Thursday, January 16, 2020

Paine Field January 16


The gauntlet test scheduled for today has been postponed until January 17, flight crew is on the airplane tonight running engines.





WH007 777-9 line 1611 in stall 212.


FedEx 767 N183FE was at the fuel dock for main tank fuel quantity indicating system certification testing.


LCF N718BA departure to Nagoya.



Turkish Airlines 787-9 TC-LLG low approach on a test flight. Photo by Royal S King.


Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Paine Field January 14


WH001 gauntlet testing began this morning, an engine vibration problem occurred and the test was stopped near the end of first shift. Testing has been postponed until January 16 due to inclement weather.

Audio from today's test here.

Friday, January 10, 2020

Paine Field January 10


777-9 N779XW WH001 is scheduled for electromagnetic compatibility antenna scan testing on January 11. Scheduled for January 12: gauntlet block one during first shift. Tentative date for taxi test: January 17.


VHF and HF radio checks were conducted on January 11. Audio here.



777-9 N779XX WH002 in stall 212.




Thursday, January 9, 2020

Paine Field January 9


737 line 7863 touch and go on a test flight from Boeing Field.


ZB809 Vistara 787-9 line 913 back from a test flight.


There was a maintenance engine run on ZB807 Vistara 787-9 line 893. ZB808 line 905 is next door.


Shipping mechanical equipment loaded on LCF N780BA.


N718BA departure to Nagoya.


Uzbekistan Airways 787-8 line 965 departed on a B1 flight.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Paine Field January 8


Turkish Cargo 777F TC-LJS B1 flight. Departure audio here.





WH008 Emirates 777-9 A6-EZM move from Runway 11/29 to stall 113 on the flightline.

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Paine Field January 7


Turkish Airlines 787-9 TC-LLH back from the Portland paint hangar.



777-9 WH001 is at the fuel dock for primary flight control system testing.

Monday, January 6, 2020

Paine Field January 6


Vistara 787-9 line 905 move from Runway 11/29 to the flightline.


ZB806 787-9 line 887 move from Runway 11/29 to the flightline.


RT632 N780BA departing on a certification flight for the NGFMC software.





737 line 7855 touch and go on a test flight from Boeing Field.


KC-46A N463FT at the Everett Modification Center.




Friday, January 3, 2020

Paine Field January 3


Boeing flightline January 3.



WH002 777-9 N779XX on the flightline. 777-9 WH001 was moved to the paint hangar January 2.


WestJet 787-9 line 959 started engines for taxi checks this afternoon but shutdown after a problem with thrust reversers. ZE043 didn't make it out of the stall today.