Monday, August 31, 2009

Paine Field August 31

Korean Air HL7783 delivery flight to Incheon RKSI.

787 wingset unloaded from N747BC.

N747BC is towed past the 787 Fix-It Shack. Boeing has a one year lease with ATS for space to accommodate two 787's at Hangar 3.

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Boeing Everett Flightline

August 29, 2009

N787EX on the flightline at 8:30 PM. N787FT has been moved back to the factory.

Friday, August 28, 2009


N780BA to Charleston.

Korean Air HL7783

HL7783 departs Paine Field for a flyover of the Boeing Classic at Snoqualmie Ridge as chase T-33 N109X does a low pass August 28, 2009.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Paine Field August 26


Korean Air HL7783

Everett flightline

787 horizontal stabilizers just unloaded from an LCF and moved to the factory.

Qatar Airways 777 move from the 40-24 to the 45-03 paint hangar.

JAL 777 move from the 40-25 to the 40-24.

Fatigue test 787.


Monday, August 24, 2009

Paine Field August 24

Everett flightline August 24, 2009. A FEDEX 777F is in the middle paint hangar.

Technicians worked on the high lift system in the morning.

KLM PH-BVD Delivery Flight

Delivery flight to Schiphol August 24, 2009

Friday, August 21, 2009

Paine Field August 21

Fatigue test 787 is moved from the 40-22 Building to the flightline.

Pit crew inspects N787EX after a taxi test.

N787EX exits the runway and waits for a JAL 777 to takeoff. Eleven test conditions were completed during taxi tests that were performed from noon until 8 PM.

JAL JA741J first flight.

N787EX is pushed back to Runway 16R while Air India VT-ALQ waits to do a high speed taxi before first flight.

Air India VT-ALQ performs a high speed taxi.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Paine Field August 20

N787EX comes out of the Boeing north gate to begin 6-1/2 hours of taxi tests.

N787EX performs a high speed taxi while conducting a thrust reverser test condition.

A thrust reverser test condition has just been completed on N787EX and it is being taxied to the compass rose for brake cooling.

N787EX is pushed back to stall 103 from the compass rose. Thrust reverser test conditions began at 1:30 PM and were completed at 8 PM.

N249BA arrives from Charleston.

787 fuselage unloaded from N249BA.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

N787EX Taxi Test

N787EX performs a taxi test on runway 34L at Paine Field August 19, 2009 at 10:51 AM.

N787EX performs a taxi test on runway 16R at Paine Field August 19, 2009 at 11:00 AM.

N787EX performs a high speed taxi test on runway 34L at Paine Field August 19, 2009 at 1:17 PM. Taxi tests began at 10:25 AM and were completed at 6 PM.

N787EX cools down on the Alpha taxiway before beginning another taxi test at 4 PM.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Paine Field August 18

N787EX started engines and was pushed back from stall 103 but no taxi test was conducted today.


DHL G-DHLE customer flyaway.

C-9B 73-1682 off Paine Field for a functional check flight.

N747BC off Paine Field for Charleston.

N335UP to Louisville.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Boeing Everett Flightline

August 17, 2009. The planned taxi test for N787EX was canceled in the early afternoon.

A Boeing part was unloaded from RA-82042.

9K-DAA inbound from Marana.