL 787 line 21 is in the background on the flightline.



787 horizontal stabilizers were unloaded from N780BA.


RwandAir 9XR-WG low approach.



Atlas Air 747-8F line 1437 was moved from Kilo North to the flightline this afternoon.


Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Paine Field October 18


Bangladesh Airlines S2-AFP was ferried to Portland for painting.


S2-AFO taking off on a customer flight.






RC003 left on another long test flight this morning.




Boeing flightline.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Paine Field October 17


WE217 Bangladesh Airlines S2-AFP ready to takeoff on a B1 flight.





S2-AFP comes back for a low approach and touch and go...



...then lands and does an RTO.


VF927 LAN Airlines CC-BDB waits for Emirates A6-EGH.


Departing on a B1 flight.



CC-BDB returns from the B1 and does an RTO.


Japan Airlines 787 line 21 was moved from Runway 11-29 to stall 103 this morning.




RC555 Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJE departing on a test flight.


ANA 787 line 11 JA804A at the Everett Modification Center.