Saturday, April 27, 2013

Paine Field April 27

We are moving to a new location the weekend of May 4-5, unfortunately the new place has no Internet connection. We are seeking donations to get back online and resuming the blog updates.

ANA JA819A was moved to the compass rose for an engine run this morning.

ZA272 SP-LRC departing on a test flight.

VR288 UPS N357UP ready for takeoff on a B2 flight.

WE243 Cathay Pacific B-KQF begins a taxi test before a B1 flight.

RC582 Atlas Air N855GT back from a test flight.

WD892 Qatar Airways A7-BEA returning from a test flight.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Paine Field April 25

ZA512 ANA JA818A returning from a functional check flight.

RC573 N770BA departing on an EWA flight.

Japan Airlines JA830J is scheduled for a B1 flight on Friday.

British Airways G-ZBJA. Photo by Lee A. Karas.

Boeing flightline.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Paine Field April 24

British Airways G-ZBJA was moved from the fuel dock to the flightline this afternoon.


British Airways G-ZBJB was moved out of the factory to the 40-51 apron last night.

We will be doing a photo flight over Paine Field on Thursday, please help us defray the cost of the helicopter charter with a donation.

Japan Airlines JA832J was moved from the flightline to the EMC today.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Paine Field April 23

British Airways 787 G-ZBJA at the fuel dock this afternoon.


British Airways 787 G-ZBJB in the 40-26.


A Norwegian 787 was moved from the flightline to the fuel dock.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Paine Field April 22

ZA380 China Southern Airlines B-2725 ready to begin a taxi test before first flight.

B-2725 back from the B1. Photo by Royal S. King.


RC572 N958BA taxis to 16R for a taxi test before a B1 flight.


A 787 nose was unloaded from N780BA this afternoon.


Saturday, April 20, 2013

Paine Field April 20

RC582 Atlas Air N855GT ready to takeoff on a B1 flight.

Engines are started on N718BA for a flight to Nagoya. JAL 787 JA832J is at the fuel dock.

Two 787s with battery system modifications: ANA JA818A and China Southern Airlines B-2725 on the flightline.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Paine Field April 19

WE306 American Airlines N722AN back from a customer flight.

A flight crew was on ZA380 B-2725 for a B1 flight today but the 787 never made it out of the stall. ZA512 ANA JA818A is scheduled for another FCF on Saturday.

Boeing flightline.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Paine Field April 18

ZA512 ANA JA818A departing on a functional check flight with the new battery containment boxes.


JA818A returning from the FCF.


A B1 flight is scheduled for ZA380 China Southern Airlines B-2725 on Friday.

RC508 Cargolux LX-VCH was ferried to KCHS this morning. The 747-8F will fly over the
RBC Heritage golf tournament at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina at noon on Friday. Scheduled to return to Everett on Monday.

WF133 Etihad Cargo A6-DDC back from a B1 flight.


Qatar Airways A7-BAZ flew to Doha on a delivery flight today.