Friday, 24 February 2017

First Lion Group 737-8 Max painted in Batik Malaysia livery

One of the Lion Group's 737-8 Max frames is seen here at RNT on 24 Feb fully painted in Batik Air Malaysia livery.  Unsure which frame this is?

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-8 MAX Batik Air Malaysia

US Navy P-8A 169328 first pic

US Navy P-8A 169328 msn 62294 ln 6244 seen here at RNT on 24 Feb in full colors.  Will use test reg N964DS.

Credit : Huy Do


Delta 737 N873DN first pic

Delta 737-932ER N873DN msn 31984 ln 6294 seen here at BFI 24 Feb returning from a test flight.

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-932ER(WL) Delta Air Lines N873DN

Kuwait 777 9K-AOH first pic

Kuwait 777-369ER 9K-AOH msn 62565 ln 1475 seen here at PAE 24 Feb in full livery as 9K-AOH and named Warbah - an island belonging to Kuwait.  9K-AOG ntu.

Credit : Chris Edwards


9K-AOH Kuwait Airways Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62565 / LN 1475

Ryanair 737 EI-FZA first pics

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZA msn 44774 ln 6292 seen here passing through PAE on 24 Feb as BOE077.

Credit : Chris Edwards


EI-FZA Ryanair Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 44774 / LN 6292 EI-FZA Ryanair Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 44774 / LN 6292

China Airlines 737 B-18667 delivery

China Airlines 737-8AL B-18667 msn 61777 ln 6283 flew away 24 Feb BFI-ANC on delivery flying as CAL1710.  Leased from BOC Aviation.

Seen here departing BFI.  Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-8AL(WL) China Airlines B-18667

Ryanair 737 EI-FZB first flight

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZB msn 44775 ln 6306 first flight from RNT 24 Feb as BOE078, hex 4CAB9D.  Irish reg to be confirmed but is the next in sequence.  Flying as a greenie as N1795B.

RAAF P-8A N974DS (A47-004) first flight

RAAF P-8A N974DS msn 62293 ln 6216 first flight from RNT 24 Feb flying as BOE184, hex AD92DD.  Will become A47-004 after mods.

Seen here getting ready to depart RNT.  Credit : Huy Do


Boeing P8-A Royal Australian Air Force N974DS (A47-004)

Delta 737 N874DN first flight

Delta 737-932ER N874DN msn 31985 ln 6305 first flight from RNT 24 Feb flying as BOE874, hex AC058A.

Seen here at RNT on 20 Feb.  Credit : Huy Do


Air Canada 787 C-FRSO first flight

Air Canada 787-9 C-FRSO msn 37177 ln 536 first flight from CHS 24 Feb flying as BOE574, hex C02EC7.

Turkish 777 TC-LJK first flight

Turkish Airlines 777-3F2ER TC-LJK msn 60402 ln 1462 first flight from PAE 24 Feb flying as BOE549, hex 4BB14B.

Seen here doing a taxi test at PAE on 23 Feb.  Credit : Chris Edwards


TC-LJK Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 60402 / LN 1462 TC-LJK Turkish Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 60402 / LN 1462

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Oman Air 787 A4O-SC delivery

Oman Air 787-9 A4O-SC msn 37168 ln 529 flew away 23-24 Feb PAE-MCT on delivery, flying using reg as callsign.

Seen departing PAE.  Credit : Chris Edwards


A4O-SC Oman Air Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 37168 / LN 529 A4O-SC Oman Air Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 37168 / LN 529

China United 737 B-.... first flight

China United 737-84P B-.... msn 61686 ln 6302 first flight from RNT 23 Feb flying as BOE808, hex 781162.  Flying as a greenie, reg allocation not known yet.

Aeroflot 737 VP-BMD first flight

Aeroflot 737-8MC VP-BMD msn 44443 ln 6304 first flight from RNT 23 Feb flying as BOE841, hex 424340.  Leased from Sberbank Leasing CJSC.

Southwest 737 N8524Z delivery

Southwest 737-8H4 N8524Z msn 36970 ln 6286 flew away 23 Feb BFI-PAE on delivery flying as SWA8700.

Seen here arriving at PAE.  Credit : Chris Edwards


N8524Z Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 36970 / LN 6286 N8524Z Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 36970 / LN 6286

RAAF P-8A A47-002 delivery

Royal Australian Air Force P-8A A47-002 msn 62289 ln 5993 flew away 23 Feb BFI-NIP (Jacksonville) on delivery flying as VVRC182.  Hex 7CF9CC.

Shandong 737 B-7669 delivery

Shandong Airlines 737-85N B-7669 msn 60160 ln 6285 flew away 23 Feb BFI-HNL on delivery as CDG7669.  Leased from CDB Leasing.

Ryanair 737 EI-FTY delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FTY msn 44772 ln 6284 flew away BFI-DUB 23 Feb as RYR800Y on delivery.

Korean Air 787 HL8081 delivery

Korean Air Lines 787-9 HL8081 flew away on delivery 22-24 Feb CHS-ICN flying as KAL026D.  Departed CHS at 2315 local time on 22nd and will arrive Seoul around 0300 local time on 24th.

Seen here at CHS on 15 Feb.

Credit : Boeing


Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Hainan 737 B-6103 first pic

Hainan 737-84P B-6103 msn 44390 ln 6288 seen here at PAE today 22 Feb in full colors on a test flight.

Credit : Jen Schuld.


B-6103 Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-84P(WL) - C/N 44390 / LN 6288 B-6103 Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-84P(WL) - C/N 44390 / LN 6288

KLM 777 PH-BVS delivery

KLM 777-306ER PH-BVS msn 61604 ln 1472 flew away 22-23 Feb PAE-AMS on delivery as KLM9866.

