Friday, May 30, 2014

Paine Field May 30

VT033 Air Astana P4-KEC back from a B1 flight.

P4-KEA returning from a test flight on September 19, 2013.

P4-KEC was rolled out of the factory on May 21.

ZA580 Norwegian EI-LNG was scheduled for a B1 flight, taxi test only today.

41 section for EI-LNG headed to the factory on February 28.

41 sections moved from the Dreamlifter Operations Center to the factory today: 787-8 line 214 and 787-9 line 213.

ZA611 Air Canada C-GHPT back from a B2 flight.

C-GHPT was rolled out of the factory on March 10.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Paine Field May 29

WE138 Turkish Airlines 777 line 1214 TC-JJR was moved out of the 40-25 to the 40-23 tonight. WE442 line 1215 for Thai Airways is next.

Saudi 787-8 HZ-MF8 on the flightline.

A 787 was moved from the EMC to the 45-03 paint hangar tonight.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Paine Field May 28

ZB003 Air New Zealand 787-9 ZK-NZE back from a B1 flight.

Photo by Royal S King.

British Airways G-STBK delivery flight to EGFF.

Paine Field May 27

TUI 787 line 198 was moved from the 40-26 to the 40-51 apron tonight.

LAN 787 CC-BBF at the compass rose.


RC671 747-8F N5022E back from an incomplete B1 flight.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Paine Field May 22

ZB003 Air New Zealand 787-9 ZK-NZE was scheduled for a B1 flight today, there was a taxi test only.

Saudi 787-8 HZ-MF8 in stall 119.

Thai Airways 787-8 line 190 N1008S on the flightline.

WF159 Lufthansa Cargo 777F D-ALFD begins a taxi test after returning from a B1 flight. D-ALFD will be ferried to New Iberia on Friday for painting.

ZA334 Arke 787-8 PH-TFK begins a taxi test before a B1 flight.

JA830A is now in the 40-26 having the seats removed.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Paine Field May 21

WF041 Emirates SkyCargo 777F line 1212 A6-EFN was moved from the 40-25 to the 40-23 tonight. WE437 line 1213 for EVA Air is next.

ZB197 ANA 787-9 JA830A back from flight testing at Boeing Field.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Paine Field May 20

N770BA was pushed out of the 45-01 paint hangar today after the Seahawks logos were removed.

Silkway 747-8F 4K-SW881 was moved inside the 45-01 after N770BA came out.

WE381 Kenya Airways 777 line 1211 5Y-KZX was rolled out of the 40-23 tonight.

ANA 787-9 JA830A will be ferried from Boeing Field to Paine Field on Wednesday.

United Airlines N28912 at the compass rose.

Hainan Airlines 787-8 B-2739 is scheduled for a C1 flight on Wednesday.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Paine Field May 19

Jetstar Airways VH-VKG on the way to the tower apron from the fuel dock.

ZA436 Hainan Airlines N1014X/B-2738 inbound from Boeing Field.

Air China 747-8i line 1499 was moved from the flightline to the fuel dock this afternoon. Nobody was working on the airplane tonight so they are probably waiting for some time in the paint hangar. N770BA, the 747-8F with the Seahawks livery, is now in the 45-01 paint hangar.

43-46 section for 787 line 210 was moved from the Dreamlifter Operations Center to the 40-24.

American Airlines N729AN delivery flight to KDFW.

Initial engine run tonight on Air New Zealand 787-9 ZK-NZE.

LAN 787-8 line 195 was rolled out of the 40-26 to the fuel dock.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Paine Field May 16

RC035 Lufthansa D-ABYP was taken out for a low speed taxi test this afternoon, the 1500th 747 then went back to the stall.

D-ABYP was rolled out of the factory on April 24.

British Airways G-ZBJE delivery flight to London tonight.

G-ZBJE rolled out of the factory on March 18.

ZA136 ANA JA829A back from a B2/incomplete B1 flight.

ZA579 Norwegian 787 EI-LNF is scheduled for a functional check flight on Saturday.

The last of the 787 mural is being removed from the factory doors.