Saturday, March 31, 2012

Paine Field March 31

A7-HJA did a taxi test this morning then went back to the Boeing ramp waiting for the weather to improve for a B1 flight. Departed for Grant County Airport at 2158z.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Paine Field March 30

Boeing flightline.

BOE222 Continental Airlines N69020 first flight March 30, 2007.

Tony Tyler Farewell Flight - Cathay Pacific B-KPS delivery flight to Hong Kong March 30, 2011.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Paine Field March 29

Japan Airlines JA826J initial engine run.

Everett Modification Center.

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ANA 787 JA806A left Paine Field on a delivery flight to Tokyo at 0443z.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Paine Field March 28

Ethiopian Airlines N1786B came in for a low approach on a B1 flight from Renton.

Qatar Cargo A7-BFD departing on a test flight.

Air France F-GZNL. Delivery flight scheduled for April 3 at 2100z.

Boeing flightline.

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Boeing employee crushed by 787 wheels can't explain accident...
About the February 3 accident from the Seattle Times

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Paine Field March 27

ZA117 ANA JA806A departing on a customer flight. BOE40 was used today to deconflict with BOE117 Air Austral F-OLRB returning from Portland.

ANA JA741A at the compass rose.

Air China B-2090 was moved from the flightline to the fuel dock.

Southwest Airlines N8302F landed and went to ATS Hangar 1.

Japan Airlines JA827J initial engine run.

The ANA Zone.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Paine Field March 26

Allegiant Air flight AAY226 N429NV departed Bellingham this afternoon on a flight to San Diego but diverted to Paine Field due to a problem with the left engine. The MD-83 landed at 2111z.

Photo by Dan King.

Japan Airlines JA825J delivery flight to Narita Airport.

Japan Airlines JA822J delivery flight to Haneda Airport.

WE252 Air France F-GZNM did a taxi test this morning, no flight today.

RC603 AirBridgeCargo VQ-BLR returning from a test flight.

High speed taxi after landing. Photo by Royal King.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Paine Field March 24

Kilo North was tidied up today for the Japan Airlines 787 delivery ceremony on Sunday, March 25. Two of the Dreamliners are scheduled to fly to Narita on March 26 at 2300Z.

China Southern Airlines B-2725 was moved to Runway 11-29.

LCF N780BA has just arrived from Charleston.

ANA JA808A in stall 102.

Engines are being replaced on ANA JA806A.

Boeing flightline.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Paine Field March 23

Boeing flightline.

Japan Airlines JA826J in stall 101.

747-8F line 1429 at Kilo North.

Monday, March 12, 2012

Paine Field March 12

AirBridgeCargo VQ-BLR in stall 209.

ZA177 Japan Airlines JA822J departing on an EWA flight.

UPS N349UP B2 flight.
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ZA179 Japan Airlines 787 JA825J went on a short functional check flight this afternoon, headed back to Paine Field about five minutes after takeoff.

WE237 Cathay Pacific 777 B-KPZ did a taxi test this afternoon, the B1 flight may be canceled due to poor weather. 

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJG Photo Flight

Kevin LaRosa at Wolfe Air Aviation sent some pictures of the Cathay Pacific Cargo 747-8F B-LJG photo flight on February 14. Kevin was flying N49WA that day.

Subject aircraft on the flightline.

Takeoff at 11:33 AM.

Nice histogram.

Back at Paine 1:24 PM.