Saturday, October 30, 2010

Paine Field October 30

ANA 787 JA805A was moved from the side of body modification tent to stall 102 and 787 number 10 LAN Airlines has been moved from stall 115 to the tent.

ANA 787 number 18 was moved from the flightline to the 40-51 apron. Later in the day ANA 787 number 15 was moved next to number 18.

787 number 18 and 15 on the 40-51 apron.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Ethiopian Airlines 777-200LR First Flight

Ethiopian Airlines 777-200LR Landing from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

Ethiopian Airlines ET-ANN returning from first flight.

Paine Field October 28

787 number 12 ANA JA805A has been in the side of body modification tent since July 29, looks like it might be moved outside by Friday afternoon.

Boeing Everett Flightline from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

Japan Airlines 787s from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

Japan Airlines and Royal Air Maroc 787s at Kilo North.

WD096 VP-CAL ready to depart on a customer flight.

Low approach then back for a full stop.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Paine Field October 27

Malaysia Airlines 9M-MXA low approach.

ANA JA620A is moved from F-2 at the fuel dock to the compass rose, then to stall 206.

Ethiopian Airlines 777-200LR

Planned first flight for Ethiopian Airlines ET-ANN but a taxi test only today.

Ethiopian Airlines 777-200LR from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Paine Field October 26

Five ANA 787s on the flightline, from left to right:
787 number 13 (JA806A), 22, 24, 14, (JA809A), and 18.

Turkish Airlines TC-JJF delivery flight to Istanbul.

British Airways G-STBC back from the Portland paint hangar.

Sunday, October 24, 2010

747-8F Update October 24

BOEING 522 747-8F N50217 was on the flutter track again testing the outboard aileron modal suppression system (OAMS).

Saturday, October 23, 2010

747-8F Update October 23

BOEING 522 747-8F N50217 departed Moses Lake this morning and worked in the flutter track for about five hours before returning to Grant County Airport.

Paine Field October 23

787 number 20 JA821J for Japan Airlines was moved from the 40-51 apron to Kilo North Friday night. Number 21 for JAL and 17 and 19 for Royal Air Maroc have been at  Kilo North since October 2. You can see all the 787s that were moved around that day here.

Boeing flightline.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Paine Field October 22

Boeing flightline.

787 Fuselage from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

A 787 nose and aft fuselage section were moved from the north side of the factory to the fuel dock where they were loaded on LCF N747BC at noon today. No line numbers visible. The Dreamlifter was still at the airport late Friday night.

Japan Airlines JA652J delivery flight to Narita.

Air New Zealand 777-300ER

Air New Zealand ZK-OKM has been at the fuel dock since it was moved out of the paint hangar on October 20.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Paine Field October 21

Ethiopian Airlines ET-ANZ touch and go.

WE127 Turkish Airlines TC-JJF.

Air Algerie 7T-VKE touch and go.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Paine Field October 15

Malaysia Airlines 9M-MXA touch and go.

Ethiopian Airlines 737 Touch and Go from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

Ethiopian Airlines ET-ANZ touch and go.

Turkish Airlines 777 Landing from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

Turkish Airlines TC-JJF returning from the Portland paint hangar.

Dreamliner Five N787FT in stall 101.

Southwest Airlines 737 Takeoff from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

Southwest Airlines N916WN just out of ATS Hangar 1 for a flight to Seattle.

Boeing LCF Takeoff from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

N780BA to Wichita.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Paine Field October 14

Inside the factory, a Cathay Pacific Cargo 747-8F is in the number one position in the 40-22.

N787FT on the flightline.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Paine Field October 13

Turkish Airlines TC-JJE delivery flight to Istanbul.

Exclusive photos from Royal S. King

WD096 VP-CAL departing on a functional check flight.

Returning after a 30 minute flight.

VP-CAL/N5028Y returning from first flight August 23, 2010.

VP-CAL/N5028Y returning from the Portland paint hangar August 30, 2010.

Egypt Air SU-GDN delivery flight to Cairo.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Paine Field October 12

Fuel was transferred between the main, right, and left tanks on N787FT today.

N747P and N350WW arrive with VIP guests on a Boeing visit.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Paine Field October 9

Japan Airlines JA652J returning to the Boeing ramp after first flight.

Ethiopian Airlines ET-ANN

Ethiopian Airlines 777-200LR ET-ANN line number 900 at the fuel dock.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Paine Field October 7

N787FT landed in the afternoon and parked at the compass rose.

N787BA came in for a touch and go then went to Boeing Field.

WE127 Turkish Airlines TC-JJF first flight.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Paine Field October 6

787 in the 40-24.

The northwest corner of the 40-54 building is being removed to allow enough clearance for 767s to be moved from the north side of the factory to the flightline.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Paine Field October 5

Boeing Fire Department greets FedEx N883FD after returning from the Portland paint hangar.

FedEx 777F Water Cannon Salute from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

V Australia VH-VPH at the compass rose.

In addition to the 787s parked at Kilo North, 747-8Fs and 787s will be parked on the outer terminal ramp near the FAA tower in October, and 747-8Fs on runway 11-29 in late October or early November. Parking will then expand to the South Ramp.

Monday, October 4, 2010

N787ZA First Flight

N787ZA taxi test on 16R before first flight.

N787ZA Taxi Test from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

787 Number Six First Flight from Matt Cawby on Vimeo.

N787ZA off Paine Field at 11:42 am. Cleared to Grant County Airport via SEA J70, ELMAA, SPB, HQM, North Bend, LTJ, Pendleton but the sixth 787 headed for Boeing Field 35 minutes after departing Paine Field.