Friday, December 14, 2012

Paine Field December 14

RC008 VQ-BSK back from a B2 flight.

WE331 Aeroflot VP-BGB was flown to Portland for painting today.

VP-BGB arriving at KPDX. Photo by Russell Hill.

RC522 Nippon Cargo Airlines JA12KZ does an RTO after returning from a C1 flight.

RC604 AirBridgeCargo N5511Y/VQ-BRH begins a low speed taxi after a 30 minute engine idle run on the Boeing ramp.

ZA462 Qatar Airways A7-BCK departing on a C1 flight. The 787 will be flown to Victorville on December 20 for a WIFI retrofit.

WE302 American Airlines N718AN taxis to 16R for a C1 flight.

N747BC at Kilo North. Behind the LCF underground utility work is being done for the new Dreamlifter Operations Center. The DOC will include a Shipping Mechanical Equipment (SME) maintenance shop, covered storage for two large cargo loaders, a paved area to store ground support equipment, an office building, fueling system and three LCF ramps.


  1. Thanks for sharing these aircraft photos. How I wish I could be on those flights some day.

  2. Similar structure is being built at Centrair.

  3. N719AN is scheduled to fly in from PDX this morning...possibly painted in the airline's new livery colors/etc. Hopefully you'll be on hand to get some first hand view/photos :)


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