Saturday, December 31, 2011

Paine Field December 31

Boeing flightline. No flights today, some work was done on ANA 787 JA807A and there was a maintenance engine run on Cargolux 747-8F N5573S. Boeing delivered two 787s in 2011, JA801A and JA802A.

ANA JA801A delivery flight September 27, 2011.

ANA JA802A delivery flight October 15, 2011.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Air New Zealand ZK-OKQ First Flight

WE055 Air New Zealand ZK-OKQ first flight.

ZK-OKQ does a high speed taxi after returning from the B1 flight.

787 line 50 at the Everett Modification Center.

JA807A taxis to 34L for takeoff on a C2 flight.

ANA 787 JA804A returning from a C1 flight.

Nobody was working on the outside of ZA116 JA805A today, at 5:30 PM all the flightline lights around the airplane were turned off. ZA104 JA807A did a C2 flight and ZA102 JA804A did a C1 flight.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Paine Field December 29

ZA104 ANA 787 JA807A departing on a C1 flight.

JA807A returning from a C1 flight. Planned for four hours, the flight was a little over two hours.

Boeing flightline. There was a 30 minute engine run this afternoon on ANA 787 JA805A. A scheduled C1 flight today for ANA 787 JA804A was canceled.

Boeing Challenger N542BA landed this morning and parked at the FBO for a couple of hours.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Paine Field December 28

RC602 VQ-BLQ departing on a B2 flight.

787 line 47 was moved from the EMC to the 45-03 paint hangar this morning.

Boeing flightline. ANA 787 JA805A was flown on a C3 flight Tuesday afternoon, technicians were working on the airplane today so it probably hasn't been delivered to ANA yet.

Monday, December 26, 2011

Paine Field December 26

An evacuation slide was deployed on Lufthansa 747-8I N6067U this morning.

N6067E in stall 101.

WE190 Emirates A6-EGL takeoff on a customer flight.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Paine Field December 22

Initial engine run on a 787 in stall 105. Note the fireball at :09. Engines were run for only 30 minutes, the Fire Department was called to investigate a 40 gallon fuel spill.

Japan Airlines 787 line 38 was moved to Bay 1 of the EMC this morning.

United Airlines 787 line 47 at the EMC.

WE190 Emirates A6-EGL ready to begin a taxi test then a takeoff on a B1 flight.

787 line 10 at the EMC.

JA808A was moved from the flightline to the EMC.

Japan Airlines 787 line 27 was moved from the flightline to the EMC.

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

AirBridgeCargo 747-8F First Flight

RC602 VQ-BLQ first flight.

ANA JA805A departing on a customer flight.

WE092 Etihad Airways A6-ETI first flight.

ZA102 ANA 787 JA804A taxis back to the Boeing ramp after the B1 flight was cut short due to a maintenance problem.

Boeing flightline.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Paine Field December 20

WE227 Saudi Arabian Airlines HZ-AK12 ready to begin a taxi test, no flight today though.

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Flight  crew was on ZA102 ANA 787 JA804A this afternoon, they were planning a taxi test but canceled about 4 PM.

An ANA customer was in JA805A this morning doing some radio checks, a C1 flight is scheduled for Wednesday.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Paine Field December 19

G-GSSE delivery flight to Hong Kong.

Boeing flightline.

ZA104 First Flight

ZA104 All Nippon Airways JA807A first flight.

JA807A came back for a low approach and touch and go before landing.

Back from the B1 flight.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

The Black Jet

Air New Zealand ZK-OKQ.

Video of the rollout from the paint hangar.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Paine Field December 14

Lee Karas rented an R44 today and we got some pictures of the Boeing ramp. Lee has some Paine Field photos here.

ZA116 ANA JA805A taxis out the south gate for an EWA flight with the FAA.

Saudi Arabian Airlines HZ-AK11 came back from the Portland paint hangar on Tuesday.

AirBridgeCargo VQ-BLQ.

Lufthansa 747-8I N6067U at the fuel dock.

The 200 stalls looking west.

Flightline looking south.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Paine Field December 13

Lufthansa 747-8I N6067U did a touch and go, came back for a landing and was parked at the fuel dock.

777 at the compass rose, probably Saudi Arabian Airlines HZ-AK12.

G-GSSF coming back from a C2 flight.

Japan Airlines 787 JA822J with the new livery was moved from the paint hangar to the 40-24 at 6:00 PM.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Paine Field December 12

China Southern Cargo B-2080 first flight.

Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJF taxis to 34L for a delivery flight to Hong Kong.

RC521 N5017Q to Yakutsk, Russia.

Siberian Huskies live in Yakutsk.

This Husky lives at the airport.

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VHF radio and selcal checks were conducted tonight on RC541 Korean Air Cargo HL7609 selcal AD-FL and RC602 AirBridgeCargo VQ-BLQ selcal FM-DS.