Friday, August 31, 2012

Paine Field August 31

ZA288 United Airlines N20904 departing on a test flight.

RC506 Cargolux LX-VCF takeoff on a B2 flight.

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

UPS N353UP delivery flight to Indianapolis.

N930HB Experimental went on a test flight this afternoon then returned to ATS Hangar 2.

TAM Airlines PT-MUF back from the Portland paint hangar.

PT-MUF off PDX for Paine Field this morning. Photo by Phil Hyde.

LAN Airlines CC-BBA at Kilo North before a delivery flight to Santiago.

CC-BBA and Wolfe Air Aviation N49WA departed on a one hour VFR photo flight before the 787 went to SCEL.

CC-BBA landing at SCEL. Photo by Nelson Chávez MonteAlegre / VORTEXX Magazine.

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Paine Field August 30

747-8i N6067U was moved to the fuel dock.

The 787 surge line in the 40-24.

We can see a 747 and 787 line 45. This doesn't look anything like Randy Tinseth's picture.


We decided to take a break from airplanes for a while and went to Mukilteo for dinner. BNSF 2361 was working late moving an empty Boeing car to the Mount Baker Terminal.

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Paine Field August 29

ZA135 ANA JA815A takeoff on a B1 flight.

WF146 LAN Cargo N776LA begins a taxi test after returning from an EWA flight with the FAA.

RC506 Cargolux LX-VCF was scheduled for a B1 flight today but there was a taxi test only.

WF062 FedEx N886FD landing after a C2 flight.

Kilo North is being restocked with early model 787s.

RC546 Korean Air Cargo HL7610 back from a C1 flight.

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Paine Field August 28

RC559 Cathay Pacific Cargo B-LJI landing after a C1 flight.

Atlas Air N852GT at the fuel dock.

Cathay Pacific B-KQC at Kilo North for a delivery ceremony before a flight to Hong Kong this afternoon.

Qatar Airways A7-BCB back from a test flight.

WF062 FedEx N886FD returning from a customer flight.

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LAN Airlines 787 CC-BBB was on the 40-51 apron this morning, I couldn't get a shot of it because another 787 was in the way, but it looks just like this:

Monday, August 27, 2012

Paine Field August 27

787 line 63 at the EMC.

787 line 62 at the EMC.

China Southern 787 B-2725 in Bay 4 of the EMC.

BOE461 Qatar Airways A7-BCB was taken out on the runway for a taxi test this afternoon.

There will be a delivery ceremony for Cathay Pacific Cargo 747-8F B-LJI and Cathay Pacific 777 B-KQC at Kilo North on Tuesday 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM.

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Paine Field August 25

JA804A was moved from the 40-24 to the 40-51 apron this afternoon.

787 line 45 in the 40-24.

Ethiopian Airlines 787 in the 40-26.

A Qatar Airways 787 was moved from the flightline to the paint hangar.

ZA182 Japan Airlines JA828J begins a taxi test after returning from a test flight.

Photo by Royal S. King

Boeing flightline.

Atlas Air 747-8F in stall 120.

An Atlas Air 747-8F at the tower apron. Photo by Royal S. King


Friday, August 24, 2012

Paine Field August 24

RC546 Korean Air Cargo HL7610 back from the Boeing Classic golf tournament flyby.

Cargolux LX-VCF initial engine run this morning.

WD940 TAM Airlines PT-MUE returning from a C2 flight.

Lufthansa D-ABYD delivery flight to Frankfurt this afternoon.

WE202 Emirates A6-EGX returning from a test flight to fix the trim controls. Photo by Royal S. King.