Thursday, July 31, 2014

Paine Field July 31

RC066 Air China 747-8i B-2485 begins a taxi test after returning from a B1 flight.

B-2485 at the fuel dock July 1.

B-2485 was rolled out of the factory on April 8.

WE248 Cathay Pacific 777 B-KQQ was rolled out of the 40-23 tonight.

WE451 China Eastern 777 line 1232 at the door position in the 40-25.

A FedEx 767 was moved out of the 40-32 to the fuel dock Wednesday night.

One of my favorite pictures of Keesha, she suffered a stroke on July 24 and her condition worsened for several days. We took her to the vet for the last time July 28. Thanks to all of you that visited the Husky at the airport the last seven years. She was a good dog.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Paine Field July 23

ZA137 ANA 787-8 JA831A departing on a B1 flight.

WE443 Thai Airways 777 HS-TKW at the compass rose.

KC-46A cost overruns are in the news today, here is the second tanker being moved inside the EMC after rollout from the factory on March 17.

ZB167 United Airlines 787-9 N38950 was ferried from Boeing Field to Curacao Airport today for hot and humid testing.

ZA542 LAN 787 CC-BBG is scheduled for a B1 flight on Thursday.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Paine Field July 22

WE399 China Southern 777 line 1229 was moved from the 40-25 to the 40-23. WF170 Air China Cargo 777F line 1230 is next.

ANA 787-8 JA831A at the compass rose. Scheduled for a B1 flight on Wednesday.

ZB197 ANA 787-9 JA830A departing on a C2 customer flight.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Paine Field July 21

ANA 787-9 JA833A out of the 45-03 paint hangar.

China Airlines 777-300ER B-18051 at the compass rose.

WE443 Thai Airways 777-300ER HS-TKW was rolled out of the 40-23 tonight, ANA 787-8 JA831A was moved from the flightline to the 40-23.

Silk Way Airlines 747-8F VQ-BVC was moved from the fuel dock to position T7 at the tower apron.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Paine Field July 19

RC021 747-8i N6067U in stall 114. Scheduled for delivery to Lufthansa in March 2015.

RC021 first flight April 26, 2011.

There are now two airplanes on the factory mural, a 767 and 747, probably 747-8i RC008 judging by the tail colors.

747-8i RC008 N6067E first flight March 20, 2011.

ZB197 ANA 787-9 JA830A departing on a C1 customer flight.

Paine Field July 18

Air China 747-8i B-2485 was moved out of the 45-01 paint hangar to the flightline early this morning, Silk Way Airlines 747-8F 4K-SW882 was then moved inside for a registration change.

After a short stay in the 45-01 paint hangar, Silk Way Airlines 747-8F 4K-SW882 emerged as VQ-BVC.

Qatar Airways 787-8 A7-BCP on the way to stall 105 after being moved out of the 45-04 paint hangar.

LAN 787-8 line 210 was moved inside the 45-04 paint hangar.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Paine Field July 17

WE397 China Southern Airlines B-2048 departing on customer flight. Photo by Royal S King.

Virgin Atlantic 787-9 G-VNEW in the 40-24 tonight.

SuperGraphics is applying a new mural to the factory doors.

Azerbaijan Airlines 787-8 line 211 was moved from the 40-51 apron to the EMC tonight.

Cargolux 747-8F line 1504 at the fuel dock after rollout from the 40-22.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Paine Field July 13

XiamenAir 787-8 B-2768 was moved out of the 45-03 paint hangar to the EMC tonight.


Friday, July 11, 2014

Paine Field July 11

ZB167 United Airlines 787-9 N38950 departing on a B1 flight.

N38950 back from the B1. Photo by Royal S King.

A 747-8F was moved out of the 45-01 tonight, possibly line 1501 or 1502.

The 747-8F was moved inside the paint hangar on July 8.

Air China 747-8i line 1499 was moved inside the 45-01 after the 747-8F came out.

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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Paine Field July 10

Air New Zealand 787-9 line 213 was rolled out of the 40-24 to the EMC tonight.

Qatar Airways 787-8 line 215 in the 40-24.

ZA612 Air Canada C-GHPU back from a B1 flight.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Paine Field July 8

Lufthansa 747-8i D-ABYQ out of the 45-01 paint hangar.

747-8F N5022E was moved to the 45-01 after D-ABYQ came out. Possibly line 1501 or 1502.

43-46 section for 787-8 line 228 was moved from the Dreamlifter Operations Center to the factory this evening.

ZA779 Saudi 787 HZ-MF8 is scheduled for a ferry flight from Boeing Field to Charleston on Wednesday.

Air New Zealand 787-9 ZK-NZE at Kilo North for a delivery ceremony. After the ceremony it was moved to the compass rose for an engine run then to the Delivery Center. Delivery flight scheduled for Thursday at 7 AM.