Monday, 31 July 2017

BBJ 787 VP-CSC taxi test & pic

BBJ 787-8 VP-CSC msn 35508 ln 19 seen here at PAE Jul 31 performing a taxi test prior to first flight tomorrow.

VP-CSC Boeing BBJ 787-8 C/N 35508 / LN 19
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

US Navy P-8A 169329 first flight after mods & pic

US Navy 737-8FV P-8A (737-8FV) 169329 msn 62295 ln 6273 first flight at BFI Jul 31 after completion of mods at the Military Flight Center.  Flew as BOE067 and with new hex code AE5C5B and seen here taxying back to the ramp.

169329
Photo credit : Russell Hill

Korean Air 747 HL7644 delivery & pic

Korean Air 747-8B5 HL7644 msn 60411 ln 1539 flew away on delivery Jul 31-Aug 1 PAE-ICN flying as KAL028D.

Photo credit : Jen Schuld

American Airlines 737 N344PP first flight

American Airlines 737-823 N344PP msn 31272 ln 6531 first flight from RNT Jul 31 flying as BOE147, hex code A3CD7D.

AirBridgeCargo 747F VP-BBY first flight & pic

AirBridgeCargo Airlines 747-83QF VP-BBY msn 63781 ln 1541 first flight from PAE Jul 31 flying as BOE607, hex code A643C0.  Wearing temp reg N5020K.

Photo credit : Jen Schuld

Air Europa 737 EC-MPS delivery

Air Europa 737-85P EC-MPS msn 60587 ln 6509 flew away on delivery Jul 31-Aug 1 BFI-YQX-PMI flying as AEA1001.  Leased from KGAL Investment Management GmbH.

Boeing Co 787-10 N528ZC pic - July 31 at BFI

Boeing 787-10 N528ZC msn 60256 ln 528 seen here at BFI Jul 31 returning from another test flight sortie as BOE001.

Photo credit : Russell Hill

Sunday, 30 July 2017

Shandong Airlines 737 B-1441 first flight

Shandong Airlines 737-85N B-1441 msn 61436 ln 6526 first flight from RNT Jul 30 flying as BOE250, hex code 781171.

Air China 777 B-1429 delivery

Air China 777-39LER B-1429 msn 63356 ln 1510 flew away on delivery Jul 30-Aug 1 PAE-TSN-PEK as CCA048.

Saturday, 29 July 2017

Lion Air 737 PK-LQF delivery

Lion Air 737-8 PK-LQF msn 42990 ln 6344 flew away on delivery Jul 29-31 BFI-HNL-GUM-CGK flying as LNI01.

China Eastern 737 B-1317 first flight

China Eastern Airlines 737-89P B-1317 msn 43901 ln 6519 first flight from RNT Jul 29 flying as BOE596, hex code 781232.  Leased from ICBC Leasing.

Shanghai Airlines 737 B-1451 delivery & pic

Shanghai Airlines 737-89P B-1451 msn 61688 ln 6505 flew away on delivery Jul 29-Aug 1 BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM-TSN flying as CSH9761.  Leased from China Eastern.

Photo credit : Royal Scott King

XiamenAir 737 B-7825 delivery & pic

XiamenAir 737-85C B-7825 msn 42948 ln 6507 flew away on delivery Jul 29-Aug 1 BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM-TSN-XMN flying as CXA8299.

Photo credit : Royal Scott King

Friday, 28 July 2017

American Airlines 737 N343PN delivery

American Airlines 737-823 N343PN msn 31270 ln 6503 flew away on delivery Jul 28 BFI-TUL flying as AAL9701.

Boeing Co. 747 N828BA flown back to PAE

Boeing Company 747-830 N828BA msn 37826 ln 1435 ferried Victorville to PAE Jul 28 flying as BOE021.

China Southern 737 B-1409 first flight

China Southern Airlines 737-81B B-1409 msn 63243 ln 6516 first flight from RNT Jul 28 flying as BOE405, hex code 781125.

XiamenAir 737 B-1455 first flight

XiamenAir 737-85C B-1455 msn 42950 ln 6518 first flight from RNT Jul 28 flying as BOE762, hex code 781192.

Aeroflot 737 VP-BNP first flight

Aeroflot 737-8MC VP-BNP msn 44438 ln 6524 first flight from RNT Jul 28 flying as BOE847, hex code 424364.  Leased from SB Leasing Ireland.

China Eastern 737 B-1316 delivery

China Eastern Airlines 737-89P B-1316 msn 43900 ln 6500 flew away on delivery Jul 28-31 BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM-TSN flying as CES9003.  Continued Aug 1 TSN-PVG as CES9004 and PVG-TYN as CES9006.  Leased from ICBC Leasing.

American Airlines 787 N829AN first flight

American Airlines 787-9 N829AN msn 40651 ln 587 first flight from CHS Jul 28 flying as BOE455, hex code AB5257.

Rossiya 737 VP-BOD delivery

Rossiya Airlines 737-8LJ VP-BOD msn 41238 ln 6502 flew away on delivery Jul 28 BFI-KEF flying as SDM5449.  Continued Jul 28-29 KEF-VKO now as SDM5450.  Leased from Avia Capital.

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Lion Air 737 PK-LQH first flight

Lion Air 737-8 PK-LQH msn 42996 ln 6441 first flight from RNT Jul 27 flying as BOE206, hex code 8A0682.  Leased from Transportation Partners Pte Ltd.

Saudia 777 HZ-AK45 delivery

Saudi Arabian Airlines 777-368ER HZ-AK45 msn 62765 ln 1509 flew away on delivery Jul 27-28 PAE-JED flying as SVA9016.

Urumqi Air 737 B-1322 first flight

Urumqi Air 737-86W B-1322 msn 60168 ln 6525 first flight from RNT Jul 27 flying as BOE924, hex code 780458.  Leased from CDB Aviation.

EgyptAir 737 SU-GEK delivery

EgyptAir 737-866 SU-GEK msn 63803 ln 6467 flew away on delivery Jul 27-28 BFI-KEF-CAI flying as MSR3330.  Leased from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise.

United Airlines 787 N26970 first flight

United Airlines 787-9 N26970 msn 60146 ln 591 first flight from CHS Jul 27 flying as BOE187, hex code A2A3D2.

Hainan Airlines 737 B-1489 delivery

Hainan Airlines 737-84P B-1489 msn 44393 ln 6501 flew away on delivery Jul 27-31 BFI-HNL-GUM-HAK flying as CHH1489.  Leased from Bank of Communications Financial Leasing.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017

All Nippon 787 JA893A delivery

All Nippon Airways 787-9 JA893A msn 61519 ln 582 flew away on delivery Jul 26-27 CHS-HND flying as ANA9399.

Boeing Company 747F N1785B pic - PAE July 26

Boeing Company 747-83QF N1785B msn 63199 ln 1535 seen here at PAE Jul 26 returning from a test flight as BOE651.

Photo credit : Jen Schuld

Norwegian 737 EI-FYF first flight

Norwegian Air International 737-8 EI-FYF msn 42829 ln 6430 first flight from RNT Jul 26 flying as BOE306, hex code 4CABA9.

United Airlines 737 N77539 first flight

United Airlines 737-824 N77539 msn 63642 ln 6522 first flight from RNT Jul 26 flying as BOE212, hex code AA7E7D.

Norwegian 787 G-CKNA first flight & pic

Norwegian Air UK 787-9 G-CKNA msn 38784 ln 593 first flight from PAE Jul 26 flying as BOE253, hex code 4073D4.  Tail motif "Freddie Mercury - British Rock Legend".

G-CKNA Norwegian Long Haul Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 38784 / LN 593 Freddie Mercury
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

China Southern 737 B-1411 delivery

China Southern Airlines 737-81B B-1411 msn 63240 ln 6496 flew away on delivery Jul 26-30 BFI-HNL-MAJ-SPN-TSN-URC flying as CSN1411.

Tuesday, 25 July 2017

Shanghai Airlines 737 B-1451 first pics

Shanghai Airlines 737-89P B-1451 msn 61688 ln 6505 seen here at BFI Jul 25 in full livery as B-1451.  Leased from China Eastern.

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Photo credit : Brian Worthington

US Air Force KC-46A N461FT pic - BFI July 25

US Air Force KC-46A N461FT msn 41273 ln 1065 seen here at BFI Jul 25 returning from another test flight as BOE461.


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Photo credit : Brian Worthington

XiamenAir 737 B-7825 pics - BFI Jul 25

XiamenAir 737-85C B-7825 msn 42948 ln 6507 seen here at BFI Jul 25 in full colors.

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Photo credit : Brian Worthington

Air China 777 B-1429 pic - PAE July 25

Air China 777-39LER B-1429 msn 63356 ln 1510 seen here at PAE Jul 25 departing on another test flight as BOE175.

B-1429 Air China Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 63356 / LN 1510
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Norwegian 787 G-CKHL delivery

Norwegian Air UK 787-9 G-CKHL msn 63310 ln 588 flew away on delivery Jul 25-26 PAE-OSL flying as NAX8A.  Tail motif "Amy Johnson - British Aviator".

El Al 787 4X-EDA first pic painted

El Al Israel Airlines 787-9 4X-EDA msn 63548 ln 590 seen here at PAE Jul 25 arriving back from Portland after painting.  Leased from Air Lease Corp.


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Photo credit : Brian Worthington

Shanghai Airlines 737 B-1453 first flight

Shanghai Airlines 737-89P B-1453 msn 61698 ln 6510 first flight from RNT Jul 25 flying as BOE553, hex code 7811D1.  Leased from China Eastern.

Norwegian 737 EI-FYE pic - BFI Jul 25

Norwegian Air International 737-8 EI-FYE msn 42827 ln 6420 seen here at BFI Jul 25 about to depart on another test flight as BOE305.


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Photo credit : Brian Worthington

Flydubai 737 A6-MAX pic - BFI July 25

Flydubai 737-8 A6-MAX msn 60966 ln 6326 seen here at BFI on Jul 25 getting ready to depart on another test flight as BOE326.  Wearing sticker reg N60436.

Photo credit : Nick Michaud

United Airlines 777 N2138U delivery & pic

United Airlines 777-322ER N2138U msn 62649 ln 1483 flew away on delivery Jul 25 PAE-SFO flying as UAL2686.  This frame contractually delivered to United way back on March 31 but has been parked awaiting seats.

N2138U United Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62649 / LN 1483
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Air India 787 VT-ANZ first flight & pics

Air India 787-8 VT-ANZ msn 36297 ln 592 first flight from PAE Jul 25 flying as BOE254, hex code 800740.

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Photo credit : Brian Worthington

Photo credit : Jen Schuld

Shenzhen Airlines 737 B-1478 first flight & pic

Shenzhen Airlines 737-87L B-1478 msn 61127 ln 6514 first flight from RNT Jul 25 flying as BOE055, hex code 7811AB.  Flying with sticker reg N6055X today.

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Photo credit : A. Hess

Shenzhen Airlines 737 B-1476 delivery & pic

Shenzhen Airlines 737-87L B-1476 msn 61117 ln 6498 flew away on delivery Jul 25-29 BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM-TSN-SZX flying as CSZ1476.

Photo credit : Nick Michaud

Monday, 24 July 2017

US Air Force KC-46A N884BA ferried to PAE & pic

US Air Force KC-46A N884BA msn 41983 ln 1092 seen here at PAE Jul 24 arriving from BFI as BOE466 after a short ferry flight.

Photo credit : Jen Schuld

Hainan Airlines 737 B-1489 first pic

Hainan Airlines 737-84P B-1489 msn 44393 ln 6501 seen here at BFI Jul 24 in full livery as B-1489.

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Photo credit : Brian Worthington

Shandong Airlines 737 B-1440 delivery

Shandong Airlines 737-85N B-1440 msn 61435 ln 6489 flew away on delivery Jul 24-27 BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM-TSN flying as CDG1440.  Continued Jul 27 TSN-TNA flying as CDG9004.

Hainan Airlines 737 B-1491 first flight

Hainan Airlines 737-84P B-1491 msn 63613 ln 6520 first flight from RNT Jul 24 flying as BOE039, hex code 7811F1.  Leased from Bank of Communications Financial Leasing.

Virgin Australia 737 VH-YFY delivery & pic

Virgin Australia 737-8FE VH-YFY msn 41016 ln 6494 flew away on delivery Jul 24-26 BFI-LIH-NAN-BNE flying as VOZ9940.  Named "Mungalla".

Seen here arriving at Brisbane on July 26

Virgin Australia Boeing 737 VH-YFY YBBN
Photo credit : Nathan Sieben

Iraqi Airways 737 YI-ASV delivery

Iraqi Airways 737-81Z YI-ASV msn 40091 ln 6497 flew away on delivery Jul 24-26 BFI-KEF-BGW flying as IAW1881.

Sunday, 23 July 2017

Southwest Airlines/Boeing Co 737 N8703J flown to Roswell & pic

Southwest Airlines/Boeing Company 737-8 N8703J msn 42556 ln 5728 seen here at BFI Jul 23 about to depart to Roswell for some systems and/or equipment testing flying as BOE003.

N8703J Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX - C/N 42556 / LN 5728
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Shandong Airlines 737 B-1440 pic - BFI July 23

Shandong Airlines 737-85N B-1440 msn 61435 ln 6489 seen here at BFI Jul 23 returning from a test flight as BOE249.

B-1440 Shandong Airlines Boeing 737-85N(WL) - C/N 61435 / LN 6489
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

And returning from a 2nd flight in the afternoon.

B-1440 Shandong Airlines Boeing 737-85N(WL) - C/N 61435 / LN 6489
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

China Southern 737 B-1411 pic - BFI July 23

China Southern Airlines 737-81B B-1411 msn 63240 ln 6496 seen here at BFI Jul 23 returning from a test flight as BOE404.

B-1411 China Southern Airlines Boeing 737-81B(WL) - C/N 63240 / LN 6496
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Alaska Airlines 737 N277AK first flight

Alaska Airlines 737-990ER N277AK msn 62472 ln 6517 first flight from RNT Jul 23 flying as BOE311, hex code A2C087.

China Eastern 737 B-1307 first flight & pic

China Eastern Airlines 737-89P B-1307 msn 63761 ln 6513 first flight from RNT Jul 23 flying as BOE586, hex code 780638.  Leased from Pembroke Capital.

B- China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737-89P(WL) - C/N 63761 / LN 6513
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Saturday, 22 July 2017

Korean Air 747 HL7644 pic - PAE July 22

Korean Air Lines 747-8B5 HL7644 msn 60411 ln 1539 seen here at PAE Jul 22 landing after another test flight as BOE060.

HL7644 Korean Air Lines Boeing 747-8i - C/N 60411 / LN 1539
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Saudia 777 HZ-AK45 pic - PAE July 22

Saudi Arabian Airlines 777-368ER HZ-AK45 msn 62765 ln 1509 seen here at PAE Jul 22 about to depart on another test flight as BOE750.

HZ-AK45 Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62765 / LN 1509

Air China 777 B-1429 pic - PAE July 22

Air China 777-39LER B-1429 msn 63356 ln 1510 seen here at PAE Jul 22 returning from another test flight as BOE175.

Photo credit : Jen Schuld

China Eastern 777 B-7882 delivery

China Eastern Airlines 777-39PER B-7882 msn 43287 ln 1508 flew away on delivery Jul 22-23 PAE-PVG flying as CES9001.

Friday, 21 July 2017

Korean Air HL7644 pic - PAE July 21

Korean Air Lines 747-8B5 HL7644 msn 60411 ln 1539 seen here at PAE Jul 21 departing on a test flight as BOE060.

HL7644 Korean Air Lines Boeing 747-8B5 - C/N 60411 / LN 1539
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Delta 737 N882DN first flight

Delta Air Lines 737-932ER N882DN msn 31993 ln 6512 first flight from RNT Jul 21 flying as BOE882, hex code AC259B.

Alaska Airlines 737 N275AK delivery

Alaska Airlines 737-990ER N275AK msn 61556 ln 6495 flew away on delivery Jul 21 BFI-SEA flying as ASA9809.

FedEx 767F N149FE delivery & pic

FedEx 767-3S2F N149FE msn 62498 ln 1127 flew away on delivery Jul 21 PAE-MEM flying as FDX9051.  Named "Lailana".

N149FE Federal Express (FedEx) Boeing 767-3S2F(ER) - C/N 62498 / LN 1127 Aircraft Name: Lailana
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Kunming Airlines 737 B-1460 delivery & pic

Kunming Airlines 737-7LY B-1460 msn 61706 ln 6484 flew away on delivery Jul 21-25 BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM-TSN-KMG flying as KNA1460.

Photo credit : Weliang

Etihad 787 A6-BLP delivery & pic

Etihad Airways 787-9 A6-BLP msn 39662 ln 585 flew away on delivery Jul 21-22 PAE-AUH flying as ETD9011.

A6-BLP Etihad Airways Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner - C/N 39662 / LN 585
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Hainan Airlines 787 B-7667 delivery

Hainan Airlines 787-9 B-7667 msn 62720 ln 580 flew away on delivery Jul 21-22 CHS-HAK flying as CHH8667.

LATAM Airlines 787 CC-BGN first flight

LATAM Airlines 787-9 CC-BGN msn 38468 ln 584 first flight from CHS Jul 21 flying as BOE618, hex code E8045B.

Southwest Airlines 737 N8543Z first flight

Southwest Airlines 737-8H4 N8543Z msn 63587 LN 6511 first flight from RNT Jul 21 flying as BOE976, hex code ABB90D.

Aeroflot 737 VP-BPF first flight

Aeroflot 737-8MC VP-BPF msn 44436 ln 6506 first flight from RNT Jul 21 flying as BOE846, hex code 424346.  Leased from SB Leasing Ireland.

China Eastern 737 B-1306 delivery

China Eastern Airlines 737-89P B-1306 msn 63760 ln 6493 flew away on delivery Jul 21-24 BFI-HNL-MAJ-GUM-TSN flying as CES9002.  Continued Jul 25 TSN-PVG as CES299 and later the same day PVG-KMG as CES9003.  Leased from Pembroke Capital.

Thursday, 20 July 2017

Air China 777 B-1429 pics - PAE July 20

Air China 777-39LER B-1429 msn 63356 ln 1510 seen here at PAE Jul 20 returning from another test flight as BOE175.

Photo credit : Matthew B.

B-1429 Air China Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 63356 / LN 1510
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Kuwait Airways 777 9K-AOL delivery & pic

Kuwait Airways 777-369ER 9K-AOL msn 62569 ln 1506 flew away on delivery Jul 20-21 PAE-KWI flying as KAC8128.  Named "Al Wafrah".

9K-AOL Kuwait Airways Boeing 777-300(ER) - C/N 62569 / LN 1506
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Air Europa 737 EC-MPS first flight

Air Europa 737-85P EC-MPS msn 60587 ln 6509 first flight from RNT Jul 20 flying as BOE712, hex code 3453C1.  Leased from KGAL Investment Management GmbH.

EgyptAir 737 SU-GEK first pic painted

EgyptAir 737-866 SU-GEK msn 63803 ln 6467 seen here at PAE Jul 20 passing through on a test flight BFI-BFI flying as BOE278.  Leased from Dubai Aerospace Enterprise.

SU-GEK EgyptAir Boeing 737-800(WL) - C/N 63803 / LN 6467
Photo credit : Chris Edwards

XiamenAir 737 B-7825 first flight

XiamenAir 737-85C B-7825 msn 42948 ln 6507 first flight from RNT Jul 20 flying as BOE761, hex code 78110F.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Virgin Australia 737 VH-YFY pic - PAE July 19

Virgin Australia 737-8FE VH-YFY msn 41016 ln 6494 seen here at PAE Jul 19 passing through on a test flight BFI-BFI flying as BOE823.  Named "Mungalla".

Photo credit : Chris Edwards

Iraqi Airways 737 YI-ASV pic - PAE July 19

Iraqi Airways 737-81Z YI-ASV msn 40091 ln 6497 seen here at PAE Jul 19 passing through on a test flight BFI-BFI.

Photo credit : Matt Cawby

Lion Air 737 PK-LQF pic - BFI July 19

Lion Air 737-8 PK-LQF msn 42990 ln 6344 seen here at BFI Jul 19 out on another test flight as BOE205.

Photo credit : Joe G. Walker

Alaska Airlines 737 N275AK first pic painted

Alaska Airlines 737-990ER N275AK msn 61556 ln 6495 seen here at PAE Jul 19 passing through on a test flight as BOE310.

Photo credit : Chris Edwards
Photo credit : Jeff Berry

KLM 787 PH-BHL delivery & pic

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines 787-9 PH-BHL msn 38775 ln 586 flew away on delivery Jul 19-20 PAE-AMS flying as KLM7879.  Leased from Aercap.  Named "Lily/Lelie".


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Photo credit : Brian Worthington