Friday, February 3, 2023

Paine Field February 3

ZB887 Lufthansa 787-9 D-ABPE departing on a functional check flight.
ZE272 Gulf Air 787-9 line 1039 A9C-FI was ferried from Victorville February 2, goes to the factory February 7 to begin NOE rework. ZE273 Gulf Air 787-9 line 1085 was moved out of the factory last night, join verification rework complete. Delivery flight scheduled for March 31.
WH002 777-9 N779XX departed Boeing Field for autoland testing at Grant County Airport. Here it is returning to BFI in the afternoon.

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Paine Field February 1

 


On the 40-51 apron: VR306 UPS 767 line 1298, VH089 KC-46A line 1297.
Here is the 41 section for line 1298 outside the factory on August 21, 2022.
KC-46A 20-46079 move to the flightline for an aqueous rinse.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Paine Field January 31

WH008 777-9 line 1615 move from Kilo North to the flightline.
WH007 777-9 line 1611 move from Kilo North to the W-2 lot.
Lufthansa 787-9 D-ABPE departed on a functional check flight. Delivery flight scheduled for February 11.
United Airlines 787-10 N17015 departed on a customer flight. Delivery flight scheduled for February 14.

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VH091 KC-46A line 1301 moves from the 40-32 to the 40-22 tonight, VH088 KC-46A line 1293 enters final body join on February 1.

Monday, January 30, 2023

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Paine Field January 26

KC-46A 20-46081 B-3 flight.
Qatar Airways 787-9 A7-BHI departed on a delivery flight to Doha.
 
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WH002 777-9 N779XX will be ferried from Yuma to Seattle on January 27, turbulence testing planned from Boeing Field beginning February 3.

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Paine Field January 24

China Postal Airlines 777F B-221X returning from a customer flight. Delivery flight to ZBAA scheduled for January 31.
 
WF329 DHL 777F line 1739 entered final body join today.

Monday, January 23, 2023

Paine Field January 23

VH081 KC-46A 20-46081 departing on a B-2 flight.
VH089 KC-46A line 1297 on the 40-51 apron.
ZB887 Lufthansa 787-9 D-ABPE goes to the paint hangar this week for touch up. Delivery to EDDF scheduled for February 11 at 2100z.
ZC049 United Airlines 787-10 N13014 was moved out of the factory January 22, JV rework complete.
ZB952 Qatar Airways 787-9 line 1119 was ferried from Victorville January 21. Moves to the factory February 7 to begin NOE rework.
WH001 777-9 N779XW will be on the ground at Boeing Field for the rest of the week for the three year maintenance layup.

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Paine Field January 22

ZC050 United Airlines 787-10 N17015 returning from a functional check flight.
WF376 China Postal Airlines 777F B-221X departing on an ADF radome vibration and buffet certification flight test.

Friday, January 20, 2023

Paine Field January 20

AN-124 UR-82008 arrived from Miami with Boeing cargo.
KC-46A 20-46080.
China Postal Airlines 777F B-221X B-1 flight.
Norwegian Air 737 SE-RTD.
ZE273 Gulf Air 787-9 line 1085 was moved out of the factory last night, NOE rework complete. Here it is on the B-1 flight February 16, 2023.

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Paine Field January 19

ZB949 Qatar Airways 787-9 line 1081 was ferried from Victorville. Moves to the 40-26 February 8 for NOE rework.
ZB950 Qatar Airways 787-9 line 1093 moves to the 40-22 tomorrow for NOE rework.
ZE419 Vistara 787-9 line 1107 moves to the 40-22 tomorrow for NOE rework. This will make a total of nine 787s being refurbished in the factory and two in the 45-12.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Paine Field January 18

Lufthansa 787-9 D-ABPC delivery flight to Frankfurt.
KC-46A 20-46079 B-2 flight.
Western Global Airlines MD-11 N512JN arrived January 17 with cargo for Boeing.
United Airlines 787-10 line 1114 moves to the factory January 19 to begin JV rework.

Monday, January 16, 2023

Paine Field January 16

WH001 777-9 N779XW headed back to Boeing Field after a primary flight control system flight test.
737 N7201S touch and go on a flight to Boeing Field.
T'Way Air 737 line 8486 touch and go on a B-1 flight from Renton.
WestJet 737 C-FQGG touch and go on a flight to Boeing Field.
ZB945 Qatar Airways 787-9 A7-BHI customer flight. Delivery flight scheduled for January 27.
ZB950 Qatar Airways 787-9 line 1093 was ferried from Victorville this weekend, will be moved to the factory this week to begin NOE rework.
ZB809 Lufthansa 787-9 line 913 goes to the paint hangar this week to be repainted in Lufthansa colors.
ZB806 Lufthansa 787-9 D-ABPC is scheduled for delivery flight January 19.

Friday, January 13, 2023

Paine Field January 13

VH081 KC-46A 20-46081 departing on the B-1 flight.
WH002 777-9 N779XX departed Boeing Field on a functional check flight. Will be ferried to Yuma January 17 for nacelle strut drainage testing. Here is the test fleet at Paine Field August 24, 2019. XY and XZ have been parked on the flightline for some time.