Tuesday, October 21, 2008


Southwest Airlines N508SW inbound from Dallas to ATS Hangar 3.

Monday, October 20, 2008


N623AS has just left ATS Hangar 3 and is ready to depart on a test flight.

Boeing Fire Department

Exercise, exercise. Engine 30 responds to a hydrogen sulfide leak in the 45-18 building during this hazmat drill.

787 Static Test

Mobile crane 77 prepares to adjust counterweights on the 787 static test airframe in the 40-23 building prior to installation of data system points.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Boeing Everett Milestones

September 12-October 17
Three aircraft delivered.
Five aircraft completed production flight testing.
Two aircraft moved out of the factory to the paint hangar.
787 static airframe air pressure test completed.
No smoking policy in effect on October 1.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

October 14 Boeing Flightline

Boeing Shipments

A Westwood Shipping Lines container ship arrives once a week at Everett from Japan with 777 parts. The containers are unloaded at the Port of Everett, barged to the Mount Baker Terminal near Mukilteo, loaded on rail cars, and delivered to the Boeing Everett factory.
The latest Westwood schedule, dated October 10, 2008, shows no shipments to Everett before January 10, 2009.

Boeing cars on the siding at Mukilteo.