Saturday, November 30, 2013

Paine Field November 30

787-8 N28MS outside the Boeing Everett Modification Center.


N28MS in the 40-24 November 13, 2013.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Paine Field November 27

An Air China 777 was moved from the 40-23 to the flightline tonight.

Norwegian EI-LNC delivery flight.

The 747-8F in stall 119 was moved out of the 40-22 Tuesday night.

RC563 Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJM departing on a B1 flight.

RC561 Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJK departing on a B2 flight.

Etihad Airways A6-ETR delivery flight.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Paine Field November 26

Lufthansa Cargo 777F D-ALFB delivery flight to Frankfurt.

Air India 787 VT-ANB at the fuel dock.

After being weighed in the 45-03 paint hangar, Air India VT-ANA was moved back to Bay 1 in the EMC.

Leading edge slats were removed from ZA005 N787FT at the EMC apron this afternoon.

WE356 Saudi Arabian Airlines HZ-AK22 back from a B1 flight.

HZ-AK22 at the compass rose for a compass swing November 20, 2013.

HZ-AK22 initial engine run November 22, 2013.

RC605 VQ-BRJ is scheduled for a functional check flight/customer demo flight on Wednesday.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Paine Field November 25

ZA560 UAE A6-PFC back from an incomplete B1 flight.


A6-PFC was moved out of the factory on November 13.

A 787 production article was moved from Rack 8 in the 7-336 to the 40-32 yard this morning.

Hainan Airlines B-2729 on the flightline.

ZA216 Jetstar Airways VH-VKB back from a test flight.

Cathay Pacific B-KQL was moved from the 40-23 to the fuel dock tonight.

An Air China 777 was moved from the 40-25 to the 40-23.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Paine Field November 23

RC561 Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJK was scheduled for a B1 flight today but there was a taxi test only. B1 now scheduled for Sunday morning.

A few days ago I wrote about engines being moved to the AirBridgeCargo stall. I was mistaken about that, the engines are being hung on NCA JA16KZ.

777s and 747s in the 200 stalls.

There was a functional check flight on ZA650 Norwegian EI-LNC this morning, a C2 flight is scheduled for Sunday morning.

Four 747s at the tower apron.

ZA435 Hainan Airlines B-2731 departing on a C1 flight.

ZA432 Hainan Airlines B-2729 is scheduled for a functional check flight Sunday morning, then a C1 flight.

ZA327 Jetairfly OO-JDL back from a B2 flight, scheduled for a C1 flight on Sunday.

Maintenance engine run on Etihad Airways A6-ETR in stall 209 this morning.

Friday, November 22, 2013

Paine Field November 22

WF166 Air China Cargo B-2095 back from the Portland paint hangar.

B-2095 in Portland. Photo by Russell Hill.

Air Canada C-FNNQ customer flyaway to Victorville.

Boeing flightline.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Paine Field November 21

Japan Airlines JA821J at the Everett Delivery Center an hour before the delivery flight to Tokyo.

WE310 American Airlines N726AN back from a B1 flight.

A Lufthansa 747-8i on the flightline.

VT559 FedEx N104FE back from a B1 flight.

VQ-4 E-6B 164386 was in the pattern for about 30 minutes today. Besides the ability to launch ICBMs from the air, the E-6B is also a communications platform that transmits Emergency Action Messages. Click here for an example of an EAM on 321.0 MHz and 8.776 MHz.

ZA005 N787FT was moved out of Bay 4 of the EMC to the apron tonight.