Seen here at PAE on 18 Feb returning from its acceptance flight.

Credit : Chris Edwards.


PH-BVS KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 61604 / LN 1472 PH-BVS KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 61604 / LN 1472

Etihad 787 A6-BLL delivery

Etihad 787-9 A6-BLL msn 39656 ln 530 flew away 22-23 Feb PAE-AUH on delivery as ETD9011.

Seen departing PAE.  Credit : Chris Edwards


A6-BLL Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 39656 / LN 530 A6-BLL Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 39656 / LN 530

747-8 N895BA ferried to VCV

Ex Transaero 747-81M N895BA msn 42417 ln 1523 flew PAE-VCV on 22 Feb flying as BOE077, reportedly for storage.  Hex still AC5801.

Seen here leaving PAE, credit : Chris Edwards.


N895BA Boeing Capital (Transaero NTU) Boeing 747-8 - C/N 42417 / LN 1523 N895BA Boeing Capital (Transaero NTU) Boeing 747-8 - C/N 42417 / LN 1523

Avianca 787 N794AV first flight

Avianca 787-8 N794AV msn 39406 ln 535 first flight from PAE 22 Feb flying as BOE675, hex AAC6F5.

Credit : Chris Edwards.


N794AV Avianca Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 39406 / LN 535 N794AV Avianca Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 39406 / LN 535

Hainan 737 B-7377 delivery

Hainan Airlines 737-86N B-7377 msn 60700 ln 6280 flew away BFI-HNL 22 Feb flying as CHH7377.  Leased from GECAS.

Jet2 737 G-JZHV delivery

Jet2 737-8MG G-JZHV msn 63152 ln 6279 flew away 21-22 Feb BFI-MAN on delivery, flying using reg as callsign.  Fully painted in Jet2.com livery.

United 777 N2135U first flight

United 777-322ER N2135U msn 62646 ln 1474 first flight from PAE 22 Feb flying as BOE755, hex A1C7C1.

Credit : Chris Edwards


N2135U United Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62646 / LN 1474 N2135U United Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62646 / LN 1474

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Turkmenistan 737 EZ-A019 first pic

Turkmenistan Airlines 737-82K EZ-A019 msn 61574 ln 6258 seen here at BFI 21 Feb arriving back from a test flight.

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-82K(WL) Turkmenistan Airlines EZ-A019

US Navy P-8A 169010 first pic

US Navy P-8A 169010 msn 44950 ln 6020 seen here at BFI 21 Feb departing on a test flight as BOE060, hex AE57CF.

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing P-8A Poseidon US Navy 169010

Alaska 737 N270AK first flight

Alaska 737-990ER N270AK msn 44111 ln 6301 first flight from RNT Feb 21 flying as BOE306, hex A2A686.

Copa 737 HP-1855CMP first flight

Copa 737-8V3 HP-1855CMP msn 44157 ln 6297 first flight from RNT 21 Feb flying as BOE411, hex 0C20CF.  Aircraft is in full livery but does not have winglets - presumably these will be installed at San Jose, Costa Rica.

Seen here arriving at BFI.  Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-8V3 Copa Airlines HP-1855CMP

Ryanair 737 EI-FTW delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FTW msn 44771 ln 6281 flew away 20-21 Feb BFI-KEF-DUB as RYR800W on delivery.

In service 23 Feb DUB-BTS as RYR25LL.

Monday, 20 February 2017

Batik Malaysia 737 9M-LCP pics

Batik Air Malaysia 737-8GP 9M-LCP msn 43186 ln 6282 seen here at BFI on 20 Feb in full livery as 9M-LCP.

Credit : Chris Edwards


9M-LCP Batik Air Malaysia Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 43186 / LN 6282 9M-LCP Batik Air Malaysia Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 43186 / LN 6282

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-8GP(WL) Batik Air Malaysia 9M-LCP

Shandong 737 B-7669 first pic

Shandong 737-85N B-7669 msn 60160 ln 6285 seen here at BFI on 20 Feb in full livery with additional "100th 737 Next Generation for Shandong Airlines" decals.

Credit : Joe G Walker


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Credit : Chris Edwards


B-7669 Shandong Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 60160 / LN 6285 "100th 737NG for Shandong Airlines"

Credit : Huy Do


Boeing 737-85N(WL) Shandong Airlines B-7669

Lucky Air 737 B-.... first flight

Lucky Air 737-8AL B-.... msn 61779 ln 6299 first flight 20 Feb from RNT flying as BOE271, hex 7810BF.  Leased from BOC Aviation.  Rego not known for this yet and is flying as a greenie.

747-8 N894BA ferried to VCV

Ex Transaero 747-81M N894BA msn 42416 ln 1519 flew PAE-VCV 20 Feb as BOE076, hex still AC544A.  Reportedly for storage.

Ryanair 737 EI-FTT delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FTT msn 44769 ln 6264 flew away on delivery 20 Feb BFI-DUB as RYR800T.

In service 22 Feb DUB-EDI as RYR138Q.

Sunday, 19 February 2017

American 737 N315PE first flight

American 737-823 N315PE msn 31261 ln 6298 first flight from RNT 19 Feb flying as BOE138, hex A35AAE.

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight 787 A6-PFE now painted

Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight 787-9 A6-PFE msn 37146 ln 537 seen here at PAE 18 Feb rolling out of the paint hangar.

Credit : Chris Edwards


A6-PFE Abu Dhabi Amiri Flight Boeing 787-9(BBJ) - C/N 37146 / LN 537

Delta 737 N872DN in service

Delta 737-932ER N872DN msn 31983 ln 6256 in service 18 Feb ATL-SFO as DAL2344 and now using correct hex ABFE1C.  All test flights and the delivery flight were flown with both transponders miscoded ABAF1E which belongs to sistership N852DN.