Thursday, January 31, 2013

Paine Field January 31


RC571 747-8F line 1429 back from a B1 flight. It will be ferried to Portland for painting on Friday.


RC571 was moved from the flightline to the 40-23 on June 26, 2011.


RC571 was moved from Runway 11-29 to stall 101 on November 1, 2011.


RC571 at Kilo North on March 23, 2012.


WF138 Korean Air Cargo HL8226 departing on a C1 flight.


A 787 fuselage section was unloaded from N747BC this morning.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Paine Field January 30


Etihad Cargo A6-DDB delivery flight to Abu Dhabi.


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Paine Field January 29


LAN Airlines CC-BDM was moved from the fuel dock to the storage area at the tower apron this afternoon.



VT010 CC-BDM first flight January 10, 2013.


Qatar Airways A7-BAW delivery flight to Doha.


Thomson Airways 787 G-TUIA and a Uzbekistan Airways 767.



Boeing flightline.

Monday, January 28, 2013

Paine Field January 28


American Airlines N719AN delivery flight to KDFW.


Another Aeroflot 777 is at the fuel dock.




N719AN landing at KDFW. Photo by Joe Statz.



The fifth anniversary of the famous Cathay Pacific 777 flyby is approaching. Let's watch B-KPF "buzz the tower" on the way to Hong Kong on January 30, 2008.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Paine Field January 27

Some pictures from January 25.


RC026 Lufthansa D-ABYG departing on a B2 flight.




WD889 Qatar Airways A7-BAW ready to takeoff on a C1 flight.


YF315 Lion Air PK-LKR inbound for a touch and go on a B1 flight from Renton.


RC604 AirBridgeCargo VQ-BRH ready to depart on a B5 flight.


YR534 Solaseed Air JA806X touch and go on a B1 flight from Renton






Friday, January 25, 2013

Paine Field January 25


WE331 Aeroflot VP-BGB back from a C1 flight. Customer flyaway is scheduled for January 29.


China Southern Airlines B-2725 on the flightline.


There was a preflight ground test on ZA184 JA830J this morning.


RC604 AirBridgeCargo VQ-BRH returning from a B5 flight.


Engines are being hung on the 747-8F in stall 120.


RC026 Lufthansa D-ABYG back from a B2 flight.


RC501 Cargolux 747-8F LX-VCA departing on a B3 flight.


WE206 Emirates A6-ENG returning from a B1 flight.




Thursday, January 24, 2013

Paine Field January 24


RC524 NCA JA14KZ back from a test flight.


787 horizontal stabilizers were unloaded from N249BA this afternoon.


Boeing flightline.


The last 787 to fly out of Paine Field before the grounding, JA818A has been parked since January 16. A preflight ground test will be conducted on ZA184 Japan Airlines 787 JA830J on Friday.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Paine Field January 23


China Southern Airlines 787 B-2725 is out of the paint hangar and parked at the fuel dock. It's not within striking distance yet but has the same livery as B-2727.


China Southern Airlines B-2727.


RC026 Lufthansa D-ABYG ready to takeoff on a B1 flight.


A Lufthansa 747-8i at the fuel dock.


WE304 American Airlines N720AN departing on a B1 flight.


N720AN back from the B1 flight.


WE303 American Airlines N719AN taxis to 16R for a test flight as N720AN returns to the stall.


There was an initial engine run this afternoon on Air India VT-ANN.


A 787 fuselage was unloaded from N747BC.


WE331 Experimental Aeroflot VP-BGB departing on a test flight.




Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Paine Field January 22


Thomson Airways 787 on the flightline.


RC501 Cargolux LX-VCA back from a test flight.


China Southern Airlines 787 on the 40-51 apron.


Etihad Airways A6-ETM delivery flight to CYYZ.


The compass rose was swept today for two VIP helicopters expected to arrive Thursday morning.

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Flightline photos by Lee A. Karas.