Saturday, July 29, 2023

Paine Field July 29

ZE419 Vistara 787-9 VT-TSO departed on a functional check flight today. OML rework begins on July 31, delivery flight scheduled for August 29.

Friday, July 28, 2023

Paine Field July 28

VT685 FedEx 767 line 1313 at the compass rose.
WF307 FedEx 777F line 1748 is at the fuel dock.
VH092 KC-46A line 1303 at the Everett Modification Center.
ZC227 Saudia 787-10 HZ-AR32 is undergoing OML rework on the flightline, Delivery flight scheduled for August 28.
777 Production

Monday, July 24, 2023

Paine Field July 24

VH079 KC-46A 20-46079 ferry flight to the Military Delivery Center at Boeing Field.

Saturday, July 22, 2023

Paine Field July 22

VH080 KC-46A 20-46080 departed Boeing Field on a USAF flight acceptance test. VH002 KC-46A N464KC provided AAR support.

Thursday, July 20, 2023

Paine Field July 20

VH082 KC-46A 20-46082 was scheduled for a B3 flight, taxi checks only today.
ZE235 Turkish Airlines 787 TC-LLR departed on a customer flight.
ZA966 El Al Israel Airlines 787 4X-ERD departed on a customer flight.
OML rework on ZB950 Qatar Airways 787 line 1093.

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Paine Field July 18

ZB952 Qatar Airways 787 line 1119 departure to the Portland paint hangar.
OML rework began today on ZB950 Qatar Airways 787 line 1093.

Monday, July 17, 2023

Paine Field July 17

ZB949 Qatar Airways 787 line 1081 is undergoing OML rework, a non-conformance related to the installation and shimming of midbody stringer fittings. Scheduled for a ferry flight to Portland August 3 for repaint.

Friday, July 14, 2023

Paine Field July 14

ZB950 Qatar Airways 787-9 A7-BHN back from the Portland paint hangar after a repaint. Goes to the factory next week for horizontal stabilizer fitting NOE rework.

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Paine Field July 12

Delivery flights have been delayed on ZB282 Qantas 787 line 1051 and ZE235 Turkish 787 line 1113 until OML rework is completed later this week.What is OML rework? Judging by work being done on the flightline it is near the sections 44 and 46 join, rework takes about five days and eight 787 airplanes are affected: lines 1039, 1051, 1081, 1093, 1107, 1113, 1119, and 1124. OML rework began on July 5 and is scheduled to be completed by August 18.
Turkish Airlines 787 TC-LLR.
WH056 777-9 line 1682 repositioned on the flightline.

Monday, July 10, 2023

Paine Field July 10

WF382 MSC Air Cargo 777F N708GT departing on a customer flight. Delivery flight scheduled for July 13.
ZE314 Air Europa 787-9 EC-NLR was ferried from Victorville July 8, goes to the factory July 17 for NOE rework. 
ZB669 Korean Air 787-9 line 1105 was ferried from SKF on July 7, goes to the factory July 17 for NOE rework.
China Cargo Airlines 777F B-223F moves to the Delivery Center tonight, delivery flight scheduled for July 12.

Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Paine Field July 5

ZA966 El Al Airlines 787-8 4X-ERD was repainted at Victorville and ferried back to Everett on July 1. Delivery flight scheduled for July 31.