Friday, September 24, 2021

Paine Field September 24

RC021 747-8i SU-EGY returning from a functional check flight. Photo by Nick Dean.
ANA 787-9 JA934A.
Qatar Airways 787-9 line 1093.
Aeromexico 787-9 XA-RRR engineering flight.
 
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777-9 N779XW departed Boeing Field for stability and control testing.
 
777-9 N779XX departed Boeing Field for autoland testing.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Paine Field September 22

Lufthansa Cargo 777F D-ALFK customer flight.
777-9 N779XW departed Boeing Field for stability and control testing.
 
777-9 N779XY is scheduled for a functional check flight from Boeing Field on September 23. 

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RC695 UPS 747-8F line 1569 entered final body join today.

Monday, September 20, 2021

Paine Field September 20

On the 40-51 apron: VH072 KC-46A line 1254, VT731 China Central Longhao Airlines 767-300F line 1258.
N792FD on the FedEx ramp.
China Eastern 787-9 B-220D maintenance engine run.
777-9 N779XX departed Boeing Field for autoland testing. WH002 will depart Seattle for Colorado Springs on September 21 for two days of autoland testing.

Friday, September 17, 2021

Paine Field September 17

777-9 line 1651.
Initial engine run on KC-46A 19-46065.
Lufthansa Cargo 777F D-ALFK B2 flight.
Juneyao Airlines 787-9 B-20EC was scheduled for a functional check flight today, there was a taxi test only.
777-9 N779XX returning to Boeing Field after autoland flight testing.
 
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China Central Longhao Airlines 767-300 line 1258 was moved out of the factory tonight.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Paine Field September 16

UPS 747-8F N630UP departing on a B1 flight.
Aeromexico 787-9 XA-RRR back from a functional check flight.
ANA 787-9 JA924A departing on a cockpit voice recorder certification flight.
777-9 N779XX departed Boeing Field for autoland testing.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Paine Field September 15

777-9 line 1656.
777-9 line 1651 move to the paint hangar for temporary protective coating.
Indian Navy P-8 N611DS touch and go on a flight test to Boeing Field.
ANA 787-9 JA927A functional check flight.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Paine Field September 14

FedEx 777F N847FD departing on a customer flight.
KC-46A 19-46063.
TUI Airlines 737 OO-TMZ touch and go on a flight test to Boeing Field. 
 
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WF226 EVA Air Cargo 777F line 1704 moves out of the factory tonight.
WH127 Lufthansa 777-9 line 1685 enters final body join September 15.

Friday, September 10, 2021

Paine Field September 10

FedEx 767 N269FE delivery flight to Indianapolis.
Alaska Airlines A320 N281VA arrived from KGSO, parked at Aviation Technical Services.
This evening a FedEx 757 from Memphis parked at the new FedEx ramp at Kilo North (KN2). Revenue flights begin in October, daily flight Monday through Friday. Arrival audio here.

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Paine Field September 9

KC-46A 19-46063 returning from an air refueling manifold flight test.
Caribbean Airlines 737 9Y-CAL arrived from Boeing Field on September 8, today it was towed to Aviation Technical Services.
FedEx 777F N847FD returning from a B5 flight.
KC-46As lines 1254 and 1257 on the 40-51 apron.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Paine Field September 8

RC021 747-8i line 1435 has been re-registered SU-EGY.
FedEx 777F N847FD departed on a customer flight.
 
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777-9 N779 N779XZ scheduled for flight deck air distribution moisture testing at Houston on September 9, then ferry back to Boeing Field in the afternoon.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Paine Field September 7

WF336 Lufthansa Cargo 777F line 1703 D-ALFK on the flightline. The planned 747-8i D-ABYE for Lufthansa is in the background.

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777-9 N779XZ will be ferried to Houston on September 8 for flight and ground testing.

Friday, September 3, 2021

Paine Field September 3

KC-46A 19-46066 at the Everett Modification Center.
FedEx 777F N847FD departing on a B2 flight.
ANA 787-9 JA926A at the compass rose.
 
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VH073 KC-46A line 1257 was moved out of the 40-32 tonight, 767 line 1258 for Longhao Airlines is next.

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Paine Field September 2

777-9 N779XX completed engine ground testing at noon today, after a flight test tomorrow WH002 will return to Boeing Field.
RC021 747-8I line 1435 on the flightline.