Friday, November 30, 2012

Paine Field November 30

WE262 Etihad Airways A6-ETL back from a B1 flight.

WE231 Saudi Arabian Airlines HZ-AK16 returning from the Portland paint hangar.

At the fuel dock today: Emirates SkyCargo 777F A6-EFJ, China Southern Airlines 787 B-2727, a Nippon Cargo Airlines 747-8F. A flight crew was on LOT 787 SP-LRB late this afternoon but the airplane did not make it out of the stall.

How about a nice movie this weekend?

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On Monday the FAA is expected to release its decision on whether passenger airline service will be allowed at Paine Field. Horizon and Allegiant Air asked for permission to fly out of Snohomish County Airport in 2008, Horizon announced in September that it is no longer interested in serving the airport due to economic conditions.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Paine Field November 29

American Airlines 777 on the flightline.

ANA 787 JA818A initial engine run.

Scandinavian Airlines N1786B inbound for a touch and go on a B1 flight from Renton.

Indian Navy P-8I N535DS/IN322 inbound for a touch and go on a B1 flight from Renton.

Emirates SkyCargo A6-EFI delivery flight to Hong Kong.

Emirates A6-END begins a taxi test before a B1 flight.

An Atlas Air 747-8F was moved from the tower apron to stall 119 this morning.

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China Southern 787 B-2727 was parked at the fuel dock today, moved from the south ramp last night.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Paine Field November 28

WorldWind Helicopters N350WW landed at the compass rose with some VIP guests this afternoon.

A 787 was moved from the south ramp to the Boeing flightline this evening.

The 747-8F at stall 119 was moved to 110 today.

Boeing flightline.

787 horizontal stabilizers and aft fuselage section were unloaded from N249BA and moved to the factory.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Paine Field November 27

Alaska Airlines N1796B touch and go on a B1 flight from Renton.

A windshield stand is being moved to LCF N747BC for some glass repair.

Emirates A6-ENC returning from a test flight.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Paine Field November 26

RC580 Atlas Air N853GT back from a B1 flight.

RC007 N5511V departing on a customer flight.

BOE021 flydubai N1786B inbound for a touch and go on a B1 flight from Renton.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Paine Field November 23

ZA538 LAN Airlines CC-BBC taxis to the Boeing ramp after a test flight.

Japan Airlines JA829J on the flightline.

ZA462 Qatar Airways 787 A7-BCK was scheduled for a B1 flight this afternoon but the ceiling was down to 400 feet, below minimums for a first flight. Update: ZA462 completed a B1 flight on Saturday, November 24.

Boeing flightline.

Southwest Airlines N8303R to Las Vegas.

ANA JA818A on the flightline.

787 on the 40-51 apron.

American Airlines N717AN.

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Paine Field November 21

Westjet C-GAWS inbound for a touch and go on a B1 flight from Renton.

ZA462 Qatar Airways A7-BCK begins the first of two taxi tests this afternoon, no B1 flight today though.

ZA289 United Airlines N45905 back from a B1 flight.

N26902 delivery flight to LAX.

Initial engine run on ANA 787 JA817A.

Initial engine run on a United Airlines 787 at the compass rose.

TAM Airlines PT-MUH delivery flight to SBCF.

DHL G-DHLK delivery flight to CYXX.

787 nose and horizontal stabilizers unloaded from N249BA.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Paine Field November 20

VT008 LAN Airlines CC-BDK ready to takeoff on a B1 flight.

WE301 Experimental American Airlines N717AN departing on a flight to Grant County Airport.

A 747-8i was moved from the fuel dock to the 45-01 paint hangar this morning.

Boeing flightline.