Saturday, 12 October 2019

5H-TCJ 787-8 Air Tanzania first flight

First flight Oct12 from #KPAE flying as BOE959 fully painted (Jen Schuld).

Msn 66133/925 hex 080092. #airtanzania #b788 #boeing #avgeek

YR-MXA 737-8 Blue Air first flight

First flight Oct12 from #KRNT flying as BOE257 unpainted.  Will terminate at #KGEG Spokane to be painted there.

Msn 43309/7762 hex 4A3701.  Leased from Air Lease Corporation.  #blueair #avgeek 737max #boeing

16-46015 KC-46A US Air Force first flight

First flight Oct12 from #KPAE flying as BOE015.

Msn 34134/1114 hex AE5BC0. #usaf #kc46a# boeing #avgeek

First KC-46A for JASDF

LN 1207 will be the first KC-46A tanker for the #JASDF with registry number 14-3611.

Vistara taking 4 ex Hainan 787s

#Vistara will be taking 4 of the Hainan Airlines 787 frames.  The first has already been painted and is on the flight line at PAE.  The second one, LN 905, is currently at Portland being painted.  The third and fourth frames are LN 887 and LN 893 and will be coming out of shortage at Grant County for painting soon.  No Indian registrations assigned for any of them yet.

Friday, 11 October 2019

A7-BHC 787-9 Qatar Airways first flight

First flight Oct11 from #KPAE flying as BOE939 unpainted.

Msn 64210/927 hex 06A2E6.  N10230 sticker reg. #qatarairways #b789 #boeing #avgeek

TC-MKB 737-8 Corendon Airlines flown to Grant County for storage

Flown Oct11 #KBFI to #KMWH Grant County as BOE043 for storage.

Msn 60220/7743 hex A14306, decodes to N1800B and probably wearing it.  #boeing #737max #avgeek #corendonairlines

-?- 737-8 BOC Aviation Limited flown to Grant County for storage

Flown Oct11 #KGEG Spokane to #KMWH Grant County as BOE107 for storage after painting.

Msn 64942/7749 hex A7471A, decodes to N56807 and probably wearing it. #avgeek #boeing #737max

18-46040 KC-46A US Air Force delivery flight

Flew away on delivery Oct11 #KBFI to #KIAB McConnell AFB as MDUSA14.

Msn 34087/1162 hex AE5F93. #usaf #boeing #kc46a #avgeek

D-AALN 777-F AeroLogic first flight

First flight Oct11 from #KPAE flying as BOE164 fully painted in AeroLogic livery.

Msn 66632/1626 hex 3C458E. Leased from BCC Equipment Leasing Corporation to Lufthansa Cargo, sub-leased to AeroLogic. #boeing #777f #avgeek #aerologic

N329SL 737-8 American Airlines flown to Grant County for storage

Flown Oct11 #KBFI to #KMWH Grant County as BOE133 for storage.

Msn 44479/7717 hex A3915A.  #boeing #737max #americanairlines #avgeek

18-46043 KC-46A US Air Force delivery flight

Flew away on delivery Oct11 #KBFI to McConnell AFB(?) flying as KAWW15. Destination not confirmed but was headed in that general direction.

Msn 34092/1168 hex AE5F96. #boeing #kc46a #usaf #avgeek

17-46038 KC-46A US Air Force delivery flight

Flew away on delivery Oct11 #KBFI to #KIAB McConnell AFB as MDUSA13.

Msn 41985/1158 hex AE5E13. #usaf #boeing #kc46a #avgeek

N181FE 767-300F FedEx Express first flight

First flight Oct11 from #KPAE as BOE632 fully painted.

Msn 63112/1193 hex A144E5.  #fedex #boeing #avgeek

EC-NEI 787-9 Air Europa first flight

First flight Oct11 from #KCHS as BOE311.

Msn 65249/914 hex 3462C9.  Leased from BOC Aviation Limited. #aireuropa #boeing #b789 #avgeek

Thursday, 10 October 2019

SP-LSG 787-9 LOT Polish Airlines first flight

First flight Oct10 from #KCHS flying as BOE890.

Msn 62144/920 hex 48AE26.  Leased from Avolon Aerospace Leasing Limited. #boeing #b789 #avgeek #lot

18-46048 KC-46A US Air Force first flight

First flight Oct10 at #KPAE flying as BOE048.

Msn 34141/1178 hex AE5F9B. #usaf #kc46a #boeing #avgeek

A4O-ML 737-8 Oman Air first flight

First flight Oct10 from #KRNT to #KBFI flying as BOE934.

Msn 63360/7707 hex 70C107. #omanair #737max #boeing #avgeek

169551 P-8A US Navy first flight after mods

Flown Oct10 #KBFI on a round trip as BOE098. First flight after completion of mission kit installation.

Msn 64081/7497 hex AE5F40. #usnavy #boeing #p8 #p8a #p8poseidon #poseidon #avgeek

B-20AZ 737-8 Xiamen Airlines first flight

First flight Oct10 from #KRNT to #KBFI flying as BOE338 unpainted.

Msn 43833/7662 hex 7816DD. #xiamenair #737max #avgeek #boeing

N7207Z 737-7 Southwest Airlines first flight

First flight Oct10 from #KRNT as BOE007, flying to #KMWH Grant County for storage.

Msn 42590/7570 hex A9A6F1. #boeing #737max #southwestairlines #avgeek

B-20CU 737-8 China Southern Airlines flown to Grant County for storage

Flown Oct10 #KBFI to #KMWH Grant County as BOE713 for storage.

Msn 65274/7728 hex 781742. #boeing #737max #avgeek #chinasouthern

B-20CS 737-8 China Southern Airlines flown to Grant County for storage

Flown Oct10 #KBFI to #KMWH Grant County as BOE754 for storage.

Msn 63285/7754 hex 781740. #boeing #avgeek #737max #chinasouthern

-?- 737-8 BOC Aviation Limited flown to Grant County for storage

Flown Oct10 from #KGEG Spokane to #KMWH Grant County as BOE106 for storage after painting at Spokane.

Msn 64943/7739 hex A71C3B, decodes to N5573P. #737max #boeing #avgeek

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

September 2019 official delivery dates


Deliveries for September 2019 through September 2019
Customer Name Model Delivery Date Total Registry
UPS 747-8F 03-Sep-19 1 N617UP
Singapore Airlines 787-10 04-Sep-19 1 9V-SCN
BDS USAF Tanker Program 767-2C 06-Sep-19 1 18-46046
BDS USAF Tanker Program 767-2C 08-Sep-19 1 18-46047
UPS 767-300F 12-Sep-19 1 N367UP
Biman Bangladesh Airlines 787-8 12-Sep-19 1 S2-AJU
Etihad Airways 787-9 13-Sep-19 1 A6-BNC
Turkish Airlines 787-9 13-Sep-19 1 TC-LLE
Air Lease Corporation 787-9 15-Sep-19 1 EI-NUA
UK P-8 737-800A 16-Sep-19 1 ZP802
DHL 777F 16-Sep-19 1 D-AALL
International Lease Finance Co 787-9 17-Sep-19 1 4X-EDM
China Southern Airlines 777-300ER 20-Sep-19 1 B-20CK
FedEx Express 777F 20-Sep-19 1 N866FD
China Southern Airlines 787-9 23-Sep-19 1 B-20CJ
Business Jet / VIP Customer(s) 787-9 25-Sep-19 1 A6-PFG
China Eastern Airlines 787-9 25-Sep-19 1 B-20D8
Saudi Arabian Airlines 787-10 26-Sep-19 1 HZ-AR24
FedEx Express 767-300F 27-Sep-19 1 N179FE
BOC Aviation Limited 787-9 27-Sep-19 1 EC-NCY
Air Lease Corporation 787-9 28-Sep-19 1 B-20D7
BDS U.S. Navy (P-8A Poseidon) 737-800A 30-Sep-19 1 169553
DHL 777F 30-Sep-19 1 D-AALM
Qatar Airways 777F 30-Sep-19 2 A7-BFR/S
Turkish Airlines 777F 30-Sep-19 1 TC-LJR

XA-MFG 787-9 Aeroméxico return from painting

Flown Oct9 #KPDX Portland back to #KPAE as BOE110 returning from painting (Jen Schuld).

Msn 65092/923 hex 0D0BBA. #aeromexico #B789 #boeing #avgeek

B-20CU 737-8 China Southern Airlines return from painting

Flown Oct9 #KVCV Victorville to #KBFI as BOE713, returning from painting.

Msn 65274/7728 hex 781742. #avgeek #boeing #737max #chinasouthern


B-.... 787-9 Hainan Airlines flown to Portland for painting

Flown Oct9 #KMWH Grant County to #KPDX Portland as BOE808 for repainting. It's likely that Hainan Airlines are NTU by now and is being repainted for a new customer.

Msn 62730/905 hex A007E4, decodes to N1006F. #boeing #B789 #avgeek #hainanairlines

B-20CZ 737-8 Shandong Airlines flown to Grant County for storage

Flown Oct9 #KBFI to #KMWH Grant County as BOE664 for storage.

Msn 61453/7741 hex 781781. #boeing #737max #avgeek #shandongairlines

ZP801 P-8A Royal Air Force first flight after mods

Flown Oct9 from #KBFI on a round trip as BOE171 on first flight after completion of mission kit installation.

Msn 64175/7532 hex 43C918.  #RAF #P8A #boeing #avgeek #royalairforce

ZP801 ZP801 ZP801 ZP801 ZP801

Photo credit: Jeff Berry

VN-A873 787-10 Vietnam Airlines first flight

First flight Oct9 from #KCHS on a round trip as BOE157.

Msn 60288/912 hex 888188.  Leased from Air Lease Corporation. #boeing #B78X #avgeek #vietnamairlines

B-20CN 737-8 Xiamen Airlines flown to Victorville for painting

Flown Oct9 #KBFI to #KVCV Victorville as BOE343 for painting.

Msn 43835/7760 hex 78174D. #boeing #737max #avgeek #xiamenair

B-20DH 737-8 Air China flown to Acadiana for painting

Flown Oct9 #KBFI to #KARA Acadiana as BOE275 for painting.

Msn 60922/7761 hex 7817AB. #boeing #737max #avgeek #airchina

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

B-20CS 737-8 China Southern Airlines first flight

First flight Oct8 #KRNT to #KBFI flying as BOE754 fully painted.

Msn 63285/7754 hex 781740. #chinasouthern #737max #boeing #avgeek

VT-... 787-9 Vistara return from painting

Flown Oct8 #KFTW Fort Worth Meacham back to #KPAE as BOE809 after painting.  Did a low approach at Fort Worth Alliance enroute.

Msn 62734/913 hex A00835, decodes to N1008S and was wearing it.  Hainan Airlines NTU. #vistara #boeing #b789 #boeing787 #avgeek

JA846J 787-8 Japan Airlines delivery flight

Flew away on delivery Oct8-9 #KPAE to #RJTT Tokyo HND flying as JAL8102.

Msn 35435/915 hex 86DD6E. #boeing #b788 #boeing787 #avgeek #jal

N334SM 737-8 American Airlines first flight

First flight Oct8 #KRNT to #KBFI flying as BOE134 unpainted.

Msn 44478/7759 hex A3A647. #americanairlines #avgeek #737max #boeing

B-20CN 737-8 Xiamen Airlines first flight

First flight Oct8 #KRNT to #KBFI flying as BOE343 unpainted.

Msn 43835/7760 hex 78174D. #xiamenair #boeing #737max #avgeek

VP-BAJ 737-8 Utair Aviation flown to Grant County for storage

Flown Oct8 #KBFI to #KMWH Grant County as BOE086 for storage.

Msn 43307/7732 hex 43BE9E. #utair #boeing #737max #avgeek

N37527 737-9 United Airlines flown to Grant County for storage

Flown Oct8 #KBFI to #KMWH Grant County as BOE127 for storage.

Msn 43463/7744 hex A4491C. #boeing #737max #avgeek #unitedairlines

9V-MBL 737-8 SilkAir flown to Grant County for storage

Flown Oct8 #KBFI to #KMWH Grant County as BOE212 for storage.

Msn 44256/7736 hex 76B44C. #boeing #737max #avgeek #silkair

Monday, 7 October 2019

VP-BAJ 737-8 Utair Aviation return from painting

Flown Oct7 #KVCV Victorville back to #KBFI as BOE086 returning from painting.

Msn 43307/7732 hex 43BE9E. #boeing #737max #avgeek #utair

B-17805 787-10 EVA Air delivery flight

Flew away on delivery Oct7-8 #KCHS Charleston to #RCTP Taipei flying as EVA787.

Msn 63512/902 hex 899095. #boeing #78X #B78X #boeing78710 #boeing787 #avgeek #evaair

N420PK 737-8 Gol Linhas Aéreas first flight

First flight Oct7 from #KRNT to #KBFI flying as BOE585. Painted all white.

Msn 44872/7745 hex A4FCEE.  Leased from Jackson Square Ireland and was originally for lease to Jet Airways. #boeing #737max #avgeek #gol

B-20CL 737-8 Xiamen Airlines flown to Victorville for painting

Flown Oct7 #KBFI to #KVCV Victorville as BOE342 for painting.

Msn 43836/7750 hex 78174B. #boeing #737max #avgeek #xiamenair

Sunday, 6 October 2019

N7202U 737-7 Southwest Airlines flown to Grant County for storage

Flown Oct6 #KRNT to #KMWH Grant County as BOE002 for storage. Not flown since Jan 4 and still in mostly Boeing house livery except for Southwest rudder and winglets.

Msn 42569/6798 hex A9A63D. #boeing #737max #avgeek #southwestairlines

N37528 737-9 United Airlines first flight

First flight Oct6 #KRNT to #KBFI flying as BOE128 unpainted.

Msn 64502/7752 hex A4491D. #boeing #avgeek #737max #unitedairlines

N786BJ 737-8BBJ first flight

First flight Oct6 from #KRNT to #KBFI flying as BOE004 unpainted.  BBJ customer details withheld until delivery.

Msn 64061/7753 hex AAA6F2. #boeing #737max #bbj #737maxbbj #avgeek

B-20DH 737-8 Air China first flight

First flight Oct6 from #KRNT to #KBFI flying as BOE275 unpainted.

Msn 60922/7761 hex 7817AB. #boeing #737max #avgeek #airchina