Friday, September 30, 2011

Bangladesh Airlines S2-AFO First Flight

WE216 Bangladesh Airlines S2-AFO has just completed a taxi test and is ready for takeoff on a B1 flight.

Bangladesh Airlines S2-AFO returning from first flight.

British Airways World Cargo G-GSSD on the flightline.

An Atlas Air 747-8F was moved to Kilo North this morning.

LX-VCB and LX-VCD on the flightline. There are 40 small jobs to be completed on VCD, VCB is ready for the customer.

Qatar Airways 100th aircraft A7-BBI on a delivery flight to Doha.

WE187 Emirates A6-EGG taxis to 34L for a B1 flight.

A6-EGG does a taxi test after returning from the B1.

Boeing flightline.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Paine Field September 29

787 line 7 at the Everett Modification Center.

The last roof truss was removed from the 787 side of body modification tent this morning. Line 15 was moved out of the tent on September 17.

There was a maintenance engine run on LX-VCB this morning.

JA802A ready to begin another test flight.

Boeing flightline.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Paine Field September 28

YP201 Indian Navy P-8I on a B1 flight from Renton with chase T-38 N38FT did two low approaches then went to Boeing Field.

ANA JA802A/N1014X returning from an EWA flight.

Six 787s and four 747s on Runway 11-29.

VF967 ANA JA625A.

RC522 N50217.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Paine Field September 27

Bangladesh Airlines S2-AFO.

Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJA at the fuel dock.

VF967 ANA JA625A returning from a customer flight.

Royal Air Maroc 787 line 17 was moved to Kilo North this afternoon.

ANA 787 Delivery Flight

ANA 787 JA801A delivery flight to Tokyo this morning.

APU start at 5:45 AM.

Boeing employees go back to work after the 787 takeoff.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Flashback September 2009

On the afternoon of September 30, 2009 a huge gaseous orange cloud formed outside the Boeing Everett factory and drifted across the freeway toward the flightline. We never saw any news reports about this event, the source of the orange cloud is still a mystery to the general public.

Saturday, September 24, 2011

ANA 787 JA802A First Flight

ANA 787 JA802A ready to begin a taxi test before first flight.

JA802A returning from Grant County Airport.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Paine Field September 22

Cargolux 747-8F LX-VCB was moved in front of the Delivery Center this evening.

747-8I N5020K was weighed in the 45-01 this afternoon then moved to stall 209.


VF926 LAN Airlines CC-BDA returning from a test flight.

Qatar Airways A7-BBI.

Boeing flightline.

Cargolux LX-VCD

Cargolux 747-8F LX-VCD ready to takeoff on a functional check flight this afternoon.

Cargolux LX-VCB was moved in front of the Delivery Center this evening.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Paine Field September 21

WD089 Qatar Airways A7-BBI ready to begin a high speed taxi after returning from a test flight.

VF967 ANA JA625A returning from a test flight.

787 line 10 was moved from ATS to Kilo North this morning.

787s are being moved back now that Snohomish County PUD has completed extending power lines to Kilo North.

Boeing has been using diesel generators for power.

Japan Airlines 767 JA657J was moved from stall 120 to the fuel dock.

Biman Bangladesh Airlines 777 S2-AFO on the flightline.