Sunday, 30 April 2017

China Eastern 777 B-7881 first pic

China Eastern Airlines 777-39PER B-7881 msn 43285 ln 1494 seen here at PAE in customer livery as B-7881.


B-7881 China Eastern Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 43285 / LN 1494

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Saudia 777 HZ-AK43 first flight & pics

Saudi Arabian Airlines 777-368ER HZ-AK43 msn 62763 ln 1492 first flight from PAE Apr 30 flying as BOE748.  Hex code A71C4B which belongs to a Boeing B75 Stearman bi-plane N55735!  Flew wearing sticker reg N55735 too but that is a reg error and it should have been N5573S (Sierra).


HZ-AK43 Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62763 / LN 1492 HZ-AK43 Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62763 / LN 1492

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Sun Express 737 TC-SOH first flight

Sun Express 737-8HC TC-SOH msn 61193 ln 6398 first flight from RNT Apr 30 flying as BOE368, hex code 4BCDE8.

Saturday, 29 April 2017

Egypt Air 737 SU-GEH delivery & pics

Egypt Air 737-866 SU-GEH msn 63800 ln 6379 flew away on delivery Apr 29-30 BFI-KEF-CAI flying as MSR8585.  33 people on board.


737-800_SU-GEH_04-29-2017-1 737-800_SU-GEH_04-29-2017-2 737-800_SU-GEH_04-29-2017-3

Photo credit : Paul Varner

USAF KC-46A N884BA first flight & pics

USAF KC-46A N884BA msn 41983 ln 1092 first flight from PAE Apr 29 flying as BOE466.  Hex code AC2CCB.


16-46006 (N884BA) USAF Boeing KC-46A Pegasus (767-2LKC) (VH006) - C/N 41983 / LN 1092 16-46006 (N884BA) USAF Boeing KC-46A Pegasus (767-2LKC) (VH006) - C/N 41983 / LN 1092

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Donghai 737 B-1575 delivery

Donghai Airlines 737-83Z B-1575 msn 61274 ln 6181 flew away on delivery Apr 29-May 2 BFI-HNL-MAJ-SPN-TSN flying as EPA294.  Continued May 2-3 TSN-SZX as EPA2501.  This frame has been in storage since November and contractually delivered to the airline on Dec 21.  Hex code 7810AD.

Ceiba Intercontinental 777 3C-MAB air test & pics

Ceiba Intercontinental 777-2FBLR 3C-MAB msn 60116 ln 1258 performed an air test BSL-BSL Apr 29 flying using reg as callsign.  This frame was delivered back in November 2014 and has been stored at Basel since then, apparently due to a financial dispute.


3C-MAB , Boeing 777-2FB(LR) ,Ceiba Intercontinental , LFSB 3C-MAB , Boeing 777-2FB(LR) ,Ceiba Intercontinental  , LFSB 3C-MAB , Boeing 777-2FB(LR) ,Ceiba Intercontinental  , LFSB

Photo credit : Patrice Duresse.

Friday, 28 April 2017

US Navy P-8A N843DS first flight & pic

US Navy P-8A N843DS msn 62296 ln 6300 first flight from RNT Apr 28 flying as BOE068, hex code AB8B5A.  Will become 169330 after mods at BFI.


Boeing P-8A Poseidon USN N843DS (169330) LN6300

Photo credit : Huy Do

Transavia 737 PH-HXK delivery & pic

Transavia 737-8K2 PH-HXK msn 62157 ln 6380 flew away on delivery 28-29 Apr BFI-AMS flying as TRA052.  It was flight planned to Keflavik but the airport was closed due to the 737 runway excursion so continued to AMS nonstop.


Boeing 737-8K2(WL) Transavia PH-HXK LN6380

Photo credit : Huy Do

Jet2 737 G-JZHZ delivery & pic

Jet2 737-8MG G-JZHZ msn 63156 ln 6378 flew away on delivery Apr 28-29 BFI-LBA flying using reg as callsign.  3 people on board.


Boeing 737-8MG(WL) Jet2 G-JZHZ LN6378

Photo credit : Huy Do

Ryanair 737 EI-FZR first flight & pic

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZR msn 44792 ln 6393 first flight from RNT Apr 28 flying as BOE093, hex code 4CABAA.


Boeing 737-8AS(WL) Ryanair EI-FZR LN6393

Photo credit : Huy Do

Corendon 737 TC-COR first flight

Turistik Hava Tasimacilik A.S. (Corendon Airlines) 737-8SH TC-COR msn 42058 ln 6395 first flight from RNT Apr 28 flying as BOE257, hex code 4B8DF2.  Leased from Air Lease Corp.

Ryanair 737 EI-FZS first flight

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZS msn 44789 ln 6399 first flight from RNT Apr 28 flying as BOE094, hex code 4CABAB.

Korean Air 747 HL7643 first flight

Korean Air Lines 747-8B5 HL7643 msn 60410 ln 1538 first flight from PAE Apr 28 flying as BOE059, hex code 71BE43.  Flying as a greenie wearing temp reg N5509S today.


HL7643 Korean Air Lines Boeing 747-8i - C/N 60410 / LN 1538 HL7643 Korean Air Lines Boeing 747-8i - C/N 60410 / LN 1538

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Ryanair 737 EI-FZO delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZO msn 44787 ln 6376 flew away on delivery Apr 27-28 BFI-DUB as RYR800P, hex code 4CAB74.

Sun Express 737 TC-SOF delivery

Sun Express 737-8HC TC-SOF msn 61191 ln 6377 flew away on delivery Apr 27-28 BFI-YYR flying as SXS064.

Korean Air 747 HL7642 delivery

Korean Air Lines 747-8B5 HL7642 msn 60409 ln 1537 flew away on delivery Apr 27-28 PAE-ICN as KAL028D.


Boeing 747-8i Korean Airlines HL7642 LN1537

Photo credit : Huy Do

Saudia 777 HZ-AK42 delivery

Saudi Arabian Airlines 777-368ER HZ-AK42 62762 ln 1488 flew away on delivery Apr 27-28 PAE-JED as SVA9030.


Boeing 777-368(ER) Saudi Arabian Airlines HZ-AK42 LN1488

Photo credit : Huy Do

Eva Air 777 B-16737 delivery

Eva Airways 777-3ALER B-16737 msn 61770 ln 1485 flew away on delivery Apr 27-28 PAE-TPE as EVA773.  Leased from BOC Aviation.


Boeing 777-3AL(ER) EVA Airways B-16737 LN1485

Photo credit : Huy Do

China Eastern 777 B-7868 delivery

China Eastern Airlines 777-39PER B-7868 msn 43283 ln 1487 flew away on delivery Apr 27-28 PAE-PVG as CES9001.


Boeing 777-39P(ER) China Eastern Airlines B-7868 LN1487

Photo credit : Huy Do

China Southern 737 B-1583 first flight

China Southern Airlines 737-81B B-1583 msn 63238 ln 6394 first flight from RNT Apr 27 flying as BOE401, hex code today 780294.

Emirates 777 A6-EQB first flight

Emirates 777-31HER A6-EQB msn 42347 ln 1490 first flight from PAE Apr 27 flying as BOE672, hex code today 896451.


Boeing 777-31H(ER) Emirates A6-EQB LN1490

Photo credit : Huy Do

Thomson 787 G-TUIK first flight

Thomson Airways 787-9 G-TUIK msn 44579 ln 564 first flight from PAE Apr 27 flying as BOE779, hex code today 4071C0.  Unpainted and wearing temp reg N1020K.


Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner TUI Travel N1020K LN564

Photo credit : Huy Do

Shandong 737 B-7809 delivery

Shandong Airlines 737-85N B-7809 msn 61432 ln 6374 flew away on delivery Apr 27-30 BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM-TSN-TNA flying as CDG7809 with 10 people on board.

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

Alaska 737 N273AK first flight

Alaska Airlines 737-990ER N273AK msn 61554 ln 6392 first flight from RNT Apr 26 flying as BOE308, hex code A2B1AB.

Southwest 737 N8530W first pic painted

Southwest Airlines 737-8H4 N8530W msn 63592 ln 6318 seen here passing through PAE on a test flight on Apr 26 now in customer livery.


N8530W Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 63592 / LN 6381

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Norwegian 737-8 Max EI-FYB first pic

Norwegian Air International 737-8 EI-FYB msn 42826 ln 6372 seen here at RNT Apr 26 being prepared for first flight.


Boeing 737 MAX 8 Norwegian Air International LN6372

Photo credit : Huy Do

Delta 737 N877DN delivery

Delta Air Lines 737-932ER N877DN msn 31988 ln 6375 flew away on delivery Apr 26 BFI-ATL flying as DAL9979 with 17 people on board.

Kuwait 777 9K-AOJ first flight & pics

Kuwait Airways 777-369ER 9K-AOJ msn 62567 ln 1491 first flight from PAE Apr 26 flying as BOE792.  Hex code 70605C.  Aircraft is named "Bubiyan" after a Kuwaiti island.


9K-AOJ Kuwait Airways Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62567 / LN 1491

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Boeing 777-369(ER) Kuwait Airways 9K-AOJ LN1491

Photo credit : Huy Do

Norwegian 737 EI-FVS first flight & pics

Norwegian Air International 737-8JP EI-FVS msn 42087 ln 6389 first flight from RNT Apr 26 flying as BOE446.  Hex code 4CA949.  Aircraft is already painted in customer livery and wearing EI-FVS.


Boeing 737-8JP(WL) Norwegian Air International EI-FVS LN6389 Boeing 737-8JP(WL) Norwegian Air International EI-FVS LN6389

Credit : Huy Do

Norwegian 737-8 Max EI-FYA first flight & pic

Norwegian Air International 737-8 EI-FYA msn 42830 ln 6360 first flight from RNT Apr 26 flying as BOE301.  Hex code 4CABA4.  Aircraft is flying as a greenie (unpainted) and wearing sticker reg N60697.

Seen here leaving RNT :


Boeing 737 MAX 8 Norwegian Air International N60697 LN6360

Credit : Huy Do

China Southern 737 B-1585 delivery

China Southern Airlines 737-81B B-1585 msn 63242 ln 6270 flew away on delivery Apr 26-29 BFI-HNL-MAJ-SPN-CAN-WUH flying as CSN1585.

Hainan Airlines 737 B-7379 delivery

Hainan Airlines 737-84P B-7379 msn 44391 ln 6371 flew away on delivery Apr 26-28 BFI-HNL-GUM flying as CHH7379.  Continued Apr 29-30 GUM-TSN-HAK as CHH8379.  13 people on board.  Leased from Bank of Communications Financial Leasing.

China Southern 737 B-1582 delivery

China Southern Airlines 737-81B B-1582 msn 63237 ln 6319 flew away on delivery Apr 26-29 BFI-HNL-MAJ-SPN-CAN-CGO flying as CSN1582.

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Ryanair 737 EI-FZN delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZN msn 44786 ln 6373 flew away on delivery Apr 25-26 BFI-DUB flying as RYR800N.

Korean Air 787 HL8082 delivery

Korean Air Lines 787-9 HL8082 msn 34811 ln 549 flew away on delivery Apr 25-26 PAE-ICN as KAL026D.

Batik Air Malaysia 737-8 9M-LRC more pics

Batik Air Malaysia 737-8 9M-LRC msn 42985 ln 5948 seen here passing through PAE on Apr 25 on a test flight now wearing customer registration 9M-LRC.


9M-LRC Batik Air Malaysia Boeing 737-8 MAX - C/N 42985 / LN 5948 9M-LRC Batik Air Malaysia Boeing 737-8 MAX - C/N 42985 / LN 5948

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Shandong 737 B-1436 first flight

Shandong Airlines 737-85N B-1436 msn 60164 ln 6391 first flight from RNT Apr 25 flying as BOE239, hex code 78116C.  Leased from CDB Leasing.  Flew as a greenie wearing N1787B.

Seen here passing through PAE enroute RNT-BFI.


B- Shandong Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 60164 / LN 6391 B- Shandong Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 60164 / LN 6391

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Sun Express 737 TC-SOG first flight

Sun Express 737-8HC TC-SOG msn 61179 ln 6383 first flight from RNT Apr 25 flying as BOE367, hex code 4BCDE7.  Aircraft is already painted in customer livery and flew as TC-SOG.

Seen here passing through PAE enroute RNT-BFI.


TC-SOG SunExpress Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 61179 / LN 6383 TC-SOG SunExpress Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 61179 / LN 6383

Credit : Chris Edwards

Air China 737 B-1416 delivery

Air China 737-89L B-1416 msn 43423 ln 6369 flew away on delivery Apr 25-29 BFI-HNL-PNI-GUM-PEK-CKG flying as CCA047.  Leased from GECAS.

Monday, 24 April 2017

Lion Air 737-9 Max N739EX first pic

Lion Air 737-9 N739EX msn 42989 ln 6308 seen here at RNT Apr 24 in full Lion Air livery.


Boeing 737 MAX 9 Lion Air LN6308

Photo credit : Huy Do

Vietnam 787 VN-A871 first pics painted

Vietnam Airlines 787-9 VN-A871 msn 39290 ln 555 seen here at PAE Apr 24 returning from painting at Portland.


VN-A871 Vietnam Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 39290 / LN 555 VN-A871 Vietnam Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 39290 / LN 555

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Southwest 737 N8529Z final delivery

Southwest 737-8H4 N8529Z msn 36974 ln 6361 flew PAE-PHX Apr 24 as SWA8700 after mods at ATS.  Miscoded transponders fixed at ATS and now sending correct code ABB271.

Batik Air Malaysia 737-8 9M-LRF first flight

Batik Air Malaysia 737-8 9M-LRF msn 42994 ln 6114 first flight from RNT Apr 24 flying as BOE203, hex code 750420.

Flew as N5002K and seen here landing at BFI :


737-8_N5002K_04-24-2017-1

Photo credit : Paul Varner

Pegasus 737 TC-CRC first flight

Pegasus 737-82R TC-CRC msn 63701 ln 6390 first flight from RNT Apr 24 flying as BOE997, hex code 4B8E43.

Sunday, 23 April 2017

Alaska 737 N272AK delivery

Alaska Airlines 737-990ER N272AK msn 44112 ln 6367 flew away on delivery Apr 23 BFI-SEA as ASA9809.

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Ryanair 737 EI-FZM delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZM msn 44785 ln 6368 flew away on delivery Apr 22-23 BFI-DUB flying as RYR800M.

Ryanair 737 EI-FZP first flight

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZP msn 44790 ln 6388 first flight from RNT Apr 22 flying as BOE092, hex code 4CAB73.

American 737 N335PH first flight

American Airlines 737-823 N335PH msn 31265 ln 6386 first flight from RNT Apr 22 flying as BOE141.  Hex code A3A9AF.

Friday, 21 April 2017

Transavia 737 PH-HXJ delivery

Transavia Holland 737-8K2 PH-HXJ msn 62159 ln 6363 flew away on delivery Apr 21-22 BFI-AMS as TRA052.

Saudi Aramco 737 N801XA delivery

Saudi Aramco 737-8AL N801XA msn 61781 ln 6353 flew away on delivery Apr 21 BFI-IAH using reg as callsign.  Continued Apr 27-28 IAH-BGR-STN-DMM flying with reg as callsign again.

China United 737 B-1427 first flight

China United Airlines 737-89P B-1427 msn 61687 ln 6387 first flight from RNT Apr 21 flying as BOE810, hex code 781164.

Oman Air 787 A4O-SD delivery

Oman Air 787-9 A4O-SD msn 38892 ln 545 flew away on delivery Apr 21-22 CHS-MCT using reg as callsign.  Leased from CIT Aerospace.

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Ryanair 737 EI-FZL delivery

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZL msn 44784 ln 6366 flew away on delivery Apr 20-21 BFI-DUB flying as RYR800L.

Ryanair 737 EI-FZN first pics

Ryanair 737-8AS EI-FZN msn 44786 ln 6373 seen here at PAE Apr 20 passing through on a test flight in full customer livery.


EI-FZN Ryanair Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 44786 / LN 6373 EI-FZN Ryanair Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 44786 / LN 6373

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Sun Express 737 TC-SOF first flight & pic

Sun Express 737-8HC TC-SOF msn 61191 ln 6377 first flight from RNT Apr 20 flying as BOE366.  Hex code today 4BCDE6.


Boeing 737-8HC(WL) SunExpress TC-SOF LN6377

Photo credit : Huy Do

Norwegian 737 EI-FVP delivery

Norwegian Air International 737-8JP EI-FVP msn 42086 ln 6365 flew away on delivery Apr 20-21 BFI-OSL as IBK1A.

Egypt Air 737 SU-GEH first flight & pics

Egypt Air 737-866 SU-GEH msn 63800 ln 6379 first flight from RNT Apr 20 flying as BOE275.  Hex code 0101B8.

Seen here passing through PAE enroute RNT-BFI.


SU-GEH EgyptAir Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 63800 / LN 6379 - 85 Years Livery SU-GEH EgyptAir Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 63800 / LN 6379 - 85 Years Livery

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Air Europa 787 EC-MOM first flight & pics

Air Europa 787-8 EC-MOM msn 36419 ln 557 first flight from PAE Apr 20 flying as BOE887 and already painted in customer livery as EC-MOM.  Hex code 345353.


EC-MOM Air Europa Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 36419 / LN 557 EC-MOM Air Europa Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 36419 / LN 557

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Dubai Air Wing 737 A6-FZZ update

Dubai Air Wing 737-8KN A6-FZZ msn 40277 ln 5492 flew a local round robin test flight GED-GED on Apr 20 as DUB12 after completion of mods at ALOFT AeroArchitects (formerly PATS Aircraft Systems).

RAAF P-8A A47-003 delivery

RAAF P-8A A47-003 msn 62290 ln 6076 flew away on delivery Apr 20 BFI-Jacksonville NAS flying as VVRC183.  Hex code 7CF9CD.  Continued May 8-14 Jacksonville NAS-Charleston AFB-Travis AFB-Hickam-Auckland-Edinburgh flying as ASY181.

Southwest 737 N8530W first flight & pics

Southwest Airlines 737-8H4 N8530W msn 63592 ln 6318 first flight from RNT Apr 20 flying as BOE963, unpainted and wearing N1786B today.  Hex code ABB4EA.

Seen here passing through PAE enroute RNT-BFI.


N8530W Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 63592 / LN 6381 N8530W Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 63592 / LN 6381

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Scoot 787 9V-OFI first flight

Scoot Pte 787-8 9V-OFI msn 37125 msn 559 first flight from PAE Apr 20 flying as BOE860 unpainted and wearing temp sticker reg N1002K.  Hex code 76BCC9.


9V-OFI Scoot Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 37125 / LN 559 9V-OFI Scoot Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner - C/N 37125 / LN 559

Photo credit : Chris Edwards