Thursday, May 31, 2012

Paine Field May 31

Philippine Airlines RP-C7775 to Portland for painting.

787 line 52 was moved to F-2 at the fuel dock this afternoon.

Emirates A6-EGS did a low approach then came back for a full stop to complete a B1 flight.

Emirates A6-EGT at the compass rose.

The long runway will be closed until Monday for the final phase of the 16R-34L rehabilitation project. No Boeing flights for a few days, but there are supposed to be a lot of airplane moves on the flightline this weekend.

Boeing flightline.

Panalpina 747-8F Delivery Flight

N850GT delivery flight to Hong Kong.

Paine Field May 30

HZ-HMS1 ready to depart on a B1 flight.

KLM PH-BVG back from the Portland paint hangar.

United Airlines 787 line 55 parked on the Alpha taxiway.

A Japan Airlines 787 in Bay 4 of the EMC.

A Royal Air Maroc 787 was moved from the fuel dock to Runway 11-29.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

TankFest Northwest at the Flying Heritage Collection

On May 28, back by popular demand, the second annual TankFest Northwest™ will commemorate Memorial Day with an event showcasing the Flying Heritage Collection’s restored WWII-era tanks and artillery weapons, as well as a variety of privately-owned military vehicles. FHC tanks and artillery weapons will demo their driving and firing military power of these historic weapons.


10:00 a.m. – Flying Heritage Collection Opens

11:00 a.m. – Military Vehicle Parade.

Two Flak 88 Cannons demo firing.

The Puget Sound Military Vehicle Collector’s Club will host a vehicle parade featuring rare military vehicles from the Puget Sound region.

11:45 a.m. – Kettenkrad races, NORDPAC RC Tanks Battle Demonstrations,
2 German Kettenkrads will race.

NORDPAC RC Tank Club will be here to demo tank battle with their remote control tanks. Limited number of RC tanks will be available for public to demo.

1:00 p.m. – Tank and Artillery Gun Demonstration.

Restored to their original WWII condition, the FHC’s Russian T-34/85 and German Jagdpanzer 38(t) tanks will roll directly onto the airfield for a display of historical military firepower.

2 anti-aircraft and 1 anti-tank will be on display. Two anti-aircraft weapons will be fired during the collection’s demonstrations.

The Flak 88 mm, the most famous artillery weapon of WWII, was used against tanks, and high-flying allied bombers.

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Local food vendors for visitors to enjoy such as Sturgiss Sweets, Streetzeria Pizza and Dr. Expresso.

FHC admission prices for TankFest Northwest are as follows: Adults $12, Seniors: $10; Youths (6-15): $8; Veterans and Children (5 and under) are free.

 NOTE: Admission includes access to the collection, as well as TankFest Northwest events.

Free parking at the Flying Heritage Collection
Paine Field
3407 109th Street SW
Everett, WA 98204

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Paine Field May 19

RC505 Cargolux 747-8F LX-VCE on a C1 flight to Grant County Airport.

ZA233 Air India VT-AND is scheduled to fly on Sunday.

ANA JA742A ready to takeoff on a test flight.

Air Austral F-OLRB was on display at the EMC for Paine Field Aviation Day.

787 in Bay 4 of the EMC.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Paine Field May 18

ZA236 Air India VT-ANH inbound from San Antonio.

VT-ANH first flight January 25, 2012.

Lufthansa 747-8i D-ABYC was moved from the 40-24 to the flightline tonight.

LAN Airlines 767 CC-BDD was moved from the fuel dock to the flightline.

Boeing flightline.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Paine Field May 17

Turkish Air Force AEW&C 737 N360BJ inbound for a touch and go.

ANA JA809A departing on a flight to Moses Lake.

LCF N718BA is going to Nagoya.

LAN Airlines 767 CC-BDD at the fuel dock.

LAN Airlines 787 outside the factory on May 20, 2010.

Line 22 and 16 at Kilo South.

ANA 787 line 13 at the South Ramp.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Paine Field May 16

BOE506 Experimental ANA 787 JA809A begins an unrestricted climb to 6000 feet on a test flight to Moses Lake this afternoon.

Boeing flightline.

ANA 787 line 13 was moved from Kilo South to the South Ramp this afternoon.

Emirates A6-EGQ left for Dubai on a delivery flight this evening.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Paine Field May 15

RC577 Panalpina N850GT back taxis to 34L for an RTO after returning from a B1 flight.

Tomorrow, May 16, is the third anniversary of the first flight of the last 747-400, N6018N.

FedEx N864FD delivery flight to Memphis.

ZA506 ANA JA809A departing on an EWA flight.

VT551 Azerbaijan Cargo 4K-SW808 ready to takeoff on a C1 flight.

Air France F-GZNN delivery flight to Paris.

Boeing flightline.

Monday, May 14, 2012

Paine Field May 14

787 line 45 was moved from the flightline to the EMC this morning.

ZA233 Air India VT-AND returning from the first of two test flights today.

VT-AND back from the second flight. Photo by Royal King.

787 in Bay 3 of the EMC.

787 in Bay 4 of the EMC.

Lufthansa 747-8i D-ABYC in the 40-24.

FedEx N864FD.

Cargolux LX-VCE and Panalpina N850GT.

View of the new Delivery Center.