Saturday, July 28, 2012

Paine Field July 28

I will be working on another job next week to make the mortgage payment, should be back at the airport by August 6. For uninterrupted service please consider supporting the Paine Field blog here.

Flightline photos by Lee A. Karas.

Ethiopian Airlines ET-AOQ.

Lufthansa D-ABYD.

LAN Airlines CC-BBA.

United Airlines N20904.

Boeing flightline. Engines were run on LAN 787 CC-BBA this morning.

JA803A on the flightline.

From the Charleston Post and Courier: "Debris from a brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliner's engine fell onto the runway and into the grass at Charleston International Airport Saturday afternoon, sparking a fire, shutting down the airport and diverting flights for more than an hour."

ZA238 on the Charleston flightline. Photo by Lee A. Karas.

Cathay Pacific Cargo 747-8F at the compass rose this afternoon.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Paine Field July 27

ZA100 ANA JA803A back from first flight. The 787 headed back to Paine Field one hour after departure, note the ram air turbine is not deployed and there was no RTO after landing.

TAM Airlines PT-MUE at the compass rose.

WF061 FedEx N890FD returning from a customer flight.

WE200 Emirates A6-EGV begins a taxi test after returning from a customer flight.

Boeing flightline.

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Paine Field July 26

WF061 FedEx N890FD on the flightline.

ANA JA803A is scheduled for a B1 flight on Friday.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Paine Field July 25

Ethiopian Airlines ET-AOQ inbound from Fort Worth.

A 787 fuselage section was unloaded from N718BA this afternoon.

WE158 Air China B-2032 ready to depart on a customer flight.

ANA JA814A was moved from F-3 to the compass rose, then to the flightline.

N6067U at the south ramp.

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There were two maintenance engine runs on ANA 787 JA803A this morning.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Paine Field July 20

ANA JA814A on the 40-51 apron.

787 techs did some VHF radio checks on JA813A this evening.

ANA JA803A on the flightline.

RC578 N851GT ready to takeoff on a C1 flight with Atlas Air.

VT552 Azerbaijan Cargo 4K-SW880 departing on a C2 flight.

WE201 Emirates A6-EGW was flown to Portland this morning. Photo by Phil Hyde.

A6-EGW first flight was on July 19.

Boeing flightline.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Paine Field July 19

RC523 Nippon Cargo Airlines JA13KZ taxis to 34L for a customer flight.

VT003 LAN Airlines CC-BDF back from a test flight.

JA805A was moved from the south ramp to the tower ramp.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Paine Field July 18

WE158 Air China B-2032 back from the Portland paint hangar.

B-2032 leaving Portland. Photo by Russell Hill.

Asiana Airlines HL8254 delivery flight to Incheon

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There was a maintenance engine run on ANA 787 JA803A this morning, the B1 flight was canceled.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Paine Field July 17

WD917 KLM PH-BVI back from a customer flight.

CC-BBA on the flightline.

P-3C 158206 was in the pattern this afternoon.

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ANA 787 JA803A is scheduled for a B1 flight Wednesday at 2100z.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Paine Field July 16

WF061 FedEx N890FD taxi test before first flight.

WD917 KLM PH-BVI departing on a functional check flight.

Boeing flightline. LAN 787 CC-BBA was moved from the fuel dock to the flightline, initial engine run is imminent.

N787BA in Palmdale